Florence Pugh


Pugh was born and raised in Oxfordshire. She lived in Andalusia, Spain for part of her childhood. Her early education was briefly at Wychwood School (2007–2009), then at St. Edward's School, Oxford.

Pugh's debut performance was in the mystery drama The Falling (2014). For her role as a precocious teenager in the film, she was nominated for Best British Newcomer at the 2014 BFI London Film Festival. She was also nominated for Best Young British/Irish performer at The London Film Critics' Circle Awards.

In 2015, she got her first lead role in the TV pilot for Studio City, with Eric Mccormack. Next, she played the lead in William Oldroyd's feature film Lady Macbeth (2016). She starred in the ITV drama Marcella and in The Commuter with Liam Neeson. In October 2016, she was announced as a "Star of Tomorrow" by Screen International. In December 2016, she was selected by an international jury for the 2016 BAFTA Breakthrough Brit Award. Also in December 2016, she won The Evening Standard Breakthrough of The Year Award for Lady Macbeth. In February 2017, she won The Dublin Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress at The Dublin International Film Festival.

2016: Katherine Lester - Lady Macbeth
2019: Saraya "Paige" Knight - Fighting with My Family
2018: Angela Sayers - Malevolent
2019: Dani Ardor - Midsommar
2019: Lucille - In the Time It Takes to Get There
2021: Alice - Don't Worry, Darling
2015: Abbie Mortimer - The Falling
2019: Amy March - Little Women
2015: Eve - Paradise Lost?
2018: Elizabeth Burgh - Outlaw King
2021: Yelena Belova / Crimson Widow - Black Widow
2019: Herself - Let the Festivities Begin: Manifesting Midsommar
La notte degli Oscar
2018: Gwen - The Commuter
2018: Cordelia - King Lear
2018: Actress #4 - Leading Lady Parts
2020: Megan Banks - Father of the Bride Part 3 (ish)

2016: Cara Thomas - Marcella
2018: Charmian 'Charlie' Ross - The Little Drummer Girl
1953: Herself - The Academy Awards