Florence Pugh

Florence Pugh


Life Story

Florence Pugh is an English actress. She is known for The Falling (2014), her film debut, Lady Macbeth (2016), Outlaw King (2018), Fighting with My Family (2019), and Midsommar (2019).

Pugh also appear in the ITV detective series Marcella and starred in the AMC Mini-Series The Little Drummer Girl.

In 2018 she was nominated for a BAFTA EE Rising Star Award.


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Sister of Arabella Gibbins, Toby Sebastian, and Rafaela Pugh.
She sings, writes her own songs and plays the guitar and the piano.
She grew up in Oxford and had always known she wanted to perform.
Went to the same school as Sir Laurence Olivier, Emilia Clarke and Kit Harington.
Her audition for Abigail in "The Falling" was her first professional audition.
Daughter of Deborah, a dance teacher and dancer, and Clinton Pugh, a restaurateur who runs The Grand Cafe, Kazbar and the Cafe Coco chain.
Her surname is pronounced "pew".
Her first middle name is Rose (her nickname is Flossie Rose), but her second and third middle names which start with C and M are still unknown.
At 6 years old, she played Mary in a school Nativity play.
Her brother, Toby Sebastian, has acted in Game of Thrones. He played Prince Trystane Martell.
She immensely enjoys the condiment Branston Pickle.


Personal Quotes 

As an actor, it's very interesting to make the audience love you while you are doing horrendous things.
I really take my hat off to anybody that steps in the ring because it's so hard - you're competing against your friends, and you're working in front of an audience who tells you exactly what they're thinking.
I like a role where some of the character's motivations are confusing or at least interesting.
There's always going to be pressure, and there's always going to be an area where you disappoint. As a storyteller, you have to understand that.
It's always shocking when you see a modern woman in a period story line. It doesn't make sense.
I used to reenact 'Titanic' all the time.
Playing Paige, I felt I had to train to wrestle.
I've tried not to get too bogged down by what people want you to be.
Wearing a corset is extremely uncomfortable.
Every time 'Lady Macbeth' and everyone involved in the film gets nominated, it's amazing.



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