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Child Actors Who Played Drastically Different Adult Roles

March 25, 2013

The opening scene of the pilot episode of The Americans, the FX 80s era Soviet spy hit, shows a risque Keri Russell seducing a business man. For many who remember her as the shy, somewhat innocent Felicity on Felicity, it was a little jarring. Russell, however, has been convincing as Soviet spy Elizabeth Jenkins on the fantastically tense The Americans (Wednesday nights at 10 p.m. on FX). Convincing enough that many are forgetting about Felicity.

She's not the only actor who reinvented herself from a younger performance. Check out Russell, along with three other actors who changed their ways and became a different character later on in life. Read More