Peaks Performance: If we said Coulson played Margaret Lanterman, you’d probably give an indifferent shrug. How about if we call her by her character’s more famous name: The Log Lady?
Despite brief, infrequent appearances in the show, the tree-stroking medium was seized on by viewers as evidence that this series was a lot stranger than anything they’d been used to.
Damn Fine Career... or Wrapped in Plastic? Coulson, a long-term friend of Lynch’s (she worked on Eraserhead and was once married to Jack Nance) is primarily a stage actress. When she appears on screen, it’s invariably with a log in her hands, whether providing specially-filmed intros to the episodes or spoofing herself as (ahem) Woman With Wood in the forthcoming Psych homage.