Acting (45 credits)

Inside Out (2015)

as Dad (voice)

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013)

S.O.S. (1) (S2E21) S.O.S. (2) (S2E22) Scars (S2E20) The Dirty Half Dozen (S2E19) The Frenemy of My Enemy (S2E18) One of Us (S2E13) Aftershocks (S2E11) What They Become (S2E10) The Things We Bury (S2E8) A Hen in the Wolf House (S2E5) Heavy Is the Head (S2E2)

as Cal

Breathe In (2013)

as Peter Sebeck

Made in Jersey (2012)

as Donovan Stark

Gravity Falls (2012)

Weirdmageddon 3: Take Back the Falls (S2E20)

as Bus Driver (voice)

The One Show (2006)

February 18, 2010 (S4E149)

How I Met Your Mother (2005)

Romeward Bound (S8E21) The Fortress (S8E19) The Ashtray (S8E17) Garbage Island (S6E17) The Mermaid Theory (S6E11) Natural History (S6E8)

as The Captain

Desperate Housewives (2004)

Remember (S2E23) No One Is Alone (S2E22) Don't Look at Me (S2E19)

as Orson Hodge

The Tony Danza Show (2004)

Kyle MacLachlan, Carol Kane, Judge Marilyn Milian (S2E88) Sarah Ferguson, Kyle MacLachlan (S2E3)

Touch of Pink (2004)

as Ghost of Cary Grant

V Graham Norton (2002)

Show #056 (S1E56)

Richard & Judy (2001)

Series 1, Show 5 (S1E5)

Hamlet (2000)

as Claudius

Timecode (2000)

as Bunny Drysdale

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)

Blood Brothers (S13E3) Conscience (S6E6)

Route 9 (1998)

as Booth Parker

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (1996)

Bob Woodward (S9E59) Kyle MacLachlan (S8E137)

Showgirls (1995)

as Zack Carey

The Frank Skinner Show (1995)

Kyle MacLachlan, Dave Gorman, Will Young (S6E1)

The Flintstones (1994)

as Cliff Vandercave

Rich in Love (1993)

as Billy McQueen

Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)

as Special Agent Dale Cooper

The Doors (1991)

as Ray Manzarek

Twin Peaks (1990)

as Dale Cooper

Tales from the Crypt (1989)

Carrion Death (S3E3)

The Hidden (1987)

as Lloyd Gallagher

Blue Velvet (1986)

as Jeffrey Beaumont

Dune (1984)

as Paul Usul Muad'Dib Atreides

Saturday Night Live (1975)

Kyle MacLachlan / Sinead O'Connor (S16E1)

Directing (2 credits)

In Justice (2006)

TV Show Director (4 episodes)

Tales from the Crypt (1989)

TV Show Director (1 episodes)


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Kyle Merritt MacLachlan (/məˈɡlɑːklən/; born February 22, 1959) is an Americanactor. 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. He has also had prominent roles in television shows including appearing as Special Agent Dale Cooper in Twin Peaks, Trey MacDougal in Sex and the City, Orson Hodge in Desperate Housewives, The Captain in How I Met Your Mother, and as the Mayor of Portland in Portlandia.

Early life

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.

Credits Count

  • Directing 2 Credits
  • Acting 45 Credits
  • Average as a director