LOS ANGELES — Catherine Coulson, who played the Log Lady in David Lynch’s Twin Peaks, has died, a local television station in Oregon reported Monday. She was 71.

KOBI-TV, the NBC affiliate for Oregon and Northern California, posted the news on its Facebook page, saying the cause was cancer. A representative for Coulson could not be immediately reached.

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Coulson played Margaret Lanterman, the eccentric who carried a fireplace-length log that she believed spoke to her, a character who made regular appearances in both seasons of the show, as well as a cameo in the follow-up movie Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me Read more…

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‘Twin Peaks’ Log Lady, Catherine Coulson, dies at 71