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Catherine Coulson, Log Lady on 'Twin Peaks,' Dead at 71

29 September 2015 6:41 AM, PDT | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

Catherine Coulson, a veteran camera assistant and actress best known as Margaret Lanterman, or the Log Lady, on David Lynch's Twin Peaks, died Monday morning of cancer, Variety reports. She was 71.

"Today I lost one of my dearest friends, Catherine Coulson," Lynch said in a statement. "Catherine was solid gold. She was always there for her friends — she was filled with love for all people — for her family — for her work. She was a tireless worker. She had a great sense of humor — she loved to laugh and make people laugh. »

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Catherine Coulson, Twin Peaks’s Log Lady, Has Died

29 September 2015 12:46 AM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

Catherine Coulson, the actress who became a fan favorite of Twin Peaks viewers as the mysterious Log Lady and who was slated to return for the series' Showtime revival, died Monday after succumbing to a battle with cancer. She was 71. Her agent confirmed the death to the media, saying: "We are all deeply sad, she meant so much to so many." Coulson worked especially closely with David Lynch, the co-creator of Peaks, also appearing in his short film The Amputee, and working as an assistant director on Eraserhead. "Catherine was solid gold," Lynch said in a statement. "She was always there for her friends — she was filled with love for all people — for her family — for her work. She was a tireless worker. She had a great sense of humor — she loved to laugh and make people laugh. She was a spiritual person — a »

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R.I.P. Catherine E. Coulson (1943 – 2015)

28 September 2015 11:34 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Actress Catherine E. Coulson has passed away aged 71 after a battle with cancer. Coulson appeared in Lynch’s 1974 short The Amputee, and also served as an assistant on Eraserhead, during which the filmmaker envisioned the role of Log Lady, a character Coulson would portray in Twin Peaks and its film prequel Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me.

“Today, I lost one of my dearest friends, Catherine Coulson,” said Lynch in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter. “Catherine was solid gold. She was always there for her friends — she was filled with love for all people, for her family, for her work. She was a tireless worker. She had a great sense of humor — she loved to laugh and make people laugh. She was a spiritual person — a longtime Tm meditator. She was the Log Lady.”

Coulson had been expected to reprise the role of Log Lady for Lynch’s upcoming Twin Peaks revival on Showtime. »

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Catherine E. Coulson 1943-2015

28 September 2015 8:24 PM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

As Twin Peaks returns for its surprise, belated third season, one original cast member sadly won't be part of the reunion. Catherine E. Coulson, who played the enigmatic Log Lady in the show's original run and in Fire Walk With Me, has died. She was 71.Coulson's friendship with David Lynch went all the way back to his debut feature Eraserhead in 1977, on which she performed various roles behind-the-scenes (she was officially credited as Assistant Director and Assistant Camera). During the film's tortuous production she also played the title role in Lynch's short film The Amputee. It was during this busy creative period that they first began discussing Lynch's vision of Coulson as a character holding a log. He'd find a way to bring her to the screen 15 years later.The character, actually named Margaret Lanterman, was seen as a madwoman by the residents of Twin Peaks, but her psychic connection »

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Catherine Coulson, 'Twin Peaks' Log Lady, Passes Away at 71

28 September 2015 6:39 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Sad news for Twin Peaks fans and lovers of classic TV. Actress Catherine E. Coulson passed away on Monday at the age of 71. She succumbed to cancer. She was perhaps best known as the Log Lady on David Lynch's cult series.

Twin Peaks is being revived on Showtime, with all-new episodes shooting later this year. Pre-production is happening now in Washington state. Varitey confirms that Catherine E. Coulson was set to reprise her role as the Log Lady, a character which she also played in director David Lynch's film Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me, which served as a prequel to the canceled ABC show.

More recently, Catherine E. Coulson appeared in a fan-favorite role as proprietor of Marionberry farm on Portlandia, which reunited her with Twin Peaks star Kyle MacLachlan, who plays the Mayor of Portland. She also starred in the movie Redwood Highway opposite Shirley Knight and Tom Skerritt. »

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Catherine Coulson, Log Lady on ‘Twin Peaks,’ Dies at 71

28 September 2015 5:14 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Catherine E. Coulson, who played the Log Lady on David Lynch’s “Twin Peaks” TV series and was set to return to the new Showtime version, died Monday morning of cancer. She was 71.

“We are all deeply sad, she meant so much to so many,” said her agent, Mary Dangerfield, who confirmed her death.

Coulson, who also worked as a camera assistant, reprised the Log Lady role in the feature “Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me” and more recently, she appeared on an episode of “Portlandia” and in the film “Redwood Highway.”

Lynch said in a statement, “Today I lost one of my dearest friends, Catherine Coulson. Catherine was solid gold. She was always there for her friends — she was filled with love for all people — for her family — for her work.  She was a tireless worker. She had a great sense of humor — she loved to laugh and make people laugh. »

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Catherine Coulson, Log Lady on ‘Twin Peaks,’ Dies at 71

28 September 2015 5:14 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Catherine E. Coulson, who played the Log Lady on David Lynch’s “Twin Peaks” TV series and was set to return to the new Showtime version, died Monday morning of cancer. She was 71.

“We are all deeply sad, she meant so much to so many,” said her agent, Mary Dangerfield, who confirmed her death.

Coulson, who also worked as a camera assistant, reprised the Log Lady role in the feature “Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me” and more recently, she appeared on an episode of “Portlandia” and in the film “Redwood Highway.”

Lynch said in a statement, “Today I lost one of my dearest friends, Catherine Coulson. Catherine was solid gold. She was always there for her friends — she was filled with love for all people — for her family — for her work.  She was a tireless worker. She had a great sense of humor — she loved to laugh and make people laugh. »

- Pat Saperstein

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