Hollywood Chamber Honors Keri Russell with Walk of Fame Star
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The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce honored actress Keri Russell with the 2,613th stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Tuesday, May 30, 2017. Russell’s star was dedicated in the category of Television at 6356 Hollywood Boulevard in front of The Study.
Helping Emcee and Hollywood Chamber President/CEO Leron Gubler to unveil the star were guest speakers Matt Reeves, co-creator of “Felicity,” and Joel Fields, Executive Producer and Writer of “The Americans,” and Director J.J. Abrams.
The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, which administers the popular star ceremonies, encourages people who are unable to attend and fans around the world to watch the event live exclusively on www.walkoffame.com.
A familiar face to audiences worldwide, Keri Russell has starred in a number of major motion pictures, independent films and television shows.
Russell can currently be seen on the critically acclaimed, Emmy nominated and
Peabody Award-winning FX series “The Americans,” which is the story of Elizabeth (Russell) and Philip Jennings (Matthew Rhys), two KGB officers posing as an American married couple living in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. during the Cold War era of the 1980s with their unsuspecting children and their neighbor, an FBI counterintelligence agent. For the show, Russell has received four Critics’ Choice Award nominations for Best Actress in a Drama Series and one Emmy nomination for Lead Actress in a Drama Series.
Russell first garnered attention when she starred in the title role of the hit television series “Felicity” from J.J. Abrams. Just four months after the show’s acclaimed premiere on the WB she was honored with a Golden Globe® Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Drama Series.
Some of Russell’s other television credits include the miniseries “Into the West,” executive produced by Steven Spielberg; the Hallmark Hall of Fame Presentation “The Magic of Ordinary Days;” “Running Wilde” with Will Arnett, and “The All New Mickey Mouse Club.”
On the big screen, Russell starred alongside Matthew McConaughey in “The Free State of Jones” for director Gary Ross. Prior to that, she was seen in the hit summer film “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” which reunited her with director Matt Reeves who created “Felicity” with J.J. Abrams.
Russell’s other film credits include “Austenland,” “Dark Skies,” “August Rush,” “The Girl in the Park,” “Mission: Impossible III,” “The Upside of Anger,” ‘We Were Soldiers,” “Mad About Mambo,” “Dead Man’s Curve,” “Eight Days A Week,” “Leaves of Grass,” “Goats,” “Bedtime Stories” with Adam Sandler, “Extraordinary Measures” with Harrison Ford, and of course the romantic film “Waitress” for which she received rave reviews.
In 2005, Russell made her Off-Broadway stage debut in Neil LaBute’s play, “Fat Pig,” opposite Jeremy Piven.
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