Filmmaker and LGBT activist who was known for directing the series The Simple Life, The Real World, and The Osbournes.
She left her home at age 16 to pursue a television career.
She was best known to movie audiences for her 2006 drama Loving Annabelle.
She had a three-year marriage that ended in divorce in 2001.
She directed the 2014 documentary Waiting for Gaga, which focused on the life of Lady Gaga.