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Born in precisely the kind of small-town American setting so familiar from his films, David Lynch spent his childhood being shunted from one state to another as his research scientist father kept getting relocated. He attended various art schools, married Peggy Lynch and then fathered future director Jennifer Chambers Lynch shortly after he turned... See full bio »
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 1990 Wild at Heart (screenplay)
 1986 Blue Velvet (screenplay)
 1984 Dune (screenplay)
 1980 The Elephant Man (screenplay)
 1977 Eraserhead
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TV commercial: Directed commercial for Sun Moon Stars, 1995 See more »

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5 Biographical Movies | 11 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 23 Interviews | 38 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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5' 11" (1.8 m)

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I like to make films because I like to go into another world. I like to get lost in another world. And film to me is a magical medium that makes you dream...allows you to dream in the dark. It's just a fantastic thing, to get lost inside the world of film. See more »


He attended the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) in Philadelphia See more »


Films are often sexually charged and graphically violent See more »

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