Lily Collins
Portrays Clary Fray
Lily Collins
Biographical Information
Full name: Lily Jane Collins
Born: March 18, 1989
Birthplace: Guilford, Surrey, England
Family: * Phil Collins (father)
Significant other: Jamie Campbell Bower (ex-boyfriend)
Series Information
Character portrayed: Clary Fray
Featured in: The Mortal Instruments:
City of Bones

Lily Jane Collins is a British-American actress and model. She portrayed Clary Fray on The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones.

City of Bones

Lily was cast as Clary Fray for the film adaptation of The Mortal Instruments as early as December 2010.[1] She had been a fan of the books prior to being cast. After being cast, Lily started a Twitter account (@LilyAsClaryFray) where she tweeted "as Clary", as well as a Facebook page, both of which she used to reach out to the fans of the series and to share some details of the development process of the film. Lily also read with some potential actors for the casting of Jace, until Jamie Campbell Bower was finally cast in 2011.


  • She began dating her City of Bones leading man Jamie during the filming of the movie in 2012. The couple broke up in August 2013, and briefly got back together around May 2015.


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