Jennifer Tilly was born September 16, 1958 and is an Academy Award-nominated American actress and a World Series of Poker bracelet winner.
Jennifer was born, Jennifer Chan in Harbor City, Los Angeles, California. Tilly began her acting career in her teenage years through a theatre program at Stephens College in Missouri.
Tilly had small roles in TV shows and movies beginning in 1983 but her big break came in 1989 when she starred in The Fabulous Baker Boys.
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. Jennifer then went on to win the third World Poker Tour Ladies Invitational Tournament held at the Bicycle Casino in Los Angeles.
Tilly has appeared in the GSN Poker Royale series, she also appeared in the third season of Poker Superstars but was eliminated in the preliminary round.
In a television interview, Jennifer Tilly stated that at this point in her career she is more interested in pursuing poker than acting. Her total tournament winnings now exceed $340,000.