February 17, 1954
67 years old
5 ft 8 in | 173 cm
36-25-36 in | 91.5-63.5-91.5 cm
61 kg | 135 pounds
8.5 US | 39 EU
Rene Russo was born in Burbank, California, United States, on February 17, 1954, is an American actress and model.
Young Rene Russo started her career as a model and in television commercials.
She was discovered at Rolling Stones concert, by model scout John Crosby in 1972.
She got her television debut in ABC drama series Sable (1987–1988) in role as Eden Kendell.
She made her big screen debut in sports comedy film Major League (1989) in role as Lynn Weslin.
Her breakthrough performance came as Lorna Cole in action comedy movie Lethal Weapon 3 (1992) with Mel Gibson and Danny Glover. She played same character in sequel Lethal Weapon 4 (1998).
Avengers: Endgame (2019) superhero in role as Frigga
Velvet Buzzsaw (2019) supernatural horror in role as as Rhodora Haze, opposite Jake Gyllenhaal and Toni Collette
She was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role and won a Saturn Award for her role as Nina Romina in thriller film Nightcrawler (2014) opposite Jake Gyllenhaal.
She played Frigga, wife of Odin in superhero films: Thor (2011), Thor: The Dark World (2013) and Avengers: Endgame (2019).
Outbreak (1995) medical disaster with Dustin Hoffman, Morgan Freeman and Kevin Spacey
In the Line of Fire (1993) political thriller opposite Clint Eastwood and John Malkovich
Get Shorty (1995) crime comedy with Danny DeVito, John Travolta and Gene Hackman
Tin Cup (1996) romantic comedy opposite Kevin Costner and Don Johnson
Ransom (1996) crime thriller, with Mel Gibson Gary Sinise and Brawley Nolte
The Intern (2015) comedy opposite Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway
The Thomas Crown Affair (1999) heist with Pierce Brosnan and Faye Dunaway
Just Getting Started (2017) action comedy opposite Morgan Freeman and Tommy Lee Jones
She played Eden Kendell in ABC mystery crime drama television series Sable (1987-1988) in 7 episodes.
Attended Burroughs High School.
She was highly successful model during 70’s and early 80’s.
Featured on the cover of Vogue, Cosmopolitan and Mademoiselle.
Fan of Red Sox.
Lives in Los Angeles and Toluca Lake California.
She married American screenwriter Dan Gilroy in 1992, they have one daughter, Rose.