Daughter of Kenneth Tynan (a writer and critic) and Elaine Dundy (an author); married Jim McBride (a director and writer), 1982.
Addresses: Agent —The Mirisch Agency, 1801 Century Park East, Suite 1801, Los Angeles, CA 90067.
Career: Costume designer. Also worked as a director, producer, and styling consultant.
Member: Costumer Designers Guild of the International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage Employees (Local 892).
Film Costume Designer:
Strangers Kiss, Orion, 1983.
Choose Me, Island Alive, 1984.
Fraternity Vacation, New World, 1985.
Trouble in Mind, Alive Films, 1985.
That's Life! (also known as Blake Edwards' That's Life! ), Columbia, 1986.
The Big Easy, Columbia, 1987.
Blind Date (also known as Blake Edwards' Blind Date ), TriStar, 1987.
Glory Days, Lions Gate Films, 1988.
Permanent Record, Paramount, 1988.
Plain Clothes, Paramount, 1988.
Great Balls of Fire!, Orion, 1989.
Uncovered (also known as La tabla de flandes ), CiBy 2000, 1994.
My Family (also known as East L.A., My Family, Mi Familia, and Cafe con leche ), New Line Cinema, 1995.
The Chamber, Universal, 1996.
The Love Letter, DreamWorks, 1999.
(With others) The Big Bounce, Warner Bros., 2004.
Eulogy, Lions Gate Films, 2004.
Film Work; Other:
Director and producer, A Great Bunch of Girls, 1979.
Styling consultant, Breathless, Orion, 1983.
Styling consultant, Tightrope, Warner Bros., 1984.
Wardrobe worker for Genevieve Bujold, The Moderns, Alive Films/New Yorker Films, 1988.
Television Costume Designer; Series:
Sledge Hammer!, ABC, 1986–1988.
Costume designer for Billy Connolly, Head of the Class, ABC, 1990–1991.
Summerland, The WB, 2004—.
Television Costume Designer; Movies:
Shattered Vows, NBC, 1984.
The Wrong Man, Showtime, 1993.
A Case for Life, ABC, 1996.
Border Line, NBC, 1999.
Tuesdays with Morrie (also known as Oprah Winfrey Presents: Tuesdays with Morrie ), ABC, 1999.
Television Costume Designer; Other:
Shangri–La Plaza (pilot), CBS, 1990.
Costume designer for Trade Off and Witches of East-wick, both NBC.