Biografia

Kyle Merritt MacLachlan (born February 22, 1959) 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.

Kyle Merritt MacLachlan (born February 22, 1959) 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.

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Genere Maschio

Crediti Conosciuti 88

Compleanno 1959-02-22

Luogo di Nascita Yakima - Washington - USA

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2016 Blue Velvet Revisited come Himself
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2006 The One Show (1 episodio)
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2005 How I Met Your Mother (6 episodi) come The Captain
2005 L'Isola Misteriosa (2 episodi) come Cyrus
2004 The Librarian - Alla ricerca della lancia perduta come Edward Wilde
2004 Desperate Housewives - I segreti di Wisteria Lane (12 episodi) (87 episodi) come Orson Hodge
2004 The Tony Danza Show (2 episodi)
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2000 Il mistero della fonte come Dennis Conway
1999 Law & Order - Unità vittime speciali (2 episodi) come Dr. Brett Morton/ Andrew Raines
1998 Route 9 come Booth Parker
1998 Thunder Point come Sean Dillon
1997 Complice la notte come Vernon
1997 The View (1 episodio)
1996 Il tempo dei cani pazzi come Jake Parker
1996 Effetto Blackout come Matthew
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (2 episodi)
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1996 The Windsor Protocol come Sean Dillon
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1995 The Frank Skinner Show (1 episodio)
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1994 The Prison come Michael Smith
1993 The Trial come Josef K
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1992 I dannati di Hollywood come Ted
1992 Fuoco cammina con me come Dale Cooper
1991 The Doors come Ray Manzarek
1990 Non dirle chi sono come Trout
1990 I segreti di Twin Peaks (48 episodi) come Special Agent Dale Cooper
1989 I segreti di Twin Peaks come Special Agent Dale Cooper
1989 Dream Breakers come Bobby O'Connor
1989 I racconti della cripta (1 episodio)
1988 No Frank in Lumberton
1987 L'alieno come Lloyd Gallagher
1986 Velluto Blu come Jeffrey Beaumont
1984 Dune come Paul Atreides
1983 Live with Regis and Kathie Lee (2 episodi)
1975 Saturday Night Live (1 episodio)

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2006 In Justice (4 episodi)Regista
1989 I racconti della cripta (1 episodio)Regista

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