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James was born in Esher, Surrey. Her father is actor and musician Jamie Thomson, and her grandmother, Helen Horton, was an American actress. She began her education at Arts Educational School in Tring and subsequently went on to study acting at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, graduating in 2010. See full bio »
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 2016 The Kaiser's Last Kiss (filming)
Mieke de Jong
 2015/I Burnt
 2014 Text Santa 2014 (TV Movie)
Lady Rose MacClare (segment "Downton Abbey")
 2013/I Silent Treatment (Short)
The Girl
 2012 Fast Girls
Lisa Temple
 2012/IV Broken
Older Skunk
 2012 Wrath of the Titans
 2012/I Chemistry (Short)
 2011 Secret Diary of a Call Girl (TV Series)
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 2011 Chloe and Will's Hot Date Night (Short)
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I treated myself to a £700 Chloe bag after one of my first acting jobs. Then my friends pointed out that, for the same money, I could buy a flight to India. So I took it back. See more »


Was on the Musical Theatre Course at The Arts Educational School, Tring Park. See more »

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