David Arquette is an American actor, director, professional wrestler, producer, and fashion designer. He is most famous for his role of Dewey in the Scream series. He is also the winner of the World Championship Wrestling (WCW) World Heavyweight Champion title of 2000. He has also appeared in many Hollywood films such as See Spot Run, Wild Bill, Never Been Kissed.
David is also known for the tattoos that he has on his body. Let us take a look at the unique inks his body adorns and the meanings behind them.
1. ‘LA and Faces’ Tattoo
Tattoo: There is a design tattooed on the right shoulder of the actor that shows the letters “LA” n the style of a brick wall. There are also two faces tattooed on the back of his shoulder.
Meaning: The tattoo of the letters represents the city of Los Angeles, California. The faces on his shoulder represent the faces of Randy Savage and Miss Elizabeth and show his love and appreciation for both of them. While talking about his tattoo, he said, “I just remembered how much I loved Miss Elizabeth. She was one of the first girls I was in love with.”
2. Portrait Tattoo
Tattoo: There is a tattoo of a portrait of an old man’s face on his right upper arm, just below the LA design tattoo.
Meaning: The man in the portrait is his paternal grandfather, Cliff Arquette. The tattoo was done to show his love for his grandfather who was also an actor and comedian.
3. ‘Joker and Masked Man’ Tattoo
Tattoo: There is a tattoo of the face of the joker on the side of his right upper arm. There is also a tattoo of a masked man just above the tattoo of the joker.
Meaning: The masked man is a tattoo of the famous wrestler, El Santo who might be one of the actor’s idols.
4. ‘Caillou’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The actor’s right bicep has a tattoo of the famous cartoon character, Caillou on it.
Meaning: The actor got this tattoo as Caillou is one of his son’s favorite cartoons.
5. Outline Tattoo
Tattoo: The back of his right upper arm also has an outline of a wig with glasses tattooed on it.
Meaning: The tattoo of the outline with glasses is a tattoo of Ric Flair, who is one of David’s idols. David also revealed that after he won the WCW title, “Ric Flair at one point put his arms around me and said, ‘Hey guys, he’s one of us.’ That made me feel really great.”
6. ‘Duck’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The inside of his right forearm has a tattoo of a mama duck, being followed by little ducklings. There is also a tiny design tattooed near his elbow.
7. ‘King of Hearts’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The inside of the actor’s right wrist has a tattoo of the King of Hearts card on it.
Meaning: The tattoo of the King of Hearts card is a popular design that represents the love for playing cards.
8. ‘Flower’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The right pec of the actor has a floral design tattooed on it.
Meaning: The tattoo originally was the sacred heart of Jesus but was later covered up with a floral pattern.
9. ‘Christina and Bird’ Tattoo
Tattoo: There is a large tattoo design of a burning heart with corals, along with a banner below it on his left pec. The banner reads the name, “Christina”. There is also a seahorse tattooed to the right of the design and the name, “CHARLIE WEST” is tattooed below the design. There is also a small bird tattooed on the left side of his stomach.
Meaning: The tattoo design on his chest represents his love for his family. It shows the name of his spouse, Christina McLarty, and his beloved son, Charlie West Arquette.
10. ‘Comic’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The right side of his body has a large tattoo of a comic book panel from the DC comics’ Wonder Woman.
Meaning: The tattoo is inspired by the comic released in September 1948. The comic page reads, “It takes real character to admit one’s failure – and not a little wisdom to take your profits from defeat. But remember, this man’s world of yours will never be without pain and suffering until it learns to love and respect human rights. Keep your hands extended to all friendliness but never holding the gun of persecution and intolerance!” and the reply “You’re wonderful, Angel!”
11. ‘Skull’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The left side of his stomach also has a tattoo of a skull, wearing a large top hat, with a banner below it.
12. ‘We the People’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The left side of his body also has a quote tattooed on it that starts on his side and reaches his back. The quote reads, “We the People”
13. Back Tattoo
Tattoo: The wrestler’s back has a circular design tattooed on it followed by a word.
14. Design Tattoo
Tattoo: There is a large design tattooed on the inside of the actor’s left forearm. The design shows different letters, arranged in rows, followed by filled and unfilled circles and boxes. There is also a flame tattoo on the inside of his left wrist.
15. ‘Dragon’ Tattoo
Tattoo: There is a tattoo of the traditional Chinese dragon on the side of his right lower leg.
Meaning: The tattoo of the Chinese dragon is a popular design that represents strength, power, wisdom, and luck.
There is another tattoo on the actor’s right thigh, near his waistline but it has not been revealed in his photos