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Meg Tilly


Meg Tilly was set on being a dancer, and at 17 connected to the Connecticut Ballet Company and later Throne Dance Theatre. It was in this capacity that she had her screen debut in Alan Parker's Fame (1980). Unfortunately, an injury to her back cut short her plans for a dance career, and a small appearance in the TV series Hill Street Blues (1981) ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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 2010 Caprica (TV Series)
Mother
- Unvanquished (2010) ... Mother
 1995 Journey (TV Movie)
Min
 1994 Trick of the Eye (TV Movie)
Faith Crowell
 1994 Winnetka Road (TV Series)
George Grace
- Virtual Reality (1994) ... George Grace
- Women in Love (1994) ... George Grace
- Real Wisconsin The (1994) ... George Grace
- White Zone The (1994) ... George Grace
- Townies (1994) ... George Grace
 1993 Fallen Angels (TV Series)
Lois Weldon
 1993 Avonlea (TV Series)
Evelyn Grier
- Evelyn (1993) ... Evelyn Grier
 1992 Leaving Normal
Marianne
 1990 In the Best Interest of the Child (TV Movie)
Jennifer Colton
 1989 Nightmare Classics (TV Series)
Carmilla
- Carmilla (1989) ... Carmilla
 1988 The Girl in a Swing
Karin
 1988 Masquerade
Olivia Lawrence
 1986 Off Beat
Rachel Wareham
 1984 Impulse
Jennifer
 1982 Tex
Jamie Collins
 1982 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Hooker
- Some Like It Hot-Wired (1982) ... Hooker
 1981 The Trouble with Grandpa (TV Movie)
Dorie
 1980 Fame
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Other Works:

Novel: "Porcupine". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 5 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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[on her Chinese heritage] Unfortunately, we were not raised to respect our Chinese history and tradition. My mother and father divorced in 1963, when I was three. My mother was quite bitter. She spoke very angrily about him and everything Chinese. If ever you did anything bad or selfish, it was "the Chinese coming out in you." We were told that we must never tell anyone that we were half Chinese,... See more »

Trivia:

Said that her worst film experience was working with Anthony Perkins in Psycho II (1983). Her best film experience was working with Norman Jewison, Jane Fonda and Anne Bancroft in Agnes of God (1985). Interestingly, both films resulted in Tilly being nominated for several awards, including a Golden Globe and an Oscar. See more »

Nickname:

Meggers

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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