Davids friends from his past tell me he was VERY shy, reserved and quiet in his growing up years.
Sister Patricia calls him her 'little one'.
Alexis/Robert dispelled the Santa Claus myth for David while still young enough to really 'believe'!!!
Speaking of Alexis(Robert), who has carved a nitch for himself in Hollywood in drag preformance, helped advise David in his role a "FrankNFurter" in the theater version of "Rocky Horror Picture Show".
David sometimes paints to relax
David has a fascination for clowns....and often these are the subjects of his painting
David is dyslexic...like ME !!! ....and Albert Einstien, Jay Leno, Cher, Tom Cruise, and umpteen other talented and brilliant people!
When David was a little guy,he used to go to the corner drugstore when Star Wars first came out and get the star wars collectable cards so he could put them together for the picture of the DeathStar on the back.
Prior to Davids decision to become a thespian he was accepted at "U of C at Santa Cruz".....that's THESPIAN hehe....(ie: actor)
David loves to collect puppets, clowns and other assorted odd things...this is a link and info to one of his favorite shoppes
Off the Wall Antiques
7325 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90046
Thankyou Lisa and Dennis for all your help!
Regarding the band "Ear 2000" - one of the bands members 'Sam Music' has been a friend of Davids since childhood. He is the son of Lorenzo Music who is the voice of that loveable orange cartoon kitty 'Garfield'.
Dad Lewis pet name for David is 'David Duck' heheheh
Davids Dad Lewis was a featured regular on the T.V. series 'The Waltons'. He played Erins boss the cantankerous 'J.D. Pickett' during the series wartime era. 'The Waltons' TV series is still in re-runs in many parts of the country.
...speaking of partriarchal units of the Arquette clan....Each year on June 13th Mount Ida, Arkansas
celebrates 'Charley Weaver Day' (aka Cliff Arquette - Davids Grandpop) to find out more scroll down into the 'basement' of this site where I've included a link to 'Charley Weaver Day' provided by the Mount Ida Chamber of Commerce.
Here is a YOUTUBE of Davids Grandpop Charley Weaver on the old "Hollywood Squares" set. Enjoy!
Charley Weaver was a regular and occupied the lower right hand square on the 60's version of the 'Hollywood Squares'. He also had his own TV series at one time in the 50's! 'bun applauds'
While still living, Cliff Arquette founded and developed the tourist attraction in Gettysburg, Penn. known as "Cliff Arquettes Soldiers Museum"
I know all David and Courtney fans have heard this but I have to put it in just for the record. David proposed to lovely Court by hiring a barge full of fireworks to be shot off the Florida coast at the precise moment he planned to propose.
I heard it cost him nearlythirty thousand dollars! WHOA! What an amazing and romantic