Rebecca Ferguson Biography

Rebecca Ferguson
Rebecca Ferguson
  • Born Oct. 19, 1983

Rebecca Louisa Ferguson Sundström (born 19 October 1983), known professionally as Rebecca Ferguson, is a Swedish actress. She began her acting career with the Swedish soap opera Nya tider (1999–2000) and went on to star in the slasher film Drowning Ghost (2004). She came to international prominence with her portrayal of Elizabeth Woodville in the British television miniseries The White Queen (2013), which earned her a nomination for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film. \n', '

Ferguson has since starred as MI6 agent Ilsa Faust in the action spy films Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (2015) and its sequel Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018), and portrayed Jenny Lind in the musical The Greatest Showman (2017). She has also played supporting parts in the comedy-drama Florence Foster Jenkins and the thriller The Girl on the Train (both 2016).\n', '

Ferguson was born in Stockholm and grew up in Vasastan district in central Stockholm. Her mother, Rosemary Ferguson, is English, and moved from Britain to Sweden at the age of 25. Rebecca\'s father is Swedish. Her maternal grandmother is from Northern Ireland, and her maternal grandfather is Scottish. Rebecca took her mother\'s surname as her stage name.\n', '

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