Rosanna Arquette Wiki Fame, Background, Career, Awards, Other Works, Personal Life and Net Worth

Published Date   31st Aug. 2017, 23:39 pm  Update Date: February 21st, 2019  04:15 pm
Rosanna Arquette Wiki Fame, Background, Career, Awards, Other Works, Personal Life and Net Worth
Quick Info
Birth Name: Rosanna Lisa Arquette
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $3 million

An American actress Rosanna Arquette wiki fame grew as she successfully established herself as a film director and producer in addition to excelling in acting.


Rosanna Arquette won Emmy Award nomination for her acting performance in 1982 TV film The Executioner’s Song. Similarly, Rosanna Arquette wiki fame grew after winning the BAFTA Award in the category Best Actress in a Supporting Role. She won this award for 1985 film Desperately Seeking Susan. Arquette made vivid appearances in popular movies Pulp Fiction (1994) and Crash (1996). She has also starred on ABC sitcom What About Brian? (2006-07).

Early Life and Background

Rosanna Arquette was born Rosanna Lisa Arquette on August 10, 1959 in New York City, New York in the United States. She holds American citizenship. Her mother, Brenda Olivia “Mardi”, was a Jewish, whose family emigrated from Poland and Russia. On the other hand, her father, Lewis Arquette, was a part of French Canadian descent who converted to Islam from Catholicism. She grew up with her four siblings: Patrick, Alexis, Richmond and David. All of them are actors.

Her mother was a multi-skilled person who worked as actress and poet. In addition, Mardi also served as theatre operator, acting teacher, therapist and activist. Similarly, her father, Lewis Arquette, was a film actor, screenwriter and producer. Furthermore, her paternal grandfather is Cliff Arquette, a comedian. Therefore, it can be said that Rosanna Arquette got acting/onstage gene from her parents/grandparents.

Acting Career and Awards

Rosanna Arquette wiki fame escalated as she started appearing in television and screen films. She started off with TV film The Executioner’s Song for which she won Emmy Award Nomination in 1982. The film earned her wide recognition and amount, but she was not happy to act in a nude scene. She exclaimed the scene made her feel uncomfortable and exploited. Further, she started receiving the scenes which required exposing herself up.

Arquette landed a starring role in 1983 film Baby It’s You. The film earned positive critics but failed to earn good number of viewers. A couple of years later, she starred in Desperately Seeking Susan with pop singer Madonna. The film earned her a British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA) for Best Actress in a Supporting Role.

Since Rosanna Arquette worked with the popular singer Madonna in the film, she frequently encountered questions which she deems are annoying. The same year, she had a success project and failed ones. She appeared in commercially as well as critically successful movie, Silverado. In addition, she was the cast of After Hours and 8 Million Ways to Die. Both of the movies failed after which she left Hollywood.

She went to work in Europe due to which Rosanna Arquette wiki fame grew out of the USA. Arquette worked in The Big Blue in the year 1988 and New York Stories in 1989. The other noteworthy movies of Arquette are Pulp Fiction and Crash. Moreover, she made prominent appearance in Australian film Wendy Cracked a Walnut in 1990.

Besides, she has appeared in brief and guest roles. She played Nicole Varsi in What About Brian? and as Cherie Jaffe in The L Word. Similarly, she guest starred on Malcolm in the Middle as Anita. Additionally, she has starred in French Thriller The Divide. Her most recent roles are as Eleanor in Lovesong (2016) and Claudia in The Etruscan Smile (2017).

Directing, Producing and Other Works

Recently, Rosanna Arquette wiki fame grew even more as she started directing films. She has directed Searching for Debra Winger (2002). Further, she has directed and produced All We Are Saying (2005).

Arquette joined Fit Parent Magazine in the year 2009. Craig Knight is the founder of the magazine and serves as an editor.

Wiki Fame and Recognition

After winning Emmy nomination and BAFTA, Rosanna Arquette wiki fame had definitely skyrocketed. However, there are other media that made her face and work more recognizable. Playboy magazine featured her on its cover in September 1990 issue. The cover displayed her nude picture. She later claimed that it happened without her consent and knowledge.

Personal Life and Family

Rosanna Arquette married Todd Morgan in August 2013. Morgan is her fourth husband, who is an investment banker. Before Morgan, she was married to director Tony Greco, film composer James Newton Howard and restauranteur John Sidel. Arquette and Sidel has a daughter, Zoe Bleu. She underwent divorce with all three of her previous husbands.

Salary and Net Worth

One of the most versatile actresses, Rosanna Arquette wiki fame grew with her roles and performance. In addition, her talent and sharp skills also accumulated her net worth of $3 million as some source states.

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