(written from a Production point of view)
Yvonne DePatis-Kupka is a hair stylist who worked on the Star Trek: The Next Generation seventh season episode "Homeward" in 1993. In 1991 she received a CableACE Award nomination in the category Make-Up for her work on the television fantasy film Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme (1990, starring Brian Bonsall and Teri Garr), which she shared with Steve LaPorte.
In 1986, DePatis-Kupka worked as hair stylist on the action drama Thrashin', along with Dayne Johnson. Two years later, she had a cameo role as a customer in the science fiction drama Dead Man Walking (1988, with Leland Crooke, Tasia Valenza, Jeffrey Combs, Biff Yeager, and John Durbin). She received credit as department head hair in the television comedy Dinner at Eight (1989) and on the television series In Living Color (1991-1994).
The following years, DePatis-Kupka worked as hair stylist and makeup artist on the fantasy film Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994), the television series All-American Girl (1994-1995, starring Clyde Kusatsu), the science fiction thriller Virtuosity (1995), the comedy Man of the Year (1995), episodes of Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (1996) and Clueless (1996), the television drama Little Girls in Pretty Boxes (1997), the comedy The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas (2000, with Jamie Kelman, Jeff Lewis, Brad Look, Alicia M. Tripi, and Clinton Wayne), the fantasy comedy How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000), the science fiction film Artificial Intelligence: AI (2001), the science fiction remake Planet of the Apes (2001), the drama The Majestic (2001), the television series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2002, with Teressa Hill and Clinton Wayne), CSI: Miami (2002-2003), Las Vegas (2003-2004), and Complete Savages (2004-2005, starring Keith Carradine).
More recent credits include the crime thriller Crank (2006), the drama Freedom Writers (2007), the comedy Epic Movie (2007, with Roxy D'Alonzo, David DeLeon, Ed French, Ruth Haney, Erwin H. Kupitz, and Mary Kay Morse), the horror remake Halloween (2007), the television series True Blood (2008) and Valentine (2009), and the drama Dirty Girl (2010).