|Lily Jane Collins (born 18 March 1989) is an English and American actress, model, and television personality, known for her roles in the films The Blind Side, Abduction, and Mirror Mirror. Collins started acting at the age of two in the BBC series Growing Pains. As a teenager, Collins wrote a column (titled NY Confidential) for the British magazine Elle Girl. She has also written for Seventeen, Teen Vogue, and the Los Angeles Times magazines. Collins is set to star in the first film adaptation of the New York Times bestselling "The Mortal Instruments" novels by Cassandra Clare, playing Clary Fray.