It's always fun to see how certain actresses' DiD resumés evolve over time, and in honor of Keri Russell's 45th birthday on March 23, we figured a few fresh edits were in order.
Lest we forget: while still in the midst of her obligatory stint on The All New Mickey Mouse Club (because it was 1991 after all), Ms. Russell made both her motion picture and damsel debut at age 16 in Honey, I Blew Up the Kid.
Just four years later, she was back in jeopardy in a decidedly more adult role as the heroine of a little TV movie called The Babysitter's Seduction. (And we have to admit, we still think that the little "Eep!" noise she makes just before the bad guy flips her over on a desk and rips off her pantyhose to use as a bondage implement is just about the cutest thing ever.)
But even that was then, and you'd better believe that Ms. Russell wasn't about to let herself be typecast eternally as the Bondage Babysitter. Her big break arrived when she was cast as the title character on Felicity, in which she saw some fantasy peril in a second-season spoof of The Twilight Zone.
And by 2014, we were at the point at which, as antiheroine spy Elizabeth Jennings in The Americans, she managed to make sure her tormenter had a very bad (and final) day—with her hands cuffed behind her back. We approve.
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