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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)
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Exhibition: L'expo en cours 30 Oct to 30 Nov 2007 - Pierre Passebon présente "Fetish" David Lynch, Photographs; Christian Louboutin, Shoes at Galerie Du Passage, Paris 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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In a large city I realized there was a large amount of fear. Coming from the Northwest, it kind of hits you like a train. See more »


Daughter, Director Jennifer Chambers Lynch (b. 1968), with first wife actress Peggy Lynch. Son, Austin Jack Lynch (b. 1982), with second wife Mary Fisk. Son, Riley Lynch (b. 1992), with film editor Mary Sweeney (she later became his third wife). See more »


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