Russia Hardy is the name of a Los Angeles area actress, poetess, vocalist, guitarist and model previously known as Russia Tonne or Rasha.
Her recent film roles include:
"Helen of Troy" in Owen Land's "Dialogues" (2009)
"Veronique" in David Watkin's "Le Benediction" (2009);
"Althea" in JT Mollner's "Red Room" (2008);
"Tasha" in David Watkin's "Red Red Rope" (2008);
"Caroline" in Nicole Vaskell's "Caroline The Bearded Woman"
Further, she starred in Mariah Carey's 2006 tour film called "Lovers and Haters" which was directed by Spike Lee. The film was shown across the country at Mariah's concerts that year.
The New York Times made note of Russia Hardy' as the model in "Granddaughter", famed artist/photographer Charlie White's worldwide photo show, "Everything is American".
In 2005, she appeared as herself in the AGP production of the Abalonee Russian Gypsy Project, which includes a unique performance of her at the Getty Museum in Los Angeles. She was the Russian Dancer in October Kingsley's film Dr.Fugazzi.