THE GREATEST SHOWMAN
Golden Globe nominated European actress REBECCA FERGUSON (Jenny Lind) first
caught the attention of international audiences playing the iconic 'Queen
Elizabeth' in the hit BBC/STARZ series The White Queen. The months that followed
established her as a one-to-watch actress.
Ferguson was most recently seen in the Skydance sci-fi Life alongside Ryan
Reynolds and in The Snowman alongside Michael Fassbender and Charlotte
Gainsbourg. Earlier this year, Ferguson starred in The Girl on the Train, in
which she plays the role of 'Anna' opposite Emily Blunt, Luke Evans and Justin
Recently, she was seen in the role of Kathleen in Stephen Frear's Florence
Foster Jenkins, starring alongside Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant. Ferguson was
also seen starring in the latest installment of the hugely successful Mission
Impossible franchise Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, for which she received a
Critics Choice Award nomination. She took on the role of 'Ilsa Faust' opposite
Tom Cruise, Simon Pegg and Jeremy Renner and will reprise her role in the next
instalment - M: I 6 - Mission Impossible, which she will begin filming shortly.
In December 2014, Ferguson was seen in the role of Dinah in Lifetime's
television mini-series The Red Tent, based on Anita Diama's bestselling novel of
the same name. The two part drama tells the story of the twelve tribes of Israel
as seen through Dinah's eyes. Ferguson starred opposite Minnie Driver, Iain Glen
and Morena Baccarin. Also in 2014, she filmed the dual lead roles of Katya and
Lauren in Shamim Sarif's Despite The Falling Snow with Charles Dance and Sam
In 2013, Ferguson took on the role of 'Erigenia' in Bret Ratner's Hercules
starring alongside John Hurt, Dwayne Johnson and Ian McShane. She also completed
filming Ridley Scott's The Vatican for Showtime, in which she starred alongside
Matthew Goode, Kyle Chandler and Sebastian Koch. Earlier in 2013 Ferguson
starred in the lead role of Elizabeth Woodville in the hit BBC drama series The
White Queen, an adaptation of Philippa Gregory's vivid bestselling historical
novel series "The Cousin's War," in which her co-stars include Max Irons and
Janet McTeer. For her portrayal of Elizabeth Woodville Ferguson was nominated
for a Golden Globe. 2013 also saw the release of the highly anticipated Swedish
indie VI which was directed by Mani Masserat.
Ferguson was born in Stockholm to a Swedish father and British mother. She grew
up in Stockholm and attended Sweden's famous Music school - Adolf Frederick. She
started her career at the age of 15 when she was offered the lead in a daytime
drama series called Nya Tider. Other credits include the lead in Richard Hoberts'
One Way To Antibes which won the audience award at the European Union Film
Festival 2012 in Toronto. That same year she was also nominated as a Rising Star
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