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Keri Russell

A familiar face to audiences, Keri Russell first garnered attention when she starred in the title role in hit television series Felicity. In just four months after the show's acclaimed premiere on the WB, Russell was honored with a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Drama Series.

Since the conclusion of Felicity, Russell has starred in a number of major motion pictures including UPSIDE OF ANGER, WE WERE SOLDIERS, MAD ABOUT MAMBO, THE CURVE, EIGHT DAYS A WEEK and ROHTENBURG. Most recently she was seen in MISSION IMPOSSIBLE III, directed by J.J. Abrams

Recently Russell completed filming starring roles in three films -- the Warner Bros. film AUGUST RUSH, in which she stars opposite Robin Williams, the romantic comedy, WAITRESS, for director Adrienne Shelly and the psychological thrilled, THE GIRL IN THE PARK opposite Sigourney Weaver and Kate Bosworth.

Russell is the newest spokesmodel for CoverGirl, the number one-selling make-up line in the

U.S. Russell joins CoverGirl's current roster of models including Christie Brinkley, Molly Sims and Queen Latifah. Her ads launched in late summer 2006.

Russell's recent television credits include, the mini-series Into the West, executive produced by Steven Spielberg and directed by Simon Wincer, for DreamWorks/TNT and The Magic of Ordinary Days, a CBS/Hallmark Hall of Fame movie.

In 2005, Russell made her stage debut in the off-Broadway production of Neil LaBute's play Fat Pig, as Jeannie, a vindictive girl furious at her ex-boyfriend, played by Jeremy Piven, for having the gall to fall in love with someone who is overweight.


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Keri Russell Facts

Birth NameKeri Lynn Russell
OccupationActress
BirthdayMarch 23, 1976 (41)
SignAries
BirthplaceFountain Valley, California, USA
Height5' 4" (1m63)  How tall is Keri Russell compared to you?
Awards1999 Golden Globe Awards: Best Actress in a Television Series - Drama (for Felicity)

Selected Filmography

Free State of Jones
August Rush
The Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Austenland
Faith, Hope And The Bottom Line
Bedtime Stories
Wonder Woman: Commemorative Edition
When Innocence is Lost
Mission: Impossible III
The Americans: Season 1
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