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Rene Russo was born in Burbank, California, to Shirley (Balocca), a barmaid and factory laborer, and Nino Russo. She grew up on the wrong side of the tracks. Her father, a sculptor and mechanic, left the family when Rene was just two, and thus her mother raised Rene and her sister, Toni, as a single mom. Her father was of Italian descent, and her ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 3 wins & 23 nominations. See more awards »

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Other Works:

TV commercial for Silkience (with Janice Dickinson. (1982) See more »

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2 Interviews | 6 Articles | 14 Pictorials | 10 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Renee Russo


5' 8" (1.73 m)

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That's a really good question - what is it like living with a writer? I guess it depends on the writer. You know what? They live in a fantasy world a lot of the time. My husband lives in a fantasy world. It's really hard for him to be in the world, because if his head isn't in a script, I guess to write what he does, he has to sort of twist the world a little bit and live in a fantasy. And I ... See more »


Daughter Rose born. See more »


Wavy red hair and piercing blue eyes.

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