Carel Struycken Biography
(Dutch Actor Best Known for His Role as ‘The Giant’ in the TV Series ‘Twin Peaks’)
Birthday: July 30, 1948 (Leo)
Born In: The Hague, Netherlands
Carel Struycken is a Dutch actor who is known for his work in films, TV, as well as theatre. Known for his unusual height of seven feet, he has starred in a lot of films where his height plays an important part. He became popular after playing the role of The Giant in the mystery drama TV series ‘Twin Peaks’. The show revolved around an FBI agent investigating the murder of a homecoming queen. The show was a huge success and won several Emmy Awards. He also played a supporting role in ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’. He has appeared in several TV films such as ‘Ewoks: The Battle for Endor’ and ‘Journey to the Centre of the Earth’. His works on the big screen include his role of the butler Lurch in the film ‘The Addams Family’. He also played a supporting role in the hit sci-fi comedy film ‘Men in Black’. He has made appearances in two music videos as well. His most recent works include his role in the psychological horror film ‘Gerald’s Game’. Coming to his hobbies, he is an avid photographer and has a blog dedicated to photography.