32 Facts About David Lynch

1. David Lynch was the subject of a major art retrospective at the Fondation Cartier, Paris from March 3—May 27, 2007.

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2. David Lynch is a coffee drinker and even has his own line of special organic blends available for purchase on his website as well as in Whole Foods.

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3. In 2013 David Lynch wrote: "Transcendental Meditation leads to a beautiful, peaceful revolution.

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4. David Lynch told a reporter, "In life, he revolutionised the lives of millions of people.

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5. David Lynch attended the funeral of the Maharishi in India in 2008.

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6. David Lynch is on the board of trustees of MUM and has hosted an annual "David Lynch Weekend for World Peace and Meditation" there since 2005.

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7. David Lynch says he met Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, the founder of the TM movement, for the first time in 1975 at the Spiritual Regeneration Movement center in Los Angeles, California.

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8. David Lynch was initiated into Transcendental Meditation in July 1973, and has practiced the technique consistently since then.

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9. In 2009 David Lynch married actress Emily Stofle, who appeared in his 2006 film Inland Empire as well as the 2017 revival of Twin Peaks.

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10. On June 21, 1977, David Lynch married Mary Fisk, and the couple had one child, John Lynch, born in 1996.

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11. In 2006, David Lynch authored a short book describing his creative processes, stories from throughout his career, and the benefits he had realized through his practice of Transcendental Meditation called Catching the Big Fish: Meditation, Consciousness, and Creativity.

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12. David Lynch designed and constructed furniture for his 1997 film Lost Highway, notably the small table in the Madison house and the VCR case.

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13. On September 29, 2011, David Lynch released This Train with vocalist and long-time musical collaborator Chrysta Bell on the La Rose Noire label.

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14. In November 2010, David Lynch released two electropop music singles, "Good Day Today" and "I Know", through the independent British label Sunday Best Recordings.

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15. David Lynch was the subject of a major art retrospective at the Fondation Cartier, Paris from March 3—May 27, 2007.

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16. David Lynch considers the 20th-century Irish-born British artist Francis Bacon to be his "number one kinda hero painter", stating that "Normally I only like a couple of years of a painter's work, but I like everything of Bacon's.

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17. In November 2012, David Lynch hinted at plans for a new film while attending Plus Camerimage in Bydgoszcz, Poland.

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18. David Lynch directed a concert by English new wave band Duran Duran on March 23, 2011.

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19. In 2010, David Lynch began making guest appearances on the Family Guy spin-off The Cleveland Show as Gus the Bartender.

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20. David Lynch has plans to direct a documentary on Maharishi Mahesh Yogi consisting of interviews with people who knew him.

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21. David Lynch described the piece as "a mystery about a woman in trouble".

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22. David Lynch felt that it was "just exactly the right thing at the right time.

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23. David Lynch produced a fifty-minute video of the performance in 1990.

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24. David Lynch felt that agreeing to do so is one of his biggest professional regrets.

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25. David Lynch objected to these changes and had his name struck from the extended cut, which has "Alan Smithee" credited as the director and "Judas Booth" as the screenwriter.

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26. David Lynch refused, arguing that Lucas should direct the film himself as the movie should reflect his own vision, not Lynch's take on it.

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27. David Lynch proposed that he make the film which would become The Amputee to present to AFI to test two different types of film stock.

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28. In 1977, David Lynch would remarry, this time to Mary Fisk, sister of Jack Fisk.

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29. At the Pennsylvania Academy David Lynch made his first short film, which was titled Six Men Getting Sick (1967).

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30. David Lynch decided to move to the city of Philadelphia and enroll at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, after advice from Jack Fisk, who was already enrolled there.

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31. David Lynch was born in Missoula, Montana, on January 20, 1946.

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32. David Lynch moved to Los Angeles, where he produced his first motion picture, the surrealist horror film Eraserhead.

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