- Name: Tim Gunn
- Born: 07/29/1953 (67 years old)
- Occupation: Fashion consultant, Television personality, Author
Timothy MacKenzie Gunn (born July 29, 1953) is an American fashion consultant, television personality, actor, voice actor, and author. He served on the faculty of Parsons School of Design from 1982 to 2007 and was chair of fashion design at the school from August 2000 to March 2007, after which he joined Liz Claiborne (now Kate Spade & Company) as its chief creative officer. Over 16 seasons Gunn has become well known as the on-air mentor to designers on the reality television program Project Runway. Gunn’s popularity on Project Runway led to two spin-off shows; Bravo’s Tim Gunn’s Guide to Style and Lifetime’s Under the Gunn, as well as five books. In addition to being an executive producer, Gunn has served as mentor for the teen designers on Project Runway: Junior. He also provides the voice of Baileywick, the castle steward in the Disney Junior television show Sofia the First and narrated the sitcom Mixology.
Birth Name: Timothy MacKenzie Gunn
School: Corcoran College of Art and Design
Alias: Timothy MacKenzie Gunn
Birth Place: Washington, D.C., U.S.
Tim Gunn quotes :
Take the high road. No matter how much strife, and consternation, frustration and anger you might be confronted with - don't go to that level.Tim Gunn
I've never mentioned this, but when I was at Parsons teaching, the other design disciplines, they don't like fashion design. They see it as very nineteenth-century.Tim Gunn
With fashion, you really need to understand the aspects of construction. Not just design on an iPad.Tim Gunn
I have my flaws and my issues, past and present and who knows what will happen in the future. I want people to know I'm vulnerable too and each one of us is.Tim Gunn