James in Sydney, 2017
Lily Chloe Ninette Thomson
5 April 1989
|Relatives||Helen Horton (grandmother)|
Lily Chloe Ninette Thomson (born 5 April 1989), better known as Lily James, is an English actress and singer. Her acting career started with the TV series Just William (2010). Her breakthrough role was the title role in the romance fantasy movie Cinderella (2015). She also acted on television in Downton Abbey (2012–2015) and War & Peace (2016).
James was born in Esher, Surrey. Her father, James Thomson, died of cancer in 2008. She took her father's given name as her stage name when she learnt of an actress also named Lily Thomson. She has dated actor Matt Smith since 2014.
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- Wells, Frankie (11 February 2015). "'Downton Abbey's' Lily James reveals her real-life Cinderella story". New York Post. Retrieved 1 April 2020.
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