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Keri Russell

Keri Russell is known as an American actress. She is most famous for playing the title role of Felicity Porter on the WB drama series Felicity.

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Background and Age

Keri Lynn Russell was born on March 23, 1976 in Fountain Valley, California. She was born to guardians David Russell and Stephanie Stephens. She has two siblings named Todd Russell and Julie Russell. She went to Highlands Ranch High School for her education.

Career and Net Worth

Keri made her TV debut at 15 years old, when she joined Disney Channel's 'All-New Mickey Mouse Club' as a cast member. During 1992, she appeared in the comedy sci-fi flick 'Honey, I Blew Up the Kid'. She started appearing in dramas including the soap opera series 'Malibu Shores'. In 1994, she featured close by Jack Noseworthy, Jason Wiles and Carla Gugino in Bon Jovi's music video for "Always". She got her most famous role when she played the title character on the drama series 'Felicity.' During this time, she also completed a few movies, including ‘Eight Days a Week,’ ‘Mad About Mambo,’ ‘The Curve’ and ‘We Were Soldiers.’

Following the finish of the show 'Felicity,' she proceeded to make her off-Broadway debut by appearing in Neil LaBute's 'Fat Pig' in 2004. In 2005, she likewise acted in the TV film 'The Magic of Ordinary Days,' the TV miniseries 'Into the West' and the dramatic film 'The Upside of Anger'.

In 2013, the actress made a comeback to fame when she started playing a covert KGB spy in the FX series 'The Americans'. During 2014, she additionally featured in the film 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' close by top actors Gary Oldman and Andy Serkis.

In August 2019, a trailer for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker was released. Keri will play a character called Zorii Bliss.

Marriage, Husband and Kids

Keri was in a relationship with Tony Lucca in 1991, however the relationship turned out poorly so she chose to separate from him in 1999. She was in a relationship with Joseph Lawrence in 1994, yet the relationship ended after they couldn't make it work. She dated Scott Speedman in 1999 after falling in love on the set of "Felicity." They dated for a couple of years until 2001.

She married Shane Deary after meeting through a common companion in 2005. She got engaged with him in 2006 and tied knot on February 14, 2007, in New York. They have two children together. The couple isolated in late-spring of 2013 following 6 years of married life. She is now dating Welsh actor Matthew Rhys.


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Last Modified: Sep 7 2020
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