Rene Marie Russo is an American actress, producer and former model.
Russo is known for starring in a series of popular, big budget thrillers and action movies throughout the 1990s. She made her big screen debut in the 1989 comedy film Major League and later co-starred in Mr. Destiny and One Good Cop. In 1990s she played the female lead in box office hits include Lethal Weapon 3, In the Line of Fire, Outbreak, Get Shorty, Tin Cup, Ransom, Lethal Weapon 4 and The Thomas Crown Affair. After she starred in the family comedy Yours, Mine and Ours in 2005, she took a six year break from acting.
Russo appeared as Frigga, the mother of the titular hero in the superhero films Thor and Thor: The Dark World. In 2014, Russo starred in the crime thriller film Nightcrawler for which she received critical praise. She is set to appear in upcoming comedy The Intern, which is scheduled for a September 25, 2015 release.