Keri Russell as Elizabeth Jennings
Keri Russell is an actress and dancer who rose to fame playing Felicity Porter on the show Felicity. She has appeared in films like Mission: Impossible III (2006), Waitress (2007), August Rush (2007), Extraordinary Measures (2010), Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014), and Free State of Jones (2016). For her role as KGB agent Elizabeth Jennings in The Americans, Russell has received a primetime Emmy Award and a Golden Globe nomination. The actress started her career at age 15, as a cast member in All-New Mickey Mouse Club. In 1992, she appeared in Honey, I Blew Up the Kid followed by Eight Days a Week and The Curve. Since 2013, Russel has been dating her co-star, Matthew Rhys. The couple welcomed their first child together in May 2016.
A Hollywood Reporter
review for Season 5 of the show reads, "The Americans... continues along the same ground it always has: It's extremely well-constructed, with slow-burning storylines that are paying off in superb dramatic depth; it boasts consistently top-tier acting from stars Keri Russell, Mathew Rhys, Noah Emmerich, Holly Taylor and more; and it has artfully crafted visuals that emphasize the mundane work of everyday spies while simultaneously revealing things about the characters." Read on to learn more about the actors and actresses who make up the award winning show. (Getty)