The American actor Kyle MacLachlan has appeared in a lot of cult movies and sitcoms. Find out about his net worth, ‘Twin Peaks’ and other interesting facts.
Kyle MacLachlan and his net worth
Kyle MacLachan is a famous American actor who has a gross net worth of $3 million. MacLachan generated his net worth by appearing in various cult movies and sitcoms. The talented actor made his on-screen debut in 1984 with the film ‘Dune’. ‘Dune’ was directed by MacLachan’s long-time friend David Lynch. After that, MacLachan appeared in the 1990s cult drama ‘Twin Peaks’ and its sequel, ‘Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me’. After he appeared in the classic sitcom, ‘Sex and the City’, more cult roles came alone. In the film, ‘Sex and the City’, he played the part of Charlotte York’s husband, Dr. Trey McDougal. However, MacLachlan is best remembered for his role as Bree Van De Kamp’s evil husband, Orson Hodge in ‘Desperate Housewives’. MacLachlan has also made guest appearances in many popular TV drams such as ‘Law and Order: Special Victims Unit’ and also in ‘How I Met Your Mother’. He also has an uncanny talent in operating stage shows. He has appeared in several plays like ‘On an Average Day’, ‘The Caretaker’ and ‘Romeo Juliet’. Kyle MacLachlan was very regretful and deeply embarrassed with his involvement in the 1993 ‘Showgirls’. He did not realize at that time that the movie ‘Showgirls’ would end up being a camp classic. He has also won seven Golden Raspberry Awards.
Kyle MacLachlan personal life
Kyle Merritt MacLachlan was born in 1959 in Yakima, Washington, USA. David Lynch noticed his for the first time when he had just started acting. David found in him a wholesome boy next door kind of good looks. He landed up doing a number of roles that were just the opposite of what his appearance looked like. Kyle MacLachlan is the brother of Craig and Kent MacLachlan. On his acting profession, MacLachlan once said, “I’ve had a chance to really stretch and do a lot of different genres. When I started acting, my whole focus and intention was to work as a stage actor in a company where you’re asked to different roles – do a comedy, do a tragedy, etc. I haven’t had any reservations about jumping from one type of genre to another”. Kyle MacLachlan graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor’s degree in Arts in the year 1982. MacLachlan married Desiree Gruber in 2002 and they have a son together. His son, Callum Lyon MacLaughlin was born in 2008. Once in an interview, MacLachlan quoted, “I believe in fate. Sometimes that means an old bearded guy sitting on a cloud and pulling the strings; sometimes it means random atoms swirling through a cheerless universe; sometimes it means everything being preordained thanks to your karma credit from your previous lives”.
Kyle MacLachlan movies
After his first role in ‘Dune’, MacLachlan acted in a number of television series and movies that were directed by David Lynch. ‘Twin Peaks’ and ‘Blue Velvet’ were both directed by Lynch. MacLachlan has also acted in many successful movies and television series including ‘The Doors’, ‘The Flintstones’ and ‘Desperate Housewives’. MacLachlan had once turned down the role of Charlie Sheen in ‘Platoon’ in 1986. On his friendship with David Lynch, he once said, “There’s not very many filmmakers like David [David Lynch], particularly in America. He’s so brave and courageous. He creates from a place that is unknown. He’s not following any blueprints. He’s following an unconscious urge and that’s hard to do nowadays when people want to know how much you’re going to make on this film on the first day of filming. They want to know what they can recoup by day 90, or day 120, or day 180, or whatever. And David just doesn’t work that way and that just doesn’t exist anymore”. MacLachlan was quite regretful of his movie, ‘The Showgirls’ and felt that it hurt his career for a time period, but the actor managed to bounce back. Kyle MacLachlan has won the Golden Globe Award for the Best Actor in a Drama series for ‘Twin Peaks’ in 1991. He has also got a nomination in the Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor in mini-series for ‘Twin Peaks’ in 2018. He has also been nominated twice for Emmy Awards. MacLachlan plays the role of the wealthy swarmy character quite well. He has starred in a similar role in a number of movies. He is gifted with a deep, smooth voice that adds the required effect to a lot of villainous characters portrayed by him over a period of time.
Kyle MacLachlan is a vintner
Kyle MacLachlan is much more than a renowned actor of ‘Twin Peaks’ and ‘Blue Velvet’ fame. He is also a vintner with a distinct line of reds and roses named ‘Pursued by Bear’. He has a vineyard and a talent for wine tasting. The wines produced in his vineyard in Walla Walla, Washington are quite unique and delicious. He has a love for wines. He is the owner of Verve Wine and also a former sommelier at Eleven Madison Park.