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Matthew Rhys

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8, 1974
Cardiff, Wales
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8, 1974 (age 44)
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 Post and Mowgli, 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.