Lily Jane Collins is a Hollywood actress and model. The daughter of English singer Phil Collins and an American mother, she was born in England and moved to the United States as a child. Some of her well known hollywood films are The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, Mirror Mirror.
Lily Collins began acting at the age of two in the BBC series Growing Pains. She was a guest star on 90210 in 2009, followed by her feature film debut in the semi-biographical sports film The Blind Side. She was named One to Watch by the Young Hollywood Awards for her roles in the sci-fi action-horror film Priest (2011) and the psychological action-thriller film Abduction. She was nominated for the Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress - Sci-Fi/Fantasy for her role as Snow White in the fantasy film Mirror Mirror and for the Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress - Action for portraying Clary Fray in the fantasy film The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones. Collins is also known for her roles in the films Stuck in Love (2012), The English Teacher (2013), and Love, Rosie (2014).
Collins was born in Guildford, Surrey. She is the daughter of English musician Phil Collins and his second wife, Jill Tavelman, an American who is the former president of the Beverly Hills Women's Club. After her parents' divorce when she was five, Collins moved to Los Angeles with her mother.
In March 2016, Collins joined the anorexia drama film To the Bone in the lead role, written and directed by Marti Noxon. That same month, she was cast in the Netflix drama film Okja alongside Jake Gyllenhaal and Tilda Swinton, directed by Bong Joon-ho.
Collins stated in 2013 that she does not like to discuss the interest in her relationships publicly due to witnessing the difficulties caused by the media coverage of her parents' divorce. She dated her The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones co-star Jamie Campbell Bower from July 2012 until August 2013. In May 2015, it was confirmed that the two had reconciled.