"One of my best, best girlfriends that was on 'The Mickey Mouse Club' with me, Ilana [Miller], texted me during the opening number," the actress said. "She was like, 'Are you watching this? He's good!'"
"They were, like, 12 when we were 17, so we were like, 'You know what? He's actually good!'" she joked. "Yeah, [we still see him as young], because he was, like, a little kid [on the show]."
Russell and Rhys, who married in 2013, play Elizabeth and Philip Jennings on "The Americans."
The FX series premiered a fifth season in March, and will conclude with a sixth and final season in 2018.
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