Julie Cypher Wiki – Biography
Julie Cypher is an American filmmaker best known for being the former partner of musician Melissa Etheridge. She directed the 1995 film Teresa’s Tatto, Starring Philips, C. Thomas Howell, and Kiefer Sutherland.
Julie Cypher Age
Julie Cypher is 64 years old. She was born on August 24, 1964, in Wichita, Kansas, United States.
Cypher was born in Wichita, Kansas to Dick and Betty (née Jackson) Cypher, and has an older sister named Melanie. She attended the University of Texas at Austin studying television and film.
She married actor Lou Diamond Phillips in 1986. Two years later, she met Etheridge while assisting on the music video for the single “Bring Me Some Water”, and split with Phillips in 1990 to start a relationship with Etheridge. Cypher directed the 1995 film Teresa’s Tattoo, starring Phillips, C. Thomas Howell, and Kiefer Sutherland.
After originally spending five years in a marriage with Lou Diamond Phillips, Cypher was a gay rights advocate and became famous for being one half of one of the first publicly lesbian celebrity couples. In 1995 she and Etheridge appeared in a “We’d Rather Go Naked Than Wear Fur” poster campaign for PETA.
During her partnership with Melissa Etheridge, Cypher gave birth to two children via artificial insemination: a daughter, Bailey Jean, born in February 1997, and a son, Beckett Cypher, born November 1998. Although initially reluctant to discuss it, the couple eventually revealed that the biological father of both children was musician David Crosby.
Who is Melissa Etheridge’s Son? Beckett Etheridge Wiki, Biography, Age, Parents, Family, Cause of Death Instagram
On May 13, 2020, Melissa Etheridge’s team announced on her Twitter that Beckett Cypher, had died at the age of 21. The team tweeted: “We’re sad to inform you that Melissa’s son Beckett passed away and there will not be a Concerts From Home show today. – #TeamME”
We’re sad to inform you that Melissa’s son Beckett passed away and there will not be a Concerts From Home show today. – #TeamME
— Melissa Etheridge (@metheridge) May 13, 2020