Dennis Quaid and his family are leaving Hollywood.

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The Vantage Point star and his wife Kimberly have decided to move to Kimberly’s hometown in Austin, Texas, because they want to bring up their seven-month-old twins – Thomas Boone and Zoe Grace – away from the public spotlight.

He said: “The train is going down the tracks. We have a lot of family there and we have a really nice plot of land. We have 30 or 40 friends and family members within two miles of us. It’s kind of a no-brainer.”

The twins were given an accidental drug overdose by staff at Los Angeles’ Cedars-Sinai Medical Center shortly after they were born, but Dennis says they have recovered well.

He said: “They went through a medical catastrophe. Thank God it had a happy ending. We took them to the kiddie pool for their first swim today. They loved it.”

The twins were accidentally given 10,000 units of the anti-coagulant drug Heparin instead of the 10 units babies are allowed.