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David Arquette ACTOR


David Arquette was born on September 8th, 1971 in Winchester, Virginia and was raised in a home that had no electricity, no bathrooms and no running water.  He was the youngest of five children born to Brenda Olivia an actress, poet and acting teacher and Lewis Arquette who was also a working actor.
Along with his siblings, he became involved in acting at a very young age.  Although the whole family was involved in the industry, his childhood was troubled with a very abusive mother and a father who abused substances such as drug use.
His first major role was in 1992 in the film, "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" starring Kristy Swanson, Donald Sutherland, Paul Reubens, Ben Affleck, Rutger Hauer, Luke Perry and Hilary Swank, followed by, "Airheads" (1994) starring Brendan Fraser, Steve Buscemi, Adam Sandler and Joe Mantegna, and in 1996 the film that really gained him attention was in, "Scream" co-starring with Neve Campbell and Courteney Cox, and later returned for both sequels, "Scream 2" (1997) starring Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, Jamie Kennedy and Liev Schreiber and "Scream 3" (2000) starring Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, Patrick Dempsey, Jenny McCarthy, Parker Posey and Deon Richmond.  

Added to his resume thus far have been roles in such features as, "Johns" (1996) with Lukas Haas, "Dream with the Fishes" (1997), "Never Been Kissed" (1999) starring alongside Drew Barrymore, Michael Vartan, Molly Shannon, Leelee Sobieski, John C. Reilly, Jessica Alba, Marley Shelton, James Franco, Giuseppe Andrews, Jeremy Jordan and Garry Marshall, "The Grey Zone" (2001) starring Steve Buscemi, Harvey Keitel, Mira Sorvino and Daniel Benzali and "3000 Miles to Graceland" (2001) starring Kurt Russell, Kevin Costner, Courteney Cox, Bokeem Woodbine, Christian Slater and Kevin Pollak.
Along with his film credits he has appeared on such television shows as, "In Case of Emergency" (2007), "Blossom" (1992), "Beverly Hills, 90210" (1992) and "Friends" (1996).
To add to his acting career he is also very involved in wrestling.  He competed in the World Championship Wresting and became a one-time WCW World Heavyweight Champion.  This came about after filming the movie, "Ready to Rumble" (2000) co-starring with Oliver Platt and Scott Caan with Martin Landau.  He has also been involved in starting a clothing line called, Proper Collection with his friend Ben Harper.
Arquette also started the production company, Coquette in 2003 with his wife Courtney Cox and together they have produced such film and television series as, "Daisy Does America", "Dirt" and the hit series, "Cougar Town".  He also directed he film, "The Tripper" (2007) starring Jaime King, Thomas Jane and Lukas Haas, and is scheduled to direct, "Glutton" which will began filming in 2011.
Some of his latest film roles have been in, "Hamlet 2" (2008) starring with Steve Coogan, Catherine Keener, Elisabeth Shue and Amy Poehler, "Scream 4" (2011) also starring Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, Emma Roberts and Hayden Panettiere and also on the series, "Medium" (2011).  Soon to release in 2012 are the films, "Sold" and "Hemlock Drive".   
He has married only once to actress, Courtney Cox whom he wed in 1999 and they have one child, Coco Riley Arquette,  and are currently separated but not yet divorced.  He has been known to have an alcohol addiction, but is currently sober and as of October 8th, 2011 he made it known public on the "Jay Leno Show" that he is nine months without alcohol. 
Arquette is involved in supporting such charities as Feeding America where he serves on the Council.  David remains living in Los Angeles and is still very much in love with Cox, however the couple are trying to work through their differences.    


2012 Sold
2012 Hemlock Drive
2012 The Cottage 
2011 Conception
2011 Jake and the Never Land Pirates
2011 Scream 4
2011 Medium 
2010 The Legend of Hallowdega 
2010 The Land of the Astronauts
2008-2009 Pushing Daisies
2008 My Name Is Earl 
2008 The Butler's in Love
2008 Nosebleed
2008 Hamlet 2
2007 In Case of Emergency
2006 The Tripper
2006 Time Bomb 
2006 The Darwin Awards
2005 The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl 3-D
2005 Slingshot
2005 Dirt Squirrel
2005 The Commuters
2004 Riding the Bullet
2004 Never Die Alone
2003 Static Shock
2003 Stealing Sinatra 
2003 A Foreign Affair 
2003 Essentially Naked 
2002 It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie 
2000-2002 Pelswick
2001-2002 Son of the Beach
2002 Happy Here and Now
2002 Eight Legged Freaks 
2001 SSX Tricky 
2001 The Grey Zone 
2001 The Shrink Is In
2001 See Spot Run
2001 3000 Miles to Graceland
2000 Ready to Rumble
2000 Scream 3 
1999 The Hughleys 
1999 The Runner
1999 Muppets from Space 
1999 Never Been Kissed 
1999 Ravenous
1998 Free Money 
1998 Sin City Spectacular 
1998 RPM 
1997 Scream 2 
1997 The Alarmist
1997 Dream with the Fishes 
1996 Scream 
1996 Johns
1996 Friends
1996 Skin and Bone
1996 Dead Man's Walk 
1996 Kiss & Tell 
1996 Beautiful Girls
1995 Wild Bill 
1995 Double Rush 
1995 Frank & Jesse
1995 Fall Time
1994 Airheads
1994 Roadracers
1994 Rebel Highway 
1994 The Road Killers 
1993 Grey Knight 
1993 An Ambush of Ghosts 
1993 At Home with the Webbers
1992 Beverly Hills, 90210 
1992 Blossom
1992 Buffy the Vampire Slayer 
1992 Cruel Doubt 
1992 Halfway House 
1992 Where the Day Takes You
1990-1991 Parenthood 
1990 The Outsiders

Matinee Classics - Wild Bill starring Jeff Bridges, Ellen Barkin, John Hurt, Diane Lane, Keith Carradine, David Arquette, Christina Applegate, Bruce Dern, James Gammon, Marjoe Gortner, James Remar, Karen Huie, Steve Reevis, Pato Hoffmann, Robert Knott and Dennis Hayden
Matinee Classics - Never Been Kissed starring Drew Barrymore, Michael Vartan, David Arquette, John C. Reilly, Leelee Sobieski, Jeremy Jordan, Jordan Ladd, Jessica Alba, Marley Shelton, Molly Shannon, Denny Kirkwood, Marissa Jaret Winokur, Maya McLaughlin, Giuseppe Andrews, Branden Williams, James Edward Franco, Octavia Spencer, Garry Marshall and Sean Whalen

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