David Lynch Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

23rd August 2016

Fact: David Lynch's 2001 neo-noir Mulholland Drive has been named the best film of the 21st century by movie critics around the world. A BBC poll of 177 reviewers from 36 countries saw the Los Angeles-based thriller starring Justin Theroux, Naomi Watts and Laura Harring come out on top. Hong Kong director Wong Kar-wai's romance In The Mood For Love places second, while Paul Thomas Anderson's There Will Be Blood nabs third place.

26th April 2016

Tweet: "Dear Bernie Sanders, You are for the people. Great good luck to you going forward!!!" Filmmaker David Lynch publicly endorses the Vermont Senator over former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as the two politicians compete to become the Democratic Party nominee for U.S. President in the race for the White House.

30th September 2015

Fact: Katy Perry, Sting and comedian Jerry Seinfeld are set to perform at the Change Begins Within benefit concert for director David Lynch's charity. The show, which will raise money for the foundation's transcendental meditation drive in New York, will take place at Carnegie Hall in the Big Apple on 4 November (15).

19th August 2013

Fact: Moviemaker David Lynch has remixed former Ultravox frontman John Foxx's atmospheric new track with musician Jori Hulkkonen, Evangeline.

19th June 2013

Fact: Moviemaker David Lynch has signed up to direct the video for Nine Inch Nails' new single Came Back Haunted. Frontman Trent Reznor and the cult Twin Peaks filmmaker previously collaborated on the soundtrack to 1997 film Lost Highway.

26th October 2012

Tweet: "Dear Twitter Friends!!! It's @katyperry 's birthday & she requested donations to the @LynchFoundation in lieu of gifts. Thank you Katy!!!" Filmmaker David Lynch is grateful to Katy Perry for her birthday generosity.

31st October 2011

Quote: "I got really fascinated by the top of his head because you could just see that sort of quiffy bit. I spent the rest of the plane trip thinking, 'I've got to say something to him', and then couldn't think of an opener and felt too embarrassed, so I just sat there staring." Actress Rebecca Hall was left speechless when she saw her movie idol, director David Lynch, on a flight.

17th August 2011

Fact: Maverick moviemaker David Lynch will release his debut album, Crazy Clown Time, in November (11). The project features 14 original songs from the Twin Peaks director.

8th April 2010

Tweet: "Happy anniversary to Twin Peaks. Congratulations to Mark Frost & all the great cast & crew who did such great work. Long live Twin Peaks!" Moviemaker David Lynch remembers his cult TV series on the 20th anniversary of its launch in America.

7th January 2010

Tweet: "One thing I'm working on is a small cabinet made from Douglas Fir veneered plywood. I love wood." Moviemaker David Lynch tells Twitter.com followers about his latest carpentry project.

25th June 2009

Quote: "Musicians are, generally speaking, like children - they love to sleep late, they're happier than most people, they get along well, unless they’re in a band then they start fighting. They're very special people, and I love to be in the studio with musicians. It’s a thrilling, thrilling thing." Movie maverick David Lynch loves working with musicians.

22nd April 2009

Quote: "You can't believe that anyone serious would pick someone like this. It's almost as if you could do better if you blindfolded yourself and went into a high school or a middle school and picked a girl. But she's cute." Moviemaker David Lynch on America's 2008 Republican Vice-President candidate Sarah Palin.

7th June 2008

Fact: Cult TV series Twin Peaks started out life as NORTH WEST PASSAGE as co-creators David Lynch and Mark Frost attempted to craft a drama set in North Dakota over meals at Studio City restaurant Dupar's and during writing sessions at Frost's home.

15th March 2008

Fact: Maverick moviemaker David Lynch is to donate $1 million (GBP500,000) in scholarships for students who want to learn how to meditate at the Maharishi University of Management in Iowa. Lynch is a fervent advocate of Transcendental Meditation.

28th February 2007

Fact: Acclaimed film director David Lynch provides daily weather forecasts for the Los Angeles radio station indie 103.1.

27th February 2007

Quote: "I'll never do TV again. Why would I want to? The internet is the new television, without the ad breaks." Acclaimed director David Lynch hates the interruption of advertisements when his films are shown on television.

25th February 2007

Quote: "At the core of every David Lynch film is a fundamental mystery that's best summed up this way: `What the f**k was that about?'" Actor Dennis Hopper pokes fun at his Blue Velvet director at the Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, California yesterday (24FEB07). Lynch and his muse Laura Dern were honoured with a Special Distinction Award at the prizegiving.

22nd August 2005

Fact: <p>Maverick movie maker David Lynch and actor Kyle MacLachlan are in negotiations to make a series of TV movies based on their cult TWIN PEAKS show. Canadian MacLachlan played Special Agent DALE COOPER in the hit 1990 TV drama. </p>

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