42 Facts About David Arquette


David Arquette was born on September 8,1971 and is an American actor and former professional wrestler.


David Arquette is best known for his role as Dewey Riley in the slasher film franchise Scream, for which he won a Teen Choice Award and two Blockbuster Entertainment Awards.


David Arquette has since had several television roles, such as Jason Ventress on ABC's In Case of Emergency.


David Arquette has voiced Skully on the Disney Channel animated series Jake and the Never Land Pirates, and executive produced the game show Celebrity Name Game, for which he received a Daytime Emmy Award nomination.


David Arquette was born in a Subud commune in Bentonville, Virginia.


David Arquette is the youngest child of Brenda "Mardi" Olivia, an actress, poet, theatre operator, activist, acting teacher, and therapist, and Lewis Arquette, an actor.


Arquette's mother was Jewish while his father was a convert from Catholic Christianity to Islam; through him, David is distantly related to explorer Meriwether Lewis.


David Arquette appeared in a number of movies in the 1990s, including Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Airheads and Never Been Kissed.


David Arquette had guest spots on television shows like Blossom, Beverly Hills, 90210 and Friends.


David Arquette guest starred alongside Cox on Cougar Town in 2012.


David Arquette appeared in the Sega video game ESPN NFL 2K5, voicing himself as a "celebrity adversary" and manager of his own team, the Los Angeles Locos, as well as appearing as an unlockable character in Season Mode.


David Arquette appeared in the 2001 EA video game SSX Tricky, as the voice of lead character Eddie.


David Arquette starred in the 2007 ABC comedy series In Case of Emergency, which was canceled after one season.


David Arquette appeared alongside his sister in the TV show Medium in January 2011.


David Arquette appeared in Rascal Flatts' music video for their song "Why Wait" in 2010.


David Arquette appeared on the 13th season of Dancing with the Stars, partnered with two-time champion Kym Johnson.


In May 2020, it was confirmed that David Arquette would be reprising his role as Dewey Riley for the fifth Scream film, which was directed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett.


David Arquette has appeared on The Howard Stern Show many times, including multiple times as the show's celebrity intern.


In 2000, after filming the World Championship Wrestling movie Ready to Rumble, David Arquette was brought into WCW storylines.


David Arquette made his first appearance on the April 12,2000, episode of Thunder, sitting in the crowd before leaping into the ring to take part in a worked confrontation with Eric Bischoff and his New Blood stable.


David Arquette pinned Bischoff again in the match's finish, winning the WCW World Heavyweight Championship in the process.


David Arquette held the title for 12 days until the Slamboree pay-per-view on May 7,2000, when he was booked to defend the championship against Jarrett and Page in a Triple Cage match, the same match featured in the climax of Ready to Rumble.


David Arquette was against the idea of becoming the WCW World Heavyweight Champion, believing that fans like himself would detest a non-wrestler winning the title.


Vince Russo, who was the head booker for WCW at the time, insisted that David Arquette becoming the champion would be good for the company and for publicity, and David Arquette reluctantly agreed to the angle.


In 2018, David Arquette said during an interview at The Wendy Williams Show years after his controversial WCW title win he has been trolled for 18 years on the Internet and he wants people to have respect for his name in professional wrestling.


David Arquette began training with professional wrestler Peter Avalon for his return.


On July 15,2018, David Arquette made his return to professional wrestling making his debut for Championship Wrestling from Hollywood in a losing effort against RJ City.


On October 6,2018, David Arquette teamed with RJ City to defeat the team of Halal Beefcake in a tag team match at Border City Wrestling's 25th Anniversary show in Windsor, Ontario, Canada.


On November 16,2018, David Arquette wrestled Nick Gage in a deathmatch at Joey Janela's LA Confidential event.


On May 23,2019, David Arquette made his debut on Being the Elite, where he attempted to convince Nick and Matt Jackson to allow him to enter the Over the Budget Battle Royal at All Elite Wrestling's Double or Nothing event.


In June 2021, David Arquette announced he was retiring as a wrestler.


David Arquette was briefly in a band by the name of Ear2000, who contributed a song to the Scream 2 soundtrack and Scream 3 soundtrack.


David Arquette has been a part of Washington's Red Museum and recorded "Post Empire" with the band, which was released in 2011.


David Arquette is part owner of Bootsy Bellows, an exclusive nightclub in Los Angeles.


David Arquette is a certified Bob Ross instructor, so he was trained in the landscape painting technique popularized by the famous painter.


David Arquette purchased the rights to Bozo the Clown in 2021 and has plans to revive the character.


David Arquette himself helped promote the band on MTV's Total Request Live and during his promotional tour for The Tripper.


David Arquette used the band's music for the B-roll in the DVD of The Tripper.


David Arquette started dating Entertainment Tonight correspondent Christina McLarty in 2011.


David Arquette checked into a rehabilitation center for treatment of "alcohol and other issues" on January 1,2011.


Later that year, David Arquette said he had been sober for over nine months.


In June 2012, while in Israel to film an episode of the travel show Trippin, David Arquette belatedly celebrated his Bar Mitzvah at the Western Wall.