Spotlight on: The Tilly Sisters
Jennifer Tilly and Meg Tilly:
Jennifer Tilly (born September 16, 1958) is a
Canadian-American actress and poker player.
She is an Academy Award nominee, and a World
Series of Poker Ladies' Event bracelet winner.
She is the older sister of actress Meg Tilly.
Meg Tilly (born February 14, 1960)
is a Canadian-American actress,
Broadway stage dancer, Academy
Award nominee, and published novelist.
She is the younger sister of Academy
Award-nominated actress Jennifer Tilly.
Jennifer Tilly was born Jennifer Elizabeth Chan
and Meg Tilly was born Margaret Elizabeth Chan
in Long Beach, California, the daughters of
Patricia (née Tilly), a Canadian schoolteacher,
and Harry Chan, a used car salesman.
The Tilly sister's father was
Chinese American and their
mother was of Irish, First
Nations, and Finnish descent.