Who was Lenny Von Dohlen?
Lenny Von Dohlen was an American film, television and stage actor. He appeared in numerous stage, television, and film roles, and was probably best known for his performance as architect Miles Harding in the film Electric Dreams, and as the orchid-loving agoraphobe Harold Smith in the television series Twin Peaks and the spin-off film Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me.
Lenny Von Dohlen Age
Dohlen was born in December 22, 1958 in Augusta, Georgia, USA. He was 63 years old at the time of his death.
Lenny Von Dohlen Ethnicity
Dohlen had German ancestry from his paternal side.
Lenny Von Dohlen Cause of Death
Dohlen passed away on July 5, 2022 but the announcement was made on July, 8 2022. The announcement was made by his daughter named Hazel Von Dohlen from his wife’s previous relationship. The cause of death is yet to be revealed by his family.
Lenny Von Dohlen Wife | Daughter
Dohlen had a brief encounter with her wife, Marina Drujko. They were together for a period of one year, from 2007 until their divorce in 2008. Hazel is a young beautiful girl who we might witness her acting career in the coming years. She was born in 2000, so she is 22 years old as of 2022.
Lenny Von Dohlen Height
Dohlen stood at an average height of 1.88 m.
Lenny Von Dohlen Education
Von Dohlen studied Theater at University of Texas, and graduated from Loretto Heights College in Denver, Colorado.
Lenny Von Dohlen Career
Von Dohlen was raised in the small Texas village of Goliad. He once dreamed of becoming a jockey, but as he grew bigger, his ambition was out of reach. In 1983’s Tender Mercies, which won an Academy Award and starred Robert Duval, he made his acting debut.
He portrayed Reggie as an adult in Beautiful Loser and was a nominee for the Sundance and Berlin Film Festivals’ Dramatic Competition in the film Teeth in 2007. He portrayed Elder Daniel in Downstream in 2010 and Sheriff Jack Carter in the short film Night Blind that same year (2010).
The Emmy-winning Kent State on NBC was his debut appearance on television (1981). He is well recognized for playing the agoraphobic orchid enthusiast Harold Smith in David Lynch and Mark Frost’s 1990 ABC television series Twin Peaks.
He appeared in the BBC’s Red Dwarf series V episode Back to Reality in 1992 as a government agent of a fascist regime. He made an appearance in episode 12 of Seth McFarlane’s sci-fi show “The Orville” on Fox in 2017 as the priest Valondis.
In the theater, Von Dohlen has written parts for the New York performances of Richard Greenberg’s Asian Shade, The Maderati, The Team, Twister, and other plays.