Khandi Alexander (born September 4, 1957) is an American dancer and film and television actress.
Born in New York City and educated at Queensborough Community College, she appeared on Broadway and choreographed Whitney Houston's international tours from 1989 to 1992. Since then, she has concentrated on film and TV, played the character Catherine Duke on NewsRadio, a NBC situation comedy which ran from March 21, 1995 - July 13, 1999 for 97 episodes , and as the character Jackie Robbins on NBC's Emmy Award drama ER, based upon life in a Chicago hospital's emergency department. ER previewed in September 1994 and continues to air Thursday evenings.
She currently portrays the character Alexx Woods, a coroner on the CBS serial drama CSI: Miami which first aired September 2002.
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At that time, Arquette's parents divorced. The liaison with an old love of Arquette, English pop and rock star Peter Gabriel, proved also to be impossible. Her marriage in 1986 to composer James Newton Howard ended in the same way. The first was her boyfriend Steven Porcaro, member of the rock band Toto (whose international hit "Rosanna" is named after her).
Her dedication to acting has broken several relationships. In her private life, she has always been torn between work and family. Since then, Arquette has appeared, with few exceptions, in one or in several movies each year, some of them of notable interest, like Pulp Fiction and Crash. In 1989, Martin Scorsese offered her a part in New York Stories.
Thereafter, she played in many cinema movies and TV films. In 1982, she earned an Emmy Award nomination for the TV film The Executioner's Song. Besides cinema movies, Arquette appeared from the beginning of her career in television films. A few years later she started to act in mature roles.
In Hollywood, she had her first roles playing teens with troubles. At the age of 14 she went to Los Angeles, California, wanting to become a film star. Arquette did not do well at school. When she was 11 years old, her parents moved to a commune in Virginia.
Arquette followed her family's profession and began acting while being a child. She is the sister of actors Patricia Arquette, David Arquette, Alexis Arquette and Richmond Arquette, and the sister-in-law of Courteney Cox Arquette. Pickett" on The Waltons. W.
Her grandfather, Cliff Arquette, played "Charley Weaver" on The Jack Paar Show and the original incarnation of Hollywood Squares, and her father, Lewis, was well known as "J. She was born in New York City. Rosanna Arquette (born August 10, 1959) is an American actress. More American Graffiti (1979).
Gorp (1980). S.O.B. (1981). Baby It's You (1983). Off the Wall (1983).
The Aviator (1985). Desperately Seeking Susan (1985). Silverado (1985). After Hours (1985).
8 Million Ways to Die (1986). Nobody's Fool (1986). Amazon Women on the Moon (1987). The Big Blue (1988).
New York Stories (1989). Black Rainbow (1989). Sweet Revenge (1990). Almost (1990).
Flight of the Intruder (1991). The Linguini Incident (1991). Radio Flyer (1992). Fathers & Sons (1992).
Nowhere to Run (1993). Pulp Fiction (1994). Search and Destroy (1995). Crash (1996).
White Lies (1996). Vive le cinéma! (1996). Gone Fishin (1997). Deceiver (1997).
Do Me a Favor (1997). Gun (1997). Buffalo '66 (1998). Hope Floats (1998).
Floating Away (1998). Hell's Kitchen (1998). I'm Losing You (1998). Fait Accompli (1998).
Homeslice (1998). Sugar Town (1999). Palmer's Pick Up (1999). Pigeonholed (1999).
Interview with a Dead Man (1999). The Whole Nine Yards (2000). Too Much Flesh (2000). Things Behind the Sun (2001).
Joe Dirt (2001). Big Bad Love (2001). Good Advice (2001). Diary of a Sex Addict (2001).
Searching For Debra Winger (2003) (as director).