Lily James has become a weekly feature in British households with her breakthrough role as free-spirited Lady Rose McClare in Downtown Abbey.
After a successful run in theatre, James landed roles in Just William (2010)and Secret Diary of a Call Girl (2011) co-starring Billie Piper. In 2012, James had her first lead film role in Fast Girls (2012), written and directed by Noel Clark. The same year she also appeared in Wrath of the Titans, co-starring Sam Worthington, Bill Nighy and Liam Neeson.
James has just finished filming Cinderella, where she was hand-picked by director Kenneth Branagh to play the lead role. The film will be released in 2015 and also stars Cate Blanchett and Helen Bonham Carter.