Lily James (I)


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Lily James was born Lily Chloe Ninette Thomson in Esher, Surrey, to Ninette (Mantle), an actress, and Jamie Thomson, an actor and musician. 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... See full bio »

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Cinderella Cinderella
(2015)
(2016)
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Baby Driver Debora
(2017)

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 2020 Peggy Jo (pre-production)
Peggy Jo Tallas
  The Pursuit of Love (TV Mini-Series) (filming)
Linda Radlett
- Episode #1.3 ... Linda Radlett
- Episode #1.2 ... Linda Radlett
- Episode #1.1 ... Linda Radlett
 2021 The Dig (completed)
Peggy Preston
 2020 Rebecca (completed)
Mrs. de Winter
 2019 Rare Beasts
Cressida
 2019/III Yesterday
Ellie Appleton
 2019 One Red Nose And A Wedding (TV Short)
Miranda
 2019 All About Eve
Eve Harrington
 2018 Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
Young Donna
 2018 Little Woods
Deb
 2018 Sorry to Bother You
Detroit's White British Voice (voice)
 2017 Darkest Hour
Elizabeth Layton
 2017 Baby Driver
Debora
 2016 The Tale of Thomas Burberry (Short)
Betty
 2016 The Exception
Mieke de Jong
 2016 War & Peace (TV Mini-Series)
Natasha Rostova
- Episode #1.6 (2016) ... Natasha Rostova
- Episode #1.5 (2016) ... Natasha Rostova
- Episode #1.4 (2016) ... Natasha Rostova
- Episode #1.3 (2016) ... Natasha Rostova
- Episode #1.2 (2016) ... Natasha Rostova
 2016 Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
Elizabeth Bennet
 2012-2015 Downton Abbey (TV Series)
Lady Rose MacClare
- Christmas Special (2015) ... Lady Rose MacClare
- A Moorland Holiday (2014) ... Lady Rose MacClare
- Episode #5.8 (2014) ... Lady Rose MacClare
- Episode #5.7 (2014) ... Lady Rose MacClare
- Episode #5.6 (2014) ... Lady Rose MacClare
 2015/I Burnt
Sara
 2015/I Cinderella
Cinderella
 2013/I Silent Treatment (Short)
The Girl
 2012 Fast Girls
Lisa Temple
 2012/IV Broken
Older Skunk
 2012 Wrath of the Titans
Korrina
 2012/I Chemistry (Short)
Ines
 2011 Secret Diary of a Call Girl (TV Series)
Poppy
- Episode #4.8 (2011) ... Poppy
- Episode #4.7 (2011) ... Poppy
- Episode #4.6 (2011) ... Poppy
- Episode #4.5 (2011) ... Poppy
- Episode #4.4 (2011) ... Poppy
 2011 Chloe and Will's Hot Date Night (Short)
Chloe
 2010 Just William (TV Series)
Ethel Brown
- William Holds the Stage (2010) ... Ethel Brown
- The School Report (2010) ... Ethel Brown
- Parrots for Ethel (2010) ... Ethel Brown
- The Sweet Little Girl in White (2010) ... Ethel Brown
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Other Works:

Performed in the West End stage production of "Romeo and Juliet" as Juliet, alongside Richard Madden, Freddie Fox, Derek Jacobi, Meera Syal, Marisa Berenson, Michael Rouse, Ansu Kabia and Sam Val, at the Garrick Theatre. See more »

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2 Interviews | 1 Article | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

It's so hard coming out of drama school to claim your right to be taken seriously and even get auditions. See more »

Trivia:

She is a sixth cousin of U.S. President George Bush through her American grandmother. Lily's four-times-great-grandfather, Stephen Horton, was the brother of the president's four-times-great-grandmother, Sarah Horton (their parents were Comfort Horton and Joanna Wood). Lily is thus a sixth cousin, once removed, of the president's sons, President George W. Bush and Governor Jeb Bush. See more »

Trademark:

Thick eyebrows

Star Sign:

Aries

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