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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
(1990-1991)
Blue Velvet
Blue Velvet Jeffrey Beaumont
(1986)
Inside Out
(2015)
The Doors
The Doors Ray Manzarek
(1991)

Filmography

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  G.L.O. (filming)
Ray Winter
 2017 Twin Peaks (TV Series)
Dale Cooper / Dougie Jones
- Part 18 (2017) ... Dale Cooper
- Part 17 (2017) ... Dale Cooper
- Part 16 (2017) ... Dale Cooper
- Part 15 (2017) ... Dale Cooper
- Part 14 (2017) ... Dale Cooper
 2016 Gravity Falls (TV Series)
Bus Driver
- Weirdmageddon 3: Take Back the Falls (2016) ... Bus Driver (voice)
 2015 Riley's First Date? (Video 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)
Jason
 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 Slipp Jimmy fri
Marius (English version, voice)
 2005 Mysterious Island (TV Movie)
Cyrus
 2002 Jo (TV Movie)
 2002 Miranda
Nailor
 2001 Grand Theft Auto 3 (Video Game)
Donald Love (voice)
 2001 Me Without You
Daniel
 2001 Perfume
Business Manager
 2001 Xchange
Fisk / Toffler 2 (as Kyle Maclachlan)
 2000 Timecode
Bunny Drysdale
 2000 Hamlet
Claudius
 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)
Narrator
- Insanity on Trial (1990) ... Narrator
 1989 Dream Breakers (TV Movie)
Bobby O'Connor
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Other Works:

TV commercial and TV interview for/on CBS CBS News Sunday Morning (1979). See more »

Publicity Listings:

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


Alternate Names:

Kyle Maclachlan | Kairu Makurakuran | Kyle McLachlan

Height:

5' 11¼" (1.81 m)
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Personal Quote:

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 »

Trivia:

Spells his last name differently than his father Kent McLachlan, who died in 2011 at age 77. See more »

Trademark:

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 »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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