Florence Pugh

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Florence Pugh
Florence Pugh in 2019 (cropped).jpg
Born (1996-01-03) January 3, 1996 (age 26)
Oxford, England
Years active2014-present

Florence Pugh (born January 3, 1996) is an English actress.[1][2][3] She made her professional acting debut in the mystery film The Falling (2014) and gained recognition for her portrayal of an unhappily married woman in the independent drama Lady Macbeth (2016). Her performance in the latter film won her the British Independent Film Award for Best Actress.

Pugh's breakthrough came in 2019, during which she received positive reviews for her portrayals of professional wrestler Paige in the biographical sports film Fighting with My Family, an emotionally troubled woman in the horror film Midsommar, and Amy March in the coming-of-age film Little Women. For the lattermost, she received a BAFTA Award nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role.

Filmography[change | change source]

Film[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
2014 The Falling Abigail "Abbie" Mortimer
2016 Lady Macbeth Katherine Lester
2018 The Commuter Gwen
2018 Outlaw King Elizabeth de Burgh
2018 Malevolent Angela Sayers
2019 Fighting with My Family Saraya "Paige" Knight
2019 Midsommar Dani Ardor
2019 Little Women Amy March
2021 Black Widow Yelena Belova/Black Widow

Television[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
2015 Studio City Cat Television movie
2016 Marcella Cara Thomas 3 episodes
2018 King Lear Cordelia Television movie
2018 The Little Drummer Girl Charmian "Charlie" Ross Miniseries

References[change | change source]

  1. Lodge, Guy (2014-12-28). "Rising stars of 2015: actor Florence Pugh". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2020-01-11.
  2. "Florence Pugh goes straight from A-levels to LA". Oxford Mail. Retrieved 2020-01-11.
  3. Hayes, Martha (2018-10-06). "Florence Pugh: 'You never see an unplucked brow in Hollywood'". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2020-01-11.

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