Birth Name: Kyle MacLachlan
Birth Place: Yakima, Washington, USA
Born Feb. 22, 1959 in Yakima, WA, MacLachlan attended local Eisenhower High School prior to graduating from the University of Washington's Professional Actor Training Program in 1982. After the requisite stint in summer stock, he joined Seattle's Empty Space Theater for a mounting of "Tartuffe" later that year when suddenly everything changed for the young actor. Idiosyncratic director David Lynch was conducting a nationwide audition for the lead in his big-budget adaptation of Frank Herbert's classic science fiction tome, Dune. Adopting a decidedly "what have I got to lose" attitude, MacLachlan tried out for the part, reading a few lines on video tape. Lynch clearly liked what he saw, as Ma...
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