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.

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The Commuter (2018)

A businessman, on his daily commute home, gets unwittingly caught up in a criminal conspiracy that threatens not only his life but the lives of those around him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jaume Collet-Serra
CAST:  Liam Neeson  •  Vera Farmiga  •  Patrick Wilson  •  Sam Neill

A businessman, on his daily commute home, gets unwittingly caught up in a criminal conspiracy that threatens not only his life but the lives of those around him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jaume Collet-Serra
CAST:  Liam Neeson  •  Vera Farmiga  •  Patrick Wilson  •  Sam Neill

Lady Macbeth (2016)

Rural England, 1865. Katherine, suffocated by her loveless marriage to a bitter man and restrained by his father's tyranny, unleashes an irresistible force within her, so powerful that she will stop at nothing to get what she wants.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Oldroyd
CAST:  Florence Pugh  •  Cosmo Jarvis  •  Paul Hilton  •  Naomi Ackie

Rural England, 1865. Katherine, suffocated by her loveless marriage to a bitter man and restrained by his father's tyranny, unleashes an irresistible force within her, so powerful that she will stop at nothing to get what she wants.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Oldroyd
CAST:  Florence Pugh  •  Cosmo Jarvis  •  Paul Hilton  •  Naomi Ackie

The Falling (2015)

England, 1969. The fascinating Abbie and the troubled Lydia are great friends. After an unexpected tragedy occurs in the strict girls' school they attend, a mysterious epidemic of fainting breaks out that threatens the mental sanity and beliefs of the tormented ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carol Morley
CAST:  Maisie Williams  •  Maxine Peake  •  Florence Pugh  •  Joe Cole

England, 1969. The fascinating Abbie and the troubled Lydia are great friends. After an unexpected tragedy occurs in the strict girls' school they attend, a mysterious epidemic of fainting breaks out that threatens the mental sanity and beliefs of the tormented ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carol Morley
CAST:  Maisie Williams  •  Maxine Peake  •  Florence Pugh  •  Joe Cole

Outlaw King (2018)

Forced into exile by the English after being crowned King of Scotland, legendary warrior Robert the Bruce fights to reclaim the throne.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Mackenzie
CAST:  Chris Pine  •  Aaron Taylor-Johnson  •  Florence Pugh  •  Tony Curran

Forced into exile by the English after being crowned King of Scotland, legendary warrior Robert the Bruce fights to reclaim the throne.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Mackenzie
CAST:  Chris Pine  •  Aaron Taylor-Johnson  •  Florence Pugh  •  Tony Curran

Leading Lady Parts (2018)

The best women of British acting go to an audition for a dream role, primed to take on the role of a lifetime: that complex woman, the strong woman, a woman for today.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jessica Swale
CAST:  Catherine Tate  •  Gemma Arterton  •  Anthony Welsh  •  Emilia Clarke

The best women of British acting go to an audition for a dream role, primed to take on the role of a lifetime: that complex woman, the strong woman, a woman for today.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jessica Swale
CAST:  Catherine Tate  •  Gemma Arterton  •  Anthony Welsh  •  Emilia Clarke

King Lear (2018)

An aging King invites disaster, when he abdicates to his corrupt, toadying daughters, and rejects his loving and honest one.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Eyre
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Emma Thompson  •  Emily Watson  •  Jim Broadbent

An aging King invites disaster, when he abdicates to his corrupt, toadying daughters, and rejects his loving and honest one.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Eyre
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Emma Thompson  •  Emily Watson  •  Jim Broadbent

Fighting With My Family (2019)

Born into a tight-knit wrestling family, Paige and her brother Zak are ecstatic when they get the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to try out for the WWE. But when only Paige earns a spot in the competitive training program, she must leave her loved ones behind and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Merchant
CAST:  Florence Pugh  •  Lena Headey  •  Nick Frost  •  Jack Lowden

Born into a tight-knit wrestling family, Paige and her brother Zak are ecstatic when they get the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to try out for the WWE. But when only Paige earns a spot in the competitive training program, she must leave her loved ones behind and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Merchant
CAST:  Florence Pugh  •  Lena Headey  •  Nick Frost  •  Jack Lowden

Malevolent (2018)

A brother-sister team who fake paranormal encounters for cash get more than they bargained for when a job at a haunted estate turns very, very real.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Olaf de Fleur Johannesson
CAST:  Ben Lloyd-Hughes  •  Florence Pugh  •  Celia Imrie  •  Scott Chambers

A brother-sister team who fake paranormal encounters for cash get more than they bargained for when a job at a haunted estate turns very, very real.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Olaf de Fleur Johannesson
CAST:  Ben Lloyd-Hughes  •  Florence Pugh  •  Celia Imrie  •  Scott Chambers

Midsommar (2019)

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Several friends travel to Sweden to study as anthropologists a summer festival that is held every ninety years in the remote hometown of one of them. What begins as a dream vacation in a place where the sun never sets, gradually turns into a dark nightmare as the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ari Aster
CAST:  Florence Pugh  •  Jack Reynor  •  Will Poulter  •  William Jackson Harper

Several friends travel to Sweden to study as anthropologists a summer festival that is held every ninety years in the remote hometown of one of them. What begins as a dream vacation in a place where the sun never sets, gradually turns into a dark nightmare as the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ari Aster
CAST:  Florence Pugh  •  Jack Reynor  •  Will Poulter  •  William Jackson Harper

Black Widow (2021)

Natasha Romanoff, also known as Black Widow, confronts the darker parts of her ledger when a dangerous conspiracy with ties to her past arises. Pursued by a force that will stop at nothing to bring her down, Natasha must deal with her history as a spy and the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cate Shortland
CAST:  Scarlett Johansson  •  Florence Pugh  •  David Harbour  •  O.T. Fagbenle

Natasha Romanoff, also known as Black Widow, confronts the darker parts of her ledger when a dangerous conspiracy with ties to her past arises. Pursued by a force that will stop at nothing to bring her down, Natasha must deal with her history as a spy and the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cate Shortland
CAST:  Scarlett Johansson  •  Florence Pugh  •  David Harbour  •  O.T. Fagbenle

Little Women (2019)

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Four sisters come of age in America in the aftermath of the Civil War.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Greta Gerwig
CAST:  Saoirse Ronan  •  Florence Pugh  •  Emma Watson  •  Laura Dern

Four sisters come of age in America in the aftermath of the Civil War.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Greta Gerwig
CAST:  Saoirse Ronan  •  Florence Pugh  •  Emma Watson  •  Laura Dern

In the Time It Takes to Get There (2019)

The routines and strifes of a disenchanted social media influencer are reimagined with an 18th century backdrop.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zach Braff
CAST:  Florence Pugh  •  Alicia Silverstone  •  Ken Davitian  •  Leslie David Baker

The routines and strifes of a disenchanted social media influencer are reimagined with an 18th century backdrop.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zach Braff
CAST:  Florence Pugh  •  Alicia Silverstone  •  Ken Davitian  •  Leslie David Baker

Paradise Lost? (2015)

After discovering that John Milton is buried within London's Barbican grounds, Iain Forsyth & Jane Pollard reimagined his epic poem ‘Paradise Lost’ as part of Doug Aitken's Station to Station project. The piece uses the architecture and atmosphere of the Barbican ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Iain Forsyth  •  Jane Pollard
CAST:  Florence Pugh  •  Toby Sebastian  •  Sean Harris  •  Henry Rollins

After discovering that John Milton is buried within London's Barbican grounds, Iain Forsyth & Jane Pollard reimagined his epic poem ‘Paradise Lost’ as part of Doug Aitken's Station to Station project. The piece uses the architecture and atmosphere of the Barbican ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Iain Forsyth  •  Jane Pollard
CAST:  Florence Pugh  •  Toby Sebastian  •  Sean Harris  •  Henry Rollins

Don't Worry, Darling (2022)

A housewife living in a utopian community in the California desert uncovers a disturbing truth about her seemingly perfect life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Olivia Wilde
CAST:  Olivia Wilde  •  Florence Pugh  •  Harry Styles  •  Chris Pine

A housewife living in a utopian community in the California desert uncovers a disturbing truth about her seemingly perfect life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Olivia Wilde
CAST:  Olivia Wilde  •  Florence Pugh  •  Harry Styles  •  Chris Pine

Father of the Bride Part 3 (ish) (2020)

The Banks Family reunites 25 years later for a very special event to benefit World Central Kitchen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nancy Meyers
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Diane Keaton  •  Martin Short  •  Kimberly Williams-Paisley

The Banks Family reunites 25 years later for a very special event to benefit World Central Kitchen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nancy Meyers
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Diane Keaton  •  Martin Short  •  Kimberly Williams-Paisley

The Maid

Set at the Regency Grand Hotel, where Molly the maid leaves every room perfect and pristine, while getting to know each guest’s dirty secrets. A Clue-like, locked-room whodunnit, The Maid explores Molly’s descent into the murderous underbelly of her gilded ...  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Florence Pugh

Set at the Regency Grand Hotel, where Molly the maid leaves every room perfect and pristine, while getting to know each guest’s dirty secrets. A Clue-like, locked-room whodunnit, The Maid explores Molly’s descent into the murderous underbelly of her gilded ...  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Florence Pugh

Dolly

A sci-fi courtroom drama in which a robotic "companion doll" kills its owner and then shocks the world by claiming that she is not guilty and asking for a lawyer.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Florence Pugh

A sci-fi courtroom drama in which a robotic "companion doll" kills its owner and then shocks the world by claiming that she is not guilty and asking for a lawyer.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Florence Pugh

A Good Person

Allison, whose life falls apart following her involvement in a fatal accident. In the following years, it is the unlikely relationship she forms with her would-be father-in-law that helps her live a life worth living.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zach Braff
CAST:  Florence Pugh  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Molly Shannon

Allison, whose life falls apart following her involvement in a fatal accident. In the following years, it is the unlikely relationship she forms with her would-be father-in-law that helps her live a life worth living.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zach Braff
CAST:  Florence Pugh  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Molly Shannon

The Wonder

Set in the Irish Midlands in 1859 as an English nurse, Lib Wright, goes to a tiny village to observe what some see as a medical anomaly and others a miracle, that a girl has survived without food for months. Tourists flock to see 11-year-old Anna O’Donnell, and a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sebastián Lelio
CAST:  Florence Pugh  •  Tom Burke  •  Niamh Algar  •  Elaine Cassidy

Set in the Irish Midlands in 1859 as an English nurse, Lib Wright, goes to a tiny village to observe what some see as a medical anomaly and others a miracle, that a girl has survived without food for months. Tourists flock to see 11-year-old Anna O’Donnell, and a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sebastián Lelio
CAST:  Florence Pugh  •  Tom Burke  •  Niamh Algar  •  Elaine Cassidy

Let the Festivities Begin: Manifesting Midsommar (2019)

Background of Midsommar. Interviews, making-off etc  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Florence Pugh  •  Ari Aster  •  Will Poulter  •  Jack Reynor

Background of Midsommar. Interviews, making-off etc  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Florence Pugh  •  Ari Aster  •  Will Poulter  •  Jack Reynor
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