- Name: Lily James
- Age: 29 years old
- Height: 5ft 7in (171 cm)
- Occupation: Actress
- Net Worth: US $4 Million
- Status: Alive
Lily James is an English film, television and theatre actress. She starred as “Cinderella” in Disney’s 2015 live-action film and as “Lady Rose MacClare” in the series Downton Abbey (2012-15). Her film credits include Baby Driver (2017), Darkest Hour (2017) and Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018). James was born Lily Chloe Ninette Thomson on April 5, 1989, in Esher, England. Her father, James (d. 2008), was a musician, and her mother, Ninette, an actress. She has two brothers, including Sam. James attended Tring Park School for the Performing Arts followed by the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. She graduated in 2010 with a BA degree in acting.
James made her small screen debut in the BBC One series Just William (2010). She was cast in a recurring role as “Ethel Brown.” The series was based on Richmal Crompton’s book series of the same name. James starred as “Poppy” in Secret Diary of a Call Girl (2011) and as “Lady Rose MacClare” in Downton Abbey (2012-15). The latter earned her two Screen Actors Guild Awards. She portrayed fictional character “Natasha Rostova” in the period drama War & Peace (2016). The 6-part adaptation was based on Leo Tolstoy’s classic War and Peace.
James had early film appearances in Wrath of the Titans (2012) with Sam Worthington, Broken (2012) with Tim Roth, and Fast Girls (2012) with Lenora Crichlow. She was cast in the titular role of the Disney live-action film Cinderella (2015). The film made $543 million at the box office. It also earned her a Kids’ Choice Award nomination for favorite movie actress. James starred as “Elizabeth Bennet” in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016) and as “Elizabeth Nel” in Darkest Hour (2017). She appeared alongside Ansel Elgort and Kevin Spacey in Baby Driver (2017). She lent her voice to the dark comedy Sorry to Bother You (2018). Other notable films include Burnt (2015), Little Woods (2018), Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018) and The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (2018).
In addition to film and television, James is known for her work on stage. She played “Taylor” in a 2011 production of Vernon God Little at the Young Vic Theatre. She returned later that year as “Desdemona” in a Crucible Theatre production of Othello. James starred as “Juliet” in a 2016 production of Romeo and Juliet at the Garrick Theatre. That role earned her a WhatsOnStage Award nomination for best actress in a play. Her stage credits also include The Seagull, Definitely the Bahamas, and All About Eve.PERSONAL
Lily James is 5ft 7in tall and she’s of English, Scottish, French and German ancestry. Her father, James, died from cancer in 2008. She paid tribute to him by changing her surname from “Thomson” to “James.” Lily’s net worth is estimated at $4 million. She began a relationship with actor Matt Smith in 2015.
Lily James Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki
- Birth Name: Lily Chloe Ninette Thomson
- Birthday: April 5, 1989
- How Old : Age: 29 years old
- Place of Birth: Esher, Surrey, England
- Zodiac Sign: Aries
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 7in (171 cm)
- Occupation: Actress
- Years Active: 2010-present
- Net Worth & Salary: US $4 Million
- Death-O-Meter: Alive