Lily James is an English actress best known for her roles in ‘Downton Abbey,’ ‘Cinderella,’ ‘Baby Driver’ and ‘Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again.’

Born in 1989, Lily James, whose breakthrough role in the fantasy film Cinderella (2015) put her on the map as an up-and-coming actress in Hollywood. Prior to Cinderella, she began receiving plenty of notice on television in her supporting role as rebellious Lady Rose MacClare in the period drama Downton Abbey. James has since starred in big budget films such as Baby Driver (2017), Darkest Hour (2017) and Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018).

Lily James is a trained singer, performer, actor and stage artist. James’ professional theatre debut was in 2011’s stage adaptation of DBC Pierre’s novel Vernon God Little. She went on to perform in productions of The Seagull and Othello, the latter for which she received critical praise as Desdemona. Other plays include Play House, Definitely the Bahamas andBranagh’s 2016 production of Romeo and Juliet. In 2019 she joins All About Eve.