Welcome to Love, Lily, your source for all things on the beautiful and talented actress, Lily Collins. You may recognize Lily from her roles in "The Blind Side," "Stuck In Love," "The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones," "Love, Rosie." She currently stars in the Netflix's series"Emily in Paris" and the Netflix film "Mank". She can soon be seen in "Halo of Stars," "Titan," and "Gilded Rage." Please take a look around the site and be sure to visit again to stay up to date with all the latest news, photos, and more on Lily!


Below is a list of trivia about Lily as well as her projects.

  • Attended the University of Southern California.
  • Lily has hosted several television shows and has been involved in acting and modeling.
  • Younger half-sister of Simon Collins and Joely Collins, Phil Collins’s children with his first wife, Andrea Collins; and older half-sister of Nicholas and Matthew, Phil’s children with his third wife. Simon is a Canadian musician and Joely is a Canadian actress.
  • Daughter of Phil Collins and second wife Jill Tavelman.
  • Granddaughter of June Collins.
  • Niece of Carole Collins and Clive Collins.
  • Auditioned for the role of “Snow White” in Snow White and the Huntsman (2012) but lost to Kristen Stewart, she later replaced Saoirse Ronan as “Snow White” in the film, Mirror Mirror (2012).
  • Was originally cast in Evil Dead (2013) but after dropping out due to scheduling conflicts, the role went to Jane Levy.
  • Was ranked #4 in People Magazine’s 2012 World’s ‘Most Beautiful’ Women.
  • The song, “You’ll Be In My Heart”, by her father, Phil Collins, was dedicated to her.
  • Maxim named her one of their “Hottest Daughters of Rock Stars” in 2009.
  • She won a ‘Pandora Breakthrough Artist Award’ at Glamour’s Women of The Year Awards 2012.
  • Has done journalistic work for a variety of media outlets, including Nickelodeon and Teen Vogue.
  • Attended the same high school as Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990) star Tori Spelling, and went on to guest star on the 90210 (2008) reboot.
  • Enjoys traveling and while in school, often visited places she learned about to further her education.
  • Designed accessories including ballet flats named after her grandmother, Jane Hale, in support of a charity providing low-cost counseling in 2008.
  • One of her first auditions was for Twilight (2008). She auditioned for “Bella Swan”, but Kristen Stewart got the role.
  • Lily loves old antiques and anything vintage and also collects them.
  • Lily’s father is English. Lily’s maternal grandfather, Jack Tavelman, was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, to Jewish immigrants from Russia. Lily’s maternal grandmother, Billie Jane (Shoaff), was American-born, from a family from the Southern United States, and had English, and a smaller amount of German, ancestry.
  • Great friends with Mortal Instruments co-stars Kevin Zegers and Jamie Campbell Bower.