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Lewis Arquette
Lewis Arquette

Lewis Arquette

Personal Information
Birthname: Lewis Michael Arquette
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois
Died: 10 February 2001(2001-02-10) (aged 65)
Deathplace: Los Angeles, California
Years active: 1977–2001
Spouse(s): Brenda Nowak (died 1997, 5 children)
Character/Series involvement
Character played: Sam Franklin in the ABC-TV movie A Very Brady Christmas

Lewis Arquette (14 December 1935 – 10 February 2001) was a veteran film actor, writer and producer, whose best known role was as "J.D. Pickett" on the long-running CBS-TV series, The Waltons, where he worked from 1978–1981. Lewis assumed the role of Sam Franklin, Alice's butcher boyfriend turned husband, in the 1988 ABC-TV Christmas holiday film A Very Brady Christmas.

Life and career[]

Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, Lewis was a part of the famous Arquette family and the father of actors Patricia, Alexis, Rosanna, David and Richmond Arquette. He was the father-in-law of actress Courteney Cox and actor Thomas Jane and the former father-in-law of actor Nicolas Cage.

Arquette died in Los Angeles, California in 2001, due to congestive heart failure.