Kyle MacLachlan

Kyle MacLachlan

  • Birthday: 1959-02-22
  • Place of birth: Yakima, Washington, USA
  • Also know as: Κάιλ ΜακΛάχλαν

Biography

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.

Filmography

Blue Velvet

1986

As Jeffrey Beaumont

Dune

1984

As Paul Atreides

Against the Wall

1994

As Michael Smith

The Hidden

1987

As Lloyd Gallagher

Roswell

1994

As Jesse Marcel

The Spring

2000

As Dennis Conway

The Trial

1993

As Josef K

The Windsor Protocol

1996

As Sean Dillon

The Trigger Effect

1996

As Matthew

Moonshine Highway

1996

As Jed Muldoon

Route 9

1998

As Booth Parker

Hamlet

2000

As Claudius

Showgirls

1995

As Zack Carey

Touch of Pink

2004

As Ghost of Cary Grant

Thunder Point

1998

As Sean Dillon

Twin Peaks

1990

As Special Agent Dale Cooper

Dream Breakers

1989

As Bobby O'Connor

Vault of Horror I

1994

As Earl Raymond Digs

The Staggering Girl

2019

As Matteo / Bruno / Angelo

Mysterious Island

2005

As Cyrus

The Doors

1991

As Ray Manzarek

One Night Stand

1997

As Vernon

Miranda

2002

As Nailor

Riley's First Date?

2015

As Dad (voice)

Blue Velvet: The Lost Footage

2011

As Jeffrey Beaumont

Two Blue Balls

2017

As Self

Xchange

2001

As Fisk / Toffler 2

Rich in Love

1992

As Billy McQueen

Free Jimmy

2006

As Marius (voice)

Tesla

2020

As Thomas Edison

The Flintstones

1994

As Cliff Vandercave

Justice League: The New Frontier

2008

As Superman (voice)

The Smell of Success

2009

As Jimmy St. James

Breathe In

2013

As Peter Sebeck

Blue Velvet Revisited

2016

As Himself

Giant Little Ones

2019

As Ray Winter

Tell It Martin

2017

As Self

Mao's Last Dancer

2009

As Charles Foster

Peace, Love & Misunderstanding

2011

As Mark Hudson

Miranda's Victim

0000

As Warren

Mad Dog Time

1996

As Jake Parker

Mysteries of Love

2002

As Himself

Twin Peaks: The Missing Pieces

2014

As Special Agent Dale Cooper

Inside Out

2015

As Dad (voice)

Me Without You

2001

As Daniel

You Don't Nomi

2019

As Himself (archive footage)

Capone

2020

As Doctor Karlock

High Flying Bird

2019

As David Seton

Northfork

2003

As Mr. Hope

Timecode

2000

As Bunny Drysdale

Perfume

2001

As Business Manager

Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

1992

As Dale Cooper

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2

2008

As Bill Kerr (uncredited)

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