Arquette, Patricia 1968–

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Arquette, Patricia 1968–


Born April 8, 1968, in Chicago, IL; raised in Virginia and California; daughter of Lewis (an actor) and Mardi (an actress, poet, teacher, and therapist) Arquette; sister of Roseanna (an actress) and David, Richmond, and Alexis Arquette (all actors); granddaughter of Cliff Arquette (an actor); married Nicolas Cage (an actor), April 8, 1995 (divorced, May 18, 2001); engaged to Thomas Jane (an actor), August 2002; children: (with Paul Rossi) Enzo Luciano; (with Thomas Jane) Harlow Olivia Calliope. Education: Studied acting with Milton Katselas.

Addresses: Agent—The Gersh Agency, 232 North Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210; Markham & Froggatt, Ltd., 4 Windmill St., London W1P 1HF, England. Manager—3 Arts Entertainment, 9460 Wilshire Blvd., 7th Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Career: Actress. Lee National Denim Day, spokesperson, 1999; appeared in print and television commercials for H&M clothing.

Awards, Honors: Annual Cable Excellence (ACE) Award, best actress in a movie or miniseries, National Cable Television Association, 1991, for Wildflower; MTV Movie Award nomination (with Christian Slater), best kiss, 1993, Saturn Award nomination, best actress, Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, 1994, both for True Romance; Blockbuster Entertainment Award nomination, favorite horror actress, 1999, for Stigmata; Bronze Wrangler (with others), theatrical motion picture, Western Heritage Awards, 1999, for The Hi-Lo Country; Emmy Award, outstanding lead actress in a drama series, Satellite Award nomination, outstanding actress in a series—drama, 2005, Screen Actors Guild Award nomination, outstanding performance by a female actor in a drama series, Golden Globe Award nomination, best performance by an actress in a television series—drama, Saturn Award nomination, best actress on television, 2006, all for Medium.


Film Appearances:

Zero, Pretty Smart, New World, 1986.

Kristen Parker, A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (also known as A Nightmare on Elm Street Part III), New Line Cinema, 1987.

Lucy, Time Out, Obel, 1988.

Jilly, Far North, Alive, 1988.

Dorothy, The Indian Runner, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/Pathe, 1991.

Casey, Prayer of the Rollerboys, Academy Entertainment, 1991.

La domenica specialmente (also known as Especially on Sunday and La dimanche de preference), 1991.

Mattie Silver, Ethan Frome, Miramax, 1993.

Grace Zetterland, Inside Monkey Zetterland (also known as Monkey Zetterland), IRS Releasing, 1993.

Kit Califano, Trouble Bound, ITC Entertainment Group, 1993.

Alabama Whitman, True Romance (also known as Breakaway), Warner Bros., 1993.

Havana, Holy Matrimony, Buena Vista, 1994.

Kathy O'Hara, Ed Wood, Buena Vista, 1994.

Laura Bowman, Beyond Rangoon, Columbia, 1995.

Winnie Verloc, Joseph Conrad's "The Secret Agent" (also known as The Secret Agent), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1996.

Arline Greenbaum, Infinity, First Look Pictures/BMG, 1996.

Nancy Coplin, Flirting with Disaster, Miramax, 1996.

Renee Madison/Alice Wakefield, Lost Highway, October Films, 1997.

Sandra Dunmore, Goodbye, Lover, Warner Bros., 1998.

Katherine, Nightwatch, Dimension Films, 1998.

Mona Birk, The Hi-Lo Country (also known as Hi-Lo Country—Im Land der letzten Cowboys), Gramercy, 1998.

Herself, Junket Whore, 1998.

Frankie Paige, Stigmata (also known as Toby's Story), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1999.

Mary Burke, Bringing out the Dead, Paramount, 1999.

In the Boom Boom Room, 2000.

Valerie Veran, Little Nicky, New Line Cinema, 2000.

Herself, Adam Sandler Goes to Hell (documentary short film), New Line Home Video, 2001.

Lila Jute, Human Nature, Fine Line, 2001.

Scarlett, The Badge, Lions Gate Films, 2002.

Herself, Searching for Debra Winger (documentary), Lions Gate Films, 2002.

Herself, Abby Singer, 2003.

Herself, "Like a Rolling Stone," The Work of Director Michel Gondry 2003.

Miss Kathryn "Kissin' Kate" Barlow, Holes, Buena Vista, 2003.

Lucy, Tiptoes (also known as Tiny Tiptoes), Reality Check Productions, 2003.

(In archive footage) Herself, Pie Plates over Hollywood, Buena Vista Home Video, 2004.

Herself, Special Thanks to Roy London (documentary), Traction Media, 2005.

Fast Food Nation, 2006.

Katherine, Before the Devil Knows You're Dead, Fox Searchlight Pictures, 2006.

Film Work:

Additional voices, Uncle Buck, 1989.

Television Appearances; Series:

Allison Dubois, Medium, NBC and CTV, 2005–.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Stacy Holder, Daddy, ABC, 1987.

Polly Hamilton, Dillinger (also known as The Last Days of John Dillinger), ABC, 1991.

Alice Guthrie, Wildflower, Lifetime, 1991.

Deanna, Betrayed by Love (also known as The Susan Daniels Smith Murder), ABC, 1994.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Raped woman, "Indian Poker," The Edge, HBO, 1989.

Dana McCallister, "The Girl with the Crazy Brother," CBS Schoolbreak Specials, CBS, 1990.

Herself, Pretty as a Picture: The Art of David Lynch (documentary), 1997.

Herself, Divas Live: An Honors Concert for VH1 Save the Children (also known as VH1 Divas Live and Celine, Aretha, Gloria, Shania and Mariah: Divas Live), VH1, 1998.

Herself, Divine Rites: The Story of Stigmata, 1999.

Presenter, My VH1 Music Awards, VH1, 2000.

Herself, Intimate Portrait: Rosanna Arquette, Lifetime, 2003.

Copresenter, The 62nd Annual Golden Glob Awards, NBC, 2005.

Herself, The 57th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, CBS, 2005.

Presenter, The 12th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, TNT, 2006.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Mary Joe, "Four-Sided Triangle," Tales from the Crypt (also known as HBO's "Tales from the Crypt"), HBO, 1990.

Stephanie, "Good Sex, Bad Sex, What Sex, No Sex," thirtysomething, 1990.

Herself, The Rosie O'Donnell Show, syndicated, 1998, 1999.

Herself, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, NBC, 1998, 2005.

Herself, "Canned Ham: Little Nicky," Comedy Central Canned Ham (also known as Reel Comedy), Comedy Central, 2000.

Herself, Celebrities Uncensored, E! Entertainment Television, 2003.

Herself, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 2004, 2005.

Herself, The View, ABC, 2005.

Herself, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, CBS, 2005.

Herself, Last Call with Carson Daly, NBC, 2005.

Herself, Live with Regis and Kelly, syndicated, 2005.

Herself, Ellen: The Ellen DeGenres Show, syndicated, 2006.

Also appeared as Rhonda Sue, The Outsiders; herself, "The Films of Tony Scott," The Directors.


Music Videos:

Appeared in "Like a Rolling Stone" by the Rolling Stones, 1996; also appeared in "Dream Warriors" by Dokken.



Newsmakers, Issue 3, Gale Group, 2001.


Cosmopolitan, September, 1995, p. 112.

Details, May, 1994, pp. 102-07, 174-75.

Entertainment Weekly, June 30, 1995, p. 32.

Interview, February, 1992, pp. 142-44, 151; September, 1997, p. 158.

Neon, February, 1997, p. 18.

People Weekly, September, 1995, p. 244.

Premiere, July, 1997, pp. 78-81.