List of Twin Peaks characters
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The following is a list of characters from the television series Twin Peaks, the film Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me, and the 2017 revival.wikipedia
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Lucy Moran, played by Kimmy Robertson, is a high-voiced, childlike blonde receptionist at the Twin Peaks' sheriff's department.
Kimberly Ann Robertson (born November 27, 1954) is an American actress and voice actress best known for her role as Lucy Moran in the TV series Twin Peaks.
Harry S. Truman (played by Michael Ontkean) is Twin Peaks' sheriff, who assists Special Agent Dale Cooper in the investigation of the murder of Laura Palmer.
Ontkean continued to appear in films, such as Clara's Heart (1988) and Postcards from the Edge (1990) before being cast as Sheriff Harry S. Truman on David Lynch's Twin Peaks (1990–1991), the role for which he is probably best known.
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Albert Rosenfield, played by Miguel Ferrer, is a talented forensic analyst Dale Cooper calls in to assist on the Laura Palmer case.
In the early 1990s, Ferrer appeared on three primetime TV series simultaneously: as D.A. Todd Spurrier in Shannon's Deal (1989–1991), as Cajun cop Beau Jack Bowman in Broken Badges (1990–1991), and as cynical, wittily abrasive FBI forensics specialist Albert Rosenfield in Twin Peaks (1990–91).
The local girl ended up being Sheryl Lee.
When Lynch shot the home movie that James Hurley takes of Donna Hayward and Laura, he realized that Lee had something special.
Catherine Martell (played by Piper Laurie) is the sister of Andrew Packard.
She is also known for her performances as Kirsten Arnesen in the original TV production of Days of Wine and Roses, and as Catherine Martell in the cult television series Twin Peaks, for which she won a Golden Globe Award in 1991.
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Major Garland Briggs (Don S. Davis) is a United States Air Force officer whose area of expertise appears to be paranormal activity, particularly Project Blue Book.
Don Sinclair Davis (August 4, 1942 – June 29, 2008) was an American character actor best-known for playing General Hammond in the television series Stargate SG-1 (1997–2007), and earlier for playing Major Garland Briggs on the television series Twin Peaks (1990–1991).
Robert "Bobby" Briggs, played by Dana Ashbrook, was Laura Palmer's boyfriend.
Dana Vernon Ashbrook (born May 24, 1967) is an American actor, best known for playing Bobby Briggs on the cult TV series Twin Peaks (1990–1991, 2017) and its 1992 prequel film Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me.
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Cooper is an FBI agent who arrives in Twin Peaks in 1989 to investigate the brutal murder of popular high-school student Laura Palmer.
Laura (played by Sheryl Lee, who also played her cousin Maddy Ferguson), was well known and loved in Twin Peaks; she volunteered at Meals on Wheels, was her school's Homecoming Queen, and was (apparently) the darling of her parents, Sarah and Leland.
James Hurley, played by James Marshall, lives with his uncle Ed and his aunt Nadine due to his troubled family situation: his father (probably Ed's brother), a musician, left mother and child behind when James was very young, while his mother, a writer, is an alcoholic who frequently has sex with total strangers.
James David Greenblatt (born January 22, 1968), best known as James Marshall, is an American actor, known for playing the character James Hurley in the cult television series Twin Peaks (1990–1991), its 1992 prequel film Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me, and its 2017 revival, and for his role as Private Louden Downey in A Few Good Men (1992).
Josie Packard (Joan Chen) is from Hong Kong, and is ethnic Chinese.
She went on to star in Bernardo Bertolucci's The Last Emperor in 1987 and the David Lynch/Mark Frost television series Twin Peaks as Josie Packard.
Audrey Horne (Sherilyn Fenn) fits the image of a poor little rich girl, able to have anything she wants except for her father's love.
In the show's second season, when the idea of pairing Audrey with Cooper was abandoned, Audrey was paired with other characters like Bobby Briggs (played by Dana Ashbrook) and John Justice Wheeler (Billy Zane).
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Harry S. Truman (played by Michael Ontkean) is Twin Peaks' sheriff, who assists Special Agent Dale Cooper in the investigation of the murder of Laura Palmer. It is implied that this is Dale Cooper's and his first meeting. Gordon Cole (played by David Lynch, and also named for a minor character in Sunset Boulevard ) is a Regional Bureau Chief in the FBI and Agent Cooper's immediate superior.
At some point, Cooper would be placed under the authority of FBI Chief Gordon Cole, which sometimes meant being handed the mysterious 'Blue Rose' cases.
And he has a talent at drawing which is demonstrated when he sketches Bob from Sarah Palmer's vision, and again during the trial of Leland Palmer when he sketches the back of Leland's head. Sarah Palmer, played by Grace Zabriskie, is the mother of Laura Palmer and the wife of Leland Palmer.
Together with his wife Sarah and his daughter Laura, his family seems to be perfect.
Leo Johnson, played by Eric Da Re, is a trucker who also moonlights as Twin Peaks's primary source of narcotics (which he obtains from the Renault Brothers and traffics over the Canada–US border).
Eric Da Re (born March 3, 1965) is an American actor who played the notorious criminal Leo Johnson on the TV show Twin Peaks and its prequel film, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me.
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Norma Jennings, played by Peggy Lipton, is the owner of the Double R Diner, where she employs Shelly Johnson, a good friend of hers, and organizes the town's Meals on Wheels program, which Laura Palmer used to operate.
She returned to acting in 1988, performing in many TV roles, including Norma Jennings in David Lynch's Twin Peaks.
Sarah Palmer, played by Grace Zabriskie, is the mother of Laura Palmer and the wife of Leland Palmer.
After a recurring role on the soap opera Santa Barbara, she played a major role on the David Lynch series Twin Peaks and its spin-off film, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me as Sarah Palmer, the eerily psychic mother of the doomed Laura Palmer.
Deputy Tommy "Hawk" Hill is played by Michael Horse.
Horse portrayed Deputy Hawk, a Native American policeman, in the TV series Twin Peaks (1990–91) and also acted in Passenger 57 (1992), House of Cards (1993), the 1990s version of the television series The Untouchables (1993), and North of 60 (1995–97).
FBI Special Agent Sam Stanley, played by Kiefer Sutherland, assists Special Agent Desmond in the investigation of the murder of Teresa Banks.
In 1992, he played a doctor alongside Ray Liotta in the drama-Article 99 He played a supporting character in Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me, the continuation of the short-lived television series of the same name which ran from 1990 to 1991, as agent Sam Stanley; and also in A Few Good Men (1992), where he played a junior officer subordinate to Jack Nicholson's Col. Nathan R. Jessup.
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Gordon Cole (played by David Lynch, and also named for a minor character in Sunset Boulevard ) is a Regional Bureau Chief in the FBI and Agent Cooper's immediate superior.
Lynch appeared in several episodes of the series as the deaf FBI agent Gordon Cole.
Harold Smith, portrayed by Lenny Von Dohlen, has agoraphobia and thus does not leave his home.
Lenny Von Dohlen (born December 22, 1958) is an American film, television and stage actor, known for his performance as architect Miles Harding in the film Electric Dreams and as the orchid-growing agoraphobic Harold Smith in the television series Twin Peaks.
Eileen Hayward, played by Mary Jo Deschanel, is the wheelchair-using wife of Doc Hayward and mother of Donna.
Deschanel played Eileen Hayward in the TV series Twin Peaks.
Jacques, played by Walter Olkewicz, used to be a woodcutter but had to quit that job because of his considerable weight.
He also guest-starred in many TV shows including Barney Miller (2 episodes), Night Court, Seinfeld, ER, and Who's the Boss?, and was a semi-regular on Dolly Parton's 1987–88 variety show Dolly!. He also played Jacques Renault on Twin Peaks.
Shelly - along with Donna Hayward and Audrey Horne - later receives fragments of poetry from former FBI man Windom Earle, as part of Earle's elaborate scheme.
She then went to class and saw a deputy enter the classroom as the teacher was taking attendance, asking if Bobby Briggs was in the class.
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Pete Martell (played by Jack Nance) is a lumberjack who married his boss's sister Catherine.
Jean, played by Michael Parks, is the eldest and most ruthless of the three brothers, but hides his ruthlessness behind a soft-spoken, charming appearance.
He appeared as Irish mob boss Tommy O'Shea in Death Wish V: The Face of Death (1994), French-Canadian drug runner Jean Renault in the ABC television series Twin Peaks, Dr. Banyard in Deceiver (1997), Texas Ranger Earl McGraw in From Dusk till Dawn (1996), and Ambrose Bierce in From Dusk Till Dawn 3: The Hangman's Daughter (2000).