American actor, film director, producer, screenwriter, fashion designer, and occasional professional wrestler David Arquette is in Israel as a guest of the Tourism Ministry and the Ministry of Public Diplomacy and Diaspora Affairs.
Third generation of the Arquette acting dynasty (grandfather Cliff Arquette, father Lewis Arquette, siblings Rosanna, Richmond, Patricia and Alexis Arquette), David has starred in the “Scream” series, “Wild Bill,” “Buffy The Vampire Slayer,” “Never Been Kissed” and “Dream with the Fishes.” He was also a one-time WCW World Heavyweight Champion.
David Arquette’s mother is Jewish, the daughter of a Holocaust refugee from Nazi-occupied Poland, and his father is a convert to Islam.
Arquette, 41, is currently in Israel to film a segment in the popular Travel Channel series “Mile High.” The show, which will be broadcast on cable and satellite channels in the U.S., will showcase Israeli tourism.
Arquette visited Tel Aviv on Sunday with his production, and on Monday he celebrated his bar mitzvah at the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem. On Tuesday he is going down to the Dead Sea and Judean Desert to film.