Author Archives: Flora Cross

About Flora Cross

21 year old actress and teacher. Born in Paris and raised around the world. Have lived in Panama, Haiti, Ukraine, Argentina, Israel, New York, and Los Angeles for the last nine years. Want to become a teacher for children with special needs. Loved education and life. Loves literature music and anything artistic. Moving to Paris. Favorite Musicians: Janis Joplin, The Civil Wars, Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Amy Winehouse, Adele, The Pretty Reckless, Birdy, Bastille, Miley Cyrus, Lorde, Macklemore, Idina Menzel, Avicii, A Great Big World, Passenger, Pink and The Beatles. Flora played the lead role of Eliza in the 2005 film Bee Season, opposite Richard Gere, Juliette Binoche and Max Minghella. She auditioned for the part shortly before moving to Argentina, where she was living when offered the role. Her next role was playing the eccentric daughter of Jennifer Jason Leigh's character in director Noah Baumbach's critically acclaimed Margot at the Wedding. In the film she worked alongside actors Nicole Kidman, Jack Black, John Turturro, and fellow teen actor Zane Pais. Flora plays the co-starring role of Cynthia in the upcoming film "Chlorine" (currently in post-production), written and directed by Jay Alaimo. The film also stars Kyra Sedgwick and Vincent D'Onofrio as Cynthia's troubled parents, and Ryan Donowho as her eccentric brother.

Music

I’ve always loved music. Music has helped me through heartbreak, loss, love, happiness and everything in between. My older brother, Harley got me my first ipod and he put his music on it so I learned about so many different … Continue reading

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Writing

I want to write more. I plan on trying to write every day. To make it  little more fun and challenging, I have some prompts that will help.

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1 year in Haiti 

Today marks exactly a year since I moved back to Haiti. I love living in this country, but especially this town. Jacmel is where I grew up. I’ve been coming here since I was a month old. At age 5, … Continue reading

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Zeiss 

This is my first time having a big dog. I adore him. He makes me feel safe. He is an amazing g dog and he is growing up so fast and becoming bigger every day. 

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Update 

I know I haven’t written in a while, I will try to be better on updating about my life.  It’s crazy how much has changed in the last 5 months and how fast those 5 months have gone by.  5 … Continue reading

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Our dog 

Chris and I just got a German Shepherd. He is 2 months old.  We named him Zeiss after the German camera lens. It’s what I get for being with a photographer.  His birthday is January 11th just like me. Getting … Continue reading

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Goodbye 2016

A lot of people are saying how 2016 has been the worst year, but for me it has been the best year. I feel like every year for me is better then the last. I accomplished a lot of things. In … Continue reading

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