Lily James is best known for her role as Lady Rose MacClare in Downton Abbey, and she will be our real-life Cinderella this coming March 2015. Here are 10 facts that you should know about Lily James:

#1 - She was born on April 5, 1989 in Esher, Surrey, England. Her real name is Lily Chloe Ninette Thomson.

#2 - She started to love acting after her grandmother, Helen Horton, had a roles in Alien, and Superman 3. 

#3 - Before getting herself a role as Lady Rose MacClare in Downton Abbey, she appeared as the opposite Billie Piper in the 4th, and final season of the ‘Secret Diary of a Call Girl’.

#4 - Lily James got a part in Jonathan Liebsman’s ‘Wrath of the Titans’ as Korrina, and 'Fast Girls' as Lisa Temple.

#5 - She's dating an English actor and film director, Matthew Robert "Matt" Smith, who is best known for his role as the Eleventh Doctor in the British television series 'Doctor Who'.

#6 - Lily intended only to try for the role of ugly stepsister when he arrived to audition for Disney's movie 'Cinderella'. She never expected to be the main character for the movie!

#7 - She admits that her ideal Prince Charming is Richard Madden because of his blue eyes.

#8 - Her father, James Thomson, was actor and musician.

#9 - Lily James and Richard Madden will play as lovers Romeo and Juliet which will go on the Garrick’s boards in Spring 2016.

#10 - She stands at 1.70m height.