Alexis Arquette | Biography
Born in a showbiz family, Robert Arquette better known as Alexis Arquette grew up with the aspiration of being successful in the entertainment world. Born as a biological male in 28 July 1969, he chooses to continue his life as a transgendered woman. One of the rising personas of the Arquette acting dynasty, she has today achieved elevated fame as an actress, cabaret performer and musician. Born to an actor, acting teacher and entertainer father ‘Lewis Arquette’ and poet mother, Mardi Arquette, she shares strong bond with her siblings, actors David, Patricia, Richmond and Rosanna. She stepped in the acting field at a very early age. At age of 12, she acted in “She’s a Beauty” by The Tubes.
After living as a male for 20 long years, he finally decided to do what his heart wants to and started to lead a women’s life. As a member of the Arquette acting dynasty, she sometimes gained more cognizance for her persona and personal life rather than her television and film work. There are no rumors of her getting involved with any of her co-star or other persons. No information has been divulged out in the media regarding her personal life including, love life, marriage, divorce and children. The blue eyed Californian beauty represents a high profile family this might be the reason of her keeping her personal life out of lime light.
At age of nineteen, she professionally entered in the entertainment world with 1st sizable flick role, portraying transvestite Georgette in ‘Last Exit to Brooklyn’. She generally performs in the independent or low budget flicks, due to which she has been listed among the B graded actress. Alexis starring roles include New Zealand-shot fantasy ‘Jack Be Nimble’ where she portrays a revenge seeking man for a hellish youth, Jumping at the Boneyard, in which she was casted opposite Tim Roth and a low-budget comedy flick ‘Killer Drag Queens on Dope’. She has been featured in Sometimes They Come Back… Again, Children of the Corn V. Fields of Terror and I Think I Do, among over forty other independents flicks. One of her most entertaining performance was as a gigolo, a male prostitute in the movie ‘Frisk’. Apart from these, she has spread magic through her performances in the supporting roles in ‘Bride of Chucky’ a horror flick, Threesome and Pulp Fiction. She portrayed a Boy George in Adam Sandler hit The Wedding Singer, singing “Do You Really Want to Hurt Me”. In 2001, she headed to New Zealand to portray Roman emperor Caligula in 2 episodes of TV series Xena: Warrior Princess. In the same year, she did cameo in the “Friends” episode. Most lately, she grabbed small roles in such flicks as Lords of Dogtown in 2005. She as well appeared as herself in ‘The Surresl Life’ a celebrity reality show. On the show, she shared a house with numerous stars, including actress/model Tawny Kitaen, rocker C.C DeVille and The Brandy Bunch Fame; Florence Henderson. She was featured as a guest judge and celebrity client on the opening episodes of a reality show of a gay channel Bravo’s Top Design on 31st January 2007. In the same year, she was seen in the Alexis Arquette: She’s My Brother, a documentary covering exploration of probable sex-change surgery. She as well made guest appearance in a video of Robbie Williams’ “She’s a Madonna”. Though her net worth has not been revealed in any sites, looking at her career graph it is not difficult to anticipate that she is the owner of the millions of dollars.
As a childhood passion and as of her profession she loves acting. Her hobbies include dressing in drag. Entertainer and actress Alexis Arquette has made her own place in the entertainment world. A prominent part of the cinematic world, a Californian sweetheart has won everyone heart by her passionate and intense performances. An American beauty has a long way to go with her current and upcoming ventures. Her selections of movies differentiate her from other fellow actresses. She has always mesmerized her fans by her distinct way of acting. She is a proficient persona on her own right.