Lily Chloe Ninette Thomson
Esher, Surrey, England
Lily James attended the Arts Educational School in Tring for her basic education.
In 2010, she completed her graduation from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, where she studied acting.
- Father – Jamie Thomson (Actor and Musician)
- Mother – Ninette Thomson
- Siblings – Charlie Thomson (Older Brother), and Sam Thomson (Younger Brother)
- Others – Helen Horton (Grandmother) (American Actress)
Lily James is attached to United Talent Agency of Beverly Hills, USA.
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
121 lbs or 55 kg
Boyfriend / Spouse
Lily James has been romantically associated with –
- Jack Fox (2011 – 2012) – The English actor of the ‘Fresh Meat’ fame was in a relationship with the actress for a brief time.
- Matt Smith (2014 – Present) – The actress started dating the Doctor Who fame and her co-star of the movie Pride and Prejudice and Zombies in June 2014.
Race / Ethnicity
- Slim figure
- Small waist size
- Acting prowess
34-24-35 in or 86-61-89 cm
2 (US) or 6 (UK) or 32 (EU)
Lily James has not appeared in any brand endorsement till 2015.
Lily James’ religious beliefs are not known.
Best Known For
She is best known for her role as Lady Rose McClare in Downton Abbey, a period drama that was aired on TV between 2012 and 2014.
Lily has won accolades for her performances in films like Wrath of the Titans (2012) and Fast Girls (2012). She is also known for her title role in the 2015 release Cinderella.
She first appeared in a short film Chemistry as Ines in 2012.
First TV Show
She made her maiden TV entry as Ethel Brown in four episodes of the Just William series in 2010.
Lily James has been in the news for her tiny waist size in Cinderella. She has a slim figure which she attributes to regular Yoga lessons and cycling. However, it is reported that she takes on a body toning challenge for each role that she portrays on the big screen.
For the British film Fast Girls, the actress had to undergo rigorous training. She trained under Olympics Athlete Jeanette Kwakye and Olympic runner Shani Anderson. Running, circuit training, weight training, working out on the tracks and going to the gym at least five times a week was essential for her athletic look in the movie.
She also adhered to a high-protein diet that included fish, chicken, and protein shakes. However, she quit this rigorous training after the movie shoot was over.
The most important aspect of her fitness is her diet. The actress has herself admitted being on a liquid diet before the shooting of the corseted gown sequence in Cinderella, to attain the perfect body line.The actress advises doing regular exercises in the morning and drinking lots of water to remain hydrated.
Lily James Favorite Things
- Food – Chocolates
- Love – Acting and Dancing
- Disney Characters – Ariel and Belle
- Childhood Memory – Going to Musicals on birthdays
Source – Cosmopolitan, Mirror, JustJared, IMDb
Lily James Facts
- She has been named as the next Keira Knightley.
- Hayley Atwell, her on-screen mother in the movie Cinderella, shares the same birth date as Lily.
- She has won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for her role as Lady Rose MacClare in Downton Abbey.
- She went to audition for Anastasia, the stepsister of Cinderella but got the lead role in Cinderella.
- Lily James believes in women empowerment and feels good to see actresses who are healthy and curvy.
- Lily James can be followed on Instagram.