List of Famous people named Rene
Rene Marie Russo is an American actress, producer, and model. Russo began her career as a fashion model in the 1970s, appearing on magazine covers such as Vogue and Cosmopolitan. She made her film debut in the 1989 comedy Major League, and rose to international prominence in a number of thrillers and action films throughout the 1990s, including Lethal Weapon 3 (1992), In the Line of Fire (1993), Outbreak (1995), Get Shorty (1995), Ransom (1996), Lethal Weapon 4 (1998), and The Thomas Crown Affair (1999).
René Adler is a retired German footballer who played as a goalkeeper.
René François Ghislain Magritte was a Belgian surrealist artist. He became well known for creating a number of witty and thought-provoking images. Often depicting ordinary objects in an unusual context, his work is known for challenging observers' preconditioned perceptions of reality. His imagery has influenced pop art, minimalist art and conceptual art.
René Claude Simard,, is a pop singer from Quebec. He is the older brother of Nathalie Simard.
René Benko is an Austrian real estate, media and retail trade investor and founder of SIGNA Holding GmbH. SIGNA is considered Austria's largest privately held real estate conglomerate. With an estimated wealth of US$4.7 billion, he is currently one of the ten richest Austrians. In 2020 Forbes classified René Benko as the third richest Austrian and number 361 in the world.
René Obermann is a German businessman who currently serves as Co-Head of Warburg Pincus International LLC's European operations, and also serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Airbus SE since 16 April 2020. He was previously CEO of Deutsche Telekom AG.
René Weiler is a Swiss football coach and former player.
René Pape is a German operatic bass.
Rene Rancourt is an American singer, who is best known for having performed the national Anthem(s) at home games of the National Hockey League's Boston Bruins for 42 years. Rancourt's final combined performance of both The Star-Spangled Banner and O Canada took place before Game 7 of the Bruins' Eastern Conference first round playoff series against the Toronto Maple Leafs on April 25, 2018. His final anthem performance, of the Star-Spangled Banner alone, took place on May 4, 2018 as Boston hosted Game 4 of the Eastern Conference second round series against the Tampa Bay Lightning.
René Kollo is a German operatic tenor, especially known for his Wagnerian parts. In addition to Heldentenor roles, he performed in a wide variety of operas and operettas during his career. Kollo also made several operatic recordings.
Rene Strange, also known as Renee Strange, was a comic entertainer known as the "singing cartoonist" and for her risqué show using marionettes, which she performed wearing black stockings. She appeared as part of variety performances, on ice, and in pantomime.
Rene Gary Wayne Bourque is a Canadian former professional ice hockey right winger who played in the National Hockey League (NHL). An undrafted player, Bourque was signed by the Chicago Blackhawks as a free agent in 2004 and made his NHL debut in 2005–06. He spent three years in Chicago before a 2008 trade sent him to the Calgary Flames where he established himself as a key offensive player. He was traded to the Montreal Canadiens before stints with the Anaheim Ducks, Columbus Blue Jackets and Colorado Avalanche.
Renê Rodrigues Martins
Renê Rodrigues Martins, simply known as Renê, is a Brazilian footballer who plays as a left back for Internacional.
Rene Farrait Nieves is a Puerto Rican singer, actor, and former member of the boy band Menudo.
Rene "Boxer" Enriquez is a former Mexican-American gang member. He was a high ranking influential member of the Mexican Mafia before becoming a federal witness in 2003. His life is chronicled in Chris Blatchford's true crime book The Black Hand: The Story of Rene "Boxer" Enriquez, and his life in the Mexican Mafia.
René Redzepi is a Danish chef and co-owner of the two-Michelin star restaurant Noma in the Christianshavn neighborhood of Copenhagen, Denmark. His restaurant was voted the best restaurant in the world by Restaurant magazine's World's Best Restaurants in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2014. Redzepi is noted for his work on the reinvention and refinement of a new Nordic cuisine and food that is characterized by inventiveness and clean flavours.
René Juárez Cisneros
René Juárez Cisneros is a Mexican politician affiliated with the PRI. He currently serves as Senator of the LXII Legislature of the Mexican Congress representing Guerrero. He served as Governor of Guerrero between 1999 and 2005. He also served as Deputy between 1994 and 1997.
René de Obaldia
René de Obaldia is a French playwright and poet. He was elected to the Académie française on 24 June 1999.
Rene Kink is a former Australian rules footballer who played with the Collingwood Football Club, Essendon Football Club and St Kilda Football Club in the Victorian Football League (VFL).
René Rast is a German professional racing driver and the 2017, 2019 and 2020 DTM champion. He currently drives for Audi Sport Abt Schaeffler in Formula E. He claimed overall wins at the 2012 and 2014 24 Hours of Spa, 2014 24 Hours of Nurburgring and a class win at the 2012 24 Hours of Daytona.