Flora Montgomery

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Flora Anne Selina Montgomery
Born (1974-01-04) 4 January 1974 (age 40)
Greyabbey, County Down, Northern Ireland

Flora Anne Selina Montgomery[1] (born 4 January 1974) is a Northern Irish actress.

Early life and family[edit]

She was born at her family's ancestral home in Greyabbey, County Down, Northern Ireland, and educated at Rockport School and Downe House, daughter of William Howard Clive Montgomery of Rosemount House and of Greyabbey, and second wife (m. 4 December 1965) Daphne Bridgeman (b. 9 April 1940).[2]

Her maternal grandfather was Geoffrey Bridgeman.[3] She is a descendant of Ulster-Scottish Laird Hugh Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery.

Montgomery studied drama at The Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin, Ireland. She graduated in 1994.

On 30 August 2014 Montgomery married Soren Jessen, a Danish restauranteur, at Greyabbey on the Montgomery estate in Northern Ireland. Guests included the actor Orlando Bloom, and Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark. [4]

Career[edit]

In 2003, she was named as one of European film's Shooting Stars by European Film Promotion. Her notable TV appearances include The Bill as Emma, Urban Gothic, Pulling Moves and Midsomer Murders. She also acted in the 2001 film The Discovery of Heaven and in 2006 in Basic Instinct 2.

Montgomery also appeared in an episode of the medical series "Body Story 2" in 2001. In the episode, she played a woman named Phoebe Hamilton. The episode showed what happened to her character's body in response to a wasp sting. In 2012 she had a role in the pilot episode of ITV's Endeavour.

Filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 1, page 499.
  2. ^ Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 1, page 499.
  3. ^ Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 1, page 499.
  4. ^ http://www.rte.ie/ten/news/2014/0901/640632-orlando-bloom-poses-for-selfies-at/

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