Jennifer Tilly

Movie Actress

Jennifer Tilly was born in Harbor City, California, United States on September 16th, 1958 and is the Movie Actress. At the age of 65, Jennifer Tilly biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, movies, TV shows, and networth are available.

Other Names / Nick Names
Jennifer Ellen Chan, Jenny, The Unabombshell, J Tilla the Killa
Date of Birth
September 16, 1958
United States
Place of Birth
Harbor City, California, United States
65 years old
Zodiac Sign
$25 Million
Actor, Poker Player, Screenwriter, Voice Actor
Social Media
Jennifer Tilly Height, Weight, Eye Color and Hair Color

At 65 years old, Jennifer Tilly has this physical status:

Hair Color
Black (Natural)
Eye Color
Not Available
Jennifer Tilly Religion, Education, and Hobbies
Not Available
Belmont High School
Jennifer Tilly Spouse(s), Children, Affair, Parents, and Family
Sam Simon, ​ ​(m. 1984; div. 1991)​
Not Available
Dating / Affair
Sam Simon (1983-1991), Lou Diamond Phillips (1990-1994), Dennis Kucinich (2004), Phil Laak (2004-Present)
Harry Chan, Patricia née Tilly
Steve Tilly (Older Brother) (Actor), Meg Tilly (Younger Sister) (Actress, Screenwriter), Rebecca Tilly (Younger Sister) (Post-Impressionist Painter)
Other Family
William Joseph Firth (Nephew) (Actor)
Jennifer Tilly Career

In 1983, Tilly had small roles and had a recurring guest role on Hill Street Blues as Gina Srignoli, a mobster's widow who becomes romantically involved with detective Henry Goldblume. She played Frasier Crane's seductive-but-ditzy date Candi Pearson on an episode of the fourth season of Cheers and appeared as a similar character on the eleventh season of Frasier.

She appeared as Garry's girlfriend on It's Garry Shandling's Show, which aired on Showtime. She was also cast as a high-end prostitute on the short-lived comedy Key West, alongside Fisher Stevens. In 1989, she had a prominent role in the comedy Let It Ride, starring Richard Dreyfuss. Tilly's breakthrough film role was short but memorable appearance as a waitress who fails miserably when auditioning to be a singer in The Fabulous Baker Boys, a role that was written specially for her by Steve Kloves. She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Olive Neal, a hopelessly bad actress in Woody Allen's Bullets Over Broadway but she lost to her co-star Dianne Wiest. In 1994, she also had a small role in The Getaway with Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger.

Tilly starred in Bound (1996), directed by The Wachowskis, which portrays a lesbian relationship her character has with Gina Gershon. She played Samantha Cole in the Jim Carrey comedy Liar Liar (1997). In Dancing at the Blue Iguana (2000), she played a stripper and part-time dominatrix. She portrayed gossip columnist Louella Parsons in the Peter Bogdanovich historical drama The Cat's Meow (2001).

She gained additional popularity around that time for her portrayal of serial killer Tiffany Valentine in several of the Child's Play horror movie series. The character was first introduced in the fourth installment of the franchise, Bride of Chucky (1998), and subsequently appeared in Seed of Chucky (2004), Curse of Chucky (2013), Cult of Chucky (2017), and the television series Chucky (2021). In Seed of Chucky, she plays a dual role, providing the voice for Tiffany and also playing an exaggerated version of herself. The performance earned her nominations for the Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Best Actress and the MTV Movie Award for Best Scared-As-Shit Performance. She reprises the role in every subsequent appearance.

In 2001, she starred as Crystal Allen in the Broadway revival of The Women. In 2002 she played Fanny Minafer in the made-for-TV remake of Orson Welles' The Magnificent Ambersons.

She is a semi-regular cast member on Family Guy, voicing the Griffin family's neighbor, Bonnie Swanson. She has also done voice-over work for the films Monsters, Inc., Stuart Little and Home on the Range, as well as the children's series Hey Arnold!. In Disney's The Haunted Mansion, she portrays Madame Leota (a head in a crystal ball). She has been active in the theatre, winning a Theater World Award for her performance in the off-Broadway play One Shoe Off.

She had a starring role on the sitcom Out of Practice, which starred Henry Winkler and Stockard Channing. The series was cancelled in May 2006. About this time, Tilly started dividing her time between her film career and professional poker. By the end of 2008, she returned to her film and television career. In 2009, Tilly made her Chinese film debut in the Christina Yao film Empire of Silver playing Mrs. Landdeck.

In 2012, she returned to Broadway in Don't Dress for Dinner, garnering an Audience Choice Award nomination for her portrayal of mistress Suzanne. In 2013, she starred in the Wallace Shawn/Andre Gregory collaboration Grasses of a Thousand Colors which premiered at the Royal Court Theatre in London in 2009 and then moved to the Joseph Papp Theater in 2013. She regularly appeared in the comedy revue Celebrity Autobiography.

Poker career

Jennifer Tilly's father was a gambler and a poker player, and gave her the video game World Series of Poker. She subsequently was taught the real game by her boyfriend when she moved to Hollywood.

On June 27, 2005, Tilly won a World Series of Poker bracelet (and $158,625) in the Ladies' No-Limit Texas hold 'em event, beating 600 other players. She followed up this accomplishment on September 1, 2005, by winning the third World Poker Tour Ladies Invitational Tournament held at the Bicycle Casino in Bell Gardens, a suburb of Los Angeles. Tilly has appeared in the GSN Poker Royale series. Tilly played in the Celebrity Poker Showdown which aired June 14, 2006, on Bravo. She came in third place after being beaten by Bravo's online poker champion Ida Siconolfi. She also participated in the Poker After Dark show.

When playing poker on television, Tilly often wears low-cut tops with push-up bras that expose considerable cleavage in order to "look cute", but noted that "if people are really playing poker, they don't care. Nothing looks better to them than a pair of aces. They're not looking at your pair. They're looking at their pair." Tilly appears in the World Series of Poker Tournament of Champions 2007 Edition video game, along with her boyfriend Phil Laak, which was released in 2007 by Activision.

In a television interview in 2005, Tilly stated that at that point in her career she was more interested in pursuing poker than acting. By December 2008, Tilly announced her retirement from poker as a career. In her monthly column in Bluff Magazine, she said: "I love poker but greatness in poker is an elusive dream. There are too many variants. Trying to find validation in poker is like trying to find a virgin in a whorehouse. I'm not giving up poker entirely – gambling is an addiction after all. I'm just going to treat it more like a hobby and less like a career."

In January 2010, she resumed her poker career. She was nominated for PokerListing's Spirit of Poker Living Legend Award in 2014, and as of July 2019, her live tournament winnings exceeded $1 million.


RHOBH's Garcelle Beauvais puts on a chic display in tweed jacket and yellow purse as she joins Crystal Minkoff and Jennifer Tilly at co-star Sutton Stracke's birthday luncheon in LA, September 23, 2023
Garcelle Beauvais put on a stylish display as she arrived at Sutton Stracke 's birthday luncheon. On Friday, the reality TV personality, 56, met up with her Real Housewives of Beverly Hills co-star Crystal Minkoff as well as Chucky actress Jennifer Tilly to celebrate their pal's birthday. The Jamie Foxx Show actress looked stunning as she headed into The Ivy restaurant in Los Angeles with a gift in tow for her pal - who turned 52 on September 20

Body language expert details why we cover our mouths when we hear bad news, December 29, 2022
Former FBI agent Joe Navarro, 69, answered body language questions from Twitter as part of his 'Tech Support' series for Wired. He explained that covering our mouths is one of three behaviors that we adapted millions of years ago 'when we were surrounded by predators at all times.' Navarro noted that predators listen for breathing, and we cover our mouths to prevent particulates from getting into the air, which animals can seek out. The body language expert also shared why we freeze in the face of danger and cover our necks with our hands.

Jennifer Tilly is all smiles with her Tiffany Valentine doll at Chucky Season 2 premiere, October 6, 2022
Jennifer Tilly was all smiles while celebrating the second season premiere of her hit Syfy series Chucky. The 64-year-old actress reprises her voice role as the iconic Tiffany Valentine in the show, which returns for its second season on Wednesday. Tilly brought her Tiffany Valentine doll with her on the red carpet for the premiere, held at the Hard Rock Hotel New York City.
Jennifer Tilly Tweets and Instagram Photos
10 Sep 2022

On my way to the pokergo studios yesterday to film #highstakespoker.

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8 Sep 2022
8 Sep 2022

At thehideawaybh with jewelrygurl 🍹🍹

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