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Patricia Arquette Biography

Birth Name:
Patricia T. Arquette
Birth Place:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • Lived with her family for 5 years in an artists' commune in Virginia
  • Ran away from home at age 15 to live with sister Rosanna in Los Angeles
  • When she first met Nicolas Cage, she sent him on a quest to gather (among other things) a black orchid and J
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  • Salinger's autograph before she'd agree to marry him
  • After her mother died of breast cancer, joined the fight against the disease starting in 1997, running in the annual Race for the Cure
  • Formed GiveLove in 2010 (with her friend Rosetta Getty), which helps to introduce ecological sanitation efforts in lesser-developed areas

Awards

  • 2019Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Limited Series Or A Movie: winner
  • 2019Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie: nominated
  • 2015Critics' Choice Movie Awards-Best Supporting Actress: winner
  • 2015Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: winner
  • 2015Independent Spirit Awards-Best Supporting Female: winner
  • 2015BAFTA Film Awards-Best Supporting Actress: winner
  • 2015IFTA Film & Drama Awards-Best International Actress: nominated
  • 2014National Society of Film Critics-Best Supporting Actress: nominated
  • 2014Oscar-Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: winner
  • 2014New York Film Critics Circle-Best Supporting Actress: winner
  • 2014Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role: winner
  • 2014Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated
  • 2014Los Angeles Film Critics Association-Best Actress: winner
  • 2013Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2009Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2008Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama: nominated
  • 2007Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama: nominated
  • 2007Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2006Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2006Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama: nominated
  • 2005Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: winner
  • 2005Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 1993ACE-Best Actress: winner