Fifty Shades of Grey Author E. L. James: What Does She Look Like? (PHOTO)

Casting for the upcoming Fifty Shades of Grey movie is seemingly all anyone can talk about these days will Ryan Gosling play Christian Grey? What about Ian Somerhalder? So we thought it would be fun to take a look at the woman who gave us these sexy, erotic hit novels in the first place.

Born and raised in London, author E. L. James originally penned her 2011 best seller as Twilight fanfiction. The fanfic went viral, James developed it into a full-fledged novel, and the rest is history.

So what does this British author look like, anyway? Click on to find out.

10.20.2012 / 05:30 PM EDT by Beth Douglass
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