Molly Kloepfer was raised by Ted Bundy for six years. This is what her life looks like now.

One night in 1969, Elizabeth Kloepfer was sitting in a Seattle bar when her friend Marylynne Chino noticed that a man had been staring at them.

“That guy has been staring at you all night,” Marylynne told Elizabeth, who turned to look.

“I’ve never forgotten this,” Marylynne later told KUTV. “I walked in, and across the room, I saw Ted for the first time. I will never forget the look on his face, it wasn’t evil but he was staring, nursing a beer.”

Elizabeth walked over to the man and struck up a conversation.

Unbeknownst to Elizabeth, the man was Ted Bundy.

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In the years that followed, Elizabeth and Bundy’s lives became deeply entwined. In fact, within just weeks, Bundy had moved into Elizabeth’s home, which she shared with her young daughter, Molly.

“There was this nice family unit of three,” Joe Berlinger, who directed Netflix docuseries Conversations With a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes and Netflix movie Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile said.

“They were going sailing, going camping, going hiking, having birthday parties, but that male figure was Ted Bundy.”

As shown in the new Netflix film about Ted Bundy, Extremely Wicked, which is shot from the perspective of Elizabeth, Bundy helped raise Molly for six years – right up until he was caught by police for his horrific crimes.

Where is Molly Kloepfer now?

Now, 30 years on from the execution of Ted Bundy for the murders of at least 30 people, little is know about Elizabeth Kloepfer and her daughter Molly.

While Elizabeth is known to use pseudonyms like Elizabeth Kendall and Meg Anders to protect her identity, her daughter’s real name is not known.


In Elizabeth’s memoir, The Phantom Prince: My Life With Ted Bundy, her daughter is referred to as “Tina” while she is referred to as “Molly” in the Netflix movie.

Today, all that is known about the pair now is that they reside in Washington state together.

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Ted Bundy and Elizabeth Kloepfer.

It's believed the pair try to maintain low profiles and avoid most conversations about their serial killer connection – and it's not hard to see why. Molly was just a child when she lived with Bundy and now, for the rest of her life, she will always be tied to him.

At one point during Elizabeth and Bundy's relationship, Elizabeth and Molly almost became his next victims.

While he was in prison, the serial killer told his ex-girlfriend that one night he closed off their home’s chimney and started a fire, hoping the smoke would kill her.

“I remembered that night well,” Elizabeth wrote in her memoir.

“My eyes were running and I was coughing. I jumped out of bed and threw open the nearest window and stuck my head out. After I had recovered some, I opened all the windows and the doors and broke up the fire the best I could. I had gotten on Ted the next day for not coming back with the fan.”

What does Molly Kloepfer think about Extremely Wicked?

Despite keeping a low profile, both Elizabeth and Molly visited the set of Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, while the film's happier scenes were being shot.


"Those were few and far between," director Berlinger told Vanity Fair. "It was very touching to see Elizabeth, Zac, Lily, and Molly interacting."

Berlinger also shared that the mother and daughter duo have no interest in seeing the film or doing press for it.

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Lily Collins as Elizabeth Kloepfer in Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile. Image: Netflix.

"They have both had a hard time processing this. It took a lot of trust for them to meet with us," he explained.

"They still haven’t seen the film and don’t want to see the film and don’t want to do press for the film. Elizabeth still has a hard time with it. But I think she is happy we made the film and happy with Lily portraying her... It is still a painful experience. But I think, generally speaking, they’ve moved on with their lives and are both in a good place."

Lily Collins, who played Elizabeth in the film, also met Elizabeth prior to shooting the movie.

"She was so gracious, giving me material to look at and speaking to me," Lily said.

"I don’t know if she’s going to see the movie because it’s difficult, but within the filming process, she came on set and she was a positive light on-set. You wouldn’t expect that with what happened. She gave us her support. She’s really lovely."

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile is available to watch on Netflix now.

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