Jennifer Tilly

Biography: Jennifer received an Academy Award® nomination and an American Comedy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Olive in Bullets Over Broadway. Her portrayal of Samantha Cole in Universal's Liar Liar, the third-highest grossing theatrical release of 1997, earned her another American Comedy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress as well as a Blockbuster Entertainment Award nomination for Favorite Supporting Actress in a Comedy.

Tilly can be seen starring in the independent film, Relax, It's Just Sex. She also lends her talent to Columbia's upcoming Stuart Little, a family comedy based on the book by E.B. White, where Tilly gives voice to the character of Stuart's biological mother (who just happens to be a mouse). Other films include Bruno, directed by Shirley MacLaine and co-starring MacLaine, Kathy Bates and Gary Sinise, and October Films' The Muse, starring Albert Brooks. Tilly's other feature film credits include Bound, The Getaway, Made in
America, The Fabulous Baker Boys, Let It Ride and Shadow of the Wolf.

On television, she starred in the Fox series Key West with Fisher Stevens, and the ABC series Shaping Up with Leslie Nielson. She starred in Showtime's Heads with Jon Cryer, for which she received a Gemini Award nomination for Best Actress. Tilly also had recurring roles on Hill Street Blues and The Garry Shandling Show, the latter of which garnered her a Cable ACE nomination for her role as Shandling's girlfriend, Angelica. Her other television appearances include Moonlighting, Cheers, Dream On, Edie and Penn and The Gun, directed by Robert Altman.

Tilly won a Theater World Award for her work in Tina Howe's play, One Shoe Off at the Joseph Papp Theater. Her other stage work includes Boy's Life and Tartuffe at the Los Angeles Theater Center, Baby With The Bathwater and The Wool Gatherer at the Los Angeles Public Theater, and Vanities, for which she received a Dramalogue Award.

Jennifer was formerly married to Simpsons' producer, Sam Simon, from 1984 to 1991.

Jennifer Tilly's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 47
Highest Metascore: 78 Monsters, Inc.
Lowest Metascore: 20 30 Beats
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 19
  2. Negative: 7 out of 19
19 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
32 The Secret Lives of Dorks Sep 27, 2013 Ms. Stewart 8.0
65 Monsters University Jun 21, 2013 Celia Mae 7.8
20 30 Beats Jul 20, 2012 Erika / The Psychic - Erika 3.0
54 Empire of Silver Jun 2, 2011 Cast 7.7
35 Deal Apr 25, 2008 Karen 'Razor' Jones 6.8
26 Tideland Oct 13, 2006 Queen Gunhilda 6.4
51 Saint Ralph Aug 5, 2005 Nurse Alice 8.5
44 Second Best May 20, 2005 Carole 6.8
46 Seed of Chucky Nov 12, 2004 Tiffany/Herself 5.4
34 The Haunted Mansion Nov 26, 2003 Madame Leota 5.0
63 The Cat's Meow Apr 12, 2002 Louella Parsons 7.3
78 Monsters, Inc. Nov 2, 2001 Celia 8.6
41 Dancing at the Blue Iguana Oct 19, 2001 Jo 7.8
37 The Crew Aug 25, 2000 Ferris 'Aka Maureen' Lowenstein 7.0
61 Stuart Little Dec 17, 1999 Mrs. Camille Stout 6.7
56 The Muse Aug 27, 1999 Herself 7.2
68 Liar Liar Mar 21, 1997 Samantha Cole 7.8
61 Bound Oct 4, 1996 Violet 7.9
33 Let It Ride Aug 18, 1989 Vicki 7.4