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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 48 wins & 41 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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Other Works:

Directed Japanese TV commercials for Georgia canned coffee, starring Kyle MacLachlan, Catherine E. Coulson, Kimmy Robertson, Harry Goaz, Michael Horse and Mädchen Amick. See more »

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5 Biographical Movies | 11 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 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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I sort of go by a duck when I work on a film because if you study a duck, you'll see certain things. You'll see a bill, and the bill is a certain texture and a certain length. Then you'll see a head, and the features on the head are a certain texture and it's a certain shape and it goes into the neck. The texture of the bill for instance is very smooth and it has quite precise detail in it and it... See more »

Trivia:

Producer Dino De Laurentiis offered him the chance to direct "Hand-Carved Coffins" based on a Truman Capote work, but Lynch turned it down; to date the project has not been produced. See more »


Star Sign:

Aquarius

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