Lily James Bio
Lily Chloe Ninette James commonly know as Lily James was born on 5 April 1989 in Esher, Surrey, England. She is an English actress. She studied acting at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London and soon began her acting career in the British television series Just Williamas Ethel Brown in 2010. Following a supporting role in the period drama series Downton Abbey (2012–2015), James had her film breakthrough by playing the eponymous character in the fantasy film Cinderella (2015). Lily played Poppy in ITV’s Secret Diary of a Call Girl in 2011.
James went on to play Natasha Rostova in the television series War & Peace (2016). In 2017, she starred in the action crime Movie, Baby Driver and the war drama film Darkest Hour, both of which were critically and commercially successful. She played the younger version of Meryl Streep’s character Donna Sheridan in the musical movie Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018).
|Born||Lily Chloe Ninette Thomson was born on 5 April 1989 Esher, Surrey, England|
|Education||Guildhall School of Music and Drama (2010)|
|Boyfriend | Dating||Lily and and actor, Matt Smith (a former Doctor) have been dating since 2014. Matt revealed in March 2018 that he is ready for fatherhood.|
Lily James Biography
James was born Lily Chloe Ninette Thomson in Esher, Surrey, the daughter of Ninette, an actress, and James “Jamie” Thomson, a musician. Her grandmother, Helen Horton, was an American actress. She attended Tring Park School for the Performing Arts and subsequently went on to study acting at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, graduating in 2010.
Lily James’ father died from cancer in 2008; she has said that filming father/daughter scenes in Cinderella was therefore very emotional for her. She changed her surname to “James” as a tribute to her father.
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again Official Trailer
Lily James Movies and TV Shows
Lily James Movies
|2012||Wrath of the Titans||Korrina|
|2012||Fast Girls||Lisa Temple|
|2016||Pride and Prejudice and Zombies||Elizabeth Bennet|
|2016||The Exception||Mieke de Jong|
|2016||The Tale of Thomas Burberry||Betty|
|2017||Darkest Hour||Elizabeth Nel|
|2018||Sorry to Bother You||White Detroit (voice)|
|2018||The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society||Juliet Ashton|
|2018||Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again||Young Donna Sheridan|
|2019||Untitled Danny Boyle/Richard Curtis film||Filming|
Lily James Television Shows
|2010||Just William||Ethel Brown||4 episodes|
|2011||Secret Diary of a Call Girl||Poppy||8 episodes|
|2012–2015||Downton Abbey||Lady Rose MacClare||21 episodes|
|2016||War & Peace||Natasha Rostova||6 episodes|
|2011||Vernon God Little||Taylor||Young Vic Theatre|
|2012||The Seagull||Nina||Southwark Playhouse|
|2016||Romeo and Juliet||Juliet||Garrick Theatre|
|2019||All About Eve||Eve Harrington||Noel Coward Theatre|