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Kyle MacLachlan Biography

Birth Place:
Yakima, Washington, United States
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • Was originally rejected for his first film, Dune, because executive producer Dino De Laurentiis didn't like his haircut
  • Turned down the Charlie Sheen role in Platoon
  • Is an avid golfer, and has been ranked on Golf Digest's Top 100 list of celebrity golfers
  • Known most prominently for his role in Twin Peaks as Special Agent Dale Cooper
  • Made Broadway debut in 2003 in Harold Pinter's The Caretaker, opposite Patrick Stewart and Aidan Gillen
  • Is a partner in a Washington winery called Pursued by Bear, which takes its name from a stage direction ("Exit, pursued by a bear") in Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale
  • Returned to his iconic role of Special Agent Dale Cooper for the revived Twin Peaks, broadcast in 2017

Awards

  • 2008Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2007Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2006Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2004Genie Awards-Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role: nominated
  • 1991Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 1991Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama: winner
  • 1990Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: nominated

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