Kyle MacLachlan

Kyle MacLachlan

  • Born on
    • February 22nd, 1959
Kyle Merritt MacLachlan is an American actor. MacLachlan widely known for his portrayal of Dale Cooper in the TV series Twin Peaks (1990–1991; 2017), and its prequel film Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992). He is also known for his film roles including cult films such as Dune (1984), Blue Velvet (1986), The Hidden (1987), and Showgirls (1995). He has also had prominent roles in other 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 as Calvin Zabo in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2014–2015). 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.

Starring Kyle MacLachlan on Plex

  • Xchange
    Fisk / Toffler 2
  • Route 9
    Route 9
    Booth Parker


Acting (51 Credits)

2020Tesla as Thomas Edison
2020Capone as Dr. Karlock
2020Atlantic Crossing as President Franklin D. Roosevelt
2019The Staggering Girl as Matteo / Bruno / Angelo
2019High Flying Bird as David Seton
2019Carol's Second Act as Dr. Stephen Frost
2018The House with a Clock in Its Walls as Isaac Izard
2018Giant Little Ones as Ray Winter
2015Riley's First Date? as Dad (voice)
2015Inside Out as Dad (voice)
2014Twin Peaks: The Missing Pieces as Special Agent Dale Cooper
2014Believe as Roman Skouras
2013Breathe In as Peter Sebeck
2012Made in Jersey as Donovan Stark
2011Peace, Love & Misunderstanding as Mark Hudson
2009The Smell of Success as Jimmy St. James
2009Mao's Last Dancer as Charles Foster
2008Justice League: The New Frontier as Superman (voice)
2008The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 as Bill Kerr (uncredited)
2006Free Jimmy as Marius (voice)
2006In Justice as David Swain
2005Mysterious Island as Cyrus
2004Touch of Pink as Ghost of Cary Grant
2004The Librarian: Quest for the Spear as Edward Wilde
2003Northfork as Mr. Hope
2002Miranda as Nailor
2001Xchange as Fisk / Toffler 2
2001Me Without You as Daniel
2001Perfume as Business Manager
2000The Spring as Dennis Conway
2000Hamlet as Claudius
2000Timecode as Bunny Drysdale
1998Route 9 as Booth Parker
1997One Night Stand as Vernon
1996The Trigger Effect as Matthew
1996Mad Dog Time as Jake Parker
1995Showgirls as Zack Carey
1994Roswell as Jesse Marcel
1994Against the Wall as Michael Smith
1994The Flintstones as Cliff Vandercave
1993The Trial as Josef K
1992Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me as Dale Cooper
1992Rich in Love as Billy McQueen
1992Where the Day Takes You as Ted
1991The Doors as Ray Manzarek
1990Twin Peaks as Special Agent Dale Cooper
1990The Boyfriend School as Trout
1990Twin Peaks as Dale Cooper
1987The Hidden as Lloyd Gallagher
1986Blue Velvet as Jeffrey Beaumont
1984Dune as Paul Atreides

Himself (1 Credits)

2019You Don't Nomi as Himself (archive footage)


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