DAVID ARQUETTE plays the role of ex-cop Dwight
"Dewey" Riley for the third time. After the attempts
on his life both in Woodsboro and Windsor College,
former Sheriff's Deputy Dewey is back for more.
Leaving Woodsboro behind to work as a technical
advisor on "Stab 3," Dewey has now cultivated a
relationship with "Stab 3" star Jennifer Jolie
Arquette, who has established himself as a versatile
actor in both studio and independent films, was last
Drew Barrymore in
the big-screen comedy "Never Been Kissed" and stars
in the upcoming comedy "Ready to Rumble" for director
Brian Robbins. He has completed the romantic comedy
"The Shrink Is In" opposite his wife Courteney Cox
Arquette and will play the title role in "Honky!" for
director Stephen Leeds.
In five consecutive years Arquette acted in and
produced five independent films that competed at the
Sundance Film Festival. He delivered a critcally
praised performance as a male prostitute in "johns,"
which was in competition at the 1996 Sundance Film
Festival. He co-produced and starred in "Dream with
the Fishes," which competed at Sundance '97 and
starred opposite Stanley Tucci and Kate Capshaw in
"The Alarmist," which was in competition at Sundance
Arquette's numerous motion picture credits include
"Where the Day Takes You," "Buffy the Vampire
Slayer," "The Roadkillers," Michael Lehman's
"Airheads," Walter Hill's "Wild Bill," opposite Jeff
Bridges, Ted Demme's "Beautiful Girls" with Uma
Thurman and Mira Sorvino and more recently, the
thriller "Ravenous." He was also featured in "Muppets
Arquette's television work includes the ABC
miniseries "Dead Man's Walk" and Showtime's remake
Arquette made his stage debut in Los Angeles at the
Tiffany Theatre, performing the lead role of
Frank-n-Furter in the 25th Anniversary revival of
Richard O'Brien's "The Rocky Horror Show."
When not acting, Arquette performs with his band,
Ear 2000. Their song, "The Race," is part of the
gold-selling SCREAM 2 soundtrack. Ear 2000's next single,
"Click Click," is on the SCREAM 3 soundtrack.
Born on September 8, 1971, Arquette trained with
his father Lewis (who appeared with him in SCREAM 2)
at the Second City Theatre. He hails from the
illustrious Arquette acting clan which includes
grandfather Cliff Arquette, father Lewis and siblings
Rosanna, Patricia, Alexis and Richmond (who also appears
in SCREAM 3).