Born March 18, 1989, in Guildford, Surrey, England, actress Lily Collins is the daughter of musician Phil Collins and Beverly Hills Women’s Club president Jill Tavelman. Following her parents’ divorce, she and her mother moved to L.A.
Collins first appeared on TV at age 2 in the BBC series Growing Pains. As a teenager, she wrote for ELLE Girl, Seventeen and Teen Vogue and was featured on MTV’s The Hills when she participated in the 2007 Bal des Debutantes in Paris, France.
The star later modeled for Burberry and appeared in two episodes of The CW’s 90210. In 2009, she was cast as Sandra Bullock‘s daughter in The Blind Side. The following year, she began dating Taylor Lautner, her costar in Abduction; the actors split in September 2011 just before the film’s premiere.
Collins — whose other film credits include Mirror Mirror and Priest — briefly romanced Zac Efron in 2012. She later dated Jamie Campbell Bower, her costar in 2013’s The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones.