David Arquette

David James Arquette David James Arquette (born September 8, 1971) is an American actor, film director, producer, screenwriter, and former professional wrestler. He became known during the late 1990s, after having starred in several Hollywood films, including the films of the Scream trilogy. He has since had several television roles, including playing Jason Ventress on ABC’s In Case of Emergency. In addition to his acting career Arquette took a brief foray into professional wrestling in early 2000, competing for World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and becoming a one-time WCW World Heavyweight Champion; a booking decision often cited as being pivotal to the degradation of the title and the downfall of WCW.
He is a member of the Arquette family of actors.
Arquette was born in a Subud commune in Bentonville, Virginia, the David Arquette son of Brenda “Mardi” Olivia (née Nowak), an actress, poet, theater operator, activist, acting teacher and therapist, and Lewis Arquette, an actor. Arquette’s paternal grandfather was comedian Cliff Arquette. David Arquette’s mother was Jewish, the daughter of a Holocaust refugee from Poland. His father was a convert to Islam and a descendant of explorer Meriwether Lewis and is thus of partial Welsh descent. Arquette’s siblings are actors Rosanna, Alexis, Richmond and Patricia Arquette.
Arquette married actress Courteney Cox on June 12, 1999. Their first child, a daughter named Coco Riley Arquette, was born on June 13, 2004. Jennifer Aniston, (Courteney’s Friends co-star) is the baby’s godmother. He serves as Chair of the Entertainment Council for Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization.
Arquette achieved his biggest success in the slasher horror trilogy Scream as Dewey Riley. He also met his wife Courteney Cox, who played Gale Weathers, on the set. True to their alter-egos in the trilogy, they became a married couple. They also appeared together in a Coke advertisement on TV in 2003. The two are currently executive producers of the TBS series Daisy Does America and executive producers of Dirt, a show in which Cox herself starred.
David Arquette Arquette appeared in the video game ESPN NFL 2K5 and lent his voice as a celebrity adversary and his very own team, the Los Angeles Locos. Arquette is also unlockable as a Free Agent in Season Mode. He appeared in the 2001 EA video game SSX Tricky, as the voice of lead character Eddie.
Arquette also starred alongside Jonathan Silverman and Kelly Hu in the ABC comedy series In Case of Emergency. He went on tour promoting his new film The Tripper.
Arquette stars as “Gary” in Hamlet 2.
Arquette is the little kid riding through the fun house in “The Tubes” music band’s “She’s a Beauty” video.
Arquette is set to reprise his role as Dewey Riley in Scream 4 alongside his wife Cox.
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