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Overview (5)

Born in Los Angeles, California, USA
Died in Los Angeles, California, USA  (complications from HIV)
Birth NameRobert Arquette
Nicknames Eva Destruction
Lex
Height 5' 7¾" (1.72 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Alexis Arquette was born on July 28, 1969 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Robert Arquette. She is known for her work on Pulp Fiction (1994), Bride of Chucky (1998) and Spun (2002). She died on September 11, 2016 in Los Angeles.

Trivia (8)

Arquette posed as the Hindu god Krishna for a controversial cover for Genre Magazine (a gay men's publication).
Daughter of Lewis Arquette and Brenda Denaut. Sister of Richmond Arquette, David Arquette, Patricia Arquette, and Rosanna Arquette. Granddaughter of Cliff Arquette and Julie Harrison. Aunt of Zoë Bleu Sidel (Rosanna's daughter), Enzo Rossi and Harlow Jane-Arquette (Patricia's children), Coco Arquette, Charlie West & Augustus Alexis Arquette (David's children).
Sister-in-law of Todd Morgan, Rosanna's 4th husband. Sister-in-law of Christina McLarty, David's second wife.
Former sister-in-law of actors Nicolas Cage, and Thomas Jane who were married to her sister, Patricia Arquette. Former sister-in-law of Tony Greco, James Newton Howard and John Sidel, who were married to her sister, Rosanna Arquette. Former sister-in-Law of Courteney Cox, who was married to her brother, David Arquette.
Alexis is also an L.A. area underground cartoonist, her most famous strip was called "Nico's Mobile Mole" and was about her friend, actress Nico Petrakis.
Was cast as the "Young Boy" in The Tubes' "She's a Beauty" video because she happened to be on the set that day.
The family surname was spelled "Arcouet" many generations back. Her father had French-Canadian, English, Swiss-German, German, Scottish, Irish, and Welsh ancestry. Alexis's maternal grandfather, Yusseff "Joseph" Nowack, was a Jewish immigrant from Bila Zerkwa, Kiev, then in the Russian Empire, while Alexis's maternal grandmother, Claire Hibel, was born in New York, to Russian Jewish parents.
Appearing on the 6th installment of The Surreal Life (2003) on VH-1. [March 2006]

Personal Quotes (1)

"I enjoy being a character actor, I enjoy being different in everything. I want a private life, I want to be able to go to 7-11 and not get into a fight with a guy because he saw me in a movie, or not have people hitting on me simply because they saw me in a movie. You want to be wanted for who you are, not what you've done or who you've become, and it's hard." Interview with Chris Lee, 1998.

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