Jennifer Tilly

Born Sep 16, 1958

Jennifer Tilly is an American-born Canadian actress and poker player. She is an Academy Award nominee, and a World Series of Poker Ladies' Event bracelet winner. She is the older sister of actress Meg Tilly.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Jennifer Tilly.


1958 Birth Born on September 16, 1958.


1983 24 Years Old 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. … Read More
1984 25 Years Old Tilly was married to Sam Simon, developer and producer of The Simpsons, from 1984 until 1991. … Read More


1989 30 Years Old 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. … Read More
1994 35 Years Old In 1994, she also had a small role in The Getaway with Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger. … Read More


2001 42 Years Old In 2001, she starred as Crystal Allen in the Broadway revival of The Women. … Read More
2005 46 Years Old 1 More Event
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.
2006 47 Years Old Tilly played in the Celebrity Poker Showdown which aired June 14, 2006, on Bravo. … Read More
2007 48 Years Old Tilly also appears in the World Series of Poker Tournament of Champions 2007 Edition video game (along with boyfriend, Phil Laak) that was released in 2007 by Activision. … Read More
2008 49 Years Old By December 2008, Tilly announced her retirement from poker as a career. … Read More


2009 50 Years Old In 2009, Tilly made her Chinese film debut in the Christina Yao-directed Empire of Silver playing Mrs. Landdeck.
2010 51 Years Old In January 2010, she resumed her poker career, and as of May 2016, Tilly's live tournament winnings exceeded $916,000.
2012 53 Years Old In 2012, she returned to Broadway in Don't Dress for Dinner, garnering an Audience Choice Award nomination for her portrayal of mistress Suzanne.
2013 54 Years Old 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 theatre in 2013. … Read More
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