Cast as the long-dead firefighting father of a contemporary detective in the supernatural-themed "Frequency"
Cast in the ensemble film "Vantage Point" as a Secret Service agent
Co-starred in the apocalyptic thriller "Legion"
Co-starred with his brother Randy in Walter Hill's "The Long Riders"
Joined Sarah Jessica Parker, Ellen Page and Thomas Haden Church in the indie feature "Smart People"
Portrayed the U.S. President in Paul Weitz' "American Dreamz"
Starred in a remake of the 1965 film "The Flight of the Phoenix"
Starred with Scarlett Johansson and Topher Grace in the comedy "In Good Company," directed by Paul Weitz
Co-starred as Hawk, the team leader in the live action film adaptation of "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra"
Co-starred with Rene Russo in the remake of "Yours, Mine and Ours," a comedy about a blended family
Co-starred with then-wife Meg Ryan in "Flesh and Bone"
Portrayed a high school baseball coach in the fact-based feature "The Rookie"
Reprised his TV role in the sequel "Bill on His Own" (CBS)
Starred as a medieval knight in "Dragonheart"
Made his small-screen debut in "Are You in the House Alone?"
Appeared in the CBS TV-movie "Bill" alongside Mickey Rooney
Co-starred in the HBO adaptation of the Pulitzer-winning play "Dinner With Friends"
Co-starred in the remake of Disney's "The Parent Trap"
Formed Summers/Quaid Productions with Cathleen Summers
Wrote songs for and sang on screen in "The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia"
Had pivotal role as a lawyer in "Traffic"
Made directorial debut with made-for-cable TV-movie "Everything That Rises" (TNT); also starred
Played a climatologist who tries to find a way to save the world in Roland Emmerich's "The Day After Tomorrow"
Portrayed a past his prime football quarterback in Oliver Stone's "Any Given Sunday"
Won acclaim for his performance in "The Big Easy"; directed by Jim McBride
Was cast in the remake of "Footloose," inspired by the 1984 dance drama starring Kevin Bacon
Joined the ensemble cast of romantic comedy "What to Expect When You're Expecting"
Co-starred with Bradley Cooper and Zoe Saldana in romantic drama "The Words"
Cast opposite Gerard Butler and Jessica Biel in romantic comedy "Playing for Keeps"
Starred in the family drama "A Dog's Purpose"
Starred as Michael Lennox on Amazon's "Fortitude"
Earned praise for his performance as Doc Holliday in Lawrence Kasdan's epic "Wyatt Earp"
Made his first screen appearance in an uncredited bit part in "Crazy Mama"
Gained good notices for his turn as the cocky astronaut Gordon Cooper in "The Right Stuff"
In November, received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Began career as an impressionist in Houston nightclubs at age 15
Portrayed singer Jerry Lee Lewis in the biopic "Great Balls of Fire," also directed by Jim McBride
Starred opposite his brother Randy in the off-Broadway production of Sam Shepard's "True West"
Appeared with Julianne Moore in the drama "Far From Heaven"; received Golden Globe and SAG nominations for Best Supporting Actor
Made his credited acting debut in "9/30/55," directed by James Bridges
Landed his breakthrough screen role as Mike, the high school jock, in "Breaking Away"
Portrayed President Bill Clinton in HBO's "The Special Relationship"; earned an Emmy (2010) nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie
Co-starred in "Soul Surfer," playing the father of Bethany Hamilton, who lost her left arm in a shark attack when she was 13 years old
Played Sheriff Ralph Lamb on crime drama "Vegas"
Was cast as Samuel Brukner on auction-house drama "The Art of More"
Portrayed President George W. Bush on the third season of "American Crime Story"