Lynch, David Keith
1946 - Born on January 20th in Missoula, Montana.
1967 - Married to Peggy Reavey.
1977 - Married to Mary Fisk on June 21st.
- He attended various art schools, married, and fathered future director Jennifer Chambers Lynch shortly after he turned 21. That experience, plus attending art school in a particularly violent and run-down area of Philadelphia, inspired Eraserhead, a film that he began in the early 1970s (after a couple of shorts) and which he would work on obsessively for five years.
1990-1991 - He created and directed the television series Twin Peaks and starred as FBI Chief Gordon Cole.
1992 - The director, writer and producer of the series, On the Air.
1993 - Produced and directed Hotel Room.
1997-2002 - Directed the films Rabbit, Mulholland Dr., The Straight Story, and The Lost Highway.
- He is also an artist working in paint and such dynamic elements as live ants and rotting flesh. He also frequently designs and builds the furniture in his films. These can be seen in the documentary about him, Pretty as a Picture: The Art of David Lynch (TV).
- President of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival.
2006 - The author of his autobiography Catching the Big Fish: Meditation, Consciousness and Creativity.
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