Twins Peak, Washington - The
bizarre prime time drama
TWIN PEAKS/ABC/1990-91 starred Michael Ontkean as Sheriff Harry
who worked in the fictional idyllic Northwest town of
Twin Peaks near the Canadian border.
Special Agent Cooper and Sheriff Harry
When Laura Palmer (Sheryl Lee), a 17-year-old homecoming queen is found
Special FBI Agent Dale Cooper arrives in town
to investigate of the gruesome crime.
Sheriff Truman and his deputies,
Tommy 'Hawk' Hill
(Michael Horse) and
Cooper search for clues to the identity of the killer.
Throughout their investigation Sheriff Truman
and Agent Cooper ran across some strange and unconventional
Catherine Coulson as Margaret, the
- Don S. Davis as
Major Garland Briggs
Wendy Robie as Nadine Hurley, a crazy one-eyed
Jack Nance as Pete Martell, a henpecked
David Lynch as Gordon Cole, a hard-of hearing FBI agent
Eventually Cooper and Truman learn that Laura's
own father Leland Palmer (Ray Wise) was responsible for the killing
of his daughter as well as Madeliene "Maddy" Ferguson, Laura's lookalike
cousin (played by Sheryl Lee). The actual killer was an ominous
BOB, who channeled his evil through Leland.
TRIVIA NOTE: The series was filmed in
the picturesque community of Snoqualmie, Washington. The rustic
Salish Lodge doubled as the fictional Great Northern Hotel where
Agent Cooper stayed during his visit to Twin Peaks.
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