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: 69
Highest Metascore: 96 Twin Peaks: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 42 Made in Jersey: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 16 out of 21
  2. Negative: 0 out of 21
21 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
61 Carol's Second Act: Season 1 Sep 26, 2019 Dr. Frost 6.0
tbd The Late Late Show with James Corden: Season 3 Sep 6, 2017 Guest tbd
tbd The Ellen DeGeneres Show: Season 15 Sep 5, 2017 Guest tbd
tbd Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Season 3 Sep 5, 2017 Guest tbd
74 Twin Peaks: Season 3 May 21, 2017 Special Agent Dale Cooper 8.6
tbd Portlandia: Season 7 Jan 5, 2017 Actor 7.3
tbd Conan (2010): Season 7 Oct 31, 2016 Guest tbd
tbd The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Season 4 Sep 19, 2016 Guest tbd
tbd Portlandia: Season 6 Jan 21, 2016 Actor 6.0
67 The Late Late Show with James Corden: Season 1 Mar 24, 2015 Guest 6.3
84 Portlandia: Season 5 Jan 8, 2015 Actor 7.3
tbd Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D: Season 2 Sep 23, 2014 Cal / Cal / The Doctor / The Doctor/Cal 8.3
89 The Good Wife: Season 6 Sep 21, 2014 Josh Perotti 8.5
55 Believe: Season 1 Mar 10, 2014 Dr. Roman Skouras / Skouras 7.3
87 Portlandia: Season 4 Feb 27, 2014 Actor / Mayor / The Mayor 7.7
61 Late Night with Seth Meyers: Season 1 Feb 26, 2014 Guest 3.2
74 Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D: Season 1 Sep 24, 2013 Cal 6.9
tbd Portlandia: Season 3 Dec 14, 2012 Mayor / Mayor / The Mayor 8.1
42 Made in Jersey: Season 1 Sep 28, 2012 Donovan Stark 4.4
tbd How I Met Your Mother: Season 8 Sep 24, 2012 George "The Captain" Van Smoot / The Captain 6.9
73 Portlandia: Season 2 Jan 6, 2012 Mayor / Mayor / The Mayor 7.7
tbd Desperate Housewives: Season 8 Sep 25, 2011 Orson Hodge / Orson Hodge 8.5
tbd Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: Season 13 Sep 21, 2011 Andrew Raines 8.2
71 Portlandia: Season 1 Jan 21, 2011 Mayor / Actor 7.4
tbd Desperate Housewives: Season 7 Sep 26, 2010 Orson Hodge / Orson Hodge 8.1
tbd How I Met Your Mother: Season 6 Sep 20, 2010 George "The Captain" Van Smoot / Actor / The Captain 7.6
tbd Desperate Housewives: Season 6 Sep 27, 2009 Orson Hodge / Orson Hodge 7.7
75 The Good Wife: Season 1 Sep 22, 2009 Josh Perotti 8.8
77 Desperate Housewives: Season 5 Sep 28, 2008 Orson Hodge / Orson Hodge 8.3
tbd Desperate Housewives: Season 4 Sep 30, 2007 Orson Hodge / Orson Hodge 8.3