Lily Jane Collins is a British and American actress and model. Her work in films includes Stuck in Love, The English Teacher, and Love, Rosie, comedy Rules Don't Apply and Netflix drama To the Bone. Since 2020, she has been portraying the role of Emily Cooper in the Netflix series Emily in Paris. Born in Guildford, Surrey and raised in Los Angeles, Collins began performing on screen at the age of two in the BBC sitcom Growing Pains. In the late 2000s, Collins began acting and modelling more regularly, and she had a career breakthrough with her performance in the sports-drama film The Blind Side, which was the third highest-grossing film of 2009. She went on to appear in leading roles across feature films such as the sci-fi action-horror Priest, the psychological action-thriller Abduction, the fantasy Mirror Mirror, the urban fantasy The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, and the independent romantic comedies Stuck in Love, The English Teacher, and Love, Rosie.