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April 20, 2010

Lily Collins, 3

Lily Collins is an actress, model, writer, and Nickelodeon television host, often cited for her sense of style. She is the daughter of musician Phil Collins and his second wife, Jill Tavelman, and the half-sister of actress Joely Collins and musician Simon Collins. She graduated from Harvard-Westlake School, and is currently a student at the University of Southern California with a major in broadcast journalism.


As a teenager, Collins wrote a column (titled NY Confidential) for the British magazine Elle Girl. She has also written for Seventeen, Teen Vogue, and the Los Angeles Times magazines.

Modeling and magazine appearances

She was chosen by Chanel to wear one of its gowns at the 2007 Bal des Débutantes (a charity ball) at the Hôtel de Crillon in Paris. She was picked by Spain's Glamour magazine in 2008 as their "International model of the year" and appeared on the magazine's cover in August 2009.

Collins was one of twenty women named by Maxim magazine as one of the "The Hottest Daughters of Rock Stars" in 2009.

Actress and presenter

Collins started acting at the age of two in the BBC series Growing Pains. She moved to the United states when she was 5 and began performing theatre at the Youth Academy for Dramatic Arts.

Collins covered the 2008 US Presidential campaign as a host on the Nickelodeon show Kids Pick the President. She won a 2008 Young Hollywood Award for "Newest Red Carpet Correspondent." She has appeared in two episodes of the television show 90210, including the 2008-9 season finale.

Collins is in the 2009 film The Blind Side as Collins Tuohy, the daughter of Sandra Bullock's character Leigh Anne Tuohy. She is also reported to have the role of the warrior priest's niece Lucy in the upcoming thriller Priest, playing opposite Paul Bettany. Collins' character is kidnapped by a band of vampires in the film. She will also star in Abduction alongside Taylor Lautner.

Full name: Lily Jane Collins
Born: March 18, 1989
Occupation: Actress, model, writer
Years active: 2002–present
Home town: Los Angeles, California, United States

Lily Collins

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