Celebrity Baby Blog / Keri Russell

Keri Russell Reveals Name and Sex of Her First Child with Matthew Rhys – and Says the Baby Is Doing ‘So Good’

07/01/2016 at 09:25 AM ET

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Keri Russell has finally lifted the veil on her newborn baby!

On Friday, the actress revealed the name and sex of her first child with her The Americans costar Matthew Rhys: The couple welcomed a son, whom they named Sam.

Russell broke the news during an appearance on the Today show Friday after host Matt Lauer teasingly addressed the fact that the star had kept things very hush-hush and had not yet officially announced her third child’s arrival.

“I mean, I guess not,” Russell said with a laugh. “Where do you reveal that?”

“You could do it right now!” Lauer suggested.

“We had a boy,” Russell said. “[His name is] Sam. He’s so good. He’s big and fat and nice.”

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Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys Welcome First Child Together

05/30/2016 at 07:44 PM ET

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Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys are officially both costars and coparents!

The Americans stars welcomed their first child together earlier this month, PEOPLE has confirmed.

A source close to the couple confirmed to PEOPLE in January that the pair were expecting a baby, saying that Russell and Rhys were “thrilled” about the upcoming addition to their family.

This is the first child for Rhys, 41, and the third for Russell, 40, who is already mom to daughter Willa, 4, and son River, 8, with ex-husband Shane Deary.

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Matthew Rhys Jokes That Pregnant Keri Russell Is ‘Now Incredibly Effective with a Blow Dart from a Seated Position’

01/17/2016 at 11:58 AM ET

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Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys‘ exciting pregnancy news hasn’t affected their roles as KGB spies on The Americans — in fact, according to Rhys, Russell is just as sharp of a shooter, if not better!

During a Television Critics Association’s panel for the hit FX series in Pasadena, California, on Saturday, the expectant parents and executive producer Joel Fields were asked if Russell’s real-life pregnancy impacted the story line for the spy drama. (Russell, 39, and Rhys, 41, play a pair of Soviet KGB officers in an arranged marriage who are posing as Americans in suburban Washington, D.C.) Read More

Pregnant Keri Russell Steps Out in Chic Winter Coat

01/07/2016 at 08:50 AM ET

Bundled up bump!

Keri Russell was spotted out and about in New York City on Wednesday wearing jeans, booties and a chic camel coat over her growing baby belly.

A source confirmed to PEOPLE on Wednesday that The Americans actress, 39, is expecting a baby with her costar Matthew Rhys. Already mom to daughter Willa Lou, 3, and son River, 7½, this will be Russell’s first child with Rhys, 41.

A friend of the couple told PEOPLE that Russell and Rhys are “thrilled.”

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Baby on the Way for Matthew Rhys and Keri Russell

01/06/2016 at 11:55 AM ET

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Matthew Rhys and Keri Russell have received their latest mission: parenthood!

The Americans actress is pregnant with her third child, a source confirms to PEOPLE.

“They’re thrilled,” a friend of the couple tells PEOPLE.

Already mom to daughter Willa Lou, 3, and son River, 7½, this will be Russell’s first child with her Americans costar.

After months of relationship rumors — and several sightings of the two together — PEOPLE confirmed in April 2014 that Russell and Rhys, 41, were an item.

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