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Randy Quaid Banned from Theater by Actors Union

Oct. 27 2008, Published 7:07 a.m. ET

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DON'T WANNA BE A PLAYER NO MORE? Quaid (Photo: Getty Images) Dennis Quaid's B-lister bro is having the kind of year usually reserved for elder Baldwin sibs. Actors Equity Association, the stage actors' union, has banned Randy Quaid for life and fined him $81,572 after 26 of his fellow thesps griped about his inappropriate behavior.

Big Randy was working toward his first Broadway role in a production of the musical Lone Star Love last fall in Seattle. The show was basically a country and western re-working of Shakespeare's Merry Wives of Windsor, and Quaid was creating the Falstaff character while his hard-charging wife, former Helmut Newton model Evi Quaid, tried to take over a number of off-stage roles.

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