Kyle MacLachlan has worked extensively with Lynch, first
appearing as Paul Atreides in Lynch's adaptation of Frank
Herbert's Dune and as Jeffrey Beaumont in Blue Velvet. Later he
played Special Agent Dale Cooper in Lynch's ABC television
series Twin Peaks, reprising that role for Lynch's 1992 prequel
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me.
In the 1993 film version of Franz Kafka's The Trial, Kyle MacLachlan played the lead role of the persecuted Josef K. He also had a recurring role in the American television series S-- and the City, portraying Dr. Trey MacDougal, the temporary husband of Charlotte York (Kristin Davis). He portrayed the spirit of Cary Grant in Touch of Pink. Most noteworthy to critics was Kyle's uncanny ability to capture the nuances of Grant's mannerisms. MacLachlan also lent his voice to media mogul Donald Love in the video game Grand Theft Auto III.
Kyle MacLachlan has appeared in several plays, including John Kolvenbach's On an Average Day with Woody Harrelson, on Broadway in The Caretaker with Patrick Stewart, as well as in Romeo and Juliet, and the Shakespearean history Henry V.
After starring in the short-lived In Justice, Kyle MacLachlan will become a season regular on the hit show Desperate Housewives (His character began in the second-season episode "Don't Look at Me").
Kyle MacLachlan was born in Yakima, Washington. He is married, and lives in Manhattan with his wife and their two small dogs (a Jack Russell Terrier and a Yorkie/Chihuahua mix). Blaming it on "probably too much affection", the couple have created a website about their dogs.
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