Julie Cypher Biography – Julie Cypher Wiki
Julie Cypher is an American filmmaker. She is best known for being the former partner of musician Melissa Etheridge. She directed the 1995 film Teresa’s Tattoo, starring Phillips, C. Thomas Howell, and Kiefer Sutherland.
Julie Cypher Age
Julie Cypher was born on August 24, 1964, in Wichita, Kansas, United States.
Julie Cypher Family
Cypher was born to Dick and Betty (née Jackson) Cypher. She has an older sister named Melanie.
Julie Cypher Husband
Julie Cypher has been married to her husband Matthew Hale since 2004. She was previously married to actor Lou Diamond Phillips from June 27, 1987, until their divorce on August 5, 1990. From 1990 to September 2000, she was in a relationship with her partner Melissa Etheridge.
Cypher met Etheridge in 1988 while assisting on the music video for the single “Bring Me Some Water.” She split with Phillips in 1990 to start a relationship with Etheridge. In 1995, Cypher and Etheridge appeared in a “We’d Rather Go Naked Than Wear Fur” poster campaign for PETA. In a 1999 therapy session, Cypher told Etheridge that she was “not gay”, and the pair split in September 2000.
Julie Cypher Children
Julie Cypher has 2 children, a daughter named Bailey Jean Cypher who was born on February 10, 1997, and a son named Beckett Cypher who was born on November 18, 1998, from her relationship with Melissa Etheridge via artificial insemination. The biological father is singer David Crosby.
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