Actress-author Meg Tilly keeps romance and suspense in her life, and her books
When Meg Tilly was nominated for an Academy Award in 1986 for her supporting role in “Agnes of God,” the 25-year-old sat in the audience on Oscar night hoping Anjelica Huston would walk away with the prize.
Tilly’s portrayal of a novice nun who gives birth and insists that the dead child is the result of a virgin conception is nothing short of stunning, probably the reason she’d already won the Golden Globe Award.
When it comes to leaving a profession at the top of one’s game, The Big Chill co-star Meg Tilly could write a book on the subject. Which isn’t what she did, though – not exactly.
The Canadian-American actress did leave her film and television career behind in the mid-1990s (with a Golden Globe Award and an Oscar-nominated turn as a nun in Agnes of God to her credit), yet the books she ended up writing were not autobiographical, but contemporary novels. Her latest is Cliff’s Edge, a sequel to last year’s Solace Island, a suspenseful romance set in the Pacific Northwest, published in Canada by Penguin Random House… Read more at The Globe and Mail.