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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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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 12 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015/I Inside Out
Dad (voice)
 2013 Breathe In
Peter Sebeck (uncredited)
 2009 Mao's Last Dancer
Charles Foster
 2009 The Smell of Success
Jimmy St. James
 2006 Free Jimmy
Marius (English version, voice)
 2002 Miranda
 2001 Me Without You
 2001 Perfume
Business Manager
 2001 Xchange
Fisk / Toffler 2 (as Kyle Maclachlan)
 2000 Timecode
Bunny Drysdale
 2000 Hamlet
 1996 Mad Dog Time
Jake Parker
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Other Works:

: Played "Jack" in "On an Average Day", a play by John Kolvenbach (Comedy Theater, London, England, UK). 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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[Further speculating on why Dune (1984) failed]: It had kind of a throwback quality, at a time when we were just getting used to science fiction. We were just seeing shiny "Star Wars" stuff. I appreciated "Alien" because it felt like that ship had been in space God knows how long. It was kind of beaten up and dirty. This was something that was even different than that. This was like made from the... See more »


Director Bruce Beresford said about him: "Kyle wears his handsomeness easily; he doesn't carry on. And he's not a boring man. He's ordinary but interesting, which is difficult to find." See more »


Often plays sneaky and sleazy villains See more »

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