Kyle MacLachlan is an American actor. His Hollywood career started in the 1980s with David Lynch’s movie Dune. He collaborated with the director again in the movie Blue Velvet. He became further known for his role as Dale Cooper on the TV series Twin Peaks, also created and directed by David Lynch. At the same time, he portrayed Ray Manzarek in Oliver Stone’s The Doors. He also reprised his role as Dale Cooper in the movie Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me. He next starred in the films The Trial, The Flintstones, and Showgirls, among others. In the 2000s, he starred in the films Hamlet, Timecode, and Northfork, to name a few. He also played Trey MacDougal on the HBO series Sex and the City. He went on to play Orson Hodge on Desperate Housewives and Calvin Johnson / The Doctor on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D..