Dennis Quaid will receive the ShoWest 2009 Male Star Of The Year Award at a ceremony in Las Vegas on April 2.

This summer Quaid is part of the voice cast for Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions' 3D release Battle For Terra and stars in Paramount's tentpole action release G.I. Joe: Rise Of The Cobra.

His credits include Vantage Point, The Right Stuff, The Day After Tomorrow, The Rookie, Far From Heaven, Traffic, Breaking Away and The Parent Trap.

Upcoming credits include Overture Films' horror title Pandorum and Screen Gems' thriller Legion.

ShoWest runs in Las Vegas from March 3-April 2.