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Kyle MacLachlan

Kyle Merritt MacLachlan is an American actor. MacLachlan is best known for his roles in cult films such as Blue Velvet as Jeffrey Beaumont, The Hidden as Lloyd Gallagher, as Zack Carey in Showgirls, and as Paul Atreides in Dune. MacLachlan was born in Yakima, Washington. His mother, Catherine (née Stone), was a public relations director, and his father, Kent Alan MacLachlan, was a stockbroker and lawyer. He has Scottish, Cornish and German ancestry. He has two younger brothers named Craig and Kent, both of whom live in the Pacific Northwest. MacLachlan graduated from Eisenhower High School in 1977. He graduated from the University of Washington in 1982 and, shortly afterward, moved to Hollywood, California to pursue his career.

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Atlantic Crossing (2020)
Starring as President Franklin D. Roosevelt (8 episodes)
Carol's Second Act (2019)
Starring as Dr. Stephen Frost (18 episodes)
The Kelly Clarkson Show (2019)
Guest starring as Kyle MacLachlan
Explained (2018)
Guest starring as Narrator
Live with Kelly & Ryan (2017)
Guest starring as Kyle MacLachlan
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (2015)
Guest starring as Kyle MacLachlan
The Red Nose Day Special (2015)
Guest starring as Kyle MacLachlan
The Late Late Show with James Corden (2015)
Guest starring as Kyle MacLachlan (3 episodes)
Believe (2014)
Starring as Dr. Roman Skouras (12 episodes)
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013)
Guest starring as Dr. Calvin Zabo (13 episodes)
Made in Jersey (2012)
Starring as Donovan Stark (8 episodes)
  • Episode 1x08: Ridgewell (Dec 29, 2012)
  • Episode 1x07: The Farm (Dec 29, 2012)
  • Episode 1x06: Ancient History (Dec 22, 2012)
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The Talk (2011)
Guest starring as Kyle MacLachlan
Portlandia (2011)
Guest starring as Mayor (13 episodes)
Conan (2010)
Guest starring as Kyle MacLachlan
The Good Wife (2009)
Guest starring as Josh Perrotti (3 episodes)
innerSPACE (2008)
Guest starring as Kyle MacLachlan
In Justice (2006)
Starring as David Swain
How I Met Your Mother (2005)
Guest starring as The Captain (6 episodes)
Mysterious Island (2005)
Starring as Cyrus Smith
The Librarian (2004)
Guest starring as Edward Wilde
Desperate Housewives (2004)
Starring as Orson Hodge (87 episodes)
Guest starring as Orson Hodge (4 episodes)
The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003)
Guest starring as Kyle MacLachlan
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)
Guest starring as Dr. Brett Morton
  • Episode 6x06: Conscience (Nov 9, 2004) [Special Guest Star]
Guest starring as Andrew Raines
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (1999)
Guest starring as Kyle MacLachlan
So Graham Norton (1998)
Guest starring as Kyle MacLachlan
Sex and the City (1998)
Starring as Trey MacDougal
The Frank Skinner Show (1995)
Guest starring as Kyle MacLachlan
Twin Peaks (1990)
Starring as Special Agent Dale Cooper (48 episodes)
Tales from the Crypt (1989)
Guest starring as Earl Raymond Diggs
Saturday Night Live (1975)
Guest starring as Kyle MacLachlan
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