Twin Peaks Usenet Archive


Subject: Re: Twin Peak Eraserhead Connection
From: rjohnson@vela.acs.oakland.edu (R o d Johnson)
Date: 1990-12-17, 08:14
Newsgroups: alt.tv.twin-peaks

In article <1990Dec17.104253.6535@hod.uit.no> vidarh@stud.cs.uit.no (Vidar Hanssen) writes:

> >Someone on some film-newsgroup (I can't remember which) said that
> >Pete Martell is the same actor who played the lead in Eraserhead. 
> >I find this hard to believe, as Pete Martell looks 50 years old, and 
> >Henry looks 20 years old. But they do look the same, could it be
> >father and son? 

No, it's Henry--Jack Nance, to be precise.  He's aged some since
"Eraserhead" obviously.  How long has it been since it was shot,
fifteen years?  Ten?  And they can do great things with makeup.

Catherine Coulson (the Log Lady) was also in "Eraserhead", strapped to
a bed.  Perhaps this is one for the FAQL?

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