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Famous People Named Rene

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If your name is Rene, then you're in some great company. Here's our list of the most famous people named Rene, including photos when available. How many celebrities named Rene can you think of? The famous Renes below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Rene, athletes named Rene, and even political figures named Rene. The music industry is no stranger to the name Rene, and the same can be said for Hollywood and show business in general.

Which famous people named Rene are worth mentioning? This list includes Rene Russo, René Descartes, Rene Bourque and Rene Auberjonois. To read more about these notable people named Rene, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.
  • Rene Russo

    Age: 66

    BirthplaceBurbank, California, United States of America


    Rene Marie Russo (born February 17, 1954) is an American actress, producer, and former model....  more

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  • René Descartes

    Dec. at 54 (1596-1650)

    BirthplaceDescartes, Indre-et-Loire, France


    René Descartes ( day-KART, also UK: DAY-kart, French: [ʁəne dekaʁt] (listen); Latinized:...  more

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  • BirthplaceEdmonton, Canada


    Rene Gary Wayne Bourque (born December 10, 1981) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey...  more
  • BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA


    René Murat Auberjonois (June 1, 1940 - December 8, 2019) was an American actor and singer. In...  more
  • BirthplaceMedellín, Colombia


    José René Higuita Zapata (Spanish pronunciation: [reˈne iˈɣita]; born 27 August 1966) is a...  more

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  • René Magritte

    Dec. at 69 (1898-1967)

    BirthplaceLessines, Belgium


    René François Ghislain Magritte (French: [ʁəne fʁɑ̃swa ɡilɛ̃ maɡʁit]; 21 November 1898 – 15...  more
  • René Lacoste

    Dec. at 92 (1904-1996)

    BirthplaceParis, France


    Jean René Lacoste (French pronunciation: ​[ʒɑ̃ ʁəne laˈkɔst]; 2 July 1904 – 12 October 1996)...  more
  • René Fonck

    Dec. at 59 (1894-1953)

    BirthplaceSaulcy-sur-Meurthe, France


    Colonel René Paul Fonck (27 March 1894 – 18 June 1953) was a French aviator who ended the...  more
  • René Barrientos

    Dec. at 50 (1919-1969)

    BirthplaceTarata, Cochabamba, Bolivia


    René Barrientos Ortuño (30 May 1919 – 27 April 1969) was a Bolivian military officer and...  more
  • René Schneider

    Dec. at 57 (1913-1970)

    BirthplaceConcepción, Chile


    General René Schneider Chereau (; December 31, 1913 – October 25, 1970) was the...  more
  • BirthplaceBayamón, Puerto Rico


    René Rivera (born July 31, 1983) is a Puerto Rican professional baseball catcher for the New...  more
  • BirthplaceLeipzig, Germany


    René Adler (born 15 January 1985) is a retired German footballer who played as a goalkeeper....  more
  • BirthplaceTrois-Rivières, Canada


    René Paul Robert (born December 31, 1948) is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey right...  more
  • René Enríquez

    Dec. at 57 (1933-1990)

    BirthplaceGranada, Nicaragua


    René Enríquez (November 24, 1933 – March 23, 1990) was a Nicaraguan-born American television...  more
  • René Moawad

    Dec. at 64 (1925-1989)

    BirthplaceZgharta, Zgharta District, Lebanon


    René Moawad (April 17, 1925 in Zgharta – November 22, 1989 in Beirut) (Arabic: رينيه معوض‎) as...  more
  • René Pontoni

    Dec. at 63 (1920-1983)

    BirthplaceSanta Fe, Argentina


    René Alejandro Pontoni (born May 18, 1920 in Santa Fe, Argentina, died May 14, 1983) was a...  more
  • BirthplaceGrenoble, France


    René Alexandre Arnoux (born 4 July 1948) is a French former racing driver who competed in 12...  more
  • René Dorme

    Dec. at 23 (1894-1917)


    Sous Lieutenant René Pierre Marie Dorme (30 January 1894 – 25 May 1917), Légion d'honneur,...  more
  • BirthplaceMontreal, Canada


    René Balcer (born February 9, 1954) is a Canadian-American television writer, director,...  more
  • René Clément

    Dec. at 83 (1913-1996)

    BirthplaceBordeaux, France


    René Clément (French: [klemɑ̃]; 18 March 1913 – 17 March 1996) was a French film director and...  more
  • René Goscinny

    Dec. at 51 (1926-1977)

    BirthplaceParis, France


    René Goscinny (French: [ʁəne ɡosini], Polish: [ɡɔɕˈtɕinnɨ] (listen); 14 August 1926–5 November...  more
  • René Coty

    Dec. at 80 (1882-1962)

    BirthplaceLe Havre, France


    Jules Gustave René Coty (French pronunciation: ​[ʁəne kɔti]; 20 March 1882 – 22 November 1962)...  more
  • BirthplaceHato Rey, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico


    René Pérez Joglar, born February 23, 1978 in Hato Rey, San Juan, Puerto Rico, better known by...  more
  • BirthplaceSallingsund Municipality, Denmark


    René Toft Hansen is a Danish handballer, playing for the German league club THW Kiel. He had...  more
  • René Pape

    Age: 56

    BirthplaceDresden, Germany


    René Pape (born 4 September 1964) is a German operatic bass....  more