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Catherine E. Coulson (1943–2015)


Catherine E. Coulson began her professional association with director David Lynch when she worked as assistant director on Lynch's legendary feature debut Eraserhead (1977). This is when the two began discussing the idea of a woman who carried a log around with her. Coulson spent much of her career working behind-the-scenes before finally bringing... See full bio »

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Known For

Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me
(1992)
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan Camera and Electrical Department
(1982)
The Amputee
The Amputee Woman with amputation to the legs
(1974)
Eraserhead
Eraserhead Camera and Electrical Department
(1977)

Filmography

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 2013 Redwood Highway
Susie
 2012 Portlandia (TV Series)
Marionberry Farmer
- The Brunch Special (2012) ... Marionberry Farmer
 2012 Walk-In
 2010 Psych (TV Series)
Wood Woman
- Dual Spires (2010) ... Wood Woman
 1995 The Four Diamonds (TV Movie)
 1994 The Secret Life of Houses
Head Nurse
 1992 Ring of the Musketeers (TV Movie)
Lisa
 1991 Another You
Nurse
 1990-1991 Twin Peaks (TV Series)
The Log Lady
- Pilot (1990) ... The Log Lady (as Catherine Coulson)
 1991 Femme Fatale
Sister Mary
 1982 Trick or Treats
Nurse Reeves (as Catherine Coulson)
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Other Works:

Appearing in "By the Waters of Babylon", a new play by Robert Schenkkan, commissioned by the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. The play was written especially for Coulson and Armando Durán (February-June 2005). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Catherine Colson | Catherine Coulson
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I spent a lot of time in Disneyland as a kid...I think it warped me for life.

Trivia:

Has been performing at the prestigious Oregon Shakespeare Festival for the past 8 years. Was last seen in the plays Handler and Winter's Tale. See more »

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Libra

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