Jack Quaid

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Jack Quaid
Born Jack Henry Quaid
(1992-04-24) April 24, 1992 (age 22)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 2012–present
Parents Dennis Quaid
Meg Ryan

Jack Henry Quaid (born April 24, 1992) [1] is an American actor. He rose to prominence after portraying Marvel in the 2012 science fiction film The Hunger Games.

Early life[edit]

Jack Henry Quaid was born in Los Angeles, California, the son of actress Meg Ryan and actor Dennis Quaid. As a child, Quaid had been on sets of different films.[2]


In 2012, Quaid made his film debut as Marvel in the film The Hunger Games.[3] In an interview, Quaid explained how he auditioned for the role: "We had torrential downpours, flooding, scorching heat and then a bear would wander onto the set. But it was an amazing bonding experience. We definitely all had a great story to tell about what we did on our summer vacation." He also said that he was warned of a backlash from fans because of his character's dastardly acts: "When I got cast, I was told that people would be spitting on me in the streets."

In 2013, Quaid once again reprised his character, Marvel for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire in a cameo appearance. Quaid is asking fans to help him fund his new film, Roadies, by making donations on the crowdsourcing website Indiegogo.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Quaid currently resides in Los Angeles, California. He is currently attending New York University.[5]


List of film performances
Year Title Role Notes
2012 The Hunger Games Marvel
2012 The World Is Watching: Making the Hunger Games Himself Documentary
2012 Sitting Babies Doug Short film
2012 Just 45 Minutes from Broadway Danny
2013 It Don't Come Easy David
2013 Backyard Portal David Completed
2013 Mrs. Jack TV series (1 episode: "The Blind Date")
2014 Running Wild Eric Post-production
2014 Vineland Cole Post-production
2014 Roadies Cameron Post-production
2014 The Cycle Sam Post-production


  1. ^ Richter, Erin (February 16, 2001). "Her Funny Valentine: Dennis Quaid and Meg Ryan tied the knot 10 years ago". EW.com. Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved March 8, 2012. 
  2. ^ Kellogg,b Jane (March 11, 2012). "Meg Ryan and Dennis Quaid's Teen Son Makes Film Debut in 'The Hunger Games'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved March 11, 2012. 
  3. ^ Ng, Philiana (April 19, 2011). "'Hunger Games' Casts Two More Tributes: Jack Quaid and Leven Rambin join Lionsgate's film adaptation of Suzanne Collins' trilogy.". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved March 8, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Jack Quaid And Eve Hewson Need Fan Funding for New Movie". femalefirst.co.uk. 2013. Retrieved 10 July 2013. 
  5. ^ Costa, Frank (30 March 2012). "NYU Sophomore Jack Quaid Makes His Big-Screen Debut in The Hunger Games As Marvel". NYU Local. Retrieved 5 October 2014. 

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