Callum Lyon MacLachlan, just like children of most celebrities, became famous even before he was born. His parents, actor, Kyle Maclachlan and publicist Desiree Gruber hinted on his coming months before he was born. They announced the pregnancy in January 2008 and later in April, they revealed they were having a son in mid-July.
Who Is Callum Lyon MacLachlan?
Callum Lyon MacLachlan is the son of Kyle Maclachlan and Desiree Gruber. The couple welcomed their first child six years into their marriage, on the 25th of July, 2008 and the duo couldn’t help their joy at the miracle they helped to create. They revel in life with their baby boy and count themselves blessed to be his parents.
They announced the pregnancy in January of 2008. In April, they revealed the sex of the baby who was set to arrive in mid-July. Callum Lyon MacLachlan announced his arrival on Friday, the 25th of July 2008, in Los Angeles, weighing in at 8 lbs, 6 oz.
How Many Siblings Does He Have?
Callum Lyon MacLachlan is an only child. Prior to his conception, his parents experienced a few bumps on their journey to becoming parents. Gruber, for instance, suffered several miscarriages and was also diagnosed with thrombophilia, a condition that increases the tendency of blood clots. As such, she had to give herself daily injections of blood thinner while trying to conceive. Nevertheless, when their little one finally arrived, the new parents forgot all the pains and the waiting and agreed it was all worth the wait.
While it is known how happy they are of becoming parents, it is not known if the couple would want to expand their colony and give their son either a brother or a sister.
Meanwhile, being an only child have its perks and Callum Lyon is surely enjoying the benefits even though it comes with a huge responsibility, not to talk of the loneliness. He has his parent’s love and his own little world all to himself. Moreover, he has the advantage of developing a sense of self-reliance, his individuality as well as learning how to be perfectly happy in his own company.
Meet His Parents
His father, Kyle MacLachlan is a famed American actor whose career has traversed films, television, and stage. Kyle is best known for his role as Special Agent Dale Cooper in the ABC mystery horror TV series Twin Peaks and its film prequel Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me. His performance on the series earned him a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama in 1990 as well as a nomination in the same category in 2017.
He is prominent for other TV roles including Trey MacDougal in Sex and the City, Orson Hodge in Desperate Housewives, The Captain in How I Met Your Mother, the Mayor of Portland in Portlandia and Calvin Zabo in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. In films, he has recorded such works as Showgirls, Hamlet, House of Pink, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2, The House with a Clock in Its Walls, and High Flying Bird.
On the other hand, his mother Desiree Gruber is an American publicist and producer. She is a model for a multihyphenate career and has successfully parlayed her lifelong interests in fashion, culture, art, entertainment, and technology into a thriving media empire. Through her New-York based public relations, production and management agency, Full Picture, she has helped to build some of the world’s most prestigious brands and properties as well as guiding the careers of high-profile personalities including model Heidi Klum. Her agency has also handled the production of Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show since its inauguration in 1995.
She was an executive producer of the hit fashion reality TV competition Project Runway, a show she co-created with Heidi Klum and Harvey Weinstein in 2004. Also, she runs the scarf brand, Theodora & Callum and also co-founded DGNL Ventures, an early-stage venture capital fund. Her work as executive producer of Project Runway earned her 11 Emmy Award nominations and she has won numerous other awards in the media industry. In 2010, Fortune magazine’s named her one of its Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs of the year.
Callum Lyon MacLachlan’s parents met in 1999 and started dating shortly after. They swapped vows on the 20th of April 2002. Six years into their marriage, Callum Lyon MacLachlan arrived. The family of three has residences in Los Angeles and New York. They also have two furry family members, dogs named Mookie and Sam.