Actor

Harry Goaz

Quick Facts

IntroAmerican actor
Is Actor
From United States of America
Type Film, TV, Stage, Radio
Gendermale
Birth 27 December 1960, Texas
Age60 years

Biography

Harry Goaz (born December 27, 1960 as Harry Preston King) is an American actor best known for his roles as Deputy Andy Brennan in the TV drama series, Twin Peaks (1990–1991), and as Sgt. Knight in the NBC TV series, Eerie Indiana (1991-2).
He was born in Jacksonville, North Carolina and grew up in Beaumont, Texas. He attended the University of Texas at Austin, where he graduated with a degree in fine arts. He also studied acting under William Traylor at The Loft Studio in Los Angeles, California.
Goaz first met David Lynch while driving him to a memorial tribute to Roy Orbison where Lynch decided to cast him for the role of Deputy Andy Brennan in the TV series Twin Peaks. He followed up Twin Peaks with Eerie Indiana, a paranormal TV show created by Joe Dante. Goaz has also taken roles in independent films, such as Steven Soderbergh’s The Underneath.
His piece of micro-fiction, “Donald’s Holy Head”, was published in Blacktop Passages in 2013.

Filmography

YearTitleRoleDirectorNotes
1990-1991Twin PeaksDeputy Andy BrennanDavid Lynch et al.26 Episodes
1991-1992Eerie IndianaSgt. KnightTim Hunter et al.5 Episodes
1992Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with MeDeputy Andy BrennanDavid LynchScenes Deleted
1995The UnderneathGuard CaseySteven Soderbergh
2005DeadroomLaytonJames M. Johnston et al.
2009St. NickDetectiveDavid Lowery
2010EarthlingThomas HeadClay Lifford
2017Twin PeaksDeputy Andy BrennanDavid Lynch