DavidLynch


 

"If I stay true to those ideas that were thrilling to me, I hope others have that same thrill. 
The beauty is I enjoy catching the ideas, I enjoy translating them, and I enjoy sharing them." (David Lynch)

  

Short Biography

David Keith Lynch was born on January 20, 1946 in Missoula, Montana. Trained as a painter at Corcoran School of David Lynch Art (Washington) 1963-64, he went on to study at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (Philadelphia) and the American Film Institute (Los Angeles).
Lynch also designed soundscapes and furniture, and his paintings and photographs have been exhibitioned internationally.

  

FAMILY

Father: Donald Lynch, research scientist for Department of Agriculture
Mother: Sunny Lynch, language tutor; died in a car crash in July 2004
Brother: John Lynch, younger
Sister: Margaret (Martha) Lynch, younger
Wife: Peggy Reavey, artist; married 1967; divorced 1974
Wife: Mary Lynch (née Fisk); married 1977; divorced 1987
Daughter: Jennifer Chambers Lynch, director, novelist; *1968; mother: Peggy Reavey
Son: Austin Lynch, *1982; mother: Mary Fisk
Son: Riley Lynch; mother: Mary Sweeney

  

AWARDS 

2001 L.A. Film Critics Association: Best Picture, Mulholland Dr.
2001 Cannes Film Festival: Best Director, Mulholland Dr.
1999

Europ. Film Award: Screen Int. Award for a Non-Europ. Film, The Straight Story

1991 American Film Institute: Franklin J. Schaffner Alumni Medal
1990 Cannes Film Festival: Palme d'Or, Wild at Heart
1986 National Society of Film Critics: Best Director, Blue Velvet
1986 L.A. Film Critics Association: Best Director, Blue Velvet
1982 Cesar: Best Foreign Film, The Elephant Man

  

FILMOGRAPHY

2007

Inland Empire
(Movie)

2003

Rammstein: Lichtspielhaus
(Video Documentary)

2002

Rabbits
(Short Films)

2002

Darkened Room
(Short Film)

2001

Mulholland Dr.
(Movie)

1999

Mulholland Dr. Pilot
(TV)

1999

The Straight Story
(Movie)

1997

Lost Highway 
(Movie)

1995

Lumière & Company
(Short Film)

1993

Hotel Room
(TV Series)

1992

American Chronicles 
(TV Show)

1992

Fire Walk With Me
(Movie)

1992

On The Air 
(TV Series)

1990

Twin Peaks  
(TV Series)

1990

Wild At Heart 
(Movie)

1988

The Cowboy & The Frenchman
(Short Film)

1986

Blue Velvet 
(Movie)

1984

Dune 
(Movie)

1980

The Elephant Man 
(Movie)

1976

Eraserhead 
(Movie)

1970

The Grandmother 
(Short Film)

1968 

The Amputee  
(Short Film)

1968

The Alphabet 
(Short Film)

1967

Six Men Getting Sick 
(Short Film)

Lynch on the net

Interviews:
David Lynch's Hollywood nightmares (salon)
Exclusive Interviews (jasonweb)
Mulholland Drive Lynch interview
(lynchnet)
Interview with David Lynch
(lynchnet)

Audio Interview 1 | 2 (realplayer)
Video clip (33 MB)

Threads:
Are you doing Lynch's job for him? - (Rochas)
Arguing about MD & LH a shame! - (Stooka)

News Articles:
David Lynch News

Articles (davidlynch.de)

Biographie

Trivia facts on IMDb

Related:
MD Nominations & Awards
Books by and about David Lynch
Eye of the Duck

David Lynch Websites:

David Lynch on Wikipedia
DavidLynch.com
The City of Absurdity
The Universe of David Lynch
lynchnet.com
Black Lodge
aboutLynch
pandora.box (french)

Universo David Lynch (spanish)