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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 29 July 1953Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Birth NameTimothy M. Gunn
Height 5' 11¾" (1.82 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Tim Gunn was born in Washington DC. He began working at New York's Parson's The New School for Design in 1982, and serves as chair of the department of fashion design. During the school's summer hiatus, Gunn is involved in the hit TV show Project Runway (2004) where he serves as a den father and mentor to the contestants. Gunn lives in New York City.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Tussi

Trade Mark (1)

The verb "work" as an all-purpose, as in "Make it work!" or "That doesn't work for me". Also, saying words in triplets, as in "Go, go, go!", "You have to run, run run"

Trivia (4)

2000-2007: Chair of the Department of Fashion Design at Parsons The New School for Design.
As of March 2007 left Parsons to become the Chief Creative Director of Liz Claiborne Inc.
Abrams Image Publishers released Tim Gunn's book "A Guide to Quality, Taste and Style", co-written with Kate Moloney. While on tour in Palm Springs, California, the nearby city of Palm Desert honored him with an official resolution declaring the day of his visit, April 27, 2007 "Timothy M. Gunn Day". Film maker R. Christian Anderson, who made the presentation, also gave Mr. Gunn a certificate from the city of Palm Springs and a plaque from the city of Rancho Mirage "in recognition of his career achievements". [April 2007]
Set to star in a new reality-TV spinoff of Project Runway (2004) entitled "Under the Gunn", produced by The Weinstein Company for the Lifetime network.

Personal Quotes (2)

Make it work!
Plenty of people will try to sabotage you; you can't be one of them.

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