Rosanna Arquette

Actor, Restaurateur
Hailing from a bohemian showbiz clan that included Patricia Arquette and David Arquette, actress Rosanna Arquette emerged on the scene in several high-profile television movies before earning acclaim in the indie ... Read more »
Born: 08/10/1959 in New York City, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (114)

Asthma 2015 (Movie)

Gus's Mother (Actor)

CSI: Cyber 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Larry Gaye: Renegade Male Flight Attendant 2015 (Movie)

TV Anchorwoman (Actor)

Draft Day 2014 (Movie)

Angie (Actor)

I-See-You.Com 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Ray Donovan 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Vulnerable 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Sellebrity 2013 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

Hardflip 2012 (Movie)

Bethany Jones (Actor)

Peace, Love and Misunderstanding 2012 (Movie)

Darcy (Actor)

The Divide 2012 (Movie)

Marilyn (Actor)

Exodus Fall 2011 (Movie)

Marilyn Minor (Actor)

Repo Chick 2011 (Movie)

(Actor)

4.3.2.1 2010 (Movie)

(Actor)

Inhale 2010 (Movie)

Dr. Rubin (Actor)

Battle for Terra 2009 (Movie)

Voice of Professor Lina (Actor)

Nora Roberts' Northern Lights 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

Alexis Arquette: She's My Brother 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

Ball Don't Lie 2007 (Movie)

Francine (Actor)

Growing Op 2007 (Movie)

(Actor)

Manufacturing Dissent 2007 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

What About Brian 2005 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

Dreamland 2006 (Movie)

(Actor)

Iowa 2006 (Movie)

Effie Harte (Actor)

Kids in America 2005 (Movie)

Abby Pratt (Actor)

David Mamet's Gilded Stones 2004 (Movie)

(Actor)

I Love the '80s Strikes Back 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Introducing Graham Norton 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

My Suicidal Sweetheart 2004 (Movie)

Vera (Actor)

Intimate Portrait: Angie Dickinson 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Intimate Portrait: Rosanna Arquette 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Big Bad Love 2002 (Movie)

Velma (Actor)

Being Light 2001 (Movie)

(Actor)

Just Cause (03/11/01) 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Diary of A Sex Addict 2000 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Whole Nine Yards 2000 (Movie)

Sophie (Actor)

Too Much Flesh 2000 (Movie)

Amy (Actor)

Two Babies: Switched at Birth 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Voodoo Dawn 2000 (Movie)

(Actor)

Hell's Kitchen 1999 (Movie)

Liz McNeary (Actor)

I'm Losing You 1999 (Movie)

Rachel Krohn (Actor)

Pigeonholed 1999 (Movie)

(Actor)

Sugar Town 1999 (Movie)

Eva (Actor)

The 60s 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Buffalo '66 1998 (Movie)

Wendy Balsam (Actor)

Deceiver 1998 (Movie)

Mrs Kennesaw (Actor)

Floating Away 1998 (Movie)

Maurey (Actor)

Palmer's Pick-Up 1998 (Movie)

Dawn (Actor)

Trading Favors 1998 (Movie)

Alex Langley (Actor)

Crash 1997 (Movie)

Gabrielle (Actor)

Gone Fishin' 1997 (Movie)

Rita (Actor)

Gun 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

Homicide: Life on the Street 1996 - 1997 (Tv Show)

Actor

Nowhere to Hide 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Search and Destroy 1995 (Movie)

Lauren Mirkheim (Actor)

The 52nd Annual Golden Globe Awards 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

White Lies 1995 (Movie)

The Junkie Artist (Actor)

In a New Light '93 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Pulp Fiction 1994 (Movie)

Jody (Actor)

50th Annual Golden Globe Awards 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

Nowhere to Run 1993 (Movie)

Clydie (Actor)

Fathers and Sons 1992 (Movie)

Miss Athena (Actor)

The Linguini Incident 1992 (Movie)

Lucy (Actor)

Flight of the Intruder 1991 (Movie)

Callie (Actor)

Separation 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Sweet Revenge 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Wendy Cracked a Walnut 1990 (Movie)

Wendy (Actor)

Black Rainbow 1989 (Movie)

Martha Travis (Actor)

New York Stories 1989 (Movie)

Paulette (Actor)

The Prince's Trust Gala 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

A Family Tree 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

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The Big Blue 1988 (Movie)

Johanna (Actor)

Amazon Women on the Moon 1987 (Movie)

Karen (Actor)

8 Million Ways to Die 1986 (Movie)

Sarah (Actor)

Nobody's Fool 1986 (Movie)

Cassie (Actor)

After Hours 1985 (Movie)

Marcy Franklin (Actor)

Desperately Seeking Susan 1985 (Movie)

Roberta Glass (Actor)

Silverado 1985 (Movie)

Hannah (Actor)

The Aviator 1985 (Movie)

Tillie Hansen (Actor)

One Cooks, the Other Doesn't 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

Actor

The Parade 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

Actor

Baby It's You 1983 (Movie)

Jill Rosen (Actor)

Johnny Belinda 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

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Off the Wall 1982 (Movie)

Governor's Daughter (Actor)

The Wall 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

Actor

S.O.B. 1981 (Movie)

Babs (Actor)

G.O.R.P. 1979 (Movie)

Judy (Actor)

More American Graffiti 1979 (Movie)

Commune Girl (Actor)

Having Babies II 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Actor

Mom and Dad Can't Hear Me 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Actor

A Long Way Home (TV Show)

Actor

Good Advice (TV Show)

Actor

I Know What You Did (TV Show)

Actor

In the Deep Woods (TV Show)

Actor

Indie Sex: Censored (TV Show)

Actor

Indie Sex: Extremes (TV Show)

Actor

Indie Sex: Teens (TV Show)

Actor

Johnny Belinda (Movie)

(Actor)

Mistaken Identity (Movie)

Linda (Actor)

Promised a Miracle (TV Show)

Actor

Rush of Fear (TV Show)

Actor

Shirley (TV Show)

Actor

Son of the Morning Star (TV Show)

Actor

The Executioner's Song (TV Show)

Actor

The Ordeal of Patty Hearst (TV Show)

Actor

The Wrong Man (TV Show)

Actor

Things Behind The Sun (TV Show)

Actor

Zuma Beach (TV Show)

Actor
Director (3)

The Road 2015 (Movie)

(Director)

All We Are Saying 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Director

Searching for Debra Winger 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Director
Producer (1)

The Road 2015 (Movie)

(Producer)

Biography

Hailing from a bohemian showbiz clan that included Patricia Arquette and David Arquette, actress Rosanna Arquette emerged on the scene in several high-profile television movies before earning acclaim in the indie feature world, starting with a leading role in John Sayles' romantic drama "Baby, It's You" (1983). Arquette followed up with what should have been her breakout role in "Desperately Seeking Susan" (1985), but she was left behind in the celebrity wake of co-star Madonna. Though she worked consistently, Arquette languished a bit in the late-1980s and early-1990s, thanks in part to her decision to live and work exclusively in Europe. But a small, but highly memorable role in Quentin Tarantino's groundbreaking "Pulp Fiction" (1994) refreshed audiences to Arquette's early promise. From there, she delivered a brave performance in David Cronenberg's disturbing "Crash" (1996) before making a return to her offbeat roots as a drug-addicted blues singer in Hell's Kitchen" (1999). She next became a frequent guest starring presence on some of television's most popular shows, while making her directorial debut with the critically acclaimed documentary "Searching for Debra Winger" (2003), which proved that Arquette seemed content charting her own course.

Relationships

Patricia Arquette Actor

Sister
Born April 8, 1968; starred in "True Romance" (1993) and the NBC television series "Medium"; directed by her sister in the documentary "Searching for Debra Winger" (2002)

David Arquette Actor

Brother
Born Sept. 8, 1971; starred in "Scream" (1996) and "Never Been Kissed" (1999); competed on ABC's "Dancing with the Stars"

Lewis Arquette Actor

Father
Born Dec. 14, 1935; a descendant of explorer Meriwether Lewis; Islam convert; original member of the improvisational group The Committee; played 'J.D.' Pickett on the series "The Waltons" (CBS) Died on Feb. 10, 2001 due to congestive heart failure

Alexis Arquette Actor

Brother
Born Robert Arquette on July 28, 1969; 16 years later, she went through her own transition from male to female, an experience that was documented in the film "Alexis Arquette: She's My Brother" (2007); also acted in "Pulp Fiction" (1994) and "The Wedding Singer" (1998)

Richmond Arquette Actor

Brother
Born Aug. 21, 1963; acted in "Fight Club" (1999) and the FX drama series "Dirt"

Cliff Arquette Actor

Grandfather
Born Dec. 28, 1905; Famous for his role as "Charley Weaver"; first appeared in 1959 on "The Jack Paar Tonight Show" (NBC) Died Sept. 23, 1974

Paul Buchanan

Companion
Member of band Blue Nile

David Codikow Special Thanks

Companion
Engaged in 2001; his company Immortal Entertainment produced the film "Searching for Debra Winger" (2002), which she directed

Brenda DeNaut

Mother
Born Aug. 21, 1939; Jewish daughter of a Holocaust refugee from Poland; divorced from Arquette's father c. 1990 Died of breast cancer on Aug. 6, 1997

Michael Des Barres Actor

Companion
Worked together in "Sugar Town" (1999)

Peter Gabriel Song

Companion
Dated for three years

Tony Greco Director

Husband
Married July 17, 1979 Divorced Oct. 6, 1980

James Newton Howard Music

Husband
Married Sept. 13, 1986 Divorced Oct. 2, 1987

Steve Porcaro Music

Companion
With band Toto, wrote and recorded the 1982 hit "Rosanna"

Zoe Sidel

Daughter
Born on Oct. 23, 1994; father, John Sidel

John Sidel

Husband
Married Dec. 19, 1993 Divorced Feb. 1, 1999

EDUCATION

studied acting with Sandra Seacat

Milestones

2012

Cast alongside Jane Fonda and Catherine Keener in the comedy-drama "Peace, Love, & Misunderstanding"

2009

Played supporting role in the Lifetime romantic drama "Northern Lights"

2006

Played Nicole 'Nic' Varzi in the drama "What About Brian" from creator J.J. Abrams

2005

Helmed the musical documentary "All We Are Saying," a compelling and personal look at what makes musicians tick

2004

Made recurring appearance as married socialite Sherry on Showtime's "The L Word"

2003

Guest starred on "Will & Grace" (NBC) as Grace's neighbor Julie

2002

Feature directing debut, the critically acclaimed documentary "Searching For Debra Winger"

2001

Starred opposite Nastassja Kinski in "Diary of a Sex Addict"

2000

Played Matthew Perry's hateful wife in "The Whole Nine Yards"

1999

Starred opposite Melissa Gilbert in the TV movie "Switched at Birth" (CBS)

1998

Cast in a small role opposite Sandra Bullock in "Hope Floats"

1998

Cast in Vincent Gallo's "Buffalo '66"

1997

Co-starred with Joe Pesci and Danny Glover in the comedy "Gone Fishin'"

1996

Played a kinky car accident victim in David Cronenberg's controversial "Crash"

1994

Delivered a 'piercing' performance in Quentin Tarantino's "Pulp Fiction"

1989

Co-starred as young artist opposite shambling master painter Nick Nolte in Martin Scorsese's "Life Lessons" segment of "New York Stories"

1985

Delivered breakthrough performance co-starring opposite Madonna in Susan Seidelman's "Desperately Seeking Susan"

1983

First starring role in a feature film, John Sayles' "Baby, It's You"

1982

Written about in the popular song "Rosanna," released by the group Toto

1982

Received enthusuastic notices as Tommy Lee Jones' girlfriend in NBC's "The Executioner's Song"; also released theatrically

1979

TV debut as a regular, playing a daughter of Shirley Jones on the NBC hour-long comedy-drama series "Shirley"

1979

Made feature acting debut with a bit part as a commune girl in "More American Graffiti"

1978

Miniseries debut, starred opposite Bette Davis in "The Dark Secret of Harvest Home" (NBC)

1977

TV-movie debut, "Having Babies II" (ABC)

1975

Professional stage debut, "Metamorphosis" at the Story Theatre in Los Angeles

1974

Hitchhiked across the country to San Francisco, CA at age 15 with three other teens

1963

At age four, moved with family to Chicago where her father managed the Second City for years

Lived with family on an artists' commune in Front Royal, VA

Worked at Renaissance and Dickens fairs in San Francisco

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