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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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Patricia Arquette.


1968 Birth Arquette was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1968, the daughter of Lewis Arquette (1935–2001), an actor, and Brenda Olivia "Mardi" (née Nowak; 1939–1997), who was also involved in the arts and worked as a therapist. … Read More


1987 19 Years Old In 1987, Arquette's first starring roles included pregnant teenager Stacy in the television film Daddy, boarding school student Zero in Pretty Smart, and Kristen Parker in A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors, alongside Robert Englund as Freddy Krueger. … Read More


1988 - 1992 2 More Events
1995 27 Years Old In April 1995, Arquette married Nicolas Cage (with whom she later co-starred 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.
1996 28 Years Old Arquette appeared in three films in 1996, the first the comedy film Flirting with Disaster (1996), about a young man's cross-country pursuit to find his parents. Critical reception was largely positive, with Todd McCarthy of Variety Magazine praising the film and the authenticity of Arquette's performance, highlighting that "Arquette is very believably distracted and infuriated". Flirting with Disaster grossed $14 million at the American box office and was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1996 Cannes Film Festival. … Read More
1997 29 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1997, Arquette starred in David Lynch's neo-noir psychological thriller Lost Highway, in dual roles as Renee Madison and Alice Wakefield. … Read More


1998 - 1999 2 More Events
2000 32 Years Old He withdrew the divorce petition, and they worked at reconciliation, but Arquette filed for divorce in November 2000.
2001 33 Years Old Fast Food Nation marked her second collaboration with Linklater; it is based on the bestselling 2001 non-fiction book of the same name by Eric Schlosser. … Read More
2002 34 Years Old Arquette and actor Thomas Jane became engaged in 2002. … Read More
2003 35 Years Old In 2003, she portrayed the controversial pornographic film star Linda Lovelace in the little known Deeper than Deep, which was followed with the more family orientated Disney produced Holes, as Kissin' Kate Barlow. Based on the 1998 novel of the same title by Louis Sachar, Holes grossed $16,300,155 in its opening weekend, making #2 at the box office, behind Anger Managements second weekend. … Read More
2005 37 Years Old 1 More Event
In January 2005, Arquette made her first transition to television with NBC's Medium.
2006 38 Years Old Arquette and Jane married on June 25, 2006, at the Palazzo Contarini in Venice, Italy.


2009 41 Years Old 1 More Event
In January 2009, Arquette filed for divorce from Jane on the grounds of irreconcilable differences, but the couple soon reconciled.
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
2012 44 Years Old She did not appear in another film until 2012. … Read More
2013 45 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2013, she returned to television, appearing on Boardwalk Empire as Sally Wheet.
2014 46 Years Old 1 More Event
During this three years, she was largely working on Boyhood; it was released eight years later in July 2014.
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