Randy Quaid, wife released on $50,000 bail

Both were arrested for squatting in former home

Randy Quaid and his wife, Evegena, were released on $50,000 bail each Sunday, the Associated Press reported Monday afternoon.

The couple was arrested over the weekend for squatting in the guest house of a Montecito, Calif. home they once owned. Santa Barbara County sheriff's spokesman Drew Sugars tells the AP the Quaids were arrested after an alarm at the home went off Saturday.

Randy -- who is best known for his roles in the "National Lampoon's Vacation" flicks and received an Oscar nomination for "The Last Detail" -- and his wife, who is also called Evi, were booked for investigation of felony residential burglary and misdemeanor entering a building without consent.

Their lawyer had no comment.

A year ago, the couple was charged with defrauding an innkeeper of more than $10,000 as well as conspiracy and burglary after an invalid credit card was used at San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito. An invalid card also was used at the Biltmore in Santa Barbara.

Felony charges were later dropped against Randy Quaid. Evi Quaid pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor count of defrauding an innkeeper and was sentenced to three years' probation. She was also ordered to perform 240 hours of community service.

Once a prolific character actor -- who has also received three Emmy noms -- Randy Quaid has seen his career grind to a virtual halt. Quaid's last appearance onscreen was in the tennis comedy "Balls Out," starring Seann William Scott, in which he played a tennis coach who drops dead. The movie went straight to DVD in January 2009
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