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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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Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 45 wins & 38 nominations. See more awards »

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 2012 Meditation, Creativity, Peace (Documentary)
 2011 The 3 Rs (Short)
 2010 Lady Blue Shanghai (Short) (story)
 2006 Inland Empire (written by)
 2002 Rabbits
 2002 Darkened Room (Short)
 2002 Does That Hurt You? (Documentary short)
 2001 Mulholland Drive (written by)
 1997 Lost Highway (written by)
 1992 Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (television series Twin Peaks) / (written by)
 1990 Wild at Heart (screenplay)
 1986 Blue Velvet (screenplay)
 1984 Dune (screenplay)
 1980 The Elephant Man (screenplay)
 1977 Eraserhead
 1974 The Amputee (Short)
 1970 The Grandmother (Short)
 1968 The Alphabet (Short) (writer)
 1967 Absurd Encounter with Fear (Short) (uncredited)
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Book: "Images", 1994. New York: Hyperion. 191 pp. ISBN 078686060X See more »

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5 Biographical Movies | 9 Print Biographies | 22 Interviews | 38 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

David L.

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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[on plans to build 100 transcendental meditation centers to bring an end to crime and war]: "Peace could be on this Earth this year. It would be a whole new world." See more »

Trivia:

Has worked with real-life father-son pair José Ferrer and Miguel Ferrer in Dune (1984) and Twin Peaks (1990); and real-life mother-daughter pair Diane Ladd and Laura Dern in Wild at Heart (1990) and Blue Velvet (1986). See more »

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Uses Roy Orbison songs in his films See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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