Sunday, September 11, 2016

R.I.P. Alexis Arquette

Actress-musician Alexis Arquette died early today at the age of 47.

Best known for her roles in Pulp Fiction, The Wedding Singer, and Last Exit to Brooklyn, Arquette was a visible and outspoken member of the transgender community who made her transition public 10 years ago, documenting her experience in 2007’s Alexis Arquette: She’s My Brother.

More than that, though, you could tell that she was a force of life – an undeniable presence that made anywhere she was crackle with excitement.

She will be missed.


Update: It was reported on Sept. 12, that Arquette passed away from complications related to AIDS.

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