Alexis Arquette (July 28, 1969 – September 11, 2016) was an American actress, cabaret performer, underground cartoonist, and activist. She was born in Los Angeles. She was a member of the Arquette family. Her sisters were Patricia and Rosanna Arquette and her brother was David Arquette.
At 19, Arquette played trans sex worker Georgette in the screen adaptation of Last Exit to Brooklyn. She starred in more than 40 movies, including I Think I Do, Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror, and Sometimes They Come Back... Again. Arquette also starred alongside Tim Roth in Jumpin' at the Boneyard.
In 2004, Arquette expressed an interest in undergoing formal male-to-female transitioning by the use of hormone treatments and, ultimately, sex reassignment surgery, which she realized in 2006, in her late 30s.
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