The entertainment community lost another one. The transgender actress who was a part of the famous Arquette family passed away.
Alexis Arquette, the actress known for roles in The Wedding Singer, Miracle Beach and Down and Out in Beverly Hills. She was a part of a famous movie and television family. Her sisters and brothers included Rosanna, Richmond, Patricia, and David Arquette.
Alexis was surrounded by her family at the time of death.
Patricia Arquette released a statement from the family. "Alexis was a brilliant artist and painter, a singer, an entertainer, and an actor. We learned what real bravery is though watching her journey of living as a trans woman. We came to discover the one truth----that love is everything."
At an early age, Alexis performed in music video for The Tubes, "She's a Beauty" at age 12.
Her big break came when she played a trans sex worker named Georgette in the movie Last Exit to Brooklyn with her sister Patricia.
Alexis played in numerous roles before coming out as transgender. She had surgery in 2007.
At the time of death, the family played David Bowie's Starman. The actress did of an undisclosed illness. The actress was in a coma for at least four days before they had to end it.
The results confirmed by the family was the actress died of AIDS.
Alexis was born Robert in 1969. She was the fourth child of the family.