Rebecca Ferguson, a Swedish actress, initially gained notoriety in 1999’s “Nya tider,” a soap opera, when she played Anna Gripenhielm. Her portrayal of Elizabeth Woodville in the drama series “The White Queen,” for which she received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries/Motion Picture Made for Television, helped her gain even more notoriety. Ferguson has starred in the motion pictures “Life,” “Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation,” and “The Greatest Showman” on the big screen. She attended Adolf Fredrik’s Music School and was schooled there after being born and raised in Stockholm’s Vasastaden neighborhood. Ferguson has provided Argentine Tango instruction at a nearby dance company. She has also served as a model for a variety of businesses and brands. She works in the entertainment world, but she is also a full-fledged mother to her two young children.
Career of Rebecca Ferguson
When Rebecca Ferguson was chosen to play Anna Gripenhielm in the opera “Nya tider,” she made her television debut in 1999. Following that, she made cameos in the TV shows “Wallander” and “Ocean Ave.” In the drama series “The White Queen,” she portrayed Elizabeth Woodville, the series’ protagonist, in 2013. The actress also made an appearance in the movie “Hercules” and two episodes of the miniseries “The Red Tent” the following year. Her role as Ilsa Faust in the American action spy movie “Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation” was cast in 2015. She gained international recognition as a result of this.
In 2016, Ferguson landed significant roles in the biographical drama film “Florence Foster Jenkins” and the British Cold War film “Despite the Falling Snow.” In the same year, she also worked on the suspenseful thriller “The Girl on the Train.” In 2017, she next appeared as Miranda North in the slasher film “Life.” Alongside Charlotte Gainsbourg and Michael Fassbender, the Swedish actress co-starred in Tomas Alfredson’s suspenseful film “The Snowman” that same year. In the same year, she also played Jenny Lind in the musical “The Greatest Showman.”
Individual Life of Rebecca Ferguson
On October 19, 1983, Rebecca Louisa Ferguson Sundström was born in Stockholm, Sweden. Rosemary, her mother, is British and moved to Sweden when she was 25. She has a Swedish father. Ferguson has three siblings growing up. Later, her parents got divorced. The actress graduated in 1999 from Adolf Fredrik’s Music School after attending an English-speaking school.
Regarding her romantic life, Rebecca Ferguson gave birth to a son in 2007 while still dating Ludwig Hallberg. Before divorcing in 2015, the couple relocated to Simrishamn and shared residence there for a few years. On “The Graham Norton Show” in January 2018, Ferguson announced that she was expecting her second child. She withheld the father of the child’s name, nevertheless. She gave birth to a daughter in July 2018. Ferguson has vertigo and claustrophobia.