The blonde-haired Patricia Arquette is a prolific American actress who came to the public eye with notable movies like Ed Wood, True Romance and Flirting with Disaster, among others. The talented actress who made her debut in the 1987 movie, A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors has continued to prove her significance in the movie industry. This is justified through her numerous awards and accolades which have taken her to a high pedestal in the industry. Read on to find out more about Patricia’s bio, family, and other facts below.
Patricia Arquette Bio (Age)
She was born on April 8, 1968, to her parents; Lewis Arquette (father) and Brenda Olivia (mother) in Chicago, Illinois. Although she wanted to be a midwife, Arquette in search of greener pastures ended up becoming an actress as she effortlessly fit into the field. Moving to California with her family at a young age, she started developing a keen interest in acting.
She started out with small roles which include her part as Stacy in Daddy. There was also the 1987 comedy film, Pretty Smart where she played Zero and of course, her debut film A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors. She continued to land other notable roles and in the ’90s got even busier. Patricia Arquette grew to prominence with her role as Alabama Whitman in the movie, True Romance in 1993. Her remarkable role in the successful movie ushered in much bigger roles for the actress, after having earned critical acclaim for her craft.
Next, she appeared in Betrayed by Love, a television film in 1994. The following year she played the character of Laura Bowman in Beyond Rangoon. Arquette ended the ’90s with three notable movies; Goodbye Lover and The Hi-Lo Country in 1998, and horror film, Stigmata in 1999. Stigmata was a massive success grossing over $50 million.
The talented actress greeted the 2000s with an appearance in the comedy, Little Nicky. She went on to feature in other movies such as Human Nature, and The Badge, among others. One of her remarkable movies was Holes, a Disney movie based on Louis Sachar’s novel of the same title. In 2004, she then got busy with the making of the film Boyhood with director Richard Linklater. The movie was released in 2014 and the actress received widespread commendation for her role.
Before the release of Boyhood, Arquette got involved in other projects including the NBC drama series, Medium which became her first encounter in television. In the series, she played Allison DuBois, a role that earned her lots of recognition and accolades. In 2015, Arquette joined the cast of CSI: Cyber which aired on CBS. However, the show was later canceled by CBS after two seasons. The talented actress has continued to land more prominent roles in the industry.
Her Net Worth
With a flourishing career, you can bet Patricia Arquette is above average when it comes to matters of finance. The actress has amassed huge wealth for herself and her net worth is currently pegged at $24 million, according to various sources. Arquette makes her money from her movie stints as well as other personal investments.
Family: Parents, Siblings, and Husband
As earlier mentioned, Patricia was born to Lewis Arquette and his wife, Brenda Olivia. It must have been a matter of heredity for the actress who came from a family of art inclined people. Her father was an actor and her mother was also into the arts field. She also has siblings who are known names in the entertainment industry. They are actors; Rosanna, Richmond, Alexis, and David. Patricia did not really have a stable childhood as her father became an alcoholic as years went by. But life’s challenges shaped her to become a strong and concerned person.
Patricia Arquette has got very interesting stories in her love diary. The actress was once married to actor, Nicolas Cage. She tied the knot with Cage in April 1995 but things soon went sour between them and they went their separate ways. Their union was officially dissolved in the year 2000.
The actress moved on with Thomas Jane, also an actor. After they got engaged in 2002, they welcomed a daughter, Harlow Olivia Calliope Jane the following year. They tied the knot in 2006. However, in 2009, information was rife that the couple had filed for divorce. Three years later, they finalized their divorce in 2011. Patricia also has a son, Enzo Rossi with musician Paul Rossi whom she dated when she was much younger.
Her Height and Body Measurements
With a height of 5 feet 2 inches (157 cm), Patricia Arquette is definitely not included in the list of tallest actresses in the movie industry. But this has in no way affected her roles. She weighs a proportional 65kg (143 pounds). With a body stats of 38-25-36, the actress fits into size 12 (US) for her dresses.