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Patricia Arquette

Dee Dee Blanchard, "The Act"

Patricia Arquette stars as Dee Dee Blanchard. To everyone around her, Dee Dee appears to be the perfect mom to her wheelchair-bound daughter, Gypsy Rose. She has guided and protected her daughter through a staggering number of hardships: severe illnesses, homelessness, and hurricane Katrina. To the people in her new neighborhood in Springfield, Missouri, she's an admirable figure. But behind closed doors, her insecurities and need for control often get the better of her.

Arquette is a 4th generation actor. She received the Academy Award for her work in “Boyhood,” the critically acclaimed 12-year project from Richard Linklater, for which she also won the Golden Globe, BAFTA, SAG, New York Film Critics Circle, Los Angeles Film Critics, and Independent Spirit Awards for Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture.

Arquette has also acted in Sean Penn’s “The Indian Runner,” Tony Scott’s “True Romance,” Martin Scorsese’s “Bringing Out the Dead,” David Lynch’s “Lost Highway,” Tim Burton’s “Ed Wood,” John Madden’s “Ethan Frome,” David O. Russell’s “Flirting With Disaster” and Michael Gondry’s “Human Nature.”

She also starred as Allison Dubois in “Medium,” for which she received numerous accolades, and also had leading roles in numerous other television drama series including “CSI: Cyber” and “Boardwalk Empire.” Most recently Arquette stars in the eight-hour miniseries, “Escape at Dannemora,” directed by Ben Stiller and opposite Benicio del Toro and Paul Dano.

Arquette is repped by The Gersh Agency and 3 Arts Entertainment.