We will love and miss you forever." Alexis Arquette had a thriving acting career when he presented as a man, including bit parts in acclaimed projects like "Last Exit to Brooklyn" (1989), "Grief" (1993), "Pulp Fiction" (1994) and "The Wedding Singer" (1998).
In 1997, he was the male lead in the well-received gay romantic comedy "I Think I Do." Arquette's transition to female was documented in the 2007 film "Alexis Arquette: She's My Brother." More recently, Arquette's career had focused on music and cabaret performances.
She also had some plastic surgery to make her look like female.
The names of her parents are Lewis Arquette and Brenda Denaut and they must be very proud of what she has achieved.
Also in the same year, she cameoed in Son of the Beach.
In September 2005, VH1 announced Arquette as one of the celebrity house-guests on the 6th season of The Surreal Life.
Dupont said "My twin brother Richard and I had lunch with him in Santa Monica less than a month [before his death]".
She underwent gender transitioning in her late thirties, and supported other people making similar transitions.
Richmond went on to write that the family cheered when Alexis died, as had been his wish.
According to Radar Online, Alexis had been in a coma at Cedars-Sinai Hospital for four days, with only family allowed as visitors.
In 1982, at the age of 12, Arquette's first acting gig was as "this little kid who's on a ride with all these women and whatnot" in the music video "She's a Beauty" by The Tubes.
In 1986, Arquette debuted on the big screen in an uncredited role as Alexis, the androgynous friend and bandmate of sexually ambivalent teenager Max Whiteman (Evan Richards) in Down and Out in Beverly Hills.