Rene Marie Russo
Did you know.....
1. She was born on February 17, 1954 in Burbank, California.
2. At 18, while attending a Rolling Stones concert, she was approached by a talent agent that led to her being signed with Ford Modeling Agency a few months later.
3. She is of Italian descent.
4. Although she dropped out of high school in the tenth grade, while she attended John Burroughs High School in Burbank, she was classmates with actor/director Ron Howard.
5. In high demand during her years as a model, she appeared on the covers of Vogue, Mademoiselle and Cosmopolitan but when her modelling career started to stall in her early 30's, she turned to acting where she eventually landed her breakthrough role in Lethal Weapon (1992)