Rene Russo Biography (1954-)

Full name, Rene Marie Russo; born February 17, 1954, in Burbank, CA; daughterof Nino (an automobile mechanic and sculptor) and Shirley (a factory workerand bartender) Russo; married first husband, c. 1983 (divorced, c. 1984); married Dan Gilroy (a screenwriter), March 14, 1992; children: (second marriage)Rose. Addresses: Agent: Rick Nicita, Creative Artists Agency, 9830 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.; Manager: John Crosby, John Crosby Management, 8225 Fountain Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90046.; Publicist: Lisa Kasteler, Wolf-Kasteler-Van Iden and Associates, 335 North Maple Dr., Suite 351, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress
Birth Details
February 17, 1954
Burbank, California

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Meanwhile in Santa Monica, 1988
  • Lynn Wells, Major League, Paramount, 1989
  • Cindy Jo Bumpers, Mr. Destiny, Buena Vista, 1990
  • Rita Lewis, One Good Cop, Buena Vista, 1991
  • Julie Redlund, Freejack, Warner Bros., 1992
  • Lorna Cole, Lethal Weapon 3, Warner Bros., 1992
  • Lilly Raines, In the Line of Fire, Columbia, 1993
  • (Uncredited) Lynn Wells, Major League II, Warner Bros., 1994
  • Dr. Roberta "Robby" Keough, Outbreak, Warner Bros., 1995
  • Karen Flores, Get Shorty, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1995
  • Dr. Molly Griswold, Tin Cup, Warner Bros., 1996
  • Kate Mullen, Ransom, Buena Vista, 1996
  • Gertrude "Trudy" Lintz, Buddy, Columbia, 1997
  • Lorna Cole, Lethal Weapon 4 (also known as Lethal 4), Warner Bros., 1998
  • Catherine Olds Banning, The Thomas Crown Affair, United Artists, 1999
  • Natasha Fatale, The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle (also known as Die Abenteuer von Rocky und Bullwinkle), Universal, 2000
  • Anna Herk, Big Trouble, Buena Vista, 2002
  • Chase Renzi, Showtime, Warner Bros., 2002
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Eden Kendell, Sable, ABC, 1987-1988
  • Specials
  • Herself, Mel Gibson's Video Diary 2: Lethal Weapon 3, 1991
  • Herself, In the Line of Fire: Behind the Scenes with the Secret Service, 1993
  • Narrator, The Free Willy Story: Keiko's Journey Home (also known as Keiko's Story), The Discovery Channel and Animal Planet, 1996
  • A Day with..., Lifetime, 1997
  • Herself, The Warner Bros. Story: No Guts, No Glory--75 Years of Blockbusters, TNT, 1998
  • Herself, The Warner Bros. Story: No Guts, No Glory--75 Years of Laughter, TNT, 1998
  • A Home for the Holidays, CBS, 1999, 2002, 2003
  • Herself, Comedy Central Roast of Denis Leary, Comedy Central, 2003
  • Awards Presentations
  • Presenter, The 67th Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 1995
  • Cohost, A Salute to Clint Eastwood (also known as The AmericanFilm Institute Salute to Clint Eastwood and The 24th American Film Institute Life Achievement Award: A Salute to Clint Eastwood), ABC, 1996
  • Episodic
  • Guest, The Rosie O'Donnell Show, syndicated, 1997
  • Guest, The Late Show with David Letterman, CBS, 1999, 2002
  • Guest, Good Morning America (also known as GMA), ABC, 2002
  • Guest, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 2002
  • RECORDINGS
  • Videos
  • (As Renee Russo) Herself, In the Line of Fire: The Ultimate Sacrifice, 2000
  • Music Videos
  • "Lady Luck," by the Brian Setzer Orchestra, 1994

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Newsmakers 2000, Issue 2, Gale, 2000
    Periodicals
    • Chicago Tribune, April 2, 1995, section 13, p. 18
    • Detroit Free Press, October 22, 1995, p. P6
    • Empire (Great Britain), Issue 82, 1996, p. 62
    • Entertainment Weekly, December 18, 1998; September 13, 1999, pp. 104-105
    • Harper's Bazaar, September, 1991, pp. 76, 184
    • Los Angeles Magazine, August, 1999, p. 134
    • Los Angeles Times, March 5, 1995, calendar section, p. 5
    • Movieline, June, 1999, p. 42
    • Newsday, March 5, 1995; August 1, 1999
    • Newsweek, March 27, 1995, pp. 64-65
    • New York Times, June 7, 1992, section 2, p. 14
    • People Weekly, September 2, 1996, p. 110; November 4, 1996, pp. 142-44, 146; September 13, 1999, p. 104
    • Redbook, August, 1998, pp. 94-98
    • Time, August 9, 1999, p. 67
    • Vogue, January, 2000, pp. 180, 231

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