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Power Couple: Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys

She’s been America’s sweetheart since the “Felicity” days. He’s a handsome Welshman with the Richard Burton gene for charisma and charm. Russell and Rhys have scored knockout performances during the past three seasons as a pair of covert Soviet spies in a terribly complicated marriage on FX’s 1980s-set drama “The Americans.” After two years of playing a multitude of characters on the show, love blossomed when the wigs and costumes came off. Russell and Rhys are now often seen out and about in New York with Russell’s young children. And the pair are inseparable at industry events, which can only have FX execs thanking their lucky red stars.