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Jennifer Tilly has a cameo in 'Curse of Chucky'

Jennifer Tilly has a cameo in 'Curse of Chucky'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Jennifer Tilly says she has a cameo in the latest installment of the "Child's Play" horror film franchise, "Curse of Chucky."

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Terminally ill Sam Simon donating 'Simpsons' earnings to charity

LOS ANGELES, July 29 (UPI) -- Terminally ill U.S. television writer-producer-philanthropist Sam Simon says he's giving nearly all of his royalties from "The Simpsons" to charity.

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Allen adapts 'Bullets' for Broadway

Allen adapts 'Bullets' for Broadway

NEW YORK, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- A stage musical adaptation of Woody Allen's 1994 movie "Bullets Over Broadway" is to open in New York next year, the show's producers said.

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Today is Saturday, Sept. 16, the 259th day of 2006 with 106 to follow.
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Today is Friday, Sept. 16, the 259th day of 2005 with 106 to follow.
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Today is Saturday, Sept. 10, the 253rd day of 2005 with 112 to follow.
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Jennifer Tilly stuns poker pros

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- Actress Jennifer Tilly has become the first winner of both the World Poker Tour Ladies Night III tournament and World Series' Ladies World Poker Championship.

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Today is Thursday, Sept. 16, the 260th day of 2004 with 106 to follow.
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Today is Friday, Sept. 10, the 254th day of 2004 with 112 to follow.
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Jeff Bridges cast in 'Tideland'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Actor Jeff Bridges has been cast in "Tideland," a Terry Gilliam movie shot in Texas about a young girl who retreats to a fantasy world when her mom dies.
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LAP97121616 -16 DECEMBER 1997-LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, USA: Jennifer Tilly arrives December 16 the Los Angeles premiere of the motion picture "Tomorrow Never Dies." UPI jr/Jim Ruymen
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Jennifer Tilly (born September 16, 1958) is an American actress and poker player. She is an Academy Award nominee, and a World Series of Poker Ladies' Event bracelet winner. She is sister to Academy-Award-nominated actress Meg Tilly.

Tilly was born Jennifer E. Chan in Harbor City, Los Angeles, California. She is the second of four children of Harry Chan, a used car salesman, and Patricia (née Tilly), a schoolteacher and former stage actress. Her father was Chinese American and her mother was of Irish, Native-American and Finnish ancestry. Following her parents' divorce when she was five, she was raised by her mother and stepfather, John Ward, on rural Texada Island, British Columbia, Canada. Her mother divorced again when Tilly was a teenager, and moved to Victoria, where Tilly attended Belmont High School. Jennifer Tilly holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theater from Stephens College in Missouri.

Tilly had small roles in TV shows and movies beginning in 1983. She had a recurring guest role on Hill Street Blues as Gina Srignoli, a mobster's widow who becomes romantically involved with detective Henry Goldblume. She played Frasier Crane's seductive-but-ditzy date on an episode of the fourth season of Cheers and also appears as a similar character on the eleventh season of Frasier . She appeared as Garry's girlfriend on It's Garry Shandling's Show, which aired on Showtime. She was also cast as a high end prostitute in the short lived comedy, Key West, alongside Fisher Stevens. Tilly's breakthrough film role was as a singing waitress in The Fabulous Baker Boys in a part that was specially written for her by Steve Kloves. That same year, she played a small part in the cult classic horse racing movie, Let it Ride with Richard Dreyfuss and Teri Garr, that Tilly later said "should have done better."

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