Jennifer Tilly – Poker Player
Actress Jennifer Tilly is known for her talents in the movies and for being one of the first Hollywood celebrities to be a winner in the world of competitive poker. She has been working in film and television since the early 1980s. Her first big splash in the movies came with a role in Woody Allen’s “Bullets Over Broadway” (1994), for which she earned an Oscar nomination. Since then, Jennifer Tilly has worked steadily in the movies, and has also established herself as a talented voice actor whose credits include TV’s “The Family Guy” (1999-2005) and the feature films “Stuart Little” (1999, starring Geena Davis) and “Monsters, Inc.” (2001, with Billy Crystal and John Goodman). In 2003 Tilly began participating in competitive poker tournaments, and in 2005 she won the World Series’ Ladies World Poker Championship and the World Poker Ladies Night III. She has cashed in numerous WSOP events and most recently came in 14th in the 6-Player $5k WSOP event in 2015. She is an ambassador for poker where ever she goes.