Patricia Arquette

American actress Patricia Arquette

Patricia T. Arquette is an American actress and director. Following her first major film role in A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors, she has appeared in films such as True Romance, Ed Wood, Flirting with Disaster, Lost Highway, Stigmata and Holes.
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Patricia Arquette Just Grounded Donald Trump And It's Too Funny
Huffington Post - 8 months
The actress hilariously responded to the president’s attack on Mika Brzezinski.
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Celebrities Call For Compassion After Trump's Missile Strike On Syria
Huffington Post - 11 months
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GLAAD Media Awards Red Carpet And Awards
Huffington Post - 11 months
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Patricia Arquette Calls Out Jeff Sessions For Ignoring Trans Deaths
Huffington Post - 11 months
"We ― LGBTQ people and allies ― don’t do silence," she said.
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What Patricia Arquette said that drove the audience wild at the GLAAD Media Awards
LATimes - 11 months
Patricia Arquette's acceptance speech at the GLAAD Media Awards on Saturday night was nearly drowned out by the audience's raucous applause. The outspoken actress, who used her 2015 Oscars acceptance speech to speak out against the gender wage gap, got choked up accepting the organization's Vanguard...
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Rival airlines poke fun at United over leggings dispute
Chicago Times - 11 months
United Airlines has taken a heap of criticism from celebrities and other air travelers over its decision last week to bar two teenage girls from boarding a flight from Denver because they were wearing leggings. Actress Patricia Arquette posted a message on Twitter, saying “Leggings are business...
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Rival airlines poke fun at United over leggings dispute
LATimes - 11 months
United Airlines has taken a heap of criticism from celebrities and other air travelers over its decision last week to bar two teenage girls from boarding a flight from Denver because they were wearing leggings. Actress Patricia Arquette posted a message on Twitter, saying “Leggings are business...
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Delta Comes For United Airlines With Sick 'Leggings' Burn On Twitter
Huffington Post - 11 months
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United Airlines Defends Right To Block Girls In Leggings
Huffington Post - 11 months
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Patricia Arquette: 'Alexis knew that she was kicking a door open'
CNN - 11 months
Patricia Arquette is still coming to terms with the death of her sister Alexis Arquette, an actress and transgender activist who died in September.
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Patricia Arquette upset trans sister missing from Oscars' In Memoriam
ABC News - 12 months
Alexis Arquette, who had over 70 acting credits, died last September.
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'You Are Not Alone': Celebs Stand Up For Trans Kids After White House Drops Civil Rights Protections
Huffington Post - about 1 year
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From Brando To Leo, Political Speeches Have Long Dominated The Oscars
Huffington Post - about 1 year
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Patricia Arquette on why she marched vs. Trump
CNN - about 1 year
Oscar-winning Actress Patricia Arquette on her participation in DC Women's March against Trump. Plus: mother-daughter marchers Ann and Libbie Blume.
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Hollywood, It's Time To Stand Up
Huffington Post - over 1 year
One morning, over breakfast, my father said to me "If a man can't go his own way, he's nothing. The moment you give up what you stand for for fame or money, that's the moment you lose your soul." Yeah, it's heavy talk for a kid over Rice Crispies, but, my Dad was a pretty deep guy. And, he was a man who stood up, and spoke the truth. Sometimes, it made me cringe with nervousness. But, in the end, it was what made me most proud. And that was how that morning's particular chat started. I asked why more people like him didn't stand up and speak up. He told me the truth. Hollywood is full of pussies. It always has been. There have always been those that bowed out from doing the right thing, and hid behind whatever cloak they think made their cowardice palatable. And then, there were those few. The mavericks. The do-what-is-righters, no matter what the cost is on the other end of maintaining their integrity. The ones that stood up to be counted on the right side of history. Th...
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Patricia Arquette
    FORTIES
  • 2015
    Age 46
    In early 2015 Arquette began starring in the CBS series CSI: Cyber, a show about FBI agents who combat Internet-based crimes.
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  • 2014
    Age 45
    In 2014, Boyhood was released, a project that Arquette and other actors had shot for 12 years beginning in 2002.
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    During this three years, she was largely working on Boyhood; it was released eight years later in July 2014.
  • 2013
    Age 44
    Also in 2013, Arquette filmed the true crime drama Electric Slide, which is still awaiting release.
    In 2013, she returned to television, appearing on Boardwalk Empire as Sally Wheet.
  • 2012
    Age 43
    She did not appear in another film until 2012.
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  • 2010
    Age 41
    On August 13, 2010, Jane's representative announced that Arquette and Jane had decided to proceed with a divorce due to "irreconcilable differences." The divorce was finalized on July 1, 2011, and the two agreed to joint custody of their child.
    In April 2010, she teamed-up with welding students of the Robert Morgan Educational Center in Miami, Florida to build shelters in Haiti from 20 used shipping containers, to provide housing to people displaced by the earthquake.
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    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.
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  • 2009
    Age 40
    Arquette withdrew the divorce petition on July 9, 2009.
    In January 2009, Arquette filed for divorce from Jane on the grounds of irreconcilable differences, but the couple soon reconciled.
  • THIRTIES
  • 2006
    Age 37
    Arquette and Jane married on June 25, 2006, at the Palazzo Contarini in Venice, Italy.
  • 2005
    Age 36
    Her role as (a fictional version of) psychic medium Allison DuBois won her an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in 2005, as well as nominations for a Golden Globe in 2005, 2006 and 2007, a SAG Award in 2006, 2007 and 2010, and an Emmy Award in 2007.
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    In January 2005, Arquette made her first transition to television with NBC's Medium.
  • 2003
    Age 34
    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.
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  • 2002
    Age 33
    Arquette and actor Thomas Jane became engaged in 2002.
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  • 2001
    Age 32
    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.
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  • 2000
    Age 31
    He withdrew the divorce petition, and they worked at reconciliation, but Arquette filed for divorce in November 2000.
  • 1999
    Age 30
    In 1999, Arquette returned to familiar territory with the genre that began her career, in Stigmata, a horror film, in the lead role.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1998
    Age 29
    1998 saw Arquette perform in two films: Goodbye Lover, a comedic neo-noir directed by Roland Joffé and The Hi-Lo Country, a period Western directed by Stephen Frears.
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  • 1997
    Age 28
    In 1997, after her mother died of breast cancer, Arquette worked to raise awareness about the disease.
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    In 1997, Arquette starred in David Lynch's neo-noir psychological thriller Lost Highway, in dual roles as Renee Madison and Alice Wakefield.
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  • 1996
    Age 27
    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.
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  • 1995
    Age 26
    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.
  • 1992
    Age 23
    In 1992, she won a CableACE Award for Best Lead Actress in a Mini-Series for her portrayal of a deaf girl with epilepsy in Wildflower, directed by Diane Keaton and also starring Reese Witherspoon.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1988
    Age 19
    In 1988, Arquette played the daughter of Tess Harper in Far North.
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  • 1987
    Age 18
    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.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1968
    Born
    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.
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