Academy Award winner PATRICIA ARQUETTE starred in Boyhood, the critically acclaimed 12-year project from Richard Linklater, for which she won the Oscar, Golden Globe, BAFTA, SAG®, New York Film Critics Circle, Los Angeles Film Critics and Independent Spirit Awards for Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture.
Arquette will star in Otherhood, opposite Angela Bassett and Felicity Huffman. Her previous credits include a series regular role on the CBS spinoff CSI: Cyber and a recurring arc on Boardwalk Empire, opposite Steve Buscemi. She starred as Allison Dubois on Medium, receiving an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series and subsequent Emmy, Golden Globe and SAG nominations. Among her television movie credits is Wildflower, directed by Diane Keaton, for which Arquette earned a CableACE Award for Best Actress.
Arquette’s film credits include Sean Penn’s The Indian Runner, John Madden’s Ethan Frome, Tony Scott’s True Romance, Tim Burton’s Ed Wood, John Boorman’s Beyond Rangoon, David O. Russell’s Flirting with Disaster, David Lynch’s Lost Highway, Roland Joffé’s Goodbye Lover, Stephen Frears’ The Hi-Lo Country, Rupert Wainwright’s Stigmata, Martin Scorsese’s Bringing Out the Dead, Michel Gondry’s Human Nature, Little Nicky, The Badge and Holes.
The granddaughter of comedian Cliff Arquette, Arquette comes from a family ensconced in the entertainment industry. Her father was actor Lewis Arquette and her siblings – Rosanna, Richmond and David Arquette – are all actors, as was Alexis.
After visiting Haiti and seeing the destruction caused by the devastating earthquake, Arquette started GiveLove to help provide sustainable sanitation solutions in the disaster’s aftermath. GiveLove’s work now extends to pilot programs with local organizations in Nicaragua, India and Uganda. For further information on GiveLove, please visit givelove.org. Known for her outspoken position on women’s rights, Arquette has become a sought-after guest speaker on the subject of gender equality. Born in Chicago, Arquette currently resides in Los Angeles.