List of Famous people named Florence
Florence Pugh is an English actress. She made her professional debut in the mystery film The Falling (2014) and gained recognition for her leading role as an unhappily married woman in the independent drama Lady Macbeth (2016). Her performance in the latter won her the BIFA Award for Best Actress. She also drew critical praise for her leading role in the TV miniseries The Little Drummer Girl (2018).
Florence Foresti is a French comedian and actress.
Florence Portelli is a French politician who has been serving as Mayor of Taverny since 2014. She has also been a regional councillor of Île-de-France since 2015.
Florence Pernel is a French actress.
Florence Kasumba is a Ugandan-born German actress. Other than acting in German and Dutch films, she is most known for playing Ayo in Captain America: Civil War, Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War. She also played Senator Acantha in Wonder Woman, Shenzi in The Lion King, and the Wicked Witch of the East in the NBC television series Emerald City.
Florence Parly is a French politician who has been serving as Minister of the Armed Forces since 2017, under President Emmanuel Macron. A former member of the Socialist Party, she previously was State Secretary for the Budget from 2000 to 2002 under President Jacques Chirac.
Florence Aubenas is a French journalist.
Florence Leontine Mary Welch is an English singer, the lead vocalist and primary songwriter of the indie rock band Florence and the Machine. Their debut studio album, Lungs, was released in 2009; on 17 January 2010, the album reached the top position on the UK Albums Chart after being on the chart for 28 consecutive weeks. Lungs won the BRIT Award for Best British Album in 2010. The band's second album, Ceremonials, released in October 2011, debuted at number one in the UK and number six on the US Billboard 200 chart. The band's third album, How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful, was released in 2015 to positive reviews from music critics and topped the UK and US albums chart. The band's fourth album, High as Hope, was released in June 2018 and has sold over one million copies worldwide.
Florence Lasserre-David is a French politician of the Democratic Movement (MoDem) who has been serving as a member of the French National Assembly since the 2017 elections, representing the department of Pyrénées-Atlantiques.
Florence "Flea" Anna Marie St George is an English model and former Bollywood actress.
Florence Darel is a French actress.
Florence Thomassin is a French actress and sculptor. In 2001, Thomassin was nominated for a César Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role of Beatrice in Bernard Rapp's A Question of Taste.
Dr Florence Gaub is a Franco-German researcher who specialises in the Middle East and North Africa. She currently holds the post of Deputy Director at the European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS) in Paris.
Florence Denise Philippine Hardouin is a French football official. Since February 2013, she has been the Deputy General Manager of the French Football Federation and in addition, as of 3 May 2016, a member of the UEFA Executive Committee. She was first female executive elected by the UEFA. Her predecessor, Karen Espelund, was appointed but not elected in 2012.
Florence Guérin, also known as Florence Nicolas, is a French actress. Born in Nice, France, she appeared both in film and in television roles since 1980.
Florence Marie Louise Cassez Crépin is a French woman convicted in Mexico of belonging to the kidnapping gang Los Zodiacos. She received a 60-year sentence for the crimes of kidnapping, organized crime, and illegal possession of firearms. The sentence and a possible extradition to her home country created diplomatic tensions between France and Mexico. Cassez denies all charges.
Florence Kwok Siu-Wan is a Hong Kong film, television, and voice actress.
Florence Khoriaty, known as Florence K, is a Canadian pop singer and songwriter from Quebec, who performs material in English, French, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese. She is most noted for garnering a Juno Award nomination for Breakthrough Artist of the Year at the Juno Awards of 2014.
Florence Noiville, a French author and journalist, is a long time staff writer for Le Monde and editor of foreign fiction for Le Monde des Livres, the literary supplement of Le Monde.
Florence Cestac is a French cartoonist and former publisher. She is the first woman to have won the prestigious Grand Prix de la ville d'Angoulême, in 2000, and was the only one until Rumiko Takahashi in 2019.