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.
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Rebecca Louisa Ferguson Sundström (born 19 October 1983) is a Swedish actress.
She played the lead role in the soap-opera Nya tider and later played Chrissy in the Swedish-American soap Ocean Ave.. Ferguson has also appeared in films, including A One-Way Trip to Antibes, the horror film Strandvaskaren and the upcoming film Vi alongside Gustaf Skarsgård.
In August 2012, it was announced Ferguson had been cast to play Elizabeth Woodville in the ten-part BBC/Starz series The White Queen. drama, based on Philippa Gregory's The Cousins' War novels about the women of the Wars of the Roses. Ferguson's role in The White Queen has been met with some praise, winning her the "Best Leading Lady" award at the History Is Present Awards for period based dramas, in July 2013, as well as an Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film.
Ferguson grew up in the Vasastaden district in central Stockholm. As a student, she attended the Adolf Fredrik's music school in Stockholm. She currently lives with her boyfriend and young child in the seaside town of Simrishamn, on the Swedish south coast. Ferguson has said she wanted to get away from city life and the public spotlight following her soap opera success. In Simrishamn, she started drifting away from acting, ran an Argentine dance studio, and also worked on several short film art projects. Swedish director Richard Hobert spotted her at the town market in 2011. He recognized her and this led to her starring in his film A One – Way to Antibes.
There are claims that Ferguson may be a very distant relative of Sarah, Duchess of York. Rebecca's mother, Rosemary, is British and moved to Sweden when she was 25.
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