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Jennifer Tilly

 
Birth Place:
Harbor City, CA, USA
Bio:
Jennifer Tilly received an Academy Award nomination for her role in Woody Allen’s Bullets Over Broadway for her memorable portrayal of the terribly untalented Olive, actress wannabe, and gangster’s moll. Her performance in Liar Liar as Jim Carrey’s gold digging client earned her an American ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: September 16, 1958 (63)

Birth Place: Harbor City, CA, USA

Bio:
Jennifer Tilly received an Academy Award nomination for her role in Woody Allen’s Bullets Over Broadway for her memorable portrayal of the terribly untalented Olive, actress wannabe, and gangster’s moll. Her performance in Liar Liar as Jim Carrey’s gold digging client earned her an American ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
American Premiere, 2013
Performer
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Production, 2012
Suzanne
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2001
Crystal Allen

Photos

The cast of Celebrity Autobiography: Cheryl Hines (l.), Sherri Shepherd, Will Forte,  Photo

The cast of Celebrity Autobiography: Cheryl Hines (l.), Sherri Shepherd, Will Forte, Dayle Reyfel, Eugene Pack, Jennifer Tilly, Scott Adsit, Laraine Newman, Christopher Meloni, Jason Priestley. At Gro

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02/15/2020
Jennifer Tilly (l.), Laraine Newman. Celebrity Autobiography, Groundlings Theatre, We Photo

Jennifer Tilly (l.), Laraine Newman. Celebrity Autobiography, Groundlings Theatre, West Hollywood, 2/11/20. Photo by Lilly Lawrence.

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Date:
02/15/2020
Jennifer Tilly. Celebrity Autobiography, Groundlings Theatre, West Hollywood, 2/11/20 Photo

Jennifer Tilly. Celebrity Autobiography, Groundlings Theatre, West Hollywood, 2/11/20/ Photo by Lilly Lawrence.

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Date:
02/15/2020
Jennifer Tilly, Tate Donovan, Eugene Pack  Photo

Jennifer Tilly, Tate Donovan, Eugene Pack

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Date:
11/20/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
American Premiere, 2013
Performer

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Production, 2012
Suzanne

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2001
Crystal Allen

Jennifer Tilly Biography

Jennifer Tilly received an Academy Award nomination for her role in Woody Allen’s Bullets Over Broadway for her memorable portrayal of the terribly untalented Olive, actress wannabe, and gangster’s moll. Her performance in Liar Liar as Jim Carrey’s gold digging client earned her an American Comedy Award nomination, as well as a Blockbuster award nomination as Favorite Supporting Actress. But she is perhaps best known from the indie noir film Bound, which has earned her a cult following. Bound, directed by the Wachowski’s follows two lesbian con artists trying to rip off the mob, and garnered many accolades including a GLAAD media award, and a Saturn award nomination (Best Actress) for Tilly. Other film credits include the Getaway, The Fabulous Baker Boys, Let It Ride, The Cat’s Meow, Intervention,(Winner-Best Actress-San Diego Film Festival) Dancing at the Blue Iguana, Made in America, Bride of Chucky, (Saturn Award nominee-Best Actress) The Crew, The Wrong Guy, Inconceivable, (Winner-Best Actress-WIFT) An American Girl, Edie and Penn, Hide and Seek, Saint Ralph, The Doors, Second Best, Tidelands, and many more. She recently guested on “Modern Family,” “Drop Dead Diva,” and “CSI.” She also has appeared on “Moonlighting,” “Cheers,” and “Frasier.” She had recurring roles on “Hill Street Blues,” “It’s Garry Shandling’s show (Ace award nomination-Best Actress) and “Out of Practice,” and was a series regular on “Key West” and “Shaping Up.” (NBC) She starred in the miniseries “Bella Mafia,” with Vanessa Redgrave, and “Sister Mary Explains It All,” with Diane Keaton, for Showtime. Also a remake of “The Magnificent Ambersons,” with Madeleine Stowe. (A&E) For her performance in the Showtime movie “Heads” she received a Gemini Award nomination. Tilly is also in great demand as a voice over actor. For the last eleven years she has delighted audiences as the perpetually pregnant Bonnie on “Family Guy.” She played the snaky haired Celia in Pixel’s classic movie Monster’s Inc., Grace, the new age cow in Disney’s “Home on the Range,” a con mouse in “Stuart Little,” and Madame Leota in “The Haunted Mansion.” Equally at home on stage as well as film, she has many theatre credits under her belt. She received a TheatreWorld Award (Best Newcomer) for her performance in Second Stage's One Shoe Off at the Joseph Papp Theatre. In 2001 she starred in the Roundabout’s revival of The Women with Cynthia Nixon, and Kristen Johnson on Broadway. Other plays include Tartuffe, (LA Public Theatre) Boy's Life (LAAT) and Baby With The Bathwater, (LAPT) Vanities, (Dramalogue Award-Best Actress) and others too numerous to mention. Most recently she appeared with Miranda Richardson in the critically acclaimed production of Wallace Shawn's new play Grasses of a Thousand Colors at the Royal Court Theatre in London. Currently she is a regular performer in the smash hit, Celebrity Autobiography. Upcoming films include Amelia’s 25th with Danny Trejo, 30 Beats with Justin Kirk and Paz de la Huerta, and The Secret Life of Nerds, with Jim Belushi.




Jennifer Tilly News

SF SKETCHFEST Announces Initial Lineup For 2022 San Francisco Photo SF SKETCHFEST Announces Initial Lineup For 2022 San Francisco
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 19, 2021

SF Sketchfest announces the initial lineup for the 20th Anniversary comedy festival taking place January 7-23 in venues across San Francisco.

Photos/Video: Andre De Shields Celebrates 2021 John Willis Award For Lifetime Achieve Photo Photos/Video: Andre De Shields Celebrates 2021 John Willis Award For Lifetime Achievement In The Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jul 19, 2021

The 2021 John Willis Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre is the latest accolade for Tony, Grammy and Emmy winning Hadestown star André De Shields, fresh from his critically-acclaimed turn as King Lear at St. Louis Shakespeare Festival.

Project Angel Food LEAD WITH LOVE Telethon Raises Over $1.1 Million Photo Project Angel Food LEAD WITH LOVE Telethon Raises Over $1.1 Million
by Stephi Wild - Jul 18, 2021

The program opened with a surprise greeting from Ringo Starr and from that point on, donations poured in by phone, online, and text…and they're still coming in. They sent out a call for love, and Los Angeles answered with donations big and small. People calling in were not only giving $5, $10, $100, they were telling stories to volunteers about the son they lost to AIDS, or their own cancer battle, or their friend who has survived because of Project Angel Food.

VIDEO: The Theatre World Awards: Special Event Celebrating 75 Years- Watch Now! Photo VIDEO: The Theatre World Awards: Special Event Celebrating 75 Years- Watch Now!
by Team BWW - Jul 11, 2021

Tonight's the night! Each year The Theatre World Awards presents 12 awards to outstanding debut performances on and off-Broadway. After a year of no debuts, The Theatre World Awards, the oldest American award for debuts in theatre in New York, will return for a one-night virtual benefit gala honoring Broadway legends André De Shields and Patti LuPone with the 8th Annual John Willis Award for Lifetime Achievement in The Theatre as well as presenting Audra McDonald with the Dorothy Loudon Special Award for Excellence in Theatre.

Christy Altomare, Ana Villafañe, Ethan Slater & More Will Perform at 2021 Theatre W Photo Christy Altomare, Ana Villafañe, Ethan Slater & More Will Perform at 2021 Theatre World Awards
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 6, 2021

Each year The Theatre World Awards presents 12 awards to outstanding debut performances on and off-Broadway. After a year of no debuts, The Theatre World Awards, the oldest American award for debuts in theatre in New York, will return for a one-night virtual benefit gala honoring Broadway legends André De Shields and Patti LuPone with the 8th Annual John Willis Award for Lifetime Achievement in The Theatre as well as presenting Audra McDonald with the Dorothy Loudon Special Award for Excellence in Theatre.

BWW Interview: Wallace Shawn " A DESIGNATED Writer of A THOUSAND COLORS Photo BWW Interview: Wallace Shawn " A DESIGNATED Writer of A THOUSAND COLORS
by Gil Kaan - Jun 21, 2021

A highly-familiar actor on both screens, big and small; Wallace Shawn will be premiering two podcasts of his playwrighting prowess - THE DESIGNATED MOURNER beginning June 25, 2021; and GRASSES OF A THOUSAND COLORS on July 9, 2021. André Gregory directs both audio six-parters with Larry Pine and Deborah Eisenberg joining Wallace in THE DESIGNATED MOURNER; and Jennifer Tilly, Julie Hagerty, and Emily Cass McDonnell joining Wallace in GRASSES OF A THOUSAND COLORS.

Syfy Celebrates Pride Month With Pride of Chucky CHILD'S PLAY Marathon Photo Syfy Celebrates Pride Month With Pride of Chucky CHILD'S PLAY Marathon
by TV News Desk - Jun 8, 2021

All of this arrives ahead of SYFY and USA’s upcoming “Chucky” series, which premieres this fall with” Child’s Play” mastermind Don Mancini at the helm.

Stockard Channing, Margaret Cho & John Magaro On The Pack Podcast This Week, Benefitt Photo Stockard Channing, Margaret Cho & John Magaro On The Pack Podcast This Week, Benefitting The Actors Fund
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 30, 2021

Tony-winner Stockard Channing, Margaret Cho & John Magaro are featured on this week's episode of The Pack Podcast “The Acting Coach” which is available online now.

Brian Stokes Mitchell, Renée Fleming & Daphne Rubin-Vega Featured On THE PACK Podcas Photo Brian Stokes Mitchell, Renée Fleming & Daphne Rubin-Vega Featured On THE PACK Podcast This Week
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 23, 2021

Brian Stokes Mitchell, Renée Fleming & Daphne Rubin-Vega are featured on this week's episode of The Pack Podcast “The Librarian” which is available online now. Benefitting The Actors Fund.

Mindy Kaling Joins the Cast of MONSTERS AT WORK Photo Mindy Kaling Joins the Cast of MONSTERS AT WORK
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 17, 2021

Ben Feldman stars as the voice of Tylor Tuskmon in the series, which introduces new monster characters alongside returning favorites, including Mike Wazowski and James P. 'Sulley' Sullivan, who will again be voiced by renowned actors Billy Crystal and John Goodman.

Jennifer Tilly Videos

VIDEO: Adult Swim Debuts First Trailer for JJ VILLARD'S FAIRY TALES VideoVIDEO: Adult Swim Debuts First Trailer for JJ VILLARD'S FAIRY TALES
by Stage Tube - Apr 1, 2020

Adult Swim has released the official trailer for the twisted new animated series 'JJ Villard's Fairy Tales.' Created by the Emmy-winning animator JJ Villard (“King Star King”), the series will premiere on May 10 on Sunday night at 12:15 AM (Sunday night leading into Monday).

Video: First Look- Trailer for THE SECRET LIVES OF DORKS
by Sarah Bellet - Sep 27, 2013

In THE SECRET LIVES OF DORKS, Payton (Gaelan Connell) is a pathetic dork, a comic book geek whose high school career is one hopeless faux pas after another. Get a first look below.

First Look: 'THE SECRET LIVES OF DORKS' - In Theaters 9/27
by Sarah Bellet - Sep 18, 2013

'The Secret Lives of Dorks' will be opening theatrically across the country on September 27th, and is currently available via pre-theatrical VOD.

VIDEO: First Look - Trailer for THE SECRET LIVES OF DORKS
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 23, 2013

The official theatrical trailer is now available for THE SECRET LIVES OF DORKS, starring Jim Belushi.

STAGE TUBE: Nathan Lane, Michael Urie, Adam Pascal & More Set for New Series THE GRAHAM SHOW, Debuting 9/28
by Stage Tube - Sep 12, 2012

Graham Douglass announced the launch of "The Graham Show", an all-new, weekly web series featuring intimate one-on-one chats with New York's top stage stars and theater professionals, aimed at young theater-lovers everywhere. The series, set to launch on Friday, September 28, will be available, free of charge, at www.TheGrahamShow.com. Get a sneak peek of the show in the video below!

Hot Trailer: Monsters, Inc. 3D - In Theaters December 19, 2012
by Robert Diamond - Sep 12, 2012

'Monsters, Inc.,' one of Disney-Pixar's most beloved and visually imaginative feature films ever, returns to the big screen to delight a whole new generation of audiences and fans alike, this time in stunning 3D.

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - Serena Williams Guest Stars on DROP DEAD DIVA
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 6, 2012

Tennis legend Serena Williams will guest star on this Sunday's episode of Lifetime's DROP DEAD DIVA. Get a sneak peek below!

BWW TV: Sneak Peek of BROADWAY BARES: HAPPY ENDINGS - Montage Teaser!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 20, 2012

BROADWAY BARES XXII: HAPPY ENDINGS, a fairytale evening of modern-day burlesque featuring 227 of New York's sexiest dancers, made history for the third year in a row this past Sunday, June 17, by raising a record-breaking $1,254,176 to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. BroadwayWorld has the first video teaser of the scandalous evening and brings you the montage below. Stay tuned for the full highlights from the event coming soon!

BWW TV: DON'T DRESS FOR DINNER- Performance Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 25, 2012

Roundabout Theatre Company in association with Damian Arnold, presents the Broadway premiere of Marc Camoletti's classic farce Don't Dress For Dinner, starring Ben Daniels as 'Robert,' Patricia Kalember as 'Jacqueline,' Adam James as 'Bernard,' David Aron Damane as 'George' and Jennifer Tilly as 'Suzanne' with Spencer Kayden as 'Suzette.' Don't Dress For Dinner is adapted by Robin Hawdon and directed by John Tillinger. Don't Dress For Dinner will began previews on March 30 and opens officially tomorrow, April 26, 2012 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway. This will be a limited engagement through June 17, 2012. BroadwayWorld brings you performance highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: Chatting with the Cast of DON'T DRESS FOR DINNER
by Stage Tube - Mar 29, 2012

Roundabout Theatre Company in association with Damian Arnold, will present the Broadway premiere of Marc Camoletti's classic farce Don't Dress For Dinner, starring Ben Daniels as 'Robert,' Patricia Kalember as 'Jacqueline,' Adam James as 'Bernard,' David Aron Damane as 'George' and Jennifer Tilly as 'Suzanne' with Spencer Kayden as 'Suzette.' Don't Dress For Dinner is adapted by Robin Hawdon and directed by John Tillinger. Check out interviews with the cast and creative team below!


Jennifer Tilly Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Jennifer Tilly been in?
Jennifer Tilly has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Jennifer Tilly been in?
Jennifer Tilly has not appeared in the West End