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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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 2015/I The Intern
 2015 Frank and Cindy
 2011 Thor
 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:

Appeared in the Brian Setzer Orchestra music video "Lady Luck" in 1994. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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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On her nude scenes in The Thomas Crown Affair (1999): "It never really dawned on me that, gee, I'm 45 and I'm taking off my clothes. For me it was a matter of living inside the character." See more »


Sister-in-law of John Gilroy and Tony Gilroy. See more »


Wavy red hair and piercing blue eyes.

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