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David Arquette Biography

Birth Name:
David James Arquette
Birth Place:
Winchester, Virginia, United States
Actor, producer

Fast Facts

  • Made his television debut in The Outsiders, which was executive produced by Francis Ford Coppola
  • Met Courteney Cox in 1996 on the set of Scream; in 2004, they formed Coquette Productions
  • Starred in the 2000 wrestling comedy Ready to Rumble and shortly thereafter won World Championship Wrestling's title of World Heavyweight Champion
  • In 2006, he was awarded the American Film Institute's Platinum Circle Award, along with other members of the Arquette clan, for the family's contributions to the entertainment industry
  • Chairman of the Entertainment Council for Feeding America, an organization that supplies food to low-income Americans
  • Executive producer of TV shows Dirt and Cougar Town, both starring then-wife Cox