Date of Birth : Jun 26th 1956

Isaak has also appeared in numerous films, mostly playing minor cameo roles, though he starred with Keanu Reeves and Bridget Fonda in the 1993 Bernardo Bertolucci-directed Little Buddha, and also played a major role in David Lynch’s Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992). Other motion pictures include Married to the Mob (1988), The Silence of the Lambs (1991), That Thing You Do! (1996), and A Dirty Shame (2004).

Isaak turned down the roles of Jeffrey Beaumont in David Lynch’s Blue Velvet (1986) and Ray Sinclair in Jonathan Demme’s Something Wild (1986).

Isaak starred in The Chris Isaak Show (2001-2004) playing himself and featuring actual members of his band along with numerous celebrity guests. He also guest-starred on the “The One After the Superbowl, Part One” – the Super Bowl XXX edition of the television sitcom Friends; and on the HBO miniseries, From the Earth to the Moon, as astronaut Ed White, the first person to leave the confines of his spacecraft who later died in the Apollo 1 fire.


A Dirty Shame ( 2005 )

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