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Welcome to Lily James Daily, your best online home for everything Lily Chloe Ninette Thomson. She is a british actress most known for her parts in Cinderella, Baby Driver and Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again. We are here to provide you with all the latest updates, news, photos and many more about the beautiful Lily. Thank you for visiting, enjoy your stay and come back soon!

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Find here some interesting, funny facts about Lily James.**

  • She has American ancestry because Lily’s paternal grandmother was American actress Helen Horton, who lived in England with Lily’s British grandfather, Hamish Thomson.
  • She has the same birthday (not the same year of birth) as her on-screen mother in Cendrillon (2015), Hayley Atwell.
  • She is a mezzo-soprano.
  • Has two brothers.
  • After learning that another actress in the Actors’ Equity Association had the name Lily Thomson, she choose the stage surname of James to honour the memory of her father, James Thomson, who had died a few years earlier.
  • Graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, in London, England, with a bachelor of arts honors degree in acting in 2010.
  • Graduated from the Arts Educational School, Tring Park, in Hertfordshire, England, in 2008. In sixth form, she studied the musical theatre course curriculum and was elected head girl of the school.
  • She is a sixth cousin of U.S. President George Bush through her American grandmother. Lily’s four-times-great-grandfather, Stephen Horton, was the brother of the president’s four-times-great-grandmother, Sarah Horton (their parents were Comfort Horton and Joanna Wood). Lily is thus a sixth cousin, once removed, of the president’s sons, President George W. Bush and Governor Jeb Bush.
  • Her skills include singer and dancer (jazz, ballet, tap, contemporary and period), driving licence, Stage Combat Proficiency Certificate, Advanced PADI scuba diving certificate, basic piano, proficient guitarist.


** Note that all trivia gathered here were released with Lily’s approval or she stated those herself. We respect her privacy.