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Alexis Arquette Biography

Birth Name:
Robert Arquette
Birth Place:
Los Angeles, California, United States
Profession
Actor, performer

Fast Facts

  • First acting job was in the music video for the Tubes song She's a Beauty at the age of 12
  • Got her big break when she accompanied sister Patricia to the set of Last Exit to Brooklyn at the age of 17 and was asked to audition
  • Hosted the Los Angeles Fetish Ball for several years
  • Always showed an open interest in drag and other forms of gender-bending, but didn't officially begin the transition from male to female until 2006
  • Performed as a drag cabaret star under the names Eva Destruction and Amanda B Reckondwith

Awards