Lewis Michael Arquette (December 14 1935 â€“ February 10 2001) was an American film actor, writer and producer. Arquette was well known as "J. D. Pickett" on the TV series, The Waltons, where he worked from 1978-1981.
Lewis Arquette was born in Chicago, Illinois to the late comic actor Cliff Arquette, best remembered for his "Charley Weaver" character, a fixture on the original Hollywood Squares. He was part of the famous Arquette-Cox family.
He was the father of actors Patricia, Alexis Arquette, Rosanna, David and Richmond Arquette. He is the father-in-law of actress Courteney Cox and actor Thomas Jane and the former father-in-law of actor Nicolas Cage. Arquette frequently appeared in movies with his sons.
In 1963, Arquette moved his family to Chicago, where he managed The Second City theater for several years. In 1970 the family moved to a commune in Front Royal, Virginia.
His wife, Brenda "Mardi" Nowak, died in 1997 from breast cancer. Mardi was Jewish and the daughter of a Holocaust...
The Horror Show (1989) is a supernatural horror film starring Lance Henriksen and Brion James. Although titled House III: The Horror Show for the non-US market, and being produced by Sean S. Cunningham, it has no other connections with the first two House films. As a consequence, the third "true" House film was named House IV.Detective Lucas McCarthy (Lance Henriksen) finally catches the serial killer named "Meat Cleaver Max" (Brion James) and watches his execution. However, Max has made a deal with the devil in order to return from the grave and frame Lucas for a series of grisly murders. He also scares the McCarthy family (who have moved into a new house) and the parapsychologist they hire...., http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0097527