Filmmaker and novelist who directed the 1996 film Dream for an Insomniac and wrote the novels God-Shaped Hole and How To Kill a Rock Star.
She obtained her GED and graduated from UC Berkeley with a philosophy degree before moving to Los Angeles.
She wrote the text for a graphic novel about late singer-songwriter Jeff Buckley.
She was the daughter of former San Francisco 49ers owner Edward J. DeBartolo Jr.
Her film Dream for an Insomniac featured Friends star Jennifer Aniston.