Lily James
Biographical Information
Born April 5th, 1989
Esher, England
Productions Cinderella as Cinderella
Recordings Cinderella (film soundtrack)
Vocal Type Soprano

Lily James is an English actress.


Born Lily Thompson in Esher, Surrey, she studied at the Tring Park School for Performing Arts before moving on to the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. She appeared in a mixture of stage and television roles, including playing Desdemona in Othello, Poppy in Secret Diary of a Call Girl and Lady Rose in Downton Abbey. Her first major screen role came playing the title character in Cinderella.

James returned to the stage portraying Juliet in Romeo and Juliet as well as appearing as Natasha in the miniseries War & Peace. She also appeared as Elizabeth Layton in the historical drama Darkest Hour.' '


James sang a number of songs in Cinderella, including "Oh, Sing Sweet Nightingale" and "A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes".


Cinderella (2015)

  • Oh, Sing Sweet Nightingale (solo)
  • A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes (solo)
  • Lavender's Blue (reprise)(solo)