Russo is an Italian surname, a variant of Rossi, and may refer to southern Italian variation of the ROSSI surname which means "red-haired or ruddy-complexioned individual." It is derived from the nickname "rosso," meaning red, whereas "russo" would mean "Russian".
  • Aaron Russo
    Aaron Russo
    Aaron Russo was an American entertainment businessman, movie producer and director, and political activist. He was best-known for producing such blockbuster movies as Trading Places, Wise Guys, and The Rose...

    , libertarian entertainment businessman
  • Alecu Russo
    Alecu Russo
    Alecu Russo , was a Moldavian Romanian writer, literary critic and publicist....

  • Alexander Russo
    Alexander Russo
    Alexander Russo is the son of American jazz composer William Russo and Jeremy Warburg...

  • Ana Bedran-Russo
  • Anthony Russo, including:
    • Anthony Russo (American football), American football wide receiver
    • Anthony Russo (director), Emmy Award-winning film and television director
    • Anthony Russo (mobster)
      Anthony Russo (mobster)
      Anthony Russo , aka Little Pussy, was an Italian-American Genovese crime family figure who was a reputed Boss of Monmouth County, New Jersey. He is also the supposed inspiration behind the fictional character Big Pussy Bonpensiero.Russo was a skilled cat burglar which is how he earned his nickname...

       (1916–1979), Genovese crime family figure
    • Anthony Russo (mayor), the 35th mayor of Hoboken, New Jersey
    • Anthony Russo (whistleblower)
      Anthony Russo (whistleblower)
      Anthony J. "Tony" Russo, Jr. was an American researcher who assisted Daniel Ellsberg, his friend and former colleague at the RAND Corporation, in copying the Pentagon Papers.-Early life:...

       (1936–2008), involved in the Pentagon Papers leak
  • Carmen Russo
    Carmen Russo
    Carmen Russo is an Italian dancer, actress, television personality and singer.Russo started her career as a model in the mid 1970s participating in several beauty contests in Italy...

  • Christopher "Mad Dog" Russo
    Chris Russo
    Christopher Michael Russo , known as the "Mad Dog," is an American sports radio personality who is best known as the former co-host of the widely popular Mike and the Mad Dog sports radio show with Mike Francesa, which was broadcast on WFAN in New York City and simulcast on the YES Network...

    , American sports radio host
  • Dario Russo, Canadian/Italian footballer
  • David C. Russo
    David C. Russo
    David C. Russo is an American Republican Party politician, who serves in the New Jersey General Assembly, where he has represented the 40th legislative district since 1990....

  • Deanna Russo
    Deanna Russo
    Deanna Russo is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Dr. Logan Armstrong on the soap opera The Young and the Restless. She most recently starred in NBC's Knight Rider TV movie as Sarah Graiman, the daughter of KITT's creator, Dr. Charles Graiman, and the childhood love of KITT's...

  • Eddie Russo
    Eddie Russo
    Eddie Russo is a retired American racecar driver.Russo won the midget car racing track championship Raceway Park in Chicago in 1950. Russo raced in the AAA and USAC Championship Car series in the 1952-1957 and 1960 seasons, with 21 career starts, including 3 times in the Indianapolis 500...

  • Erminia Russo
    Erminia Russo
    Erminia Russo is a retired female volleyball player from Canada.Russo competed for her native country at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. There the resident of Kelowna, British Columbia finished in 10th place with the Women's National Team.-References:*...

    , Canadian volleyball player
  • Ferdinando Russo
    Ferdinando Russo
    Ferdinando Russo was a prominent Neapolitan journalist primarily remembered as a dialect poet and composer of song lyrics. He was also the author of a small volume, La Camorra, about organized crime in Naples, serialized in five installments in 1897 in il Mattino, still the largest Neapolitan...

  • Gianni Russo
    Gianni Russo
    Louis Giovanni "Gianni" Russo is an American actor, singer and alleged possible member of organized crime, or Cosa Nostra....

  • Gina Russo
    Gina Russo
    Gina Russo is a fictional character in the American television series Nip/Tuck. She was portrayed by Jessalyn Gilsig.-Character history:She was a bitter, troubled sex addict, and was often the foil to Christian Troy...

  • Giuseppe Genco Russo
    Giuseppe Genco Russo
    Giuseppe Genco Russo was an Italian mafioso, the boss of Mussomeli in the Province of Caltanissetta, Sicily....

  • Jack Russo
  • James Russo
    James Russo
    James Vincent Russo is an American film and television actor. He has starred in over 90 films in three decades.-Early life:...

  • Jason Russo
  • Joe Russo, including:
    • Joe Russo (director), an Emmy Award-winning film and television director
    • Joe Russo (driver)
      Joe Russo (driver)
      Joe Russo was an American racecar driver active in the 1930s. He was killed in a crash at Langhorne Speedway....

       (1901–1934), an American racecar driver active in the 1930s
    • Joe Russo (musician)
      Joe Russo (musician)
      Joe Russo is an American drummer and half of the Benevento/Russo Duo. He plays with a number of other bands, including A Big Yes and a Small No, Fat Mama, Robert Walter's 20th Congress, Danjaboots, Bustle In Your Hedgerow, Electron , Younger Brother, Shpongle, Tom Hamilton's American Babies, the...

       (b. 1976), a jazz/rock and roll drummer
  • John A. Russo
    John A. Russo
    John A. Russo , sometimes credited as Jack Russo or John Russo, is an American screenwriter and film director most commonly associated with the 1968 horror classic Night of the Living Dead. As a screenwriter, his credits include Night of the Living Dead, The Majorettes, Midnight, and Santa Claws....

  • Kevin Russo
    Kevin Russo
    Kevin Alexander Russo is a Major League Baseball player for the New York Yankees organization. He is currently a utility infielder/outfielder who came up as a second baseman.-Early years:...

  • Margaret Russo
    Margaret Russo
    Margaret Russo [née Jones] was a shortstop who played from through in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Listed at 5' 4", 130 lb., she batted and threw right handed....

     (1931–2006), All-American Girls Professional Baseball League player
  • Marisabina Russo
    Marisabina Russo
    Marisabina Russo is a children's book author and illustrator. She has written and illustrated over twenty books for children and young adults...

  • Marcella Russo
    Marcella Russo
    Marcella Russo is an Australian actress who is best known for playing Liljana Bishop in the Australian soap opera Neighbours from 2003 until 2005, when her character was killed off in the Neighbours plane crash....

  • Marius Russo
    Marius Russo
    Marius Ugo Russo was a starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the New York Yankees . Russo batted right-handed and threw left-handed.-Profile:...

  • Michael Dello-Russo
    Michael Dello-Russo
    Michael Dello-Russo is an American soccer player, currently playing for Baltimore Blast in the Major Indoor Soccer League.-College:...

  • Miguel Ángel Russo
    Miguel Ángel Russo
    Miguel Ángel Russo is an Argentine football coach and former player, who now coaches Estudiantes.-Career:...

  • Monette Russo
    Monette Russo
    Monette Simone Russo is an Australian Artistic Gymnast. She made Australian history by becoming the first Australian gymnast ever to win an individual World Championship medal at the 2005 Melbourne Artistic Gymnastics World Championships when she came third in the all-around competition...

  • Pat Russo
  • Patricia Russo
    Patricia Russo
    Patricia F. Russo is an American businessperson most widely known for having served as chief executive officer of Lucent Technologies and its successor, Alcatel-Lucent, a large communications equipment manufacturer. She currently serves on the board of directors of HP, General Motors, Merck & Co....

  • Patti Russo
    Patti Russo
    Patricia "Patti" Russo is an American singer/songwriter/actress. She is perhaps best known as Meat Loaf's female lead vocalist, touring the world with his Neverland Express band for eighteen years.-Career:...

  • Paul Russo
    Paul Russo
    Paul Russo was an American racecar driver.-Midget car career:...

  • Renato Russo
    Renato Russo
    Renato Russo was a Brazilian singer and songwriter. His first band was a punk rock band called "Aborto Elétrico" . The band then broke up and split in two different ones: "Capital Inicial" and "Legião Urbana"...

  • Rene Russo
    Rene Russo
    - Early life :Russo was born in Burbank, California, the daughter of Shirley , a factory worker and barmaid, and Nino Russo, a sculptor and car mechanic who left the family when Rene was two. Her father and maternal grandfather were of Italian descent. Russo grew up with her sister, Toni, and their...

    , actress
  • Richard Russo
    Richard Russo
    Richard Russo is an American novelist, short story writer, screenwriter, and teacher.-Early life and education:Russo was born in Johnstown, New York, and raised in nearby Gloversville...

    , American novelist
  • Richard Paul Russo
    Richard Paul Russo
    Richard Paul Russo is an American science fiction writer.He attended the Clarion Workshop in 1983; his first story, "Firebird Suite", appeared in Amazing Stories in 1981 and his first novel, Inner Eclipse, was published in 1988. His second novel, Subterranean Gallery, won the Philip K. Dick Award...

    , science fiction writer
  • Rosa Russo Iervolino
    Rosa Russo Iervolino
    Rosa Russo Iervolino is an Italian politician.She is a member of the Democratic Coalition . She was leader of Christian Democratic Women . In 1979 she was senator for Christian Democracy party...

  • Tal Russo
    Tal Russo
    Aluf Tal Russo is a general in the Israel Defense Forces and currently the commander of the Israel Defense Forces Southern Command .Russo was born in kibbutz Hulata in northern Israel and drafted into the IDF in 1978...

    , Israeli general
  • Vince Russo
    Vince Russo
    Vincent James "Vince" Russo is an American creative writer and author, well known for his work in the professional wrestling industry. He is notable for his tenure with World Wrestling Federation, World Championship Wrestling and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling...

  • Vito Russo
    Vito Russo
    Vito Russo was an American LGBT activist, film historian and author who is best remembered as the author of the book The Celluloid Closet ....

  • William Russo (musician)
    William Russo (musician)
    William Russo, better known as Bill Russo , was an American jazz musician. He is considered one of the greatest jazz composers and arrangers.-History:...

Fictional Characters:
  • Alex Russo
    Alex Russo
    Alexandra Margarita "Alex" Russo is the main protagonist of the Disney Channel sitcom Wizards of Waverly Place, portrayed by Selena Gomez. As the middle child and only daughter, she is sly, outgoing, and sometimes rude to her family and friends. Alex usually underachieves when it comes to school...

    ,Jerry and Teresa Russo's second child in Wizards of Waverly Place
    Wizards of Waverly Place
    Wizards of Waverly Place is a Disney Channel Original Series that premiered on October 12, 2007. It won "Outstanding Children's Program" at the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards in 2009...

  • Justin Russo
    Justin Russo
    Justin Russo is a singer-songwriter-guitarist-pianist from Upstate New York. Russo began his career as a musician at the age of 18 by joining his older brother's band Hopewell, which focused mainly on psychedelic rock balladry and lengthy "shoegazing" soundscapes...

    ,Jerry and Teresa Russo's first child in Wizards of Waverly Place
    Wizards of Waverly Place
    Wizards of Waverly Place is a Disney Channel Original Series that premiered on October 12, 2007. It won "Outstanding Children's Program" at the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards in 2009...

  • Max Russo
    Max Russo
    Maximilian Alanzo Ernesto "Max" Russo is a fictional character on the Disney Channel sitcom Wizards of Waverly Place, portrayed by Jake T. Austin...

    ,Jerry and Teresa Russo's third and last child in Wizards of Waverly Place
    Wizards of Waverly Place
    Wizards of Waverly Place is a Disney Channel Original Series that premiered on October 12, 2007. It won "Outstanding Children's Program" at the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards in 2009...

  • Russo, Switzerland
    Russo, Switzerland
    Russo is a village and former municipality in the district of Locarno in the canton of Ticino, Switzerland.In 1995 the municipality was merged with the other, neighboring municipalities Comologno and Crana to form a new and larger municipality Onsernone....

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