Co-starred with Tracey Ullman and Johnny Knoxville in John Waters' "A Dirty Shame"
First film to feature his music, David Lynch's "Blue Velvet"
Released debut album, <i>Silvertone</i>; also the name of Isaak's backing band
Signed a contract with Warner Bros. Records
"Baby Did a Bad, Bad Thing" was featured in Stanley Kubrick's final film, "Eyes Wide Shut"
Appeared as Roy Orbison in the NBC drama "American Dreams"
Had a small role in Jonathan Demme's "The Silence of the Lambs"
Joined the ensemble cast of "The Informers"; based on a collection of short stories by Bret Easton Ellis
An instrumental version of "Wicked Game" was featured in David Lynch's "Wild at Heart"
Co-starred in the Bernardo Bertolucci-directed, "Little Buddha"
Made first TV appearance on an episode of "Friends" (NBC)
Played a major role in David Lynch's "Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me"
Released third album, <i>Heart Shaped World</i>; featured the hit song "Wicked Game"
Starred in "The Chris Isaak Show" (Showtime) as himself and featured actual members of his band
Appeared in the HBO miniseries, "From the Earth to the Moon"
Feature acting debut in "Married to the Mob"
Featured as a correspondent for "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" (NBC)
Hosted "The Chris Isaak Hour" on the Biography Channel
Moved to San Francisco in the early 1980s
Released second self-titled album, <i>Chris Isaak</i>
Studied in Japan in the 1970s
Known for such albums as "Heart Shaped World" and "Forever Blue"
Popular songs include "Wicked Game" and "Baby Did A Bad Bad Thing".