Rene Bond (October 11, 1950 – June 2, 1996) dominated early ’70s Los Angeles porn, appearing in about 300 films and loops. She entered porn in the late 1960s for the usual reason–money. In her own words, “I had some friends who were working in porno, and I needed the money. So they said they’d introduce me to some people, and they did. I got used to the money”. Rene began her career in the low-budget softcore schlock of producer Harry H. Novak, often appearing with her longtime boyfriend Ric Lutze. They would be a regular cinematic pair in both softcore and hardcore films for most of the 1970s. An industry observer described her as “a sinfully sexy and youthful-looking little strumpet whose well-rounded acting skills and vivacious approach to on-screen sexing made her an instant favorite.”
Gotta love the video covers:
[on her success in the adult film industry] There’s something about the way I work, I guess. I’ve studied myself on screen, watched what I do. I don’t think my body is exquisite and I don’t think I’m beautiful. I think I’m very attractive. I think I’m appreciated, but I don’t think I’m exquisite.