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Kyle Maclachlan Biography
Kyle MacLachlan 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). He is also known for his roles in two of David Lynch’s films: Paul Atreides in Dune (1984) and Jeffrey Beaumont in Blue Velvet (1986). Kyle’s other film roles include Lloyd Gallagher in The Hidden (1987), Ray Manzarek in The Doors (1991), Clifford Vandercave in The Flintstones (1994), Zack Carey in Showgirls (1995), and the voice of Riley’s dad in Inside Out (2015).
Kyle has had leading roles in 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 Calvin Zabo in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2014–2015).
He has won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama (1990). He was even nominated in the same category in 2017, for playing the role of Dale Cooper in Twin Peaks. He has also been nominated for two Emmy Awards for Twin Peaks.
Kyle Maclachlan Age
Kyle was born on February 22, 1959 in Yalima Valley Memorial Hospital in Yakima Washington. He is 60 years old as of 2019.Kyle Maclachlan Photo
Kyle Maclachlan Family
Kyle was born at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital in Yakima, Washington. He is the son to Catherine (née Stone; 1933-1986)who was a public relations director for a school district and a homemaker who was active in community arts programs and Kent Alan MacLachlan (born McLachlan; 1933-2011),who was a stockbroker and lawyer.
He has Scottish, Cornish, and German ancestry. Kyle grew up in Yakima. He is the eldest of three children. His younger brothers, Craig and Kent Jr., live in the Seattle area. He graduated from Eisenhower High School in Yakima. When he was 17 his mother left his father. In 1977 his parents divorced in his senior year of high school.
Kyle Maclachlan Young
Kyle was introduced to stage acting by his mother. At that time his mother was a director of a youth theater program for teenagers that she helped set up in Yakima. From age 9 to 14 his mother sent him to piano lessons when he also began to study classical singing. When Kyle was in high school, he performed in plays and in class musicals, acting in his first play at age 15.
During his senior year,he played the lead role of Brindsley Miller in a production of Peter Shaffer’s one-act play Black Comedy and also performed as Henry Higgins in My Fair Lady. He graduated cum laude with a BFA in drama from the University of Washington in 1982 , as a student of the Professional Actor Training Program. Initially he planned to major in business and also studied classical voice at UW, before focusing on acting. In 1985 he moved to Los Angeles after the release of the movie Dune in 1984, where he made his film debut in the starring role.
Kyle Maclachlan Desiree Gruber
Kyle met and began a relationship with publicist Desiree Gruber in 1999. Desiree runs her own public relations agency and she became an executive producer of Project Runway in 2004. Kyle moved to New York City because he was filming Sex and the City and Gruber was based there. The couple got married on April 20, 2002. On July 26, 2008 their son, Callum Lyon MacLachlan, was born in Los Angeles. Kyle’s family has residences in Los Angeles and New York.
Kyle Maclachlan Movies
2019 – Fonzo as Karlock
2019 – Untitled Luca Guadagnino Project
2018 – Giant Little Ones as Ray Winter
2018 – The House with a Clock in Its Walls as Isaac Izard
2015 – Inside Out as Mr. Anderson
2015 – Riley’s First Date? as Mr. Anderson
2013 – Breathe In as Peter Sebeck
2011 – Peace, Love & Misunderstanding as Mark
2009 – Mao’s Last Dancer as Charles C. Foster
2009 – The Smell of Success as Jimmy St James
2008 – Free Jimmy as Marius
2008 – Justice League: The New Frontier as Kal-El / Clark Kent / Superman
2008 – The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 as Bill Kerr
2004 – Touch of Pink as Spirit of Cary Grant
2003 – Northfork as Mr. Hope
2002 – Miranda as Nailor
2001 – Me Without You as Daniel
2001 – Perfume as Business Manager
2000 – XChange as Fisk / Toffler 2
2000 – Hamlet as Claudius
2000 – Timecode as Bunny Drysdale
1997 – One Night Stand as Vernon
1996 – The Trigger Effect as Matthew
1996 – Mad Dog Time as Jake Parker
1995 – Showgirls as Zack Carey
1994 – The Flintstones as Clifford Vandercave
1993 – The Trial as Josef K.
1993 – Rich in Love as Billy McQueen
1992 – Where the Day Takes You as Ted
1992 – Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me as Special Agent Dale Cooper
1991 – The Doors as Ray Manzarek
1990 – Don’t Tell Her It’s Me as Trout
1987 – The Hidden as Lloyd Gallagher
1986 – Blue Velvet as Jeffrey Beaumont
1984 – Dune as Paul Atreides
Kyle Maclachlan Tv Shows
2018 – American Dad! as Del
2017 – Twin Peaks as Dale Cooper
2016 – Gravity Falls as Bus Driver
2014–2015 – Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. as Calvin Johnson / The Doctor
2014 – Believe as Roman Skouras
2013–2014 – The Good Wife as Josh Perotti
2012 – Made in Jersey as Donovan Stark
2011–2018 – Portlandia as Mayor
2011 – The Doctor as Jason
2011 – Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as Andrew Raines
2010–2014 – How I Met Your Mother as George Van Smoot / The Captain
2006–2012 – Desperate Housewives as Orson Hodge
2006 – In Justice as David Swain
2005 – Mysterious Island as Cyrus Smith
2004 – Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as Dr. Brett Morton
2004 – The Librarian: Quest for the Spear as Edward Wilde
2002 – Jo – N/A
2000–2002 – Sex and the City as Trey MacDougal
2000 – The Spring as Dennis Conway
1998 – Thunder Point as Sean Dillon
1998 – The Invisible Man as Jack Griffin
1998 – Route 9 as Booth Parker
1997 – Windsor Protocol as Sean Dillon
1996 – Moonshine Highway as Jed Muldoon
1994 – Roswell as Maj. Jesse Marcel
1994 – Against the Wall as Michael Smith
1991 – Tales from the Crypt as Earl Raymond Digs
1990–1991 – Twin Peaks as Dale Cooper
1990 – Saturday Night Live – Himself (host)
1990 – The American Experience as Narrator
1989 – Dream Breakers as Bobby O’Connor
Kyle Maclachlan Twin Peaks | David Lynch Kyle Maclachlan
Kyle played Special Agent Dale Cooper in Lynch’s ABC television series Twin Peaks (1990–91), reprising that role for Lynch’s 1992 prequel Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me. Lynch commented on those roles in a GQ story about Kyle: “Kyle plays innocents who are interested in the mysteries of life. He’s the person you trust enough to go into a strange world with.”
It was announced that Kyle would return as Special Agent Dale Cooper for the new limited television series Twin Peaks, which debuted on May 21, 2017.
Kyle Maclachlan Dune | Kyle Maclachlan Blue Velvet
Kyle first appeared as Paul Atreides in the film Dune (1984), Lynch’s adaptation of Frank Herbert’s novel, which was a flop and met with poor reviews from critics, and as Jeffrey Beaumont in Blue Velvet (1986)
Kyle Maclachlan Desperate Housewives
After starring in the short-lived In Justice in 2006, Kyle appeared in Desperate Housewives as the mysterious dentist Orson Hodge. First he appeared during the show’s second season, and became a full-time cast member at the start of season three.
Kyle Maclachlan Agents Of Shield
Kyle appeared as prosecutor Josh Perotti in four episodes of The Good Wife in 2013 and 2014 . He appeared in a recurring role on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. television series as Calvin Zabo / The Doctor in 2014 and 2015 . He voiced the main character’s father in the Pixar animated feature Inside Out in 2015.
Kyle Maclachlan The Doors
Kyle appeared as musician Ray Manzarek in Oliver Stone’s 1991 film The Doors, about the band of the same name. Previously he had turned down Stone’s offer to play Chris in the 1986 movie Platoon, which ultimately went to Charlie Sheen.
Kyle Maclachlan Showgirls
Kyle starred in Paul Verhoeven’s Showgirls in 1995. This movie was heavily panned by critics and it collected a record seven Golden Raspberry Awards. He recalls that when he watched Showgirls for the first time before the premiere, he thought it was “horrible”. But he later realized that the movie was “inadvertently funny” and embraced for its campiness. According to him, although he skipped the movie’s press tour, he had sat through the whole screening, contrary to reports that he walked out.
Kyle Maclachlan Sex And The City
Kyle had a recurring role in the American television series Sex and the City from 2000 to 2002 , portraying Dr. Trey MacDougal, the one-time husband of Charlotte York (Kristin Davis).
Kyle Maclachlan How I Met Your Mother
He also guest starred as “The Captain” in season 6, 8 and 9 of How I Met Your Mother starting in 2010 and with a final appearance in 2014.
Kyle Maclachlan Wine
Kyle a dedicated wine lover, is partners with vintner Eric Dunham in Pursued by Bear, a label of Dunham Cellars in Walla Walla, Washington that started in 2005. The name, which was suggested over dinner by Fred Savage, comes from a stage direction (“Exit, pursued by a bear”) in Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale. It is regarded as one of Washington’s highest rated wine labels.
Kyle Maclachlan Portlandia
He started playing his current role as the Mayor of Portland, Oregon, in the IFC comedy Portlandia in 2011. He was cast as a guest star in The Good Wife, after the end of the short-lived 2012 series Made in Jersey where he starred as lawyer Donovan Stark.
Kyle Maclachlan Net Worth
Kyle has an estimated net worth of $3 million. He generated his net worth by appearing in a string of cult movies and sitcoms.