Alexis Arquette Has Died at Age 47

Alexis Arquette was the brother of Patricia and David Arquette.
0:49 | 09/12/16

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Pat saying one member of the powerful Hollywood acting family took about actress and transgender activist. Alexis Arquette sister. David Arquette and Patricia as well. Has died at the age of 47 and her brother Richmond broke the news on FaceBook but said only that she died after a long fight with an illness. Didn't reveal the exact cause of death. Alexis is big break came in 1989 adaptation of the last exit to Brooklyn where she played the trend sex worker Georgette. Her long list of credits included in mostly low budget and independent projects. Shelter performed in nightclubs and cabaret is often. Under the name eve of destruction Arquette also appeared on season 67 VH one reality series the surreal life. She's being remembered mostly for her efforts in bringing increased awareness and visibility to the transgender community.

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