Dennis Quaid, 66, secretly weds 27-year-old partner Laura Savoie

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Dennis Quaid has revealed he wed partner Laura Savoie in a secret ceremony earlier this month.

The couple had planned to tie the knot in a Hawaii wedding in April before having a second reception in Nashville, but had to delay their plans due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Instead, they married at a seaside resort in Santa Barbara on 2 June with only the pastor as witness in an event Quaid, 66, described as "beautiful".

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He went on to tell People: "Just looking into her eyes, she was the most stunning bride."

Dennis Quaid and Laura Savoie attend Cash Fest on November 10, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Terry Wyatt/Getty Images for YouTube)
Dennis Quaid and Laura Savoie attend Cash Fest on November 10, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Terry Wyatt/Getty Images for YouTube)
Dennis Quaid and fiancee Laura Savoie arrive at the "Midway" Special Screening at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on October 20, 2019 in Honolulu, Hawaii. (Photo by Marco Garcia/Getty Images for Lionsgate Entertainment)
Dennis Quaid and fiancee Laura Savoie arrive at the "Midway" Special Screening at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on October 20, 2019 in Honolulu, Hawaii. (Photo by Marco Garcia/Getty Images for Lionsgate Entertainment)

Meanwhile, Savoie said of her husband: "Just getting to do life with someone who lives that way is inspiring for me. It changes my perspective and it brings so much joy to every day."

The Dragonheart actor became engaged to the 27-year-old doctoral student last October as they holidayed in Hawaii.

Quaid described his proposal as "spontaneous" although his plans to pop the question began a month and half prior.

The announcement prompted a widely-reported response from his Parent Trap co-star Elaine Hendrix who played his character's young, gold-digging fiancee in the film about two twins trying to reconnect their estranged parents.

Dennis Quaid attends FIJI Water At Republic Records 2020 Grammy After Party on January 26, 2020 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for FIJI Water)
Dennis Quaid attends FIJI Water At Republic Records 2020 Grammy After Party on January 26, 2020 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for FIJI Water)

In the film, Quaid's character Nick Parker's twin daughters try to drive a wedge between him and Hendrix's Meredith through a series of pranks.

“Watch out for those twins,” she tweeted.

It's the fourth marriage for Quaid who was first married to actor PJ Soles from 1978 until 1983, and then to Meg Ryan from 1991 to 2000, welcoming son Jack in 1992.

He wed real estate agent Kimberly Buffington in 2004, and the couple are parents to twins Thomas Boone and Zoe Grace, born via surrogate in 2007. He split from Buffington in 2016.

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