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Matthew Rhys

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8, 1974
Cardiff, Wales
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8, 1974 (age 46)
Cardiff, Wales


Welsh actor who starred on the television series Brothers & Sisters from 2006 until 2011 and went on to star on The Americans from 2013 until 2018. His film credits include The PostMowgli, and A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, among others.

Before Fame

He began his acting career in 1997, performing in a stage production of Cardiff East.


He played Dylan Thomas in The Edge of Love, a 2008 film that starred Sienna Miller and Keira Knightley.

Family Life

He became a close friend of fellow Welsh actor Ioan Gruffudd. The two lived together for over ten years. In 2013 he began dating his co-star, Keri Russell, and they welcomed a son in 2016.

Associated With

In 2004, he starred in a production of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.