Rosanna Arquette

Actor, Director, and Activist

Rosanna Arquette

Rosanna Arquette became a professional actor as a teenager and has appeared in over 70 films. She has worked with lead directors, including Blake Edwards (S.O.B.), John Sayles (Baby It’s You), Martin Scorsese (After Hours, New York Stories), Quentin Tarantino (Pulp Fiction), David Cronenberg (Crash), Hal Ashby (8 Million Ways to Die), and Alison Anders (Sugar Town). She received the British Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in Desperately Seeking Susan and an Emmy-nomination in the television adaptation of The Executioner’s Song. Ms. Arquette has also appeared in numerous television series, including What About Brian, and has directed and produced two highly acclaimed documentaries—Searching for Debra Winger and All We Are Saying.

“Human trafficking is the most horrific tragedy that is happening on our earth. The selling of children for sex is incomprehensible to me and that anyone would allow this and profit from it is disgusting. For the rest of my life, I am committed to bringing awareness and helping combat and prosecute the pimps who do this.”