Meg Tilly (born February 14, 1960) is a Canadian-American actress, Broadway stage dancer and writer.
Tilly, the third of four children, was born Margaret E. Chan in Long Beach, California, the daughter of Patricia Tilly, an Irish and Native American schoolteacher, and Harry Chan, a Chinese American used car salesman. Following her parents' divorce when she was three, she was raised by her mother and stepfather, John Ward, on rural Texada Island in British Columbia, Canada. Tilly graduated from Esquimalt High School in Victoria, British Columbia. She has a brother, Steve, and two sisters, Rebecca, and fellow actress Jennifer (born 1958).
As a teen, she was involved with the Connecticut Ballet Company, as well as the Throne Dance Theatre, and made her screen debut with Alan Parker's Fame in 1980.