Patricia Arquette

Born Apr 8, 1968

Patricia T. Arquette is an American actress and director. She played the lead character in the supernatural drama series Medium for which she won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series.

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1968 Birth Born on April 8, 1968.


1987 19 Years Old In 1987, Arquette's first starring roles were as pregnant teenager Stacy in television film Daddy, boarding school student Zero in Pretty Smart, and the attention-getting Kristen Parker in A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors.


1991 23 Years Old In 1991, she won a CableACE Award for her portrayal of a deaf epileptic in Wildflower.
1993 25 Years Old In 1993, she starred in Tony Scott's True Romance. … Read More
1995 27 Years Old In April 1995, Arquette married Nicolas Cage (with whom she would later co-star in Bringing Out the Dead in 1999). They separated after nine months, but acted as a couple in public until Cage filed for divorce in February 2000.
1997 29 Years Old In 1997, after her mother died of breast cancer, Arquette worked to raise awareness about the disease. … Read More


2000 32 Years Old The divorce petition was withdrawn, but Arquette filed again in November 2000. … Read More
2002 34 Years Old Arquette and actor Thomas Jane became engaged in 2002. … Read More
2006 38 Years Old Arquette and Jane subsequently married on June 25, 2006 at the Palazzo Contarini in Venice, Italy.


2009 41 Years Old In January 2009, Arquette filed for divorce from Jane on the grounds of irreconcilable differences, but the couple soon reconciled and Arquette requested to abandon the divorce petition on July 9, 2009.
After the Haiti earthquake in 2010, Arquette and childhood friend Rosetta Millington-Getty formed GiveLove, a non-profit organization supporting ecological sanitation and composting, community development projects and housing construction in Haiti. … Read More
2011 43 Years Old 1 More Event
By 2011 she was earning $225,000 per episode for the series.
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