Who is Jennifer Tilly?
Jennifer Tilly is an American-Canadian actress and poker player. She is well known for her unique voice and comedic timing and she has been nominated for an Academy Award and two Saturn Awards.
Her breakthrough came while playing Olive Neal in the black comedy film Bullets Over Broadway in 1994. Also through the comedy, she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Jennifer Tilly Age, Birthday
Tilly is 63 years old as of 2021. She was born on September 16, 1958, in Los Angeles, California, the United States. She celebrates her birthday on September 16th every year.
Jennifer Tilly Height
Tilly stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches, about 1.69 meters tall.
Jennifer Tilly Education
Tilly attended Belmont High School in Victoria at the age of 16. Afterward, she enrolled at Stephens College in Missouri where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theater.
Jennifer Tilly Family | Ethnicity
Tilly was born in Harbor City, Los Angeles. Her father, Harry Chan was a salesman of used cars while her mother Patricia was a Canadian schoolteacher and former stage actress.
Her father was of Chinese ancestry while her mother was of Irish and Finnish descent. Tilly has Irish, Finnish, and Chinese ancestry but her nationality is Canadian American.
Tilly’s parents Harry Chan and Patricia Divorce
Harry and Patricia divorced when Tilly was five years old and she was raised by her mom and stepdad John Ward on the rural sides of Texada Island in British Columbia, Canada.
Ward was a cruel child abuser, according to her sister Meg. Jennifer’s sister Becky agreed although she did not comment on the matter. Tilly’s mother divorced again when she was 16 and relocated to Victoria.
Jennifer Tilly Brother and Sisters
Tilly has three siblings, an older brother named Steve and two younger sisters, Meg and Rebecca. Meg is an actress and writer.
Jennifer Tilly’s Husband, Married
Tilly was married to her first husband Sam Simon, developer and producer of The Simpsons, They married in 1984 and divorced in 1991. She has been in a long-term relationship with professional poker player Phil Laak since 2004.
They met at a poker tournament and Phil frequently taught her how to improve her game. In their marriage, they have not stated whether they have children or not.
Jennifer Tilly Children
In an interview, Tilly said, “I had no desire for children. I once had a dream that I was on my way to the Oscars and that kids were grabbing me and saying, “Mommy, don’t go!” “I’m late!” I said.
I thought that you could either have a career or have kids, but not both. But now I find myself saying, “I forgot to have a baby,” because I think they’re adorable. “We can always adopt,” Phil replies. But I’d be 80 by the time it’s 20.”
Jennifer Tilly Net worth
Tilly has a net worth of $25 million from her career as an actress and poker player. She also has more than 120 acting credits.
- Age: 63 years
- Birthday: September 16
- Nationality: American-Canadian
- Residence: USA
- Ex-Husband: Sam Simon
- Husband: Phil Laak
- Occupation: actress and poker player
- Net Worth: $25 million
Jennifer Tilly Bride of Chucky
Tilly rose to prominence around this time for her character of serial murderer Tiffany Valentine in many Child’s Play horror film series.
The character originally featured in the franchise’s fourth film, Bride of Chucky (1998), and has since appeared in Seed of Chucky (2004), Curse of Chucky (2013), Cult of Chucky (2017), and the television series Chucky (2021).
She plays a dual part in Seed of Chucky, delivering the voice for Tiffany as well as an exaggerated version of herself. Her performance won her Fangoria Chainsaw Award nominations for Best Actress and MTV Movie Award nominations for Best Scared-As-Shit Performance. She plays the same character in each consecutive performance.
Jennifer Tilly Liar Liar
Tilly appeared in The Wachowskis’ 1996 film Bound, which highlighted her character’s lesbian relationship with Gina Gershon. In the Jim Carrey comedy Liar Liar, she played Samantha Cole (1997).
She portrayed a stripper and part-time dominatrix in Dancing at the Blue Iguana (2000). In Peter Bogdanovich’s historical drama The Cat’s Meow, she played gossip reporter Louella Parsons (2001).
Jennifer Tilly Movies
-Bride of Chucky
-Seed of Chucky
-Curse of Chucky
-The Haunted Mansion
-A Cinderella Story
-Home on the Range
-Made in America
Jennifer Tilly TV Shows
-The Cleveland Show
-Hill Street Blues
-World Series of Pokers
-Out of Practice