|Full Name||Lily Jane Collins|
|Birthday||March 18, 1989|
Lily Collins is an actress and model best known for her roles in popular films like Mirror Mirror and Netflix‘s hit series Emily in Paris. With her unique beauty and undeniable talent, Collins has become one of Hollywood‘s most sought-after leading ladies.
Early Life and Background
Born in the English county of Surrey, Lily Collins spent her early years growing up in various locations, including London and Los Angeles. As the daughter of musician Phil Collins, Lily was exposed to the spotlight at a young age. She made her acting debut at age two in a BBC series.
Lily later moved with her mother to Los Angeles after her parents‘ divorce. She graduated from Harvard-Westlake School and was accepted into the University of Southern California, but ultimately decided to focus on her acting career. During her youth, Collins also modeled for magazines like Elle Girl.
Career and Rise to Fame
Collins landed her first major movie role as a teenager, portraying Sandra Bullock‘s daughter in the 2009 drama The Blind Side. She followed this up with appearances in films including Priest, Abduction, and Mirror Mirror, a fantasy comedy that saw Collins star as Snow White opposite Julia Roberts.
Her big break came when she was cast as Clary Fray, the protagonist in the 2013 adaptation of the popular YA novel The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones. While the film underperformed at the box office, Collins won praise for her performance.
Around 2015, Collins began taking on more mature, complex roles in films like To the Bone, Okja, and the Tolkien biopic. She received a Golden Globe nomination for her haunting portrayal of an anorexic woman in To the Bone.
Collins made her first TV foray as Fantine in the acclaimed miniseries Les Misérables. But her biggest television role came in 2020 as Emily Cooper in Netflix‘s hit Darren Star production Emily in Paris. Collins‘ charming portrayal turned Emily into a fashion icon and won her People‘s Choice and MTV Movie & TV awards.
Acting Style and Persona
Throughout her career, Collins has demonstrated impressive acting range, seamlessly moving from comedic roles in Mirror Mirror to heartwrenching drama in To the Bone. She brings an emotional depth and vulnerability to her characters.
While Collins‘ delicate features give her an inherent sweetness, she expertly transforms into her roles. Her dedication and meticulous approach have allowed her to convincingly portray everything from fierce warriors to calculating con artists over her diverse body of work.
Off-screen, Collins presents an relatable, intelligent persona. She uses her platform to advocate for causes like mental health awareness and gender equality. She‘s also branched out into writing, releasing a self-titled memoir in 2017.
Personal Life and Other Interests
Lily Collins keeps her personal life very private. She previously dated her The Mortal Instruments co-star Jamie Campbell Bower for several years. Collins resides in Los Angeles when she isn‘t globetrotting for film shoots.
When she isn‘t acting, Collins enjoys creative hobbies like writing poetry, drawing, and painting. She loves vintage fashion, listening to music, and admiring art. Collins also has a passion for journalism and interviewing people. She once admitted that if she wasn‘t an actress, she‘d probably be a writer.
Frequently Asked Questions
When is Lily Collins‘ birthday?
Lily Collins was born on March 18, 1989. She is currently 34 years old.
What is Lily Collins‘ net worth?
Lily Collins has an estimated net worth of $8 million dollars, accrued primarily through her acting work and brand endorsements.
Is Lily Collins British or American?
Lily Collins has dual British and American citizenship. She was born in England but moved to Los Angeles as a child and grew up between both countries.
What was Lily Collins‘ first acting role?
At age two, Lily Collins made her acting debut in a BBC production. Her first major film role came at age 20 in the drama The Blind Side opposite Sandra Bullock.
Is Lily Collins related to Phil Collins?
Yes, Lily Collins is the daughter of famous English musician Phil Collins and his second wife Jill Tavelman.
With her stunning talent and dedication to growing as an actress, there is no doubt that Lily Collins will continue captivating audiences for years to come. It‘s been an honor watching her career blossom over the past decade into one of Hollywood‘s most compelling leading ladies.