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Dennis Quaid Reveals What Surprised Him Most About Ronald Reagan During Research for Biopic Role

Dennis Quaid is set to play President Reagan in an upcoming biopic and was stunned by what he uncovered while doing research. Ronald Reagan was a successful actor for many years before turning to decades of public service. Because of this, Quaid likely assumed Reagan was extremely wealthy. However, Quaid recently revealed to Cowboys & Indians that Reagan was not as he expected.
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‘Reagan’: Dennis Quaid Speaks on the Biggest Challenge He Faced While Playing Ronald Reagan

Dennis Quaid has played some solid characters throughout his career but taking on Ronald Reagan might be his biggest challenge yet. The actor also is a musician so seeing him portray Jerry Lee Lewis all those years ago isn’t a stretch. Taking on a President of the United States, though? Hoo boy, it’s definitely a role Quaid had to get his bearings about portraying. He talked about the different challenges of becoming Reagan that he had to face.
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Attempted Ronald Reagan assassin John Hinckley Jr. freed from court oversight

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A Ronald Reagan celebration raises the question: What does he mean now?

WASHINGTON - O, Reagan where art thou?. The 40th president is in the hearts and minds of his loyal admirers. As of Tuesday's grand opening, he's omnipresent at the new Washington branch of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute. He was in the remarks by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., and even House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., at a bipartisan celebration dinner following the ribbon-cutting. And he was the inspiration for the Freedom Award given to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
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