Tilly came into the world on the 16th of September, 1958, in Harbor
City, California. She is a daughter of Harry, a stockbroker, and Pat,
a schoolteacher. They both split as most American couples do, when
she is 6. Her father gets married for the second time and takes Jennifer
along with his new family to British Columbia, Canada. The young girl
has to adapt to the new environment and after succeeding, she begins
getting high scores at school.Jennifer is modest and mousy. At 17,
she moves to a new school - St. Stephen's College in Missouri, where
she studies theatre art. Later, she enrols in a college in Los Angeles,
despite the opportunity to study in New York. commenting upon this
step Jennifer Tilly says: Everyone said that if you want to be a real
actor, go to New York. If you want to sell out, go to LA. And I thought
-- I want to sell out!"-Jennifer Tilly, on her pursuit of becoming
an actress. She works for the television, gets a recurring role in
Days of Our Lives, and in Hill Street Blues in 1984. She records appearances
in films such as: Remington Steele , Cheers and It's Gary Shandling's
Show. A series of performances follows: Moving Violations, Inside
Out, Remote Control, He's My Girl, and Rented Lips. In 1988, she partners
with the still young actress Uma Thurman in Johnny Be Good. Later
come performances for: High Spirits, Let It Ride and Far From Home.
Jennifer Tilly makes a remarkable role personifying the auditioning
singer Blanche "Monica"Moran in the 1989's movie The Fabulous
Baker Boys. The actress plays in The Doors, Scorchers and Made in
America. However, her true breakthrough comes with the role of Olive
Neal, the wife of a mobster, in Woody Allen's Bullets Over Broadway.
In 1994. the actress with a child-like voice is nominated for Best
Oscar. Namely her theatre experience gives her the opportunity to
re-embody characters connected with theatre. In 1996, she plays the
role of a mobster's girlfriend, and of a bisexual girlfriend in the
erotic film Bound. Later, she partners Jim Carrey in the comedy Liar
Liar in 1998. Jennifer becomes quite popular with her most typical
character of gangsters' girlfriends that she often personifies. In
1998, Jennifer plays another role of this type in The Bride of Chucky
.In 1999, her voice streams from the movies: The Family Guy and Stuart
Little . The same year, she appears in The Muse and marks a short
appearance in Play It to the Bone. In The Crew she plays the role
of a stripper. In 2001, she gets the leading role in Inside Job. The
latest movies featuring her remarkable performance are: Fast Sofa,
The Cat's Meow and Ball in the House. Presently the actress is unattached
after divorcing her husband, producer Sam Simon, some time ago.
night was enjoyed by many celebrities, including Julianne Moore, particularly
after her movie: Far From Heaven swept the board at the Independent
Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, California The event was attended by
many stars such as: Jennifer Aniston and Maggie Gyllenhaal - who were
given Best Actress prize. Best Director for Todd Haynes, Best Male
Supporting Lead for Dennis Quaid and Best Cinematography. Other attendees
to the show were Thora Birch, Jennifer Tilly, Illeana Douglas and
Lesley Ann Warren.
actress Jennifer Tilly and Sabrina, The Teenage Witch star Caroline
Rhea were among the celebrities, taking part in a charity auction,
belongings of the prominent actress from near past: Elizabeth Taylor.
The funds will go to Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation .
is actually Charlie Chaplin, according to Hollywood star Jennifer
Tilly. The two stars terminated the project: The Cat's Meow where
they co-star. The movie treats the love triangle between Chaplin,
Marion Davies and William Randolph Hearst, that the legend of numb
cinema lived through in 1920. Her partner personified the character
of the great actor to such an amazing extent that everybody was astonished
at his resemblance to Chaplin.
... for a notorious outlaw. The voice cast includes Roseanne Barr,
Judi Dench, Jennifer Tilly, Randy Quaid and Cuba Gooding Jr. (PG).
... Henderson Gleaner, KY - Jun 26, 2004