Although best known for her acclaimed role as the feisty Lupita in the visionary television series “Weeds,” it’s Renée’s trademark versatility that’s placed her in a very special acting niche.
Her unique talents will be showcased this fall as Abuelita in Disney-Pixar’s animation film “Coco.” Numerous media outlets have already generated a stir, comparing “Coco” to some of animation’s greatest films.
Renée’s journey to “Coco” caps a career brimming with high critical marks. Besides her signature role as Lupita in “Weeds,” others include “E.R.,” “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne,” Robert Duvall’s renowned “The Apostle,” and her award-winning titular role in “Libertad” for which she won Best Actress at the Napa Valley Film Festival.
Recent roles include “Paranormal Activity 5,” “Major Crimes,” and “The Witches of East End.” She has also performed in NPR’s esteemed L.A. Theater Classics “The Play’s the Thing.” Also set for release this year Renee plays the key role of Nana in “Green Ghost.”
Renée also has distinguished herself dubbing the English voices of Helena in Ingmar Bergman’s “Fanny and Alexander,” Ginger in Federico Fellini’s “Ginger & Fred”; the Spanish version of the gargoyle Laverne in Disney’s animated “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” and multiple voices for the award-winning video game
“Skyrim – The Elder Scrolls V.”
So enter the world of Renée Victor and discover what many in entertainment already know: a lady whose talent is only exceeded by her character and her “characters.”