David Keith Lynch was born on January 20, 1946. He is an American actor, musician, filmmaker, and painter.
He is best known for directing and writing movies like Mulholland Drive (2001), Blue Velvet (1986), The Elephant Man (1980), and Eraserhead (1977).
Critics often regard these films as some of the best films of all time. The T.V. series Twin Peaks (1990-91, 2017) is also one of his best works.
Film critic Pauline Kael labeled him as the “first popular Surrealist due to his spectacular works.” His accolades include- the César Award for Best Foreign Film twice, received three Academy Award nominations for Best Director, a Golden Lion award for lifetime achievement at the Venice Film Festival, and won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival.
His movies are intriguing and push the boundaries for the next trend rather than sticking to some formulaic genre.
His ideas and execution of the films and the writing still inspire millions worldwide.