Michael J. Anderson
Officially billed 'The Man From Another Place,' you'll know him as the strange-talking, dancing dwarf from Cooper's dreams/nightmares. One of
' most iconic presences, despite only appearing in a handful of episodes, a key part of Anderson's oddness came from a lifelong ability to speak in reverse phonetics, which Lynch then played backwards.
Damn Fine Career... or Wrapped in Plastic?
Given his height (the result of a genetic bone condition that prevented him from walking until his 20s) Anderson has specialised in the weirder side of film and TV, with roles in obligatory post-
Deep Space Nine
was a rare shot at taking centre stage, but it's the Lynch association - continued in
- that defines his career.
Anderson is appearing at
Twin Peaks UK Festival 2010
, Riverside Studios, Hammersmith on Saturday 27th November.