Lily James’s full and real name is Lily Chole Ninette Thomson. Lily is an actor working in Movies, TV Series, and Theatres. Lily started her career in 2010, and now it has been nine years in Hollywood. Lily’s mother named ‘Ninette’ is an actor, and her father named ‘James Thomas’ was a musician. Lily’s father died due to cancer in 2008. At that time to give a tribute to her father, she changed her last name and named it after his father. Lily’s Grand Mother named ‘Helen Horton’ was also an actor. Lily’s boyfriend is Matt Smith. Matt Smith is also an actor, and currently, they are dating. Lily always knew that she wants to be an actor because of which she completed her graduation in acting in Guildhall Scholl of Music and Arts in London and attended Tring Park School for Performing Arts. Biggest transformation she feels she did was for an advertisement for Fragrance by Burberry.
In that advertisement, she was shooting bold. Lily has worked in two short films until now which are Chemistry ( 2012 ) and A Tale of Thomas Burberry ( 2016.) She mainly focused on her movie career and has also done four theatres and four TV series. Theatres done by Lily were Varman God Little in 2011, Othello in 2011, The Seagull in 2012, and Romeo and Juliet in 2016. Romeo and Juliet is one of the favorite work for Lily herself. For Romeo and Juliet play, Lily was also nominated for Best Actress in Play at Whasonstage.com Awards in 2017. Lily’s did 4 TV series named Just Willian in 2010, Secret Diary of a Call Girl in 2011,
from 2012 to 2015, and War and Peace in 2016.
For TV series Downton Abbey, she also received two awards for ‘Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in Drama Series’ in 2014 and 2015. With theatre and TV career, she also focused her main aim and dream to work in Hollywood movies, and did quite a few movies in these nine years. Her first movie was named Wrath of the Titans in 2012. After that she was cast in Fast Girls in 2013, Broken in 2013, Cinderella in 2015, Burnt in 2015, Adam Jones in 205, The Exception in 2016, Zombies in 2016, Darkest Hour in 2017,
in 2017, ‘Mamma Mia! Here we go again’ in 2018, etc. Cinderella movie in 2015 was very special for her as she was awarded as Break Through Award by Harper’s Bazaar Women of the Year and also got nominated in 2 award functions for the same movie as Choice Movie Actress: Sci/Fi/Fantasy by Teen Choice Award and Favorite Movie Actress by Kids Choice Awards.