BRINGING OUT THE DEAD
PATRICIA ARQUETTE (Mary) has distinguished
herself as an actress of considerable range. The granddaughter of celebrated
comedian Cliff Arquette (Charlie Weaver) and the daughter of actor Lewis
Arquette ("The China Syndrome," "The Waltons"), she was born
in Chicago and raised in Los Angeles. Her siblings, all actors, are Rosanna,
Alexis, David and Richmon. She made her screen debut as a teenager in
"Nightmare on Elm Street III," and followed this by playing a
hearing-impaired epileptic in the Lifetime Cable TV movie
"Wildflower," directed by Diane Keaton. She received a Cable ACE Award
for her performance.
She went on to work for such directors as Sam Shepard ("Far
North"), Sean Penn ("The Indian Runner"), John Madden
("Ethan Frome"), Tony Scott ("True Romance"), Leonard Nimoy
("Holy Matrimony"), Tim Burton ("Ed Wood"), John Boorman
("Beyond Rangoon"), Matthew Broderick ("Infinity"), David O.
Russell ("Flirting With Disaster") and Christopher Hampton ("The
Her most recent films include David Lynch's "Lost Highway," Ole
Bournedal's "Nightwatch," Roland Joffe's "Goodbye Lover,"
Stephen Frears's "Hi Lo Country" and Rupert Wainright's
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