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Rene Russo


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 4 wins & 27 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015/I The Intern
Fiona
 2015 Frank and Cindy
Cindy
 2011 Thor
Frigga
 1999 The Free Willy Story - Keiko's Journey Home (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 1997 Buddy
Mrs. Gertrude 'Trudy' Lintz
 1994 Major League II
Lynn (uncredited)
 1992 Freejack
Julie Redlund
 1991 One Good Cop
Rita Lewis
 1990 Mr. Destiny
Cindy Jo
 1987-1988 Sable (TV Series)
Eden Kendell
- Mob (1988) ... Eden Kendell
- Watchdogs (1987) ... Eden Kendell
- Copycat (1987) ... Eden Kendell
- Serial Killer (1987) ... Eden Kendell
- Evangelist (1987) ... Eden Kendell
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Other Works:

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

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Renee Russo

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

All of us are broken - some of us more than others. It might be a nurturing, mother thing. I do think there is that, "Oh my God, you're hurting. I know what that feels like and I'd like to be there and support you in that." See more »

Trivia:

She met her husband, Dan Gilroy, while they were both working on the film Freejack (1992). Gilroy as screenwriter had turned down an offer to rewrite it, and Rene had turned down an offer to star in it. Both changed their minds, met on the set, and were soon married. See more »

Trademark:

Wavy red hair and piercing blue eyes.

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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