Kyle MacLachlan

Actor | * 02/22/1959 (62) | Yakima, Washington (United States of America (USA))
Kyle Merritt MacLachlan (né McLachlan, February 22, 1959) is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Dale Cooper in Twin Peaks (1990–1991; 2017) and its film prequel Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992), as well as roles in two of David Lynch's films: Paul Atreides in Dune (1984) and Jeffrey Beaumont in Blue Velvet (1986). MacLachlan's other film roles include Lloyd Gallagher in The Hidden (1987), Ray Manzarek in The Doors (1991), Cliff Vandercave in The Flintstones (1994), Zack Carey in Showgirls (1995), and the voice of Riley's father in Inside Out (2015). He has h... ()
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Kyle Merritt MacLachlan is an American actor. MacLachlan widely known for his portrayal of Dale Cooper in the TV series Twin Peaks (1990–1991; 2017), and its prequel film Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992). He is also known for his film roles including cult films such as Dune (1984), Blue Velvet (1986), The Hidden (1987), and Showgirls (1995). He has also had prominent roles in other television shows including appearing as Trey MacDougal in Sex and the City (2000–2002), Orson Hodge in Desperate Housewives (2006–2012), The Captain in How I Met Your Mother (2010–2014), the Mayor of Portland in Portlandia (2011–2018), and as Calvin Zabo in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2014–2015).MacLachlan was born in Yakima, Washington. His mother, Catherine (née Stone), was a public relations director, and his father, Kent Alan MacLachlan, was a stockbroker and lawyer. He has Scottish, Cornish and German ancestry. He has two younger brothers named Craig and Kent, both of whom live in the Pacific Northwest. MacLachlan graduated from Eisenhower High School in 1977. He graduated from the University of Washington in 1982 and, shortly afterward, moved to Hollywood, California to pursue his career.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Documentaries

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Movies with Kyle MacLachlan as Actor(61)

as Dr. Karlock2020 Capone
as Thomas Edison2020 Tesla
as Himself (archive footage)2019 You Don't Nomi
as Ray Winter2019 Giant Little Ones
as David Seton2019 High Flying Bird
as Matteo / Bruno / Angelo2019 The Staggering Girl
as himself2017 Behind the Red Curtain
as himself2016 Blue Velvet Revisited
as Dad (voice)2015 Inside Out
as Dad (voice)2015 Riley's First Date?
as Special Agent Dale Cooper2014 Twin Peaks: The Missing Pieces
as Peter Sebeck2013 Breathe In
as Jimmy St. James2009 The Smell of Success
as Charles Foster2009 Mao's Last Dancer
as Bill Kerr (uncredited)2008 The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2
as Superman (voice)2008 Justice League: The New Frontier
as Cyrus2007 Shrek the Halls
as Marius (voice)2006 Free Jimmy
as Ghost of Cary Grant2004 Touch of Pink
as Mr. Hope2003 Northfork
as Nailor2002 Miranda
as himself2002 Mysteries of Love
as Business Manager2001 Perfume
as Daniel2001 Me Without You
as Fisk / Toffler 22001 Xchange
as Claudius2000 Hamlet
as Dennis Conway2000 The Spring
as Bunny Drysdale2000 Timecode
as Booth Parker1998 Route 9
as Sean Dillon1998 Thunder Point
as Vernon1997 One Night Stand
as Jake Parker1996 Mad Dog Time
as Jed Muldoon1996 Moonshine Highway
as Matthew1996 The Trigger Effect
as Sean Dillon1996 The Windsor Protocol
as Zack Carey1995 Showgirls
as Michael Smith1994 Against the Wall
as Jesse Marcel1994 Roswell
as Earl Raymond Digs1994 Vault of Horror I
as Cliff Vandercave1994 The Flintstones
as Josef K1993 The Trial
as Billy McQueen1992 Rich in Love
as Ray Manzarek1991 The Doors
as Special Agent Dale Cooper1989 Twin Peaks
as Bobby O'Connor1989 Dream Breakers
as Lloyd Gallagher1987 The Hidden
as Jeffrey Beaumont1986 Blue Velvet
as Paul Atreides1984 Dune

TV Shows/Series with Kyle MacLachlan as Actor(29)

as President Franklin D. Roosevelt2020 Atlantic Crossing
as Dr. Stephen Frost2019 Carol's Second Act
as Self - Narrator2018 Explained
as Roman Skouras2014 Believe
as Skye's Father2013 Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
as Bus Driver (voice)2012 Gravity Falls
as Donovan Stark2012 Made in Jersey
as Mayor2011 Portlandia
as David Swain2006 In Justice
as Cyrus2005 Mysterious Island
as George Van Smoot2005 How I Met Your Mother
as Orson Hodge2004 Desperate Housewives
as Dr. Brett Morton/ Andrew Raines1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
as himself1997 The View
as Dale Cooper1990 Twin Peaks

TV Shows/Series with Kyle MacLachlan as Crew(2)

Directing/Director2006 In Justice
Directing/Director1989 Tales from the Crypt

Additional Information

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Full Name: Kyle MacLachlan
Born: Sunday, 02/22 1959 (February) in Yakima, Washington (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 62 years + 335 days)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: University of Washington, Eisenhower High School
Spouses (current/former): Desiree Gruber
Children: Callum Lyon MacLachlan
Father: Kent Alan MacLachlan
Mother: Catherine MacLachlan
Other names for Kyle MacLachlan (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Κάιλ ΜακΛάχλαν"
"Kyle Merritt MacLachlan"
Kyle MacLachlan frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (32x, Actor)
Fred Armisen (30x, Actor)
David Lynch (27x, Crew)
Bill Hader (24x, Actor)
Kristen Wiig (20x, Actress)
Jason Sudeikis (19x, Actor)
Kenan Thompson (18x, Actor)
Will Forte (17x, Actor)
Martin Short (13x, Actor)
Kari Wahlgren (13x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:623, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 12/25/2021