Rosanna Arquette

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  • Birth Name: Rosanna Lauren Arquette
  • Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Paternal grandfather was humorist Cliff Arquette, who was best known for his Charley Weaver character; maternal grandfather was a Polish Holocaust refugee; her father, Lewis Arquette, was an improvisational comedian and actor who played J.D. Pickett on The Waltons.
  • First movie role (a walk-on) was as a hippie in 1979's More American Graffiti.
  • The rock group Toto's Grammy-winning 1982 song Rosanna is about her, as is In Your Eyes, Peter Gabriel's 1986 hit. Both Gabriel and Toto bandmember Steve Porcaro were romantically involved with Arquette.
  • Sued Playboy magazine for publishing unauthorized nude photos of her in 1990.
  • Made her directorial debut with Searching for Debra Winger, a 2003 made-for-Showtime documentary exploring problems actresses face as they age.

Awards

  • 1983, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Special: Nominee
  • 1987, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Nominee
  • 1986, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Winner
  • 1986, Independent Spirit Awards — Best Female Lead: Nominee
  • 1986, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: Nominee

Relationships

  • Cliff Arquette — Grandfather
  • John Sidel — Ex-husband
  • Steve Porcaro — Ex-significant Other
  • Anthony Greco — Ex-husband
  • Alexis Arquette — Sister
  • Lewis Arquette — Father
  • Brenda 'Mardi' Nowak — Mother
  • Patricia Arquette — Sister
  • James Newton Howard — Ex-husband
  • Peter Gabriel — Ex-significant Other
  • Zoe Bleu Sidel — Daughter
  • David Arquette — Brother
  • Richmond Arquette — Brother
  • Todd Morgan — Husband

Details

  • Birth Name: Rosanna Lauren Arquette
  • Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
  • Profession: Actor

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