Rene Russo

actress
Born: 2/17/1954
Birthplace: Burbank, California

A model turned actress who was first spotted by a talent scout at a Rolling Stones concert. She worked for several years as one of the top fashion models before trying her hand at acting. Often cast as the female foil for a leading man, she has played opposite Michael Keaton in One Good Cop (1991), Emilio Estevez and Mick Jagger in Freejack (1992), Clint Eastwood in In the Line of Fire (1993), Kevin Costner in Tin Cup (1996), and Mel Gibson in both the Lethal Weapon series (3, 1992 and 4, 1998) and Ransom (1997). Other films have included Buddy (1997) and The Thomas Crown Affair (1999), and the live-action bomb The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle (2000).


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