Dana Ashbrook

Dana Ashbrook

actor, writer

Dana Ashbrook was born on May 24, 1967 in USA. Dana Ashbrook's big-screen debut came with Attack of the Killer Tomatoes! directed by John De Bello in 1978, strarring Boy on Boat (uncredited). Dana Ashbrook is known for Twin Peaks directed by David Lynch, Kyle MacLachlan stars as Dale Cooper and Sheryl Lee as Laura Palmer. The upcoming new movie Dana Ashbrook plays is Please Baby Please which will be released on Nov 29, 2022.

Growing up in San Diego, becoming an actor came naturally to Dana Ashbrook. His father is the director of the Palomar College Department of Performing Arts, and his mother is a teacher who performs in local theater. His sisters, Daphne Ashbrook and Taylor Ashbrook, are also working actresses. His own career started while still in his teens, when his sister Daphne's agent saw him performing in a high school play, and he made a good impression. He started out with guest appearances in TV series, and then went on to supporting roles in motion pictures. His big break was in 1990 in winning the role of Bobby Briggs in the offbeat television series Twin Peaks (1990). Ashbrook's intense portrayal of the volatile tempered high school athlete with his shaggy hair, soulful appearance, and intense personality made an impression. After the show went off the air the following year, he continued to make appearances in television and film. In 1997, he won a starring role in the series Crisis Center (1997), but in spite of its promise, the series only lasted one season. Ashbrook made a comeback in 2002 when he was cast in a recurring role playing the slimy and greedy stockbroker Rich Rinaldi, a character the viewers loved to hate, in the popular teen soap opera Dawson (1998) during the show's final season.In his spare time, he plays basketball and tennis. He is also an accomplished harmonica player.

  • Birthday

    May 24, 1967
  • Place of Birth

    San Diego, California, USA
  • Also known

    Dana V. Ashbrook

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