Keri Russell

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Name: Keri Lynn Russell
  • Birth Place: Fountain Valley, California, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 03/23/1976, Aries
  • Profession: Actor
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Keri Russell Fast Facts:
  • Was a member of the Mesa Stars Dance and Drill team, which toured the U.S.; several dance scholarships followed.
  • Worked briefly as a model.
  • Had a three-year stint as a Mouseketeer on The New Mickey Mouse Club from 1991 to 1994.
  • Almost wasn't cast on Felicity because executive producer J.J. Abrams initially thought that she was too beautiful for the lead part; she later generated much press when she cut her trademark locks at the beginning of the show's 1999 season.
  • In 2004 made her stage debut in the off-Broadway production of Neil LaBute's Fat Pig. Her costars included Andrew McCarthy, Jeremy Piven and Ashlie Atkinson.
  • Tested for the role of Lois Lane for the 2006 movie Superman Returns (the part went to Kate Bosworth).
  • Enjoys household chores such as cleaning and doing laundry because she finds the tasks relaxing.
  • Keri Russell Relationships:
  • Willa Lou Deary - Daughter
  • David Russell - Father
  • Todd Russell - Brother
  • Julie Russell - Sister
  • Stephanie Russell - Mother
  • River Russell Deary - Son
  • Shane Deary - Husband (separated)
  • Keri Russell Awards:
  • 1999 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Winner
  • 2014 Critics' Choice Television Awards: Best Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee

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