Patricia Arquette

American actress (born 1968)

Patricia T. Arquette (born April 8, 1968) is an American actress and movie director. She played the lead character in the supernatural drama television series Medium. She also starred in other TV series and in many movies. She won a Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award for her role in Boyhood in 2015.

Patricia Arquette
at the 2009 Heart Truth fashion show
Patricia T. Arquette

(1968-04-08) April 8, 1968 (age 55)
Years active1987–present
Spouse(s)Nicolas Cage
(m. 1995–2001; divorced)
Thomas Jane
(m. 2006–2011; divorced; 1 child)

Early life change

Arquette was born in Chicago, Illinois. She is the daughter of Lewis Arquette, an actor, and Brenda Olivia "Mardi" (née Nowak), an actress, poet, theater operator, activist, acting teacher, and therapist.[1] Arquette's mother was Jewish, the daughter of a Holocaust survivor from Poland and Russia.[2][3][4] Arquette's father was of English, French-Canadian, German, Irish, Scottish, Swiss and Welsh descent and a convert to Islam from Catholicism, and was related to explorer Meriwether Lewis.[1][5][6] Her paternal grandfather was comedian Cliff Arquette; her siblings are actors Rosanna, Alexis, Richmond, and David Arquette.

References change

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Patricia Arquette Biography (1968-)". Retrieved 2014-01-09.
  2. Vallance, Tom (2001-02-16). "Lewis Arquette - Obituaries". London. Archived from the original on 2010-10-26. Retrieved 2014-01-09.
  3. "Patricia Arquette - Cranky Critic® StarTalk - Movie Star Interviews". Archived from the original on 2001-01-07. Retrieved 2014-01-09.
  4. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-06-29. Retrieved 2014-01-09.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. Hoggard, Liz (2006-08-18). "Patricia Arquette: The not-so-dippy hippie - Features - Films". The Independent. London. Archived from the original on 2012-09-04. Retrieved 2011-11-10.
  6. Elkin, Michael (2005-10-06). "'Medium' Cool … and Trailing Sparks". Archived from the original on 2013-05-24. Retrieved 2014-01-09.

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