Rob James-Collier, born September 23, 1976, in Stockport, Greater Manchester, UK, is a British actor and model, known for his roles as Liam Connor in “Coronation Street” and as Thomas on “Downton Abbey.”

Having no experience as an actor, James-Collier auditioned for his first TV series “Down To Earth.” In 2006, he joined the long running TV series, “Coronation Street.”

Since leaving Coronation Street, James-Collier landed his biggest break in a leading role in the award winning series, “Downton Abbey.”

Aside from acting, James-Collier also modelled for “Argos,” where he appeared in the Autumn/Winter 2007 and Spring/Summer 2008 catalogues.