Biography

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Marvin John Nance (December 21, 1943 – December 30, 1996), known professionally as Jack Nance and occasionally credited as John Nance, was an American actor of stage and screen, primarily starring in offbeat or avant-garde productions. He was known for his work with director David Lynch, particularly for his roles in Eraserhead, Blue Velvet and Twin Peaks.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Marvin John Nance (December 21, 1943 – December 30, 1996), known professionally as Jack Nance and occasionally credited as John Nance, was an American actor of stage and screen, primarily starring in offbeat or avant-garde productions. He was known for his work with director David Lynch, particularly for his roles in Eraserhead, Blue Velvet and Twin Peaks.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Jack Nance, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 37

Birthday 1943-12-21

Day of Death 1996-12-30

Place of Birth Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Also Known As

  • John Nance
  • Jack Weber

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2019 I Know Catherine, The Log Lady as Himself (archive footage)
2002 The Short Films of David Lynch as Pete
2002 I Don't Know Jack as Himself
2001 Eraserhead Stories as Himself / Henry Spencer (archive footage)
1997 Pretty as a Picture: The Art of David Lynch as Himself
1997 Lost Highway as Phil
1996 Little Witches as Father Michae
1996 Assault on Dome 4 as Mellow, Dome 4 Oldtimer
1995 Voodoo as Lewis
1995 Across the Moon as Old Cowboy
1995 The Demolitionist as Father McKenzie
1994 Love and a .45 as Justice Thurman
1994 Another Midnight Run as Reilly
1992 Meatballs 4 as Neil Peterson
1991 Motorama as Motel Clerk
1991 Whore as Man Who Helps Liz
1990 The Hot Spot as Julian Ward
1990 Wild at Heart as 00 Spool
1990 Twin Peaks (1 episode) as Pete Martell (archive footage) (30 episodes) as Pete Martell
1989 Twin Peaks as Pete Martell
1989 David Lynch: Don't Look at Me as Himself
1988 The Blob as Doctor
1988 Colors as officer samuels
1988 The French as Seen by…
1988 The Cowboy and the Frenchman as Pete
1987 Barfly as Detective
1986 Crime Story (1 episode)
1986 Blue Velvet as Paul
1984 Johnny Dangerously as Priest
1984 Dune as Nefud
1984 City Heat as Aram Strossell
1984 Ghoulies as Wolfgang
1982 Hammett as Gary Salt
1977 Breaker! Breaker! as Burton
1977 Eraserhead as Henry Spencer
1971 Jump as Ace
1970 Fools as Hippie

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