Kyle MacLachlan

Kyle Merritt MacLachlan is an American actor. MacLachlan is best known for his roles in cult films such as two of David Lynchs filmsDune as Paul Atreides and Blue Velvet as Jeffrey Beaumontthe science fiction action film The Hidden as Lloyd Gallagher, and Inside Out as the voice of Rileys Dad. He has also had prominent roles in television shows including appearing as Special Agent Dale Cooper in Twin Peaks and its subsequent film continuation Twin Peaks Fire Walk with Me , Trey MacDougal in Sex and the City , Orson Hodge in Desperate Housewives , The Captain in How I Met Your Mother , the Mayor of Portland in Portlandia , and Calvin Zabo in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. .

MacLachlan was born at Memorial Hospital in Yakima, Washington. His mother, Catherine , 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 Yakima in 1977. He graduated from the University of Washington in 1982 and, shortly afterward, moved to Hollywood, California to pursue his career.

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