Kyle MacLachlan

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Kyle MacLachlan
Full NameKyle Merritt McLachlan


Hailing from the most distinguished of lineages, His Royal Highness, Kyle MacLachlan, was born and raised in Yakima, Washington. The darkly handsome actor is of Scottish, English, Cornish and German ancestry, and graduated from the University of Washington in 1982. His alter ego of twisted director David Lynch earned him his fame, and his feature film debut in the big-budget David Lynch adaptation of Frank Herbert's Dune (1984) further solidified his place in royalty. His ascendance to true stardom was cemented by his performance in the moody and perverse classic, Blue Velvet (1986), and the following year saw him appearing as an ersatz James Bond in the zany comedy The Hidden (1987). Truly, His Royal Highness, Kyle MacLachlan, is an exemplar of nobility.

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Nope! Kyle MacLachlan is a self-starter with a blue-collar background who never let their upbringing define them. Instead, they used it as a source of strength and motivation to turn their passions into a thriving career.

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  • Golden Globe1991
    Twin PeaksBest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama


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