Joyce "Tilly" Mitchell

Played by Patricia Arquette

Joyce "Tilly" Mitchell

Feeling trapped in the monotony of her marriage, Tilly’s only escape comes inside the prison walls. She plays fast and loose with prison procedures, blasts music and flirts with the inmates. And as she continues to push the boundaries, she finds herself in the middle of something she can’t escape.  

Feeling trapped in the monotony of her marriage, Tilly’s only escape comes inside the prison walls. She plays fast and loose with prison procedures, blasts music and flirts with the inmates. And as she continues to push the boundaries, she finds herself in the middle of something she can’t escape.  

Patricia Arquette

Academy Award winner Patricia Arquette starred in BOYHOOD, the critically acclaimed 12-year project from Richard Linklater, for which she won the Oscar, Golden Globe, BAFTA, SAG, New York Film Critics Circle, Los Angeles Film Critics and Independent Spirit Awards for Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture.

Arquette will star in OTHERHOOD, opposite Angela Basset and Felicity Huffman. Her pervious credits include a series regular role on the CBS spinoff CSI: CYBER and a recurring arc on BOARDWALK EMPIRE, opposite Steve Buscemi. She starred as Allison Dubois in MEDIUM, receiving an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series and subsequent Emmy, Golden Globe and SAG nominations. Among her television movie credits is WILDFLOWER, directed by Diane Keaton, for which Arquette earned a CableAce Award for Best Lead Actress.

Arquette’s film credits include Sean Penn’s THE INDIAN RUNNER, John Madden’s ETHAN FROME, Tony Scott’s TRUE ROMANCE, Tim Burton’s ED WOOD, John Boorman’s BEYOND RANGOON, David O. Russell’s FLIRTING WITH DISASTER, David Lynch’s LOST HIGHWAY, Roland Jaffe’s GOODBYE LOVER, Steven Frears’ HI LO COUNTRY, Rupert Wainwright’s STIGMATA, Martin Scorsese’s BRINGING OUT THE DEAD, Michael Gondry’s HUMAN NATURE, LITTLE NICKY, THE BADGE and HOLES.

The granddaughter of comedian Cliff Arquette, Arquette comes from a family ensconced in the entertainment industry. Her father was actor Lewis Arquette and her siblings – Rosanna, Richmond and David Arquette – are all actors, as was her late sibling Alexis.

After visiting Haiti and seeing the destruction caused by the devastating earthquake, Arquette started GiveLove to help provide sustainable sanitation solutions in the disaster’s aftermath. GiveLove’s work now extends to pilot programs with local organizations in Nicaragua, India and Uganda. For further information on GiveLove, please visit givelove.org. Known for her outspoken position on women’s rights, Arquette has become a sought-after guest speaker on the subject of gender equality. Born in Chicago, Arquette currently resides in Los Angeles.

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