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See our picks. Sign In. Up this week. Born in precisely the kind of small-town American setting so familiar from his films, David Lynch spent his childhood being shunted from one state to another as his research scientist father kept getting relocated. He attended various art schools, married Peggy Lynch and then fathered future director Jennifer Lynch shortly after he turned Filmography by Job Trailers and Videos.
David Keith Lynch born January 20, is an American filmmaker, visual artist, musician, writer and actor. In , a panel of critics convened by The Guardian announced that 'after all the discussion, no one could fault the conclusion that David Lynch is the most important film-maker of the current era',  while AllMovie called him "the Renaissance man of modern American filmmaking". Lynch initially studied painting before he began making short films in the late s. His first feature-length film, the surrealist horror Eraserhead , became a success on the midnight movie circuit, and he followed that by directing The Elephant Man , Dune , and Blue Velvet Lynch next created his own television series with Mark Frost , the popular murder mystery Twin Peaks —91 , which ran for two seasons. Turning further towards surrealist filmmaking, three of his subsequent films operated on dream logic non-linear narrative structures: Lost Highway , Mulholland Drive , and Inland Empire
The Twin Peaks director lives for his work. D avid Lynch seldom smiles in photographs. The quiff completes the effect, its lush swirl seemingly frozen in place by alarming, Lynchian thoughts. In his 40 years of film-making, the director has taken audiences from sunlit American idylls to surreal dimensions populated by demons, doppelgangers and psychotic killers. He is reclusive and seldom leaves this little realm, let alone grants audiences to journalists — but he is prepared to now, on the eve of publishing an unconventional memoir-cum-biography, Room To Dream. An assistant escorts me through the house sleek concrete walls and surfaces, floor-to-ceiling shelves of VHS cassettes and CDs and up through the garden to the studio. A snake slithered across the path earlier this morning, the assistant says. Lynch sits in a corner, hunched over a lithograph. The tabletop brims with paint pots, lotions, chemicals, gel formula cement, lithographic paper, pneumatic drills, cables, wires and paintbrushes. There is a mug of coffee, a pack of cigarettes.