Florence Pugh has always spoken highly of her parents, mom Deborah Mackin, and dad Clinton Pugh. Her mother, a famous actress, and dancer who likely instilled in her daughter with a love of performing is a prosperous restaurateur.
Florence did not, however, inherit anything from her father. Instead, she had taken cooking lessons from him and used them to launch a brief cookery series on her Instagram during the pandemic.
When her father called to encourage her to pick up her abandoned love of cooking again during the epidemic, she recalled feeling a little weird. She then did.
All of the actress’s father’s childhood cooking lessons were revealed. She showed her followers how to prepare “banged up veg [vegetables]” in the first video. She again demonstrated how to make toast and shared all the tips her father had taught her.
A key component of this dish that my father taught me early on is that good toast is useless without good butter served alongside it, added Florence.
Who Is the Dad of Florence Pugh?
The father of Pugh is more than just a prosperous restaurateur. According to legend, Clinton was responsible for making Oxford, England’s Cowley Road into the hip neighborhood it is today.
The restaurateur’s parents originally owned and ran a small hotel, and he comes from a family with an experience in catering. So he obtained a diploma in restaurant design and always knew he wanted to work in catering.
Clinton opened the opulent Baedekers to Cornmarket, the Mexican La Cantina Kazbar, and Cafe Baba with enthusiasm and diligence.
He also owned The Lemon Tree on Woodstock Road, and the opulent Grand Cafe on the High Street, among other fine eating establishments. However, Cafe Coco was the most well-known.
From the ground up, Clinton developed Cafe Coco, and he holds a special place in his heart for it. In 1992, he opened the cafe that he had personally designed.
However, despite the fact that his restaurants were successful, the designer sold several of them in 2019. Clinton was 61 years old and needed a break.
A Loving Father Is Clinton Pugh
With so many restaurants to oversee, one might assume that Clinton put his family above his career. However, that is untrue. Clinton is a devoted husband, father, and family man. In addition to Florence, he is the father of Rafaela Pugh, Toby Sebastian, and Arabella Gibbins.
The Little Women star said during an episode of Running Wild with Bear Grylls: The Challenge in August 2022 that during her youth her parents and siblings had migrated from England to Spain for health reasons.
She disclosed that she experienced breathing problems due to her tracheomalacia and asthma. The doctors suggested that a warmer environment would be preferable. The Pugh family went to Spain after packing their belongings.
“My parents, who had three children at an early age, made the decision to just “vamanos.” Therefore, when I’m older, I also want to do it. It’s such a great way to simply think and view things, and just pick up and move somewhere,” the actress stated.