Jennifer Tilly (born September 16, 1958) is an American-Canadian actress and poker player. She is a World Series of Poker Ladies' Event bracelet winner. She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Olive in the 1994 film Bullets over Broadway. Her other film roles include Made in America (1993), Bound (1996), Liar Liar (1997), and Bride of Chucky (1998). Her voice-over work includes Celia in Monsters, Inc. (2001) and Bonnie Swanson in Family Guy (1999–present). She is the sister of actress Meg Tilly.
Tilly was born Jennifer E. Chan in Harbor City, Los Angeles. She is the first child of Harry Chan, a used car salesman, and Patricia (née Tilly), a Canadian schoolteacher and former stage actress. Her father was of Chinese descent and her mother was of Irish, First Nations and Finnish ancestry. She has an older brother, Steve, and two younger sisters, Meg and Rebecca.
Following her parents' divorce when she was five, Tilly was raised by her mother and stepfather, John Ward, on rural Texada Island, British Columbia. Her mother divorced again when Tilly was 16, and moved to Victoria, where Tilly attended Belmont High School...
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