Elizabeth Peña

Elizabeth Peña

Highest Rated: 100% Things Behind the Sun (2001)

Lowest Rated: 6% Strangeland (1998)

Birthday: Sep 23, 1959

Birthplace: Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA

Elizabeth Peña, a striking, stage-trained Latina, first gained recognition as the maid-turned-revolutionary in Paul Mazursky's "Down and Out in Beverly Hills" (1986). Born in the US to Cuban immigant parents, Peña was raised in Cuba and moved back to Manhattan at the age of eight. She was acting professionally two years later and subsequently attended the famed High School of Performing Arts. Peña went on to appear in more than 20 off-Broadway shows and toured for two years as Shakespeare's Juliet. She also worked with such renowned theater companies as Joseph Papp's Public Theater, La Mama, and San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater before moving behind the camera as a director. Elizabeth Peña died at the age of 55 on October 14, 2014.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
42% 80% The Song of Sway Lake Marlena (Character) - 2017
No Score Yet 40% Girl on the Edge Esther (Character) - 2015
91% 67% Grandma Carla (Character) $7M 2015
56% 62% Ana Maria in Novela Land Sra. Soto (Character) - 2015
33% 31% Plush Dr. Lopez (Character) $2.8K 2013
No Score Yet 36% Blaze You Out Dona (Character) - 2013
No Score Yet 12% In the Dark Dr. Weinette (Character) - 2013
50% 36% The Perfect Family Christina (Character) $107.7K 2011
No Score Yet No Score Yet Becoming Eduardo Leticia (Character) - 2009
78% 76% Mother and Child Amanda (Character) $1.1M 2009
No Score Yet 97% Down for Life Mrs. Castro (Character) - 2009
No Score Yet 40% A Single Woman Unknown (Character) - 2009
No Score Yet 9% Racing for Time Flores (Character) - 2008
54% 42% Nothing Like the Holidays Anna (Character) $7.5M 2008
30% 19% Dragon Wars: D-War Agent Linda Perez (Character) $11M 2007
71% 50% Love Comes Lately Unknown (Character) $77.5K 2007
44% 33% Adrift in Manhattan Isabel Parades (Character) - 2007
79% 45% How the Garcia Girls Spent Their Summer Lolita (Character) $91.4K 2005
No Score Yet 21% Keep Your Distance Holly (Character) - 2005
77% 83% Transamerica Margaret (Character) $9M 2005
43% 36% Sueño Mirabela (Character) - 2005
97% 75% The Incredibles Mirage (Voice) $261.4M 2004
No Score Yet 33% The Hollywood Mom's Mystery Theresa Shoe (Character) - 2004
No Score Yet 42% Suburban Madness Clara Harris (Character) - 2004
44% 46% ZigZag Ms. Tate (Character) - 2002
100% 79% Things Behind the Sun Carmen (Character) - 2001
74% 71% Tortilla Soup Letitcia (Character) $4.4M 2001
No Score Yet 45% Ten Tiny Love Stories Nine (Character) - 2001
24% 41% Impostor Midwife (Character) $6.1M 2001
No Score Yet 12% On the Borderline Connie (Character) - 2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet Border Line Maria Rodriguez (Character) - 1999
50% 51% Seven Girlfriends Martha (Character) - 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Pass Zeena (Character) - 1998
61% 78% Rush Hour Tania Johnson (Character) $141.2M 1998
6% 64% Strangeland Toni Gage (Character) $631.2K 1998
No Score Yet 83% Aldrich Ames: Traitor Within Rosario Ames (Character) - 1998
No Score Yet 67% Contagious Det. Luisa Rojas (Character) - 1997
No Score Yet 61% The Second Civil War Christina (Character) - 1997
No Score Yet 20% It Came From Outer Space II Ellen Fields (Character) - 1996
94% 83% Lone Star Pilar Cruz (Character) $13.1M 1996
No Score Yet 40% Dead Funny Viv Saunders (Character) - 1995
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Invaders Ellen Garza (Character) - 1995
50% 42% Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home Kate Haley (Character) $28M 1995
No Score Yet 17% Across the Moon Carmen (Character) - 1994
94% 64% The Waterdance Rosa (Character) $1.7M 1992
No Score Yet No Score Yet Fugitive Among Us Flo Martin (Character) - 1992
75% 35% Blue Steel Tracy Perez (Character) $7.7M 1990
73% 84% Jacob's Ladder Jezebel (Character) $24.8M 1990
No Score Yet No Score Yet Shannon's Deal Lucy Acosta (Character) - 1989
14% 61% Vibes Consuelo (Character) $1.7M 1988
60% 64% *batteries not Included Marisa Esteval (Character) $32.9M 1987
91% 78% La Bamba Rosie Morales (Character) $52.7M 1987
79% 52% Down and Out in Beverly Hills Carmen (Character) $60.2M 1986
No Score Yet No Score Yet Crossover Dreams Liz Garcia (Character) - 1985
44% 51% They All Laughed Rita (Character) - 1981

TV

Credit
85% 87% Modern Family Pilar (Guest Star) 2013
No Score Yet 84% Major Crimes Unknown (Guest Star) 2013
48% 86% Common Law Unknown (Guest Star) 2012
0% 15% Charlie's Angels Warden Gloria Galvez (Guest Star) 2011
18% 67% Off the Map Inez (Guest Star) 2011
100% No Score Yet Funny or Die Presents Triple-Chief Rodrigomirez (Character) 2011
9% No Score Yet Outlaw Unknown (Guest Star) 2010
80% 77% FlashForward Unknown (Guest Star) 2009
No Score Yet 85% Ghost Whisperer Unknown (Guest Star) 2009
No Score Yet No Score Yet Maya & Miguel Unknown (Voice) 2004-2007
No Score Yet 91% American Dad Store Owner (Guest Voice) 2007
No Score Yet 92% Numb3ers Unknown (Guest Star) 2005
No Score Yet No Score Yet Without a Trace Unknown (Guest Star) 2005
No Score Yet 86% Navy NCIS FBI Agent Lina Reyes (Guest Star) 2004
No Score Yet 66% CSI: Miami Unknown (Guest Star) 2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet Boston Public Unknown (Guest Star) 2002-2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet Resurrection Blvd. Beatrice "Bibi" Coralles (Character) 2000-2002
0% No Score Yet Dellaventura Unknown (Guest Star) 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Invaders Unknown (Character) 1995
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Outer Limits Unknown (Character) 1995
83% No Score Yet Shannon's Deal Lucy Acosta (Character) 1990
No Score Yet No Score Yet I Married Dora Dora Calderon (Character) 1987-1988

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