Lily Chloe Ninette Thomson born 5 April 1989 better known by her stage name Lily James is an English actress. She studied
acting at the Guildhall Schoolof Music and Drama in London and began her career in the British television series Just William
2010.Following a supporting role in the period drama series Downton Abbey 2012–2015 her breakthroughwas the title role in the
fantasy film Cinderella 2015.
James went on to portray Natasha Rostova in the television adaptation of War & Peace 2016 and starred in several filmsincluding
the action film Baby Driver 2017 the period dramas Darkest Hour 2017 The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society 2018 and
The Dig 2021 and the musicals Mamma Mia Here We Go Again 2018 Yesterday 2019.Her portrayal of PamelaAnderson in the biographical
series Pam & Tommy 2022 earned her nominations for a Golden Globe and a Primetime Emmy Award.