Poker Cougar Jennifer Tilly Turns 50

September 19, 2008

Jennifer Tilly, Still foxy at fifty

Happy birthday to Jennifer Tilly.

The Entities who comprise Wicked Chops Poker are all about the cougars, and remind us that one of the poker world‘s hottest female players, Jennifer Tilly, just turned 50.

So we’d be remiss not to mention that Jennifer Tilly, a woman, turned a cougarific 50 yesterday (Tuesday). Read more (slightly more) about this half-century milestone here.

Whatever she’s drinking, please bottle it up for our current/first wives. So whoever they’re married to at 50 will be stoked that they look that hot.

The Academy Award-nominated Canadian-American actress and a World Series of Poker bracelet winner is probably best known to those outside the poker world for her starring role along side Chucky in the slasher film "Bride of Chucky".

She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as a hopelessly bad actress in Woody Allen’s Bullets Over Broadway (1994).

On June 27, 2005, Tilly won a World Series of Poker bracelet (and $158,625) in the Ladies’ No-Limit Texas Hold ‘Em event, outlasting 600 other players. She followed up this accomplishment on September 1, 2005 by also winning the third World Poker Tour Ladies Invitational Tournament held at the Bicycle Casino in Los Angeles. Tilly has appeared in the GSN Poker Royale series. She appeared in the third season of Poker Superstars but was eliminated in the preliminary round.

Tilly’s total poker winnings are As of 2008 her live tournament winnings exceed $450,000.

She is currently dating the Unabomber - Phil Laak.