Jack Quaid

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

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

Early life[edit]

Quaid was born in Los Angeles, California, the son of actress Meg Ryan and actor Dennis Quaid.[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]

Quaid appeared in the main cast of the shortlived HBO television series Vinyl, which premiered in early 2016.

Personal life[edit]

Quaid currently resides in Los Angeles, California. He attended NYU's Tisch School of the Arts for three years.[5]


Year Title Role Notes
2012 The Hunger Games Marvel
2012 The World is Watching: Making the Hunger Games Himself Documentary
2012 Just 45 Minutes from Broadway Danny
2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Marvel Cameo
2014 Just Before I Go Dylan
2015 Running Wild
2015 Ithaca Marcus Macauley
2015 Roadies Cameron Short film
2016 Aberrant Cole Completed
2017 Logan Lucky Post-production
Year Title Role Notes
2013 Mrs. Jack (1 episode: "The Blind Date")
2016 Vinyl Clark Morelle Main Cast; 10 episodes


  1. ^ Richter, Erin (February 16, 2001). "Her Funny Valentine: Dennis Quaid and Meg Ryan tied the knot 10 years ago". Entertainment Weekly. Archived from the original on November 19, 2015. 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. ^ Nordstrom, Leigh. "Spin City: Jack Quaid Talks 'Vinyl,' Scorsese". WWD. Penske Media Corp. Retrieved 2 January 2017. 

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