Kyle MacLachlan

Biography: Kyle MacLachlan was born on February 22, 1959, in Yakima, Washington, and attended Eisenhower High School in Yakima. In 1982, he was graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelors Degree in Fine Arts.

Although this talented actor claims to be a descendant of Johann Sebastian Bach on his mother's side, more easily provable is the fact MacLachlan developed his love of drama when reading the Hardy Boys adventures as a child, acting out all the parts as he went along. After theatre experience, Kyle was discovered for films by director David Lynch, who cast the actor as the ingenuous male leads in Dune (1984) and Blue Velvet (1986), with whom he has remained friends. In 1990, Kyle won a Golden Globe award for his portrayal of FBI agent Dale Cooper in the Lynch-created TV series Twin Peaks." Reportedly, he turned down the Charlie Sheen role in Oliver Stone's Platoon. He made his directorial debut with an episode of the made-for-cable anthology Tales from the
Kyle MacLachlan was born on February 22, 1959, in Yakima, Washington, and attended Eisenhower High School in Yakima. In 1982, he was graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelors Degree in Fine Arts.

Although this talented actor claims to be a descendant of Johann Sebastian Bach on his mother's side, more easily provable is the fact MacLachlan developed his love of drama when reading the Hardy Boys adventures as a child, acting
out all the parts as he went along. After theatre experience, Kyle was discovered for films by director David Lynch, who cast the actor as the ingenuous
male leads in Dune (1984) and Blue Velvet (1986), with whom he has remained friends.

In 1990, Kyle won a Golden Globe award for his portrayal of FBI agent Dale Cooper in the Lynch-created TV series Twin Peaks." Reportedly, he turned down the Charlie Sheen role in Oliver Stone's Platoon. He made his directorial debut with an episode of the made-for-cable anthology Tales from the Crypt.

He and Desiree Gruber were married on April 20, 2002, at Plymouth Congregational Church in Miami, Florida.

His most current role is Orson Hodge, in ABC's Desperate Housewives.
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Kyle MacLachlan's Scores

Average career score: 65
Highest Metascore: 96 Twin Peaks: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 42 Made in Jersey: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 11
  2. Negative: 0 out of 11
11 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
55 Believe: Season 1 Mar 10, 2014 Dr. Roman Skouras 7.3
74 Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D: Season 1 Sep 24, 2013 Cal / The Doctor 6.5
42 Made in Jersey: Season 1 Aug 24, 2012 Donovan Stark 4.4
71 Portlandia: Season 1 Jan 21, 2011 Mayor 7.8
75 The Good Wife: Season 1 Sep 22, 2009 Josh Perotti 8.7
tbd Desperate Housewives: Season 4 Sep 30, 2007 Orson Hodge 8.3
67 Desperate Housewives: Season 3 Sep 24, 2006 Orson Hodge 8.2
48 In Justice: Season 1 Jan 1, 2006 David Swain / David Swayne 9.2
49 Desperate Housewives: Season 2 Sep 25, 2005 Orson Hodge 8.3
69 How I Met Your Mother: Season 1 Sep 19, 2005 George "The Captain" Van Smoot 8.4
79 Desperate Housewives: Season 1 Oct 3, 2004 Orson Hodge / Orson Hodge 8.9
tbd Sex and the City: Season 3 Jun 4, 2000 Trey MacDougal 7.7
tbd Sex and the City: Season 2 Jun 6, 1999 Trey MacDougal 8.0
tbd Tales from the Crypt: Season 5 Oct 2, 1993 Director tbd
tbd Twin Peaks: Season 2 Sep 30, 1990 Special Agent Dale Cooper 8.7
96 Twin Peaks: Season 1 Apr 8, 1990 Special Agent Dale Cooper 9.3
tbd Twin Peaks: Season 3 Apr 8, 1990 Special Agent Dale Cooper 8.8