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Biographic - Sunday August 9, 2020 Comic Strip Licensing and Permissions

Biographic - Sunday August 9, 2020 Comic Strip
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The Welshman who found TV Stardom playing a Russian Masquerading as an American, Matthew Rhys was born in Cardiff on November 4, 1974. His first language was Welsh, and he attended Welsh-language schools. At 17, after playing Elvis Presley in a school musical. He was accepted by the prestigous royal academy of dramatic art in London. British, film and tv work followed, as well as a role in a New Zealand tv series, before he landed a role in the 1999 movie "Titus" which starred Anthony Hopkins and Jessica Lange. A fast-rising star in the U.K. he set his sights on Hollwood, and after appearing as a killer on the final episode of "Columbo" he relocated to the states and spent five seasons on the series "Brothers & Sisters" Following some high-profile roles on British TV, he returned to U.S. screens in the cold war thriller series "The Americans" starring with Keri Russell as two Sovient spies posing as an American married couple. The show, which ran for six seasons, earned him an Emmy. Matthew and Keri became romantically involved in real life, and their first child was born in 2016. Following roles in a number of movies, including "The Post" and "A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood" Matthew can currently be seen playing the lead in the acclaimed HBO miniseries "Perry Mason."