Kyle MacLachlan

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Quotes (11)

  • Kyle MacLachlan: The difference with doing a play is that you are in control of that role. In film you give your performance to the best of your ability, and then you are in the hands of the director and the editor and the producer and there's not much you can do about it.

  • Kyle MacLachlan: (when asked if it's true that David Lynch didn't think people cared who killed Laura Palmer?) Absolutely. David loved the investigative element of that show. He thought it was much more interesting to investigate than to solve the mystery. Agent Cooper liked the investigation so much that he didn't care if someone confessed. David was actually surprised when he found that people did care.

  • Kyle MacLachlan: (talking about "Showgirls") Oh, that was a horrible movie. I was so disappointed, I was embarrassed. It was a real lesson for me in going to look at the dailies and seeing remarkable stuff, and then seeing it all put together.

  • Kyle: I've always considered myself a late bloomer. I never felt like I knew what I was doing in my twenties.

  • Kyle MacLachlan: I've been able to fly under the radar of the press for the most part.

  • Kyle MachLachlan: As an actor, you're always in situations that can be compromising. But you can wipe away that gray area by making a choice.

  • Kyle MacLachlan: The nice thing about New York is that you're finally able to wear those winter clothes that have been sitting around in your closet in mothballs because in L.A., there's such a small window of time for you to use them. Unless you go to Sundance.

  • (about his character Orson) Kyle MacLachlan: He has my sense of humor which is a little on the dry side which works well in the world of 'Desperate Housewives.' He likes things tidy and I'm the same way to. He likes a clean glass and I'm down with that also.

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Trivia (40)

  • Kyle became a father on July 25, 2008, with the birth of his son, Callum Lyon.

  • Kyle was nominated in 2008 for a SAG Award along with his Desperate Housewives castmates for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series.

  • Kyle was one of People Magazine's Sexiest Men Alive, 2006. He is found in the "Sexy Men with Glasses" section.

  • Kyle's "Twin Peaks" character, Agent Dale Cooper, was named number 92 in Bravo's "100 Greatest TV Characters".

  • Kyle was to star as Cinderella's prince in the film version of Steven Sondheim's musical "Into The Woods," but director/producer Rob Reiner abandoned the project.

  • Kyle was screen-tested for Hollywoodland (2006) to play the part of George Reeves but was turned down in favor of Ben Affleck.

  • Kyle refused to let the writers on "Twin Peaks" develop his character's relationship with an adolescent girl any further because he believed it was totally improper for an adult FBI agent to possibly have a romantic connection to a teenager.

  • Kyle has a twin brother, Kent, who is also an actor; he appeared in "Dragnet" (1987) and "Endangered" (1994) as well as an episode of "Northern Exposure."

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