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Twin Peaks actor Lenny Von Dohlen dies at 63

Lenny von Dohlen, an actor best known for his memorable roles in projects electric dreams And twin Peaks, has died at the age of 63. The news of Von Dohlen’s death was confirmed by his longtime manager Steven J. In a statement issued by Wolfe. Von Dohlen reportedly died at his home in Los Angeles on Tuesday, July 6, after a prolonged illness. Von Dohlen may be best known for portraying the agoraphobic orchid-loving character Harold Smith. twin PeaksA role he later reprized in the franchise’s spinoff film, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me.

Born on December 22, 1958, in Augusta, Georgia, von Dohlen was raised in Goliad, Texas, and studied theater at the University of Texas, before graduating from Loreto Heights College in Denver, Colorado. Von Dohlen later moved to New York City to pursue a career in theatre.

“I knew I wanted to move to New York City to work in theater… so I rid myself of my Texas accent by listening to John Gilgad Records,” Von Dohlen explained in a later interview, “Then, after moving to NYC, the first film I was offered was to play the leader of a country and western band in Texas. Ah, the irony.”

Von Dohlen makes her onscreen debut in NBC’s 1981 Emmy-award winning Kent StateAnd his film debut took place in 1983 tender mercy, which won the Oscars for Best Original Screenplay and Best Actor. He then got the chance to star as Miles “Moles” Harding. electric dreamsA cult-classic film depicting the love triangle between a man, a woman and a computer.

In the years that followed, von Dohlen’s filmography would include performances at Miami Vice, The Equalizer, ThirtysomethingAnd flamboyant, He then portrayed Harold Smith in four episodes. twin Peaks‘ second season.

Van Dolen’s other memorable projects include Home Alone 3, The Pretender, World’s End, Psych, Criminal Minds, And CSI: Miami, His most recent work includes The Orville, Near Myth: The Oscar Night Storyand lend your voice Red Dead Redemption II. He will appear in the film posthumously sallywoodWhich is currently in post production.

Our thoughts are with Von Dohlen’s family, friends and fans at this time.

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Reference from comicbook.com

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