- Full NameMeg Tilly
- First NameMeg
- Last NameTilly
- Birth nameMargaret Elizabeth Chan
- ProfessionActress, Novelist
- Birth CityLong Beach, California
- Birth CountryUnited States
- Father NameHarry Chan
- Mother NamePatricia Tilly
- Mother ProfessionTeacher
- Fact TitleMeg Tilly
- Married Year2002
- SpouseDon Calame
- Relation WithTim Zinnemann, John Calley (ex-husband), Colin Firth (ex-partner)
- SibilingsJennifer Tilly, Rebecca Tilly, Steve Tilly
- Filmography["Psycho II","The Big Chill","Bomb Girls","Valmont"]
- EducationEsquimalt High School and Chief Sealth High School
How Much Is The Net Worth Of Actress Meg Tilly?
Famous for playing Oscar Award nominating role Sister Agnes Devereaux in the film Agnes of God, Meg Tilly is the Candian actress. She is also known for her acting credits in Psycho II, The Big Chill, Bomb Girls, Valmont, and Masquerade.
On the other hand, Tilly is also a novelist. Some of her notable works as a writer include books like Porcupine, Singing Songs, A Taste of Heaven, Cliff’s Edge, and Hidden Cave.
According to the Celebrity Net Worth, Meg has an estimated fortune of $3 million in July 2020.
Journey From Dancer To Actress
Meg Tilly was 12 years old when she began taking dance classes. After some years, she became a part of the Connecticut Ballet Company and then Throne Dance Theatre.
Along with her dancing talent, Meg made her screen debut in 1980 appearing in the film Fame. Unfortunately, she had to give up her dreams on her dance career due to an injury on her back cut.
After that, Tilly again a small appearance on the TV show Hill Street Blues in 1981 and started her career in acting. Gradually, she earned some roles in films and series like The Trouble with Grandpa, Tex, One Dark Night, Psycho II, The Big Chill, and Impulse.
Finally, in 1985, 5 feet 6 inches tall actress grabbed the limelight for her performance in the mystery film Agnes of God. She even was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress but only won the Golden Globe Award.
Furthermore, The Big Chill star’s other notable acting credits include movies and TV shows such as Psycho II, Masquerade, Valmont, Antibirth, and War Machine. From 2012 to 2013, she also played Lorna Corbett on television series Bomb Girls with Ali Liebert, Jodi Balfour, and Charlotte Hegele.
Besides an actress, Meg is also a novelist and has written altogether 6 novels. Her books credits include Singing Songs, Gemma, Porcupine, First Tome, A Taste of Heaven, Behind the Scenes, Solace Island, Cliff’s Edge, and Hidden Cave.
Elder Sister Is Jennifer Tilly
Meg Tilly was born Margaret Elizabeth Chan on February 14, 1960, in Long Beach, California, the United States to teacher mother, Patricia Tilly, and father, Harry Chan.
Tilly spent her childhood days with her siblings: Jennifer Tilly (actress), Rebecca Tilly (painter), and Steve Tilly (actor).
Psycho 2 actor Meg went to Esquimalt High School. Similarly, she also attended Chief Sealth High School.
Relationship History: Boyfriend, Husbands & Children
Porcupine writer Meg is married to author Don Calame since 2002. The couple met during the writing seminar in Big Sur, California, and currently live in the Gulf Islands, British Columbia.
Previously, Agnes of God star walked down the aisle with John Calley on October 13, 1995. Later, the duo divorced on February 2, 2002.
Just before Calley, Tilly was dating actor Colin Firth in 1989. The duo met during the shooting of Valmont. The pair shared a 5 years long relationship and gave birth to their son Will Firth. Unfortunately, they separated in 1994.
Prior to Firth, Meg shared wedding vows with Tim Zinnemann in 1983. She along with her first husband shares two children: Emily Zinnemann and David Zinnemann. Later, the couple split in 1989.