David Arquette: biography and latest news!

  • Profession: actor
  • Sign: Virgo
  • Date of birth: Wednesday 08 September 1971 (age: 49 years old)
  • Country: United States

David Arquette was born on 8 September 1971 in Winchester, USA. Son of actor Lewis Arquette, he is the youngest of the siblings, he has two sisters Rosanna and Patricia and two brothers Richmond and Alexis (deceased in 2016). Child of the seraglio, he naturally follows in the footsteps of his elders who are all actors.

In the early 1990s, he took his first steps as an actor on television with appearances in television series such as Parenthood (alongside Leonardo DiCaprio), The Outsiders and Cruel Doubt. In 1992, the aspiring actor landed his first film role in Buffy, the Vampire Slayer. But it was Wes Craven’s film Scream that revealed him to the general public in 1996. He resumed his role in the next three films (1997, 2000 and 2011). The actor then moved on to comedies and horror films (College Attitude, Destination Graceland, The Shark Boy and Lava Girl Adventures, Arac Attack, Eight-legged Monsters).

In 2010, caught up by his demons, he goes through a period darkened by depression and moves away from the film sets for a while. He returns to the limelight in 2011, appearing in an episode of the Medium series (starring Patricia Arquette), in CSI: Miami, and in the thirteenth season of Dancing With The Stars along with eleven other celebrities. On the big screen, he is featured in Sold (2014) and Bone Tomahawk (2015).

At the same time, David Arquette is eager for new experiences, making incursions into very different fields. In April 2000, David Arquette won the title of World Heavyweight Champion of the WCW (World Championship Westling) wrestling federation. In 2005, he created the production company Coquette, with Courtney Cox, which has since produced numerous series (Dirt, Cougar Town, Celebrity name game). In 2008, he took on the designer’s cap and launched with Ben Harper a clothing line called Prop Collection.

On the private side, the actor met Courteney Cox on the set of the film Scream in 1996. Their marriage was celebrated in June 1999 and they welcomed a little girl named Coco Riley on June 13, 2004. Unfortunately, the famous Hollywood couple couldn’t stand the test of time and their divorce was pronounced on May 28, 2013, three years after they broke up. In 2011, he met journalist Christina McLarty, and on April 28, 2014, his girlfriend gave birth to a boy, Charlie West. In July 2014, David Arquette announces his engagement to the mother of his son, and their marriage is celebrated in April 2015. In October 2016, the actor announces that his wife is expecting a second boy. On March 8, 2017, the family expands with the birth of a second boy, Alexis Augustus.