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Lily James is a British actress who has appeared in several films. Lily rose to prominence following her appearances in the TV series Secret Diary of a Call Girl and the British series Downton Abbey, which was based on the original script.
However, Lily James rose to international prominence with her parts in three full-length Hollywood films: the fantasy “Wrath of the Titans,” the fairy-tale “Cinderella,” and the parodic horror “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” played the primary character.
She is famous in her hometown as Lady Rose in the hit television series Downton Abbey, and her work in the films Cinderella and War and Peace made her famous worldwide.
|Full Name||Lily Chloe Ninette Thomson|
|Profession||Actress, TV Personality|
|Date of Birth||5 April 1989|
|Age [as of 2021]||32 years|
|Birthplace||Esher, United Kingdom|
|Hometown||Esher, United Kingdom|
|Zodiac Sign||Not Known|
|School||Arts Educational School|
|College||Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London|
|Height||in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet inches- 5'7"
|Weight||in kilograms- 55 kg
in pounds- 121 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Hair Color||Light Brown|
|Body Measurement||34-24-35 inches|
|Relationships & Affairs|
|Current Boyfriend||Michael Shuman|
|Dating History||• Matt Smith
• Jack Fox
• Chris Evans
• Dominic West
|Parents||Father- James Thomson
Mother- Ninette Thomson
|Net Worth (approx.)||$8 million|
Early Life & Family
Lily was born into a Surrey family of intellectuals and artists. Ninette Thomson, her mother, was an actress, and James Thomson, her father, was a musician. Helen Horton, Lily’s grandmother, was also an actress who worked on the Alien score.
It’s hardly unexpected that the girl, who aspires to carry on the acting dynasty, has dreamed of the theatre since she was a child.
Lily began her acting training in a Tring art school and proceeded to the London School of Music and Drama, where she graduated in 2010.
As Lily recalls, she had terrible taste in clothing in school. She wore a dreadful bodycon little dress made of pink latex and shoes with significant heels for a party.
Her classmates teased her, and she acquired a fear of being dressed incorrectly for the event ever since. She spent the rest of her school years in plain hoodies and sneakers. She still dresses in a laid-back manner.
Her father died from cancer in 2008. She used the pseudonym Lily James in her memory. To drown out her sadness, she entered the world of professional theatre under this guise.
Lily James is the stage name of the future British actress. Her acting career began with a modest part in the series. Just William, a family melodrama, featured the young actress in a few episodes.
She appeared in the series again the following year, in 2011. Then Lily had a more prominent role in the series Secret Diary of a Call Girl, in which she appeared in eight episodes.
In addition to her work on a film set, the young actress tried acting on stage. Lily James performed on the location of numerous London theatres on occasion.
She exhibited her remarkable acting skills in two pieces by Martin Crimp at the Orange Tree Theatre in Richmond. She also played Desdemona in the Shakespearean play Desdemona, directed by Daniel Evans.
Lily’s remarkable skill and acting abilities were evident, and representatives from the illustrious Young Vic Theatre took note and invited her to join them.
After publishing the top-rated series Downton Abbey, the actress became prominent and well-known. Lily has a significant role in this tape, even though it isn’t the main one.
She has taken on the part of the lovely Rose MacClare. Her heroine was volatile initially and acted rashly, but by the conclusion of the series, she had matured into a true lady.
The actress has become even more well-known due to her role in the fantasy-themed fighter Wrath of the Titans. Jonathan Liebesman’s second film, Korrina, is a large-scale production in which Lily James plays Korrina. The actress has ultimately asserted herself on the star pedestal due to this film.
The actress had a very productive year in 2012 and worked on several projects simultaneously. The films Broken and Fast Girls have received a lot of praise from reviewers and audiences alike.
After a three-year hiatus, the actress returned to the screen to support the American drama Burnt. After that, Lily’s acting career took off, and she began to obtain prominent roles in Hollywood blockbusters.
Cinderella, directed by Kenneth Branagh, was released on the big screen in March 2015. Alicia Vikander, Saoirse Ronan, and other well-known performers competed for the part of Cinderella.
However, Lily James was cast in this role. Cate Blanchett, Helena Bonham Carter, and Richard Madden, among other British film stars, star in this screen adaptation of the fairy tale. It’s no surprise that the initiative has been an enormous success.
On February 27th, 2015, the actress visited Russia for the Cinderella promotional tour. Lily James joined the famous Russian show Evening Urgant and met the artist who sang the theme song for the Russian film.
In 2016, Russian audiences had the fantastic opportunity to view another one-screen adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s renowned novel War and Peace. Tom Harper’s 8-series production was shot in several countries, including Russia.
The movie shows the Palace Square in St. Petersburg, the Cathedral of the Dormition, Catherine Palace at Tsarskoye Selo, and Yusupov Palace on Moika. Lily James has taken on the role of Natasha Rostova in the film Natasha Rostova.
Relationship, Boyfriend, and Affairs
In the large-scale Hollywood picture Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, where she played the priest, Collins, Lily met actor Matt Smith in 2015. There was a deep connection between them that got stronger.
Lily and Matt had been thinking a lot about the wedding, and this important event has been frequently postponed due to the recent employment of actresses.
Lilt and Matt were rumored to be breaking up in December 2020, yet they were sighted together in London three months later.
Lily is currently dating Michael Shuman, an American Musician. He is also known as Mikey Shoes. Together, they share lots of images on social media. Also, their relationship is the center of the news.
Lily James, a well-known British actress, has a net worth of $8 million. She is a wealthy actress due to her roles in numerous blockbuster films.
The actor is excellent in her roles as the characters, and acting in historical romances is more appealing. She’ll now be a part of a fantastic film. Her net worth may rise in the future.