David Arquette

David Arquette

Sep. 8th, 1971
Born in
Winchester, Virginia, USA
178 cm

David Arquette's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Pushing Daisies TV Show
Pushing Daisies
In Case of Emergency TV Show
In Case of Emergency
Dead Man's Walk TV Show
Dead Man's Walk
Parenthood TV Show
The Outsiders TV Show
The Outsiders
Pelswick (CA) TV Show
Pelswick (CA)
Double Rush TV Show
Double Rush
Dream School TV Show
Dream School

Main Movie Roles

2015 - Entourage
2015 - The Runner
2014 - Just Before I Go
2011 - Scream 4
2008 - Hamlet 2
2007 - Certifiably Jonathan
2006 - The Darwin Awards
2006 - The Tripper
2006 - Going to Pieces - The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film
2005 - Happy Here and Now
2005 - The Adventures of Shark Boy and Lava Girl
2005 - Slingshot
2004 - Riding the Bullet
2004 - Never Die Alone
2003 - Stealing Sinatra
2002 - Eight Legged Freaks
2001 - 3000 Miles to Graceland
2001 - The Shrink Is In
2001 - See Spot Run
2001 - The Grey Zone
2000 - Scream 3
2000 - RPM
1999 - Ravenous
1999 - Never Been Kissed
1999 - Muppets from Space
1998 - Free Money
1997 - Dream with the Fishes
1997 - Scream 2
1996 - Beautiful Girls
1995 - Wild Bill
1994 - Airheads
1993 - Grey Knight
1992 - Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Himself - Contestant
Link (Voiced)
Johnny Queefer
Sweet Johnny
Michael 'Lucky' Benoit
[Complete List]


The youngest of five, David Arquette was born in Virginia and is part of the illustrious Arquette family whose work has spread over many generations. Like siblings Rosanna Arquette, Patricia Arquette, Richmond Arquette and Alexis Arquette, David started working at an early age and his first major role came as Luke Perry (I)'s best friend in the hit film Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992) But his major break both personally and professionally didn't come until 1996 when he was cast in the slasher flick Scream (1996/I) starring opposite close friend Drew Barrymore (I), Neve Campbell and more importantly "Friends" (1994), with Courteney Cox who he married in San Fransisco in the summer of 1999. Scream (1996/I) earned worldwide success and acclaim as did Arquette for his role as lovable simple cop "Dewey". His role proved to be so popular that in the original script his character was meant to die, but due to test audiences response to Dewey the script was changed and he returned for both Scream 2 (1997) and Scream 3 (2000). Usually known for his goofiness in more mainstream roles, his greatest preformances and reviews have come for his indie films such as Johns (1996), Dream with the Fishes (1997) and The Grey Zone (2001). David and wife Courteney Cox reside in LA and produce their own DIY show "Mix It Up" (2003) because of their love for home improvement.

  • In 1990, he managed to appear in two unsuccessful television series based on popular movies: _Parenthood (1989)_ (qv) (in which he played the role originally played by 'Keanu Reeves' (qv)), and _The Outsiders (1983)_ (qv) (in which he played the role originally played by 'Emilio Estevez' (qv)).
  • (1995) Dated 'Ellen Barkin' (qv).
  • Son of 'Lewis Arquette' (qv) and 'Brenda Denaut' (qv).
  • Born on the same day as model 'Brooke Burke' (qv).
  • Since radio host 'Howard Stern (I)' (qv) continually referred to his wife as "Courteney Cock" in a 2000 interview, Arquette responded by calling the King of All Media "Howard Sperm".
  • Owns the former booking chair from the West Hollywood Police Department which was sat in by a number of different stars when they were arrested, among them 'Hugh Grant (I)' (qv). David has mentioned this to Hugh, and publicly offered to give the chair to him on _"Late Night with Conan O'Brien" (1993)_ (qv) in October of 2003.
  • His wedding to 'Courteney Cox' (qv) was held at San Francisco's Grace Cathedral.
  • Is of French and Jewish descent.

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