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Jack Nance

Nance as Pete Martell on Twin Peaks, 1990
Born Marvin John Nance
(1943-12-21)December 21, 1943
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died December 30, 1996(1996-12-30) (aged 53)
South Pasadena, California, United States
Other names Jack Nance
John Nance
Occupation Actor
Years active 1970–1996
Spouse(s) Catherine E. Coulson (m. 1968; div. 1976)[1]
Kelly Jean Van Dyke (m. 1991; d. 1991) (her death)

We've all got strange things about us and Lynch picks those things up.
I say that I played a doorstop in Dune because I remember standing around a lot. I was down there for months.
Jack Nance
All of a sudden, those few pages of script that he had shown me with the weird images I could visualize all of that in my brain, and I knew that there was this mad little genius at work here and I really wanted to do the film.
Jack Nance
And now comes Pete Martell in Twin Peaks and he's just a nice guy.
To sum it all up: It was a great picture to do; I just wish it had never been released.
Jack Nance
Lynch is an ordinary, smalltown guy and he just sees strange things in people.
Jack Nance
But Eraserhead was the first real intense kind of thing I had ever done before the cameras and Lynch had to really bring me down a lot and he still does.
Jack Nance