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Alexis Arquette dead: Boy George, Courteney Cox and more react

Alexis Arquette, an actress and transgender activist, died Sunday morning at the age of 47, her brother Richmond Arquette revealed in a Facebook post.

Actors Patricia and David Arquette are related to Alexis, who was known for her roles in films including "The Wedding Singer" and "Pulp Fiction."

In 2007, Arquette starred in a documentary released at the Tribeca Film Festival, "Alexis Arquette: She's My Brother," where her journey transitioning from male to female was recorded.

Once the news of Arquette's death circulated on Sunday, celebrities took to social media to share their condolences and memories of the actress.

Courteney Cox

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"My heart goes out to anyone who was lucky enough to know Alexis. We will love and miss you forever," Courteney Cox tweeted on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016.

Boy George

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"R.I.P my sister Alexis Arquette. Another bright light gone out far too soon. Love to the family and all that loved Alexis," Boy George tweeted on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016.

Fairuza Balk

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"RIP beautiful, whimsical, hilarious, fierce Alexis Arquette. She was always supportive of me and kind to me. Rest Well Magical one," actress Fairuza Balk tweeted on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016.

Adina Porter

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"I'm so sorry to hear the news about Alexis Arquette. Thoughts & prayers for her family and to all who loved her. #RIP," actress Adina Porter tweeted on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016.


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"R.I.P. To friend Alexis Arquette & love & condolences to the family," Elvira tweeted on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016.


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