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Jennifer Tilly

Jennifer Tilly, 2006
Born Jennifer E. Chan
September 16, 1958 (1958-09-16) (age 51)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1983–present
Spouse(s) Sam Simon (1984–1991, divorced)
.Jennifer Tilly (born September 16, 1958)[1] is a Canadian/American actress and poker player.^ Jennifer Tilly was born September 16, 1958 and is an Academy Award-nominated American actress and a World Series of Poker bracelet winner.
  • Poker.com - Jennifer Tilly - Celebrity Poker Player Profile, Pics & Quotes 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.poker.com [Source type: General]

^ Jennifer Tilly might not be the best poker player in the world….
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^ Jennifer Tilly was born September 16, 1958, in Harbor City, California.
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  • Best Sexy Celebs: Jennifer Tilly 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.bestsexycelebs.com [Source type: General]

.She is an Academy Award nominee, and a World Series of Poker Ladies' Event bracelet winner.^ She won the World Series of Poker bracelet in 2005 and regularly appears in televised poker events.
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^ Jennifer Tilly is an Academy Award-nominated Canadian-American actress and a World Series of Poker bracelet winner.
  • POKER BLOG: Jennifer Tilly 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.p0kerblog.com [Source type: General]

^ She is the 2005 World Series of Poker Ladies champion.
  • Celebrity Poker Showdown... what the hell? [Archive] - FRED Entertainment 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.asitecalledfred.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Contents

Personal life

.Tilly was born Jennifer E. Chan in Harbor City, Los Angeles, California.^ Born on September 16, 1958 ( 51 years old ) Was born in Harbor City , California , USA Professional Actress .
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^ Meg Tilly , Actor and dancer; Margaret E. Chan (Long Beach, California 14 February 1960).
  • Real Names of Famous Folk - Celebrity Pseudonym Central! 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.famousfolk.com [Source type: Academic]

^ Tilly (sister Meg also is an actress) was born in California and grew up in British Columbia with a mom and stepfather she describes as "hippies" who didn't have TV. .
  • USATODAY.com - Jennifer Tilly: One of a kind 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.usatoday.com [Source type: General]

.She is the second of four children of Harry Chan, a Chinese American used car salesman, and Patricia Tilly, a schoolteacher and former stage actress.^ Tilly, the third of four children, was born Margaret E. Chan in Long Beach, California, the daughter of Patricia Tilly, a schoolteacher, and Harry Chan, a Chinese American used car salesman.
  • MEG TILLY Biography - Actors and Actresses 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.findbiography.org [Source type: General]

^ Jennifer Tilly is the second of four children of Harry Chan, a Chinese American used car salesman, and Patricia Tilly, a schoolteacher and former stage actress[citation needed].
  • POKER BLOG: Jennifer Tilly 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.p0kerblog.com [Source type: General]
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^ The daughter of Harry, a Chinese stockbroker, and Patrica, a schoolteacher, Jennifer's parents got divorced when she was 6.
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[2] .Following her parents' divorce when she was five, she was raised by her mother and stepfather, John Ward, on rural Texada Island, British Columbia, Canada.^ She was raised in western Canada after the age of 5, when her parents divorced and her mother re-married a hippie.
  • Jennifer Tilly 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.nndb.com [Source type: General]

^ Following her parents' divorce when she was five, Tilly relocated with her mother and siblings to the rural setting of Texada Island, British Columbia, where she'd spend most of her childhood.
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^ Following her parents' divorce when she was five, she was raised by her mother and stepfather, John Ward, on rural Texada Island, British Columbia, Canada.
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.Her mother divorced again when Tilly was a teenager, and moved to Victoria, where Tilly attended Belmont High School.^ Her mother divorced again when she was a teenager and moved to Victoria, where she attended Belmont High School.
  • POKER BLOG: Jennifer Tilly 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.p0kerblog.com [Source type: General]

^ Went to high school at Belmont High School, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.
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^ She was born in Harbor City, California, and raised mostly in Victoria, British Columbia, where she moved with her mother, two sisters and older brother after her parents divorced.
  • Jennifer Tilly - The Unabombshell - Poker Player - PokerListings.com 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.pokerlistings.com [Source type: General]

.Her sister is Academy Award-nominee, actress Meg Tilly.^ Actress Meg Tilly is Jennifer’s sister.

^ Her sister is actress Meg Tilly.
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^ She is the sister of actress Meg Tilly.
  • The Jennifer Tilly Picture Pages 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.superiorpics.com [Source type: General]

.Jennifer Tilly began her acting career in her teenage years through a theatre program at Stephens College in Missouri.^ Jennifer Tilly began her acting career in her teenage years.
  • Jennifer Tilly official website 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.diggstars.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ She began her acting career as a teenager, putting herself through the theater program at Stephens College in Missouri.

^ Born and raised in Canada, Tilly got an early start in acting as a teenager, enrolling in the acting program at Stephens College in Missouri.
  • Jennifer Tilly - Poker Player Profile 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.pokerpages.com [Source type: General]

.Tilly married Sam Simon in 1984, but they divorced in 1991. She currently dates poker professional Phil Laak.^ Tilly married The Simpsons producer Sam Simon in 1984, but they divorced in 1991.
  • Jennifer Tilly | Poker Babes 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.pokerallied.com [Source type: General]

^ Jennifer Tilly is currently dating poker professional Phil "Unabomber" Laak andis nicknamed "The Unabombshell" within the poker circuit.
  • Jennifer Tilly - Poker Pro - Actress - Poker Babe 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.recentpoker.com [Source type: General]

^ She is currently dating poker professional Phil "Unabomber" Laak and is nicknamed "The Unabombshell" within the poker circuit.
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[3]

Acting

.Tilly had small roles in TV shows and movies beginning in 1983. She 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 had a recurring guest role on Hill Street Blues as Gina Srignoli, a mobster's widow who becomes romantically involved with detective Henry Goldblume.
  • Jennifer Tilly | Poker Babes 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.pokerallied.com [Source type: General]
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^ First speaking role and TV debut in an episode of "Hill Street Blues" .
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^ In 1984, Tilly had a recurring role in "Hill Street Blues" (NBC, 1981-1987), playing a dimwitted mob widow who develops a romance with Detective Goldblume (Joe Spano).
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.She appeared as Garry's girlfriend on It's Garry Shandling's Show, which aired on Showtime.^ Connie Hisler "It's Garry Shandling's Show."

^ She won a Gemini Award for Best Actress for her role in the Showtime's Heads and a nomination for a Cable ACE Award for her work on "It's Garry Shandling Show" (1986).
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^ She has also worked on the series Shaping Up , and has had recurring roles on Hill Street Blues , The Garry Shandling Show , and appearances on Moonlighting , Cheers , and Dream On .
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.She was also cast as a high end prostitute in the short lived comedy, Key West, alongside Fisher Stevens.^ On television, she starred in the Fox series Key West with Fisher Stevens, and the ABC series Shaping Up with Leslie Nielson.
  • Jennifer Tilly on TV.com 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.tv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Gale Harold, Denise Crosby, Claudia Mason Star In ORPHEUS DESCENDING, 1/15-2/21Broadway WorldShe co-starred with Fisher Stevens and Jennifer Tilly in the Fox series, Key West.
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^ She was then cast in a supporting role in Bryce Olson's comedy horror "The Caretaker" (2008), where she shows us that not all love stories have a happy ending.
  • Sexy Women Celebrities - Jennifer Tilly - News, Pictures, Biography, Filmography, Information, Movies, Videos, Reviews, Gossip, Trailers - Meg Tilly 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.kcweb.com [Source type: General]

.Tilly's breakthrough film role was as a singing waitress in The Fabulous Baker Boys in a part that was specially written for her by Steve Kloves.^ Her big break came with the part of Monica the singing waitress in 1989's The Fabulous Baker Boys — a part that was written for her specifically.
  • Jennifer Tilly > Overview - AllMovie 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.allmovie.com [Source type: General]

^ Tilly's breakthrough film role was as a singing waitress in The Fabulous Baker Boys in a part that was specially written for her by Steve Kloves.
  • Jennifer Tilly - Biography, Gossip, and Rumors 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.mademan.com [Source type: General]

^ Tilly's breakthrough film role was as a singing waitress in The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989) in a part that was specially written for her by Steve Kloves.
  • Jennifer Tilly | Poker Babes 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.pokerallied.com [Source type: General]

That same year, she played a small part in the cult classic horse racing movie, Let it Ride with Richard Dreyfuss and Teri Garr, that Tilly later said "should have done better."
.She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as a hopelessly bad actress in Woody Allen's Bullets Over Broadway (1994).^ Jennifer Tilly was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as a hopelessly bad actress in Woody Allen's Bullets Over Broadway (1994).
  • POKER BLOG: Jennifer Tilly 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.p0kerblog.com [Source type: General]

^ A few years later, Jennifer earned an Academy Award nomination for her portrayal of the aspiring but hopelessly untalented actress Olive Neal in Woody Allen 's Bullets Over Broadway (1994).
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^ Supporting Actress for a Woody Allen movie, I believe.
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.In 1994, she also had a small role in The Getaway with Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger.^ Actors: Alec Baldwin , Kim Basinger , Michael Madsen , James Woods , David Morse .
  • Jennifer Tilly Filmography 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.fandango.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The Getaway ------ (Kim Basinger, Jennifer Tilly, and Alec Baldwin) .
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^ Eventually she began landing larger roles, as in The Getaway (1994) and Liar Liar (1997), as well as leading roles in Bound (1996), Relax…It's Just Sex (1998), and Hoods (1998).
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.Tilly starred in Bound, which portrays a lesbian relationship her character has with Gina Gershon.^ BOUND - starring Gina Gershon & Jennifer Tilly .
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^ Jennifer Tilly, Gina Gershon and me sandwich.
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^ Starred opposite Gina Gershon in the cult hit "Bound" .
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.She played Samantha Cole in the Jim Carrey hit Liar Liar.^ She then appeared in the Jim Carrey comedy, Liar Liar , and appeared in 1998's Relax...
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^ She then appeared in the Jim Carrey comedy, Liar Liar, and appeared in 1998's Relax...

^ She has since starred in many hit films such as Liar Liar (1997) with Jim Carrey, Stuart Little (1999) with Michael J. Fox, as a stripper in Dancing at the Blue Iguana (2000), and in the hit blockbuster Monsters, Inc.
  • Jennifer Tilly - Biography, Gossip, and Rumors 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.mademan.com [Source type: General]

.In 2000's Dancing at the Blue Iguana she played a stripper and part-time dominatrix.^ In 2000, Tilly appeared in the film Dancing at the Blue Iguana in which she played a stripper and part-time dominatrix.
  • POKER BLOG: Jennifer Tilly 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.p0kerblog.com [Source type: General]

^ Dancing at the Blue Iguana (2000) .
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^ She has since starred in many hit films such as Liar Liar (1997) with Jim Carrey, Stuart Little (1999) with Michael J. Fox as a stripper in Dancing at the Blue Iguana (2000), and in the hit blockbuster Monsters, Inc.

.She portrayed gossip columnist Louella Parsons in the 2001 Peter Bogdanovich film The Cat's Meow.^ There's a similar quality to be found in Jennifer Tilly's performance in Peter Bogdanovich's The Cat's Meow (2001).
  • Thoroughly modern Tilly | Asheville Arts and Entertainment | Mountain Xpress 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.mountainx.com [Source type: General]

^ Deal 2005 - Tideland 2004 - Seed of Chucky 2003 - The Haunted Mansion 2001 - Dirt 2001 - The Cat's Meow 2001 - Monsters, Inc.
  • Jennifer Tilly Film Biography - Film - Time Out London 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.timeout.com [Source type: General]

^ She then got the chance to work with Peter Bogdanovich on “The Cat’s Meow” (2002), playing gossip columnist Louella Parsons in the director’s speculative take on the mysterious death of 1920’s actress Marion Davies aboard the private yacht of publisher William Randolph Hurst.
  • Jennifer Tilly Biography - Yahoo! Movies 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC movies.yahoo.com [Source type: General]

.Tilly gained some additional popularity in recent years for providing voice-over work as killer doll Tiffany for two of the Child's Play series movies.^ Jennifer Tilly is playing me in a movie.
  • Seed Of Chucky Script - transcript from the screenplay and/or Jennifer Tilly movie 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.script-o-rama.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Two dolls supposedly possessed by serial killers.
  • Seed Of Chucky Script - transcript from the screenplay and/or Jennifer Tilly movie 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.script-o-rama.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Jennifer Tilly gained some additional popularity in recent years for providing voice-over work as killer doll Tiffany for the Child's Play series of movies.
  • POKER BLOG: Jennifer Tilly 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.p0kerblog.com [Source type: General]

.In the most recent installment, Seed of Chucky, she plays a dual role, providing the voice for Tiffany and also playing an exaggerated version of herself.^ In the most recent installment, Seed of Chucky , she plays a dual role, not only providing a voice for one of the killer dolls, but also playing a parody of herself.

^ That person is Jennifer Tilly or at least the version of herself she plays in "Seed of Chucky."
  • 'Seed of Chucky' a kernel that never should have been planted - SFGate 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC articles.sfgate.com [Source type: General]

^ In the most recent installment, Seed of Chucky, she plays a dual role, not only providing the voice for Tiffany but also playing an exaggerated version of herself.
  • POKER BLOG: Jennifer Tilly 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.p0kerblog.com [Source type: General]

.Tilly is a semi-regular cast member on Family Guy, voicing the Griffin family's recently unpregnant neighbor, Bonnie Swanson.^ Current projects include regular appearances on the animated series Family Guy, where she is the voice behind Griffin family's neighbor, Bonnie Swanson.

^ She has also appeared on television as the voice of Bonnie Swanson on the FOX animated series "Family Guy."
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^ Jennifer Tilly is a semi-regular cast member on Family Guy, voicing the Griffin family's permanently pregnant neighbor, Bonnie Swanson.
  • POKER BLOG: Jennifer Tilly 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.p0kerblog.com [Source type: General]

She has also done vocal 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 does the voice-over for Madame Leota. .She has been active in the theatre, winning a Theater World Award for her performance in the off-Broadway play One Shoe Off.^ She won a Theater World Award for her performance in off- Broadway 's "One Shoe Off" and starred on Broadway in the 2001 revival of "The Women" (which was later taped for, and broadcast on, PBS).
  • Jennifer Tilly - Biography 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

^ She won a Theater World Award for her performance in off-Broadway's "One Shoe Off" and starred on Broadway in the 2001 revival of "The Women" (which was later taped for, and broadcast on, PBS).
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^ She has been active in the theatre, winning a Theater World Award for her performance in the off-Broadway play One Shoe Off.
  • POKER BLOG: Jennifer Tilly 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.p0kerblog.com [Source type: General]

.Tilly had a starring role in the US television comedy Out of Practice starring Henry Winkler and Stockard Channing.^ Jennifer Tilly has also had a starring role in the US television comedy Out of Practice starring Henry Winkler and Stockard Channing.
  • POKER BLOG: Jennifer Tilly 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.p0kerblog.com [Source type: General]

^ Aug 8, 2005 04:00 AM ET by Matt Roush Question: I read that Jennifer Tilly has joined the cast of CBS' Out of Practice in the role of Henry Winkler's girlfriend, a part I think is already portrayed in the pilot by another actress.
  • Jennifer Tilly - Photos, Bio and News for Jennifer Tilly 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.tvguide.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I’ve always been a workaholic.” Always in demand for film roles, a few years back Jennifer made her first foray into series television as Henry Winkler's girlfriend in the CBS sitcom "Out of Practice."
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The cancellation of that series was announced in May 2006.

Poker

Tilly's poker profile
Jennifer Tilly2005.jpg
Tilly right after her win at the 2005 World Series of Poker $1,000 Ladies Only Event - No Limit Hold'em.
Nickname(s) The Unabombshell
Hometown Texada Island, British Columbia
World Series of Poker
Bracelet(s) 1
Money finishes 4
Highest ITM
Main Event finish
None
World Poker Tour
Titles 0 (+1)
Final tables 0 (+2)
Money finishes 5 (+1)
Tilly and Phil Laak at the 2005 WSOP
.On June 27, 2005, Tilly won a World Series of Poker bracelet (and $158,625) in the Ladies' No-Limit Texas Hold 'Em event, outlasting 600 other players.^ Limit Hold'em .
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^ USATODAY.com - Tilly wins event at World Series of Poker .
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^ A year ago, Tilly earned a gold bracelet and $158,335 by winning the Ladies Event in the World Series of Poker.
  • USATODAY.com - Jennifer Tilly: One of a kind 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.usatoday.com [Source type: General]

.She followed up this accomplishment on September 1, 2005, by also winning the third World Poker Tour Ladies Invitational Tournament held at the Bicycle Casino in Los Angeles.^ She went on to win the third World Poker Tour Ladies Invitational Tournament and subsequently become a popular and formidable competitor in the world of high-stakes poker.
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^ Annual World Poker Tour Invitational Los Angeles 02/28/2009 .
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^ Tilly competes in the World Poker Tour Invitational on February 22 in Los Angeles.
  • USATODAY.com - Jennifer Tilly: One of a kind 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.usatoday.com [Source type: General]

.Tilly has appeared in the GSN Poker Royale series.^ Jennifer Tilly (born September 16, 1958) is an Academy Award-nominated American actress and a World Series of Poker bracelet winner.
  • Jennifer Tilly Wallpapers, Screen Savers, Videos, Pictures and Info at Celebrity Desktop 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.celebritydesktop.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Jennifer Tilly (born September 16, 1958) is an Academy Award-nominated Canadian-American actress and a World Series of Poker bracelet winner.
  • Jennifer Tilly Videos - Metacafe 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.metacafe.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In a strange turn of events, Tilly became the first-ever celebrity to win the Ladies no-limit Texas Hold 'Em event at the World Series of Poker in 2005.
  • Jennifer Tilly 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.tcm.com [Source type: General]

.She appeared in the third season of Poker Superstars but was eliminated in the preliminary round.^ Heat 18 Poker Superstars Invitational Tournament Season 3, Las Vegas .

^ Heat 1 Poker Superstars Invitational Tournament Season 3, Las Vegas .

^ Heat 15 Poker Superstars Invitational Tournament Season 3, Las Vegas .

.Tilly played in the Celebrity Poker Showdown which aired June 14, 2006, on Bravo.^ In a strange turn of events, Tilly became the first-ever celebrity to win the Ladies no-limit Texas Hold 'Em event at the World Series of Poker in 2005.
  • Jennifer Tilly 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.tcm.com [Source type: General]

^ She credits these skills to her boyfriend of four years, Phil Laak, from whom Tilly learned to play poker.
  • Jennifer Tilly Learned To Play Poker From Her Boyfriend Phil Laak 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.launchpoker.com [Source type: General]

^ At the 2006 World Series of Poker Media & Celebrity poker tournament, a whole range of TV and movie stars took their shot at the top prize.
  • Understanding Poker Hotties: Erica Shoenberg, Jennifer Tilly, and more 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.toppoker.org [Source type: General]

.Tilly was knocked out in third place by Bravo’s online poker champion Ida Siconolfi (the first non-celebrity to appear on the show) when her A♣ K♥ failed to improve against Ida's starting hand of K♣ K♠.^ The flop was A-8-7 and Carolyn's hand failed to improve.
  • Poker Prof's Poker Blog - <$MTEntryTitle$> 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.lasvegasvegas.com [Source type: General]

^ In a strange turn of events, Tilly became the first-ever celebrity to win the Ladies no-limit Texas Hold 'Em event at the World Series of Poker in 2005.
  • Jennifer Tilly 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.tcm.com [Source type: General]

^ Big Hands: Van Nguyen Eliminated Van Nguyen was among the first players of the day to be eliminated when she was knocked out of the tournament Jason Mercier.
  • Jennifer Tilly Live Updates - CardPlayer.com 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.cardplayer.com [Source type: General]

.Tilly appears as a celebrity, rather than a poker pro, in ESPN's Pro-Am Poker Equalizer.^ In a strange turn of events, Tilly became the first-ever celebrity to win the Ladies no-limit Texas Hold 'Em event at the World Series of Poker in 2005.
  • Jennifer Tilly 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.tcm.com [Source type: General]

^ Jennifer Tilly - 2nd Annual 'ante up for Africa' Celebrity Poker Tournament at the 2008 World Series of Poker .

^ Tilly first came onto the poker scene through the World Poker Tour's Hollywood Home Game and the Celebrity Poker Showdown!
  • Understanding Poker Hotties: Erica Shoenberg, Jennifer Tilly, and more 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.toppoker.org [Source type: General]

.In a television interview, Tilly stated that at this point in her career she is more interested in pursuing poker than acting.^ Poker is more than math.
  • USATODAY.com - Jennifer Tilly: One of a kind 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.usatoday.com [Source type: General]

^ Tilly has more than 100 film and TV roles in her successful career as an actress.
  • 36th Annual World Series of Poker 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.pokerpages.com [Source type: General]

^ Early in her acting career, Tilly learned that if you had a dream, you had to try to make it happen.
  • Jennifer Tilly Has Poker Fever | PokerNews 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.pokernews.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[4] .As of 2008, her live tournament winnings exceed $450,000. Tilly also appears in the World Series of Poker Tournament of Champions 2007 Edition video game (along with current boyfriend, Phil Laak) that was released in 2007 by Activision.^ June 11, 2008 in 2008 World Series of Poker , Gingers , Jennifer Tilly .
  • Jennifer Tilly - Wicked Chops Poker: Poker News, Gossip and Hot Girls 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC wickedchopspoker.blogs.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Before long, Tilly had a boyfriend and a poker coach in Laak.
  • Understanding Poker Hotties: Erica Shoenberg, Jennifer Tilly, and more 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.toppoker.org [Source type: General]

^ Phil Laak – 46,000 9.
  • Jennifer Tilly Live Updates - CardPlayer.com 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.cardplayer.com [Source type: General]

.As of December 2008, Tilly retired from the pursuit of poker as a career.^ December 11, 2008 in Jennifer Tilly .
  • Jennifer Tilly - Wicked Chops Poker: Poker News, Gossip and Hot Girls 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC wickedchopspoker.blogs.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ June 11, 2008 in 2008 World Series of Poker , Gingers , Jennifer Tilly .
  • Jennifer Tilly - Wicked Chops Poker: Poker News, Gossip and Hot Girls 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC wickedchopspoker.blogs.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ April 25, 2008 in Dancing with the Stars , Deal poker movie , Jennifer Tilly , Phil Laak , poker movies , Poker News , Raw Vegas TV , Shannon Elizabeth , Shannon Elizabeth Dancing with the Stars .
  • Jennifer Tilly - Wicked Chops Poker: Poker News, Gossip and Hot Girls 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC wickedchopspoker.blogs.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[5] .In the December, 2008, edition of Bluff Magazine she says: "I love poker but greatness in poker is an elusive dream.^ Poker historian Gary Wise, who is a writer for Bluff Magazine and a columnist at ESPN gives daily detailed poker hand analysis information in his Wise Hands of the Day .
  • Jennifer Tilly - Daniel Alaei - 2007 LA Poker Classic 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.wisehandpoker.com [Source type: General]

^ The 2008 World Series of Poker unofficially got underway last night as Bluff Magazine , one of the hottest cougars around Jennifer Tilly , and Phil Laak hosted its official kick-off party at Tao Nightclub .
  • Jennifer Tilly - Wicked Chops Poker: Poker News, Gossip and Hot Girls 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC wickedchopspoker.blogs.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ "There is an inherent drama to poker that leads people to tell stories, and in poker, there are always great characters," says Zak Penn, writer/director of Grand .
  • USATODAY.com - Jennifer Tilly: One of a kind 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.usatoday.com [Source type: General]

There are too many variants. .Trying to find validation in poker is like trying to find a virgin in a whorehouse.^ Pokerdog.org Find online poker reviews, news and strategies with best poker sites bonuses like party poker bonus code .
  • Jennifer Tilly - Wicked Chops Poker: Poker News, Gossip and Hot Girls 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC wickedchopspoker.blogs.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.I’m not giving up poker entirely — gambling is an addiction after all.^ Next up are a series of publicity vignettes, all of which are entirely tongue-in-cheek.
  • HD DVD Review: Seed of Chucky | High-Def Digest 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC hddvd.highdefdigest.com [Source type: General]

^ I could totally give up my acting career and become a full time poker player.
  • Jennifer Tilly: She's a Saint! ..and a WSOP winner! 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.the213.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.I’m just going to treat it more like a hobby and less like a career."^ It's Just Sex (1999) more movies like this .
  • Jennifer Tilly Movies (Used, New, Hard-to-Find) - Alibris 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.alibris.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ "It's been spun like I gave up my Hollywood career; it's just not true," she said.
  • USATODAY.com - Jennifer Tilly: One of a kind 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC www.usatoday.com [Source type: General]

^ Like when I was working with Jim Carrey, he was really not too good until he had his breakthrough take, and then after that, he just got more and more ornate and funnier.
  • March 2004 | blackfilm.com | features | interviews | home on the range: an interview with jennifer tilly 25 January 2010 11:55 UTC blackfilm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Filmography

Awards and nominations

Awards
  • Theater World Award, Most Promising Newcomer - One Shoe Off
  • Dramalogue Award - Vaniti
  • Gemini Award For Best Actress - Heads
  • Fanta Festival Best Actress - Bride Of Chucky
  • Fantasporto International Fantasy Film Award Best Actress - Bound
  • Golden Gate Award - GLAAD Media Award for media professionals who increase the understanding of the LGBT community
Nominations
  • MTV Movie Award Best Frightened Performance - Seed of Chucky
  • Academy Award for Best Actress In Supporting Role - Bullets Over Broadway
  • Academy Of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films USA Best Actress - Bride Of Chucky
  • Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, Favourite Supporting Comedy Actress
  • Academy Of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films USA Best Supporting Actress - Bound
  • MTV Movie Award Best Kiss (With Gina Gershon) - Bound

References

  1. ^ Some sources indicate 1961, but Tilly's listing on the California Birth Index 1905 - 1995 (as Jennifer E. Chan) gives her birth date as September 16, 1958.
  2. ^ Theinsider.com: Jennifer Tilly biography
  3. ^ InsidePoker magazine interview
  4. ^ Jennifer Tilly's Pro-Am Poker Equalizer Player Profile
  5. ^ Jennifer Tilly final monthly column in Bluff Magazine.

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