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Kyle MacLachlan

The "boy next door, if that boy spent lots of time alone in the basement", is how Rich Cohen described Kyle MacLachlan in a 1994 article for "Rolling Stone" magazine. That distinctly askew wholesomeness made MacLachlan a natural to become famous as the alter ego of twisted director David Lynch. MacLachlan was born and raised in Yakima, Washington, ... See full bio »

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 2015 Riley's First Date? (Short) (completed)
Dad (voice)
 2015/I Inside Out
Dad (voice)
 2011-2015 Portlandia (TV Series)
- 4th of July (2015) ... Mayor
- Seaworld (2015) ... Mayor
- 3D Printer (2014) ... Mayor
- Spyke Drives (2014) ... Mayor
 2013 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series)
- Episode #5.66 (2013) ... Villain
 2013 Breathe In
Peter Sebeck (uncredited)
 2012 Muppets vs. Goldman Sachs (Short)
 2011 The Doctor (TV Movie)
 2004-2011 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Andrew Raines / Dr. Brett Morton
- Blood Brothers (2011) ... Andrew Raines
- Conscience (2004) ... Dr. Brett Morton
 2009 Mao's Last Dancer
Charles Foster
 2009 The Smell of Success
Jimmy St. James
 2006 Free Jimmy
Marius (English version, voice)
 2005 Mysterious Island (TV Movie)
 2002 Jo (TV Movie)
 2002 Miranda
 2001 Grand Theft Auto 3 (Video Game)
Donald Love (voice)
 2001 Me Without You
 2001 Perfume
Business Manager
 2001 Xchange
Fisk / Toffler 2 (as Kyle Maclachlan)
 2000 Timecode
Bunny Drysdale
 2000 Hamlet
 2000 The Spring (TV Movie)
Dennis Conway
 1998 The Invisible Man (TV Movie)
Jack Griffin
 1998 Route 9 (TV Movie)
Booth Parker
 1998 Thunder Point (TV Movie)
Sean Dillon
 1997 Windsor Protocol (TV Movie)
Sean Dillon
 1996 Mad Dog Time
Jake Parker
 1996 Moonshine Highway (TV Movie)
Jed Muldoon
 1994 Vault of Horror I (TV Movie)
 1994 Roswell (TV Movie)
Jesse Marcel
 1994 Against the Wall (TV Movie)
Michael Smith
 1990 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
- Insanity on Trial (1990) ... Narrator
 1989 Dream Breakers (TV Movie)
Bobby O'Connor
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV Commercial (directed by David Lynch) for Georgia Coffee (1991 Japan). See more »

Publicity Listings:

12 Interviews | 15 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 22 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Kyle Maclachlan


6' (1.83 m)

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After the series finished, I was reluctant to return for the film, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992). I was pretty naive about it. At the time, I felt like I was trapped in this stale role, but looking back, Dale Cooper was one of the best things that happened to me. I went on to make some film choices that were rather strange - made with the best intentions, but not necessarily coming out the... See more »


Kyle has Scottish, English, Cornish, and German ancestry. He has, perhaps jokingly, stated that he could be a direct descendant of composer Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), through Kyle's maternal great-grandmother, Henrietta Bach. However, Henrietta was descended, through her own patrilineal line, from a man named Johann Christoph Bach, born in Germany in the late 1600s. Thus, Kyle is not a ... See more »


Often cast by David Lynch (Dune (1984), Blue Velvet (1986), Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992), and the television series Twin Peaks (1990),) See more »

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