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Kyle MacLachlan

Kyle Merritt MacLachlan (/məˈɡlɑːklən/; born February 22, 1959) is an American actor. MacLachlan is best known for his roles in cult films such as Blue Velvet as Jeffrey Beaumont, The Hidden as Lloyd Gallagher, as Zack Carey in Showgirls and as Paul Atreides in Dune. He has also had prominent roles in television shows including appearing as Special Agent Dale Cooper in Twin Peaks, Trey MacDougal in Sex and the City, Orson Hodge in Desperate Housewives, The Captain in How I Met Your Mother, and as the Mayor of Portland in Portlandia. Early life 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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Born:
Feb 22, 1959 In Yakima - Washington - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
68
First Appeared:
In the series Saturday Night Live 1975-10-11
Latest Project:
Movie Blue Velvet Revisited 2016-10-07
Known For
Poster of Believe
Poster of Made in Jersey
Poster of A Slice of Lynch
Poster of In Justice
Filmography
Movie Blue Velvet Revisited Unknown 2016-10-07
Movie Riley's First Date? Dad (voice) 2015-11-03
Movie Inside Out Dad (voice) 2015-06-09
Movie Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me - The Missing Pieces Sheriff Cable 2014-07-29
Movie Moving Through Time: Fire Walk With Me Memories Himself 2014-05-29
Series Believe Roman Skouras 2014-03-10
Series Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Cal 2013-09-24
Movie Breathe In Peter Sebeck 2013-01-18
Series Made in Jersey Donovan Stark 2012-09-28
Series Gravity Falls Bus Driver (voice) 2012-06-15
Movie Peace, Love & Misunderstanding Mark Hudson 2011-09-13
Series Portlandia Mayor 2011-01-21
Movie Mao's Last Dancer Charles Foster 2009-10-01
Movie The Smell of Success Jimmy St. James 2009-01-20
Movie The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 Bill Kerr 2008-08-06
Movie Justice League: The New Frontier Superman (voice) 2008-02-26
Movie A Slice of Lynch Unknown 2007-10-30
Series In Justice David Swain 2006-01-01
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Series How I Met Your Mother The Captain 2005-09-19
Movie Mysterious Island Cyrus 2005-09-17
Series Mysterious Island Cyrus 2005-09-17
Movie The Librarian: Quest for the Spear Edward Wilde 2004-12-05
Series Desperate Housewives Orson Hodge 2004-10-03
Series The Tony Danza Show Unknown 2004-09-13
Movie Touch of Pink Ghost of Cary Grant 2004-07-16
Movie Northfork Mr. Hope 2003-01-01
Series V Graham Norton Unknown 2002-05-06
Movie Miranda Nailor 2002-01-18
Movie Mysteries of Love Himself 2002-01-01
Series Richard & Judy Unknown 2001-11-26
Movie Me Without You Daniel 2001-11-01
Movie Perfume Business Manager 2001-04-08
Movie Xchange Fisk / Toffler 2 2001-01-19
Movie The Spring Dennis Conway 2000-01-16
Movie Hamlet Claudius 2000-05-12
Movie Timecode Bunny Drysdale 2000-03-22
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
Movie Route 9 Booth Parker 1998-11-19
Series Sex and the City Trey MacDougal 1998-06-06
Movie Thunder Point Sean Dillon 1998-05-30
Movie One Night Stand Vernon 1997-11-14
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Mad Dog Time Jake Parker 1996-11-08
Movie The Trigger Effect Matthew 1996-08-30
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie The Windsor Protocol Sean Dillon 1996-01-01
Movie Moonshine Highway Jed Muldoon 1996-01-01
Movie Showgirls Zack Carey 1995-09-22
Series The Frank Skinner Show Unknown 1995-09-10
Movie Against the Wall Michael Smith 1994-01-01
Movie The Flintstones Cliff Vandercave 1994-05-26
Movie Roswell Jesse Marcel 1994-07-31
Movie The Trial Josef K 1993-06-18
Movie Rich in Love Billy McQueen 1992-10-01
Movie Where the Day Takes You Ted 1992-09-11
Movie Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me Dale Cooper 1992-06-03
Movie The Doors Ray Manzarek 1991-03-01
Series Twin Peaks Special Agent Dale Cooper 1990-04-08
Movie Don't Tell Her It's Me Trout 1990-09-21
Movie Twin Peaks Special Agent Dale Cooper 1989-12-31
Series Tales from the Crypt Unknown 1989-06-10
Movie No Frank in Lumberton 1988-01-01
Movie The Hidden Lloyd Gallagher 1987-10-30
Movie Blue Velvet Jeffrey Beaumont 1986-08-01
Movie Dune Paul Atreides 1984-12-14
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11