Twin Peaks Usenet Archive

Subject: Re: Twin Peak Eraserhead Connection
From: (Brett J. Vickers)
Date: 1990-12-17, 10:30
Reply-to: (Brett J. Vickers) (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, they are the same person.  You have to remember that Eraserhead was
made in 1976, about 14 years ago.  So Nance was quite a bit younger

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