Lily James – Biography of Lily James

The actress Lily Chloe Ninette Thomson was born on April 5, 1989 in the town of Esher (Surrey), in England.

Lily She became interested in acting from a very young age, perhaps following in the footsteps of her grandmother, American actress Helen Horton. After his graduation from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, James, who took his surname from the name of his father, actor and musician James Thomson, quickly landed notable roles on the British scene, including the role of Desdemona with Clarke Peters in “Othello” by William Shakespeare.
Given her innate talent for drama, it wasn’t long before she began working on television, initially playing the older sister of the main character, in the family comedy “Just william“(BBC, 2010).

Already in more adult roles, James played Poppy, the pretty roommate of Belle, in the last season of the drama series “Secret Diary of a Call Girl“(ITV, 2007-2011).

Soon after, he got his first Hollywood role as a supporting character in the hit movie “Wrath of the Titans” (2012). Despite its relatively minor role, Lily He enjoyed filming a star-studded super production, where he shared the set with fellow countrymen Ralph Fiennes and Bill Nighy.
That same year, he worked alongside Charlie Booty and Tim Roth, in the drama “Broken“; in addition, she had the leading role of the highly competitive sprinter Lisa Temple in the British sports drama “Fast girls“(2012).
Thanks to that role, James drew the attention of the producers of the series “Downton Abbey”, who summoned her to play the role of the rebellious Lady Rose MacClare, as of the third season.
After only a few appearances like the Rose party lover, James He made such an impression that Disney knocked on his door. In the spring of 2013, the studios announced that she had been cast in the lead role in the iconic “Cinderella” story (2015), with Cate Blanchett as the evil stepmother and Kenneth Branagh in the director’s chair.

After “Cinderella”, Lily had the main role of Elizabeth bennet in the zombie parody, not released yet “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies“(2015); also topped the cast of the comedy”Adam Jones“(2015), together with {@bioJamie Dornan}; and he is filming the BBC series”War and peace“, in which she plays the role of Natasha rostova.