Tina Bundy Biography
Tina Bundy is an American featured in Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, as Molly. Extremely wicked is a Netflix movie directed by Joe Berlinger and starring Zac Efron. Tina was born in Ogden, Utah, USA, three years prior to moving to Seattle with her mother.
Tina was raised by a single mother up until Ted Bundy joined the small family, dating Elizabeth Kloepfer. In Zac Efron’s and Lilly colins’ Netflix movie, Tina is depicted as an only child with any other kids behavior except that she was meek and calm. Tina and Elizabeth were both involved in the production of the movie.
Much of Molly’s childhood is detailed in Elizabeth’s book along with a memoir penned by Elizabeth in 1981 called The Phantom Prince: My Life With Ted Bundy. Also, you can check out the audio version of Phantom Prince below featured on youtube.
Tina Bundy Age
Tina was 3 years old when Elizabeth started dating Ted Bundy back on September 26, 1969. Since her birthdate information is rare, it will not take a Mathematician to correctly guess her age. As of 2019, Tina is about 53 years old.
Tina Bundy Ted Bundy
Ted Bundy helped raise Elizabeth’s daughter, Tina, for about seven years. In Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, Ted, played by Zac Efron, showers Molly with affection and helps her cut her second birthday cake. He prepares meals for her and Liz, played by Lily Collins, and lovingly calls Tina, “monkey” as she jumps into his arms for a hug.
The imagery depicts a happy child with a father, even though not the real dad. She was just a child when she lived with Ted, and now, she’s forever tied to him. Like all of his victims, Tina did not have a say in how Ted Bundy would change their lives or how he would bend their memories. Additionally, Tina has no relation to Ted, although he did briefly pose as a father figure in her life.
Ted would occasionally pick up Tina from daycare or babysit her when Elizabeth was unable. They were tight like in a real father-daughter relationship, thus, Ted ended up giving Tina his name.
Tina Bundy Today
According to Netflix movie, Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, Tina is in Washington state with her mom and that’s about all we know. But if you want to learn more about Molly’s childhood, you should definitely check out Elizabeth’s memoir about her relationship with Bundy. She wrote it in 1981 and it is called The Phantom Prince: My Life With Ted Bundy. Elizabeth refers to Molly as Tina in this book. Netflix may have used a stage name to protect her identity.
Tina Bundy Parents
There’s very little info out there concerning Tina’s father but according to Oxygen, Elizabeth was married before she met Bundy. Her husband, Tina’s biological father, was convicted of a serious crime that is not clearly known or recorded by the press. However, Elizabeth did not know this until after they made it official. They weren’t married for long, and Elizabeth met Bundy when Molly was just a toddler.
Tina Bundy Extremely Wicked
Tina Bundy hasn’t seen Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile yet. According to the film’s director Joe Berlinger, neither she nor Elizabeth plans to. Tina did, however, visit the set with her mom, specifically for the movie’s happier scenes. Joe revealed this information to Vanity Fair, a magazine of popular culture, fashion, and current affairs published by Condé Nast in the United States.
Joe added that it was very touching to see Elizabeth, Zac, Lily, and Tina interacting. He also confirmed that Tina has no interest in doing press for the film since together with her mother have both had a hard time processing this. It took lots of trust for them to meet with the cast. Elizabeth still has a hard time with it. Joe Berlinger thinks she is happy they made the film and happy with Lily portraying her.
It is still a painful experience. But generally speaking, Tina and Elizabeth Kloepfer have moved on with their lives and are both in a good place.
Tina Bundy Rose Bundy
Rose Bundy, also known as Rosa, is Ted’s biological daughter, from his wife, Carole Ann Boone. She was born in early October 1981 and has an elder step brother called James. Unlike Tina, Rose is not featured in Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile. According to Associated Press story published in September 1981 in Utah paper the Deseret News, Carole told reporters that it was nobody’s business concerning how the child was conceived.
Besides, the Associated Press pointed out that Carole resided with her son from a previous relationship and worked near the Florida prison. She also made frequent visits to Ted Bundy at the prison’s park. Conjugal visits were not allowed for inmates on death row, but as Ann Rule revealed in her book, the bribing of guards who patrolled such areas was common.
Nevertheless, a prison superintendent interviewed by the Associated Press in 1981 said that in the prison’s park, it would be very difficult to have sexual contact. He also confirmed that they might or might not have done it.
Carole Boone became pregnant in early 1981 and gave birth to a daughter that October. This was according to The Orlando Sentinel’s coverage of Bundy’s final days before his execution.
The Oxygen Press, who identify the daughter as Rose Bundy, occasionally called Rosa, claim the birth happened in 1982, which would make the daughter 36 or 37 today. Ann Rule offered an indefinite update to the curious saying that she heard that Ted’s daughter is a kind and intelligent young woman. However, she noted that she had no clue where Rose and Carole Boone may live.