Florence Pugh

Born: 3 January 1996
From: Oxford, England
Occupation: Actress
Years: 2014 – Present

Florence was born and raised in Oxfordshire, England. She lived in Andalusia, Spain for part of her childhood. Her first school was in Sotogrande in Spain. Her love of accents and comedy was first displayed aged 6 at Cokethorpe Juniors: cast as Mary in a Christmas nativity she decided to play her as having a broad Yorkshire accent. More lead parts followed at Wychwood School (2007–2009) and at St. Edward’s School, Oxford.

She made her professional acting debut in the mystery film “The Falling” (2014). In 2015, she played her first lead role in the television film “Studio City”, and had her breakthrough with a leading role in the independent drama “Lady Macbeth” (2016). Her performance as an unhappily married woman in the latter won her the British Independent Film Award for Best Actress. Florence went on to portray Elizabeth de Burgh in the Netflix historical film “Outlaw King” (2018). Also in 2018, Florence featured in the action film “The Commuter”, and played Cordelia to Anthony Hopkins’ Leir of Britain in Richard Eyre’s television film “King Lear”.

Florence will appear in “Fighting with My Family”, a comedy about a young professional wrestler’s relationship with her family, as well as in the horror film “Midsommar”, in Greta Gerwig’s film adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s novel “Little Women”, and in a six-part miniseries adaptation of John le Carré’s spy novel “The Little Drummer Girl”.

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