Meg Tilly

Actor, Dancer, Author
One of the most promising actresses of the 1980s, Academy Award-nominated actress Meg Tilly won the hearts and minds of critics with her sensitive portrayals in such films as "The Big Chill" (1983) and "Agnes of God" ... Read more »
Born: 02/14/1960 in Long Beach, California, USA

Filmography

Actor (27)

Antibirth 2016 (Movie)

Lorna (Actor)

Bomb Girls: Facing the Enemy 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Actor

Bomb Girls 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Actor

Body Snatchers 1994 (Movie)

Carol Malone (Actor)

Sleep With Me 1994 (Movie)

Sarah (Actor)

Winnetka Road 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Fallen Angels 1992 - 1993 (Tv Show)

Actor

Leaving Normal 1992 (Movie)

Marianne Johnson (Actor)

Carmilla 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Milos Forman: Portrait 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

The Two Jakes 1990 (Movie)

Kitty Berman (Actor)

The Girl in a Swing 1989 (Movie)

Karin Foster (Actor)

Valmont 1989 (Movie)

Madame DeTourvel (Actor)

Masquerade 1988 (Movie)

Olivia Lawrence (Actor)

Off Beat 1986 (Movie)

Rachel Wareham (Actor)

Agnes of God 1985 (Movie)

Sister Agnes (Actor)

Impulse 1984 (Movie)

Jennifer (Actor)

One Dark Night 1983 (Movie)

Julie Wells (Actor)

Psycho II 1983 (Movie)

Mary (Actor)

The Big Chill 1983 (Movie)

Chloe (Actor)

Tex 1982 (Movie)

Jamie Collins (Actor)

The Trouble With Grandpa 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

Actor

Fame 1980 (Movie)

Principal Dancer (Actor)

Carmilla (Movie)

Carmilla (Actor)

Journey (TV Show)

Actor

Trick of the Eye (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

One of the most promising actresses of the 1980s, Academy Award-nominated actress Meg Tilly won the hearts and minds of critics with her sensitive portrayals in such films as "The Big Chill" (1983) and "Agnes of God" (1985). The younger sister of flamboyant actress Jennifer Tilly, Meg Tilly semi-retired from acting in the mid 1990s to focus on other creative endeavors; most notably, her writing. Tilly's first novel, a well-received compilation of vignettes entitled Singing Songs, was published in 1994, followed by the tragically autobiographical, Gemma, in 2006.

Relationships

Don

Husband
third husband married c. 2002 will not reveal his last name due to privacy

David Bartlett Zinnemann Jr

Son
born August 28, 1986 father, Tim Zinneman

John Calley Producer

Husband
born c. 1930 former president of Sony Pictures married October 14, 1995 divorced in 2002

Harry Chan

Father
Chinese American had little contact with her father thoughout her life died c. 2004

Rebecca Chan

Sister
born on August 1, 1961

Stuart Christensen

Step-Brother

Colin Firth Actor

Companion
Met during filming of "Valmont" (1989) Together from 1989-1994 No longer together

Will Firth

Son
born c. 1990 father Colin Firth

Jennifer Tilly Actor

Sibling
Older born on September 16, 1958

Pat Tilly

Mother
divorced Harry Chan when Meg was 3 years old

Tim Zinnemann Assistant Director

Husband
Married in 1983 divorced in 1989 father of Tilly's two older children

Emily Zinnemann

Daughter
born on July 8, 1984 father, Tim Zinnemann

EDUCATION

studied ballet with Gabriela Darvash and Melissa Hayden in NYC

Milestones

1994

Published first novel, "Singing Songs"

1994

Sold the rights to her novel "Singing Songs" to United Artists

1983

Breakthrough film, "The Big Chill"

1982

First film in a leading role, "Tex"

1980

Made film debut as a background dancer in "Fame"

Acted and danced in community theatre productions in Canada at a young age

Raised in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Danced as member of the Connecticut Ballet Company and the Throne Dance Company

First speaking role and TV debut in an episode of "Hill Street Blues"

Began professional stage career as a singer with the Royal Conservatory Choir in Victoria, British Columbia

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