David Lynch - age: 77

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Experimental and challenging director known for his eerie dream sequences and suspenseful sound design. His best known films including Blue Velvet, Mulholland Drive, Eraserhead, The Elephant Man and Wild at Heart. He also created the murder mystery TV series Twin Peaks and while the show was cancelled in its second season, a cult following helped keep the show popular for years after its original run.He was chosen to direct the 1984 science fiction film Dune, an adaptation of the popular Frank Herbert novel. With an estimated budget of $40 million, it was Lynch's first foray into blockbuster filmmaking, but creative struggles between Lynch and the producers throughout production and post-production led to the film bombing.He frequently casts actor Kyle MacLachlan in his films. MacLachlan starred in Blue Velvet and Dune and played the lead character, Special Agent Dale Cooper, in Twin Peaks.


He moved all the time as a kid, but began his life in Montana. He studied painting at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, then went on to make his first film while attending the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts.


He married his first wife Peggy in 1967, then Mary Fisk in 1977, then Mary Sweeney in 2006, and then Emily Stofle in 2009. He has four children, two daughters named Jennifer and Lula and two sons named Austin and Riley.


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