Kyle MacLachlan

Biography: Although MacLachlan made an infamous movie debut in director David Lynch's commercial and critical flop Dune, the two went on to have a fruitful collaboration. With everyman good looks and a pleasant, offbeat demeanor, MacLachlan became Lynch's muse, starring in the auteur's classic 1986 thriller Blue Velvet and in his groundbreaking TV show, Twin Peaks. MacLachlan earned two Emmy nods and a Golden Globe as the gung-ho FBI agent of Lynch's dreamlike series, although he didn't fare as well in the show's spin-off film. The cult actor continued to appear in indie flicks (Mike Figgis' Timecode, Michael Almereyda's Hamlet), but as the '90s wore on he appeared less frequently on the big screen, especially after a Razzie-nominated performance in the 1995 mega-bomb Showgirls. Instead, MacLachlan found his niche on television, starring in a plethora of TV-movies and portraying romantic (if very flawed) leads on Sex and the City and Desperate Housewives. In 2010, he left the latter afterAlthough MacLachlan made an infamous movie debut in director David Lynch's commercial and critical flop Dune, the two went on to have a fruitful collaboration. With everyman good looks and a pleasant, offbeat demeanor, MacLachlan became Lynch's muse, starring in the auteur's classic 1986 thriller Blue Velvet and in his groundbreaking TV show, Twin Peaks. MacLachlan earned two Emmy nods and a Golden Globe as the gung-ho FBI agent of Lynch's dreamlike series, although he didn't fare as well in the show's spin-off film. The cult actor continued to appear in indie flicks (Mike Figgis' Timecode, Michael Almereyda's Hamlet), but as the '90s wore on he appeared less frequently on the big screen, especially after a Razzie-nominated performance in the 1995 mega-bomb Showgirls. Instead, MacLachlan found his niche on television, starring in a plethora of TV-movies and portraying romantic (if very flawed) leads on Sex and the City and Desperate Housewives. In 2010, he left the latter after four seasons to stay in New York with his wife, Project Runway executive producer Desiree Gruber, and their son, Callum, rather than continue his commute to the set in Los Angeles. Expand

Kyle MacLachlan's Scores

Average career score: 60
Highest Metascore: 94 Inside Out
Lowest Metascore: 20 Showgirls
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 22
  2. Negative: 2 out of 22
22 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
64 Confess, Fletch Sep 16, 2022 Horan 6.6
67 Tesla Aug 21, 2020 Thomas Edison 5.0
66 You Don't Nomi Jun 9, 2020 Self tbd
46 Capone May 12, 2020 Doctor Karlock / Doctor Karlock / Karlock / Karlock tbd
67 Giant Little Ones Mar 1, 2019 Ray Winter / Ray Winter tbd
78 High Flying Bird Feb 8, 2019 Cast / Cast / David Seton / David Seton / Principal Cast / Principal Cast tbd
57 The House with a Clock in Its Walls Sep 21, 2018 Isaac Izard / Isaac Izard tbd
tbd Blue Velvet Revisited Jul 14, 2017 Himself / Himself / Himself / Himself tbd
94 Inside Out Jun 19, 2015 Cast / Dad 8.7
60 Breathe In Mar 28, 2014 Peter Sebeck 6.7
45 Peace, Love, & Misunderstanding Jun 8, 2012 Mark / Mark tbd
55 Mao's Last Dancer Aug 20, 2010 Charles Foster 5.3
46 Touch of Pink Jul 16, 2004 Spirit Of Cary Grant 5.2
70 Hamlet May 12, 2000 Claudius 6.4
65 Timecode Apr 28, 2000 Bunny Drysdale / Bunny Drysdale 3.8
66 The Trigger Effect Aug 30, 1996 Matthew 6.2
20 Showgirls Sep 22, 1995 Zack Carey 3.1
38 The Flintstones May 27, 1994 Cliff Vandercave 4.9
64 Where the Day Takes You Sep 11, 1992 Ted tbd
62 The Doors Mar 1, 1991 Ray Manzarek / Ray Manzarek 0.1
69 The Hidden Oct 30, 1987 Lloyd Gallagher tbd
76 Blue Velvet Sep 19, 1986 Jeffrey Beaumont / Jeffrey Beaumont tbd
41 Dune Dec 14, 1984 Paul Atreides 6.3
tbd The Staggering Girl TBA Principal Cast tbd