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The world lost a talented actress and a transgender pioneer earlier this month.

On September 11, Alexis Arquette died at the age of 47.

And while the world mourned a star who had appeared in such films as Pulp Fiction, Patricia Arquette simple mourned a family member.

And she continues to do so today.

Patricia Arquette on a Red Carpet
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The Oscar-winning actress took to Twitter on Sunday, September 25 to remember Alexis, writing the following message to followers

Or, to be more accurate, to Alexis herself…

"If there is reincarnation I pray to God that you come back Lex into a family that loves you as much as we do. Thank you all for your condolences and words of support and prayers for our family."

As previously reported in sad detail, Alexis Arquette died at the age of 47 on September 11.

The passing was confirmed at the time by brother Richmond Arquette.

"Our brother Robert, who became our brother Alexis, who became our sister Alexis, who became our brother Alexis, passed this morning September 11, at 12:32 am," he wrote on Facebook back then.

An outpouring of support and condolences quickly followed:

Added Richmond upon making this tragic announcement:

"He was surrounded by all of his brothers and sisters, one of his nieces and several other loved ones.

"We were playing music for him and he passed during David Bowie’s ‘Starman.’ As per his wishes, we cheered at the moment that he transitioned to another dimension."

Last week, it was revealed that Arquette passed away from cardiac arrest, but also that she had been battling with HIV for 29 years. 

Alexis, of course, was also related to actors  David and Rosanna Arquette.

These family members released their own statement about Alexis on the day she died.

"Alexis was a brilliant artist and painter, a singer, an entertainer and an actor," the siblings wrote.

"Her career was cut short, not by her passing, but by her decision to live her truth and her life as a transgender woman. Despite the fact that there are few parts for trans actors, she refused to play roles that were demeaning or stereotypical.

"She was a vanguard in the fight for understanding and acceptance for all trans people."

Alexis Arquette Works It
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Alexis dove more deeply into her transition in the 2007 film Alexis Arquette: She’s My Brother.

She was also best known for films such as The Wedding Singer, Lords of Dogtown, Blended and the documentary Wigstock: The Movie.

We continue to send our thoughts and prayers to those who knew her best.