ACTOR

Kyle MacLachlan

1959 - Today

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Kyle Merritt MacLachlan (; né McLachlan, February 22, 1959) is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Dale Cooper in Twin Peaks (1990–1991; 2017) and its film prequel Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992), as well as roles in two of David Lynch's films: Paul Atreides in Dune (1984) and Jeffrey Beaumont in Blue Velvet (1986). MacLachlan's other film roles include Lloyd Gallagher in The Hidden (1987), Ray Manzarek in The Doors (1991), Cliff Vandercave in The Flintstones (1994), Zack Carey in Showgirls (1995), and the voice of Riley's father in Inside Out (2015). He has had prominent roles in television shows including appearing as Trey MacDougal in Sex and the City (2000–2002), Orson Hodge in Desperate Housewives (2006–2012), The Captain in How I Met Your Mother (2010–2014), the Mayor of Portland in Portlandia (2011–2018) and Calvin Zabo in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kyle MacLachlan has received more than 5,898,596 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia. Kyle MacLachlan is the 835th most popular actor (up from 875th in 2019), the 1,557th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,697th in 2019) and the 415th most popular American Actor.

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  • 43

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  • 5.42

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  • 3.62

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Among ACTORS

Among actors, Kyle MacLachlan ranks 835 out of 10,030Before him are Cybill Shepherd, Peter Lorre, Clive Owen, Jim Parsons, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Gunnar Björnstrand. After him are Cliff Robertson, Sylva Koscina, Roddy McDowall, Katharina Schratt, Ann-Margret, and Brad Dourif.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1959, Kyle MacLachlan ranks 25Before him are Mike Pence, Sarah, Duchess of York, Bernd Schuster, Israel Kamakawiwoʻole, Gerhard Berger, and Val Kilmer. After him are Mauricio Macri, Ahmet Davutoğlu, Frank Darabont, Boris Nemtsov, Michel Preud'homme, and Boyko Borisov.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Kyle MacLachlan ranks 1,557 out of 15,968Before him are Michelle Rodriguez (1978), Cybill Shepherd (1950), Lisa Ann (1972), George Davis Snell (1903), Jim Parsons (1973), and Jake Gyllenhaal (1980). After him are Jody Williams (1950), Edward Charles Pickering (1846), Larry Page (1973), Cliff Robertson (1923), Robert W. Holley (1922), and Ethan Allen (1738).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Kyle MacLachlan ranks 415Before him are Max Wright (1943), Janet Gaynor (1906), Michelle Rodriguez (1978), Cybill Shepherd (1950), Jim Parsons (1973), and Jake Gyllenhaal (1980). After him are Cliff Robertson (1923), Brad Dourif (1950), Barbara Bel Geddes (1922), Jackie Coogan (1914), Owen Wilson (1968), and Héctor Elizondo (1936).

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