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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 3 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Twin Peaks
Twin Peaks Special Agent Dale Cooper
Blue Velvet
Blue Velvet Jeffrey Beaumont
Inside Out
The Doors
The Doors Ray Manzarek


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 2016 Gravity Falls (TV Series)
Bus Driver
- Weirdmageddon 3: Take Back the Falls (2016) ... Bus Driver (voice)
 2015 Riley's First Date? (Short)
Dad (voice)
 2015/I Inside Out
Dad (voice)
 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 / Chatterbox Guest (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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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 | Kyle McLachlan


5' 11¼" (1.81 m)

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Personal Quote:

[on whether or not the failure of Dune (1984) was deserved]: I think yes and no. We made it in '83 and it came out in '84 [with] 'Dino De Laurentis', who had a habit of over-hyping all of his pictures and saying it was the biggest budget ever seen - an over-the-top kind of salesmanship. It was a book that was incredibly popular but was impossible to translate. David did an okay job. Now you'd do ... 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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