Kyle Merritt MacLachlan popularly known as Kyle MacLachlan is one of the finest actor in Hollywood. Best known for his roles in Blue Velvet as Jeffrey Beaumont, Dune as Paul Atreides and The Hidden as Lloyd Gallagher he has established himself as a prominent figure in the field of acting. He was born on 22nd February 1959, which makes his age 56. His birthplace is Yakima, which lies in Washington, USA. He is an American by nationality. His parents were Catherine Stone a public relations director and Kent Alan MacLachlan a stockbroker and lawyer. He is of mixed ethnicity as his parents have Scottish, Cornish and German ancestry. He is the eldest among three children (kids) born to his parents. In 1977 he completed his high school from Eisenhower High School in Yakima. He attended University of Washington and completed his graduation in 1982. Later to pursue the career in acting he went to Hollywood, California.
He has been active in the industry since 1984 till the present age. Throughout the span of his career he has worked in a number of movies and TV shows. He had partnered with his long time friend David Lynch to work in various numbers of hit movies. In the 1984 movie Dune that is the adaptation of Frank Herbert’s novel he has appeared as Paul Atreides. His role in the movie was highly acclaimed by critics. In 1987 he starred in the science fiction action movie named The Hidden as an FBI agent named Lloyd Gallagher. In the ABC television series by Lynch named Twin Peaks he can be seen in the role of Special Agent Dale Cooper. He was reprised in the role in the 1992 prequel Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me. He had appeared in the role of Josef K. in the movie The Trial by Franz Kafka in 1993. He has been portrayed in the recurring role as the one-time husband of Charlotte York Dr. Trey MacDougal in the hit American television series Sex and the City. He can also be seen as Cary Grant in the gay –themed romantic comedy movie Touch of Pink in 2004. Currently he is playing the role of Oregon the Mayor of Portland in the comedy series Portlandia.
He is quite tall man with the height of 6 feet. His height matches perfectly with his body structure. He looks resistless in shirtless pictures. He is quite popular in social networking sites like Twitter and Instagram. More information regarding him can be found in wiki websites like Wikipedia. A brief description of his biography can be read from IMDb.
He had an affair with model Linda Evangelista and began dating her after they met in a fashion shoot in 1993. Eventually his girlfriend got separated from her husband Gerald Marie. The couple engaged in 1998 and was about to get married. But they called off their engagement. In 2002 he married Desiree Gruber. He has son Callum Lyon MacLachlan born on 26th July 2008. There is no such news about him getting divorce from his wife. He is quite successful actor with the estimated net worth of $3 million dollars.