Michael Peña

Biography

Date of Birth 13 January 1976, Chicago, Illinois, USA Height 5' 7" (1.70 m) Mini Biography Peña was raised in Chicago. After graduating from high school, he went to an open casting call for the Peter Bogdonovich feature To Sir With Love 2, and to his surprise, beat out hundreds of other young men for a role. After relocating to Los Angeles Peña quickly booked a succession of roles in features including Star Maps, My Fellow Americans (opposite Jack Lemmon and James Garner), La Cucaracha (winner of the Best Picture in the Austin Film Festival), Bellyfruit, and the Disney/Jerry Bruckheimer feature Gone in Sixty Seconds. Michael Peña currently resides in Los Angeles where he plays bass guitar with his band, plays golf and boxes for relaxation. IMDb Mini Biography By: ropeofsilicon.com Trivia Has a brother. One of his first jobs was working in a bank. Is Mexican-American. Actor: In Production 2000s 1990s Pinkville (2008) (announced) .... Captain Ernest Medina The Lucky Ones (2008) .... T.K. Lions for Lambs (2007) .... Ernest Rodriguez Shooter (2007) .... Nick Memphis World Trade Center (2006) .... Will Jimeno Babel (2006) .... John - Border Patrol ... aka Babel (France) Fifty Pills (2006) .... Eduardo Walkout (2006) (TV) .... Sal Castro Sueño (2005) .... Jimmy Little Athens (2005) .... Carlos "The Shield" .... Armando 'Army' Renta / ... (10 episodes, 2005) - A Thousand Deaths (2005) TV episode .... Armando 'Army' Renta - Back in the Hole (2005) TV episode .... Armando 'Army' Renta - String Theory (2005) TV episode .... Armando 'Army' Renta - Cut Throat (2005) TV episode .... Armando 'Army' Renta - Hurt (2005) TV episode .... Armando 'Army' Renta (5 more) "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" .... Juanito Concha (1 episode, 2005) ... aka C.S.I. (USA: short title) ... aka CSI: Las Vegas (USA: syndication title) ... aka CSI: Weekends (USA: promotional title) ... aka Experts, Les (Canada: French title) - Snakes (2005) TV episode .... Juanito Concha Untitled David Diamond/David Weissman Project (2005) (TV) .... Scott Million Dollar Baby (2004) .... Omar Crash (2004/I) .... Daniel ... aka L.A. Crash (Germany) The Calcium Kid (2004) .... Jose Mendez "NYPD Blue" .... Ferd / ... (2 episodes, 1997-2004) - Colonel Knowledge (2004) TV episode .... Wilmer Lopez - What a Dump! (1997) TV episode .... Ferd "ER" (3 episodes, 2003) - Missing (2003) TV episode - When Night Meets Day (2003) TV episode - A Thousand Cranes (2003) TV episode "The Twilight Zone" .... Noah (1 episode, 2003) - Sunrise (2003) TV episode .... Noah Love Object (2003) .... Ramirez The United States of Leland (2003) .... Guillermo "Andy Richter Controls the Universe" .... Patrick (1 episode, 2002) - Wedding (2002) TV episode .... Patrick "American Family" (2 episodes, 2002) ... aka American Family: Journey of Dreams (USA: second season title) - Crash Boom Love: Part 2 (2002) TV episode - Crash Boom Love: Part 1 (2002) TV episode "Men, Women & Dogs" .... Miguel (2 episodes, 2001) - Kibbles & Grits (2001) TV episode .... Miguel - Pilot (2001) TV episode .... Miguel "Roswell" .... Fly (2 episodes, 2001) ... aka Roswell High (UK) (USA: working title) - Significant Others (2001) TV episode .... Fly - Michael, the Guys, and the Great Snapple Caper (2001) TV episode .... Fly Buffalo Soldiers (2001) .... Garcia ... aka Army Go Home! (Germany) ... aka Buffalo Soldiers - Army Go Home! (Germany: DVD title) Semper Fi (2001) (TV) .... Douglas Cepeda "The District" .... Sante (1 episode, 2000) - The Real Terrorist (2000) TV episode .... Sante Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000) (as Michael A. Pena) .... Ignacio "Felicity" .... Brian Burke (5 episodes, 1999-2000) - Revolutions (2000) TV episode .... Brian Burke - Family Affairs (1999) TV episode .... Brian Burke - Ancient History (1999) TV episode .... Brian Burke - The List (1999) TV episode .... Brian Burke - Sophomoric (1999) TV episode .... Brian Burke Bellyfruit (1999) .... Oscar "Profiler" .... Alex Lopez (1 episode, 1999) - Spree of Love (1999) TV episode (as Michael Anthony Peña) .... Alex Lopez "Moesha" .... Alejandro (1 episode, 1999) - Life Imitating Art (1999) TV episode .... Alejandro Paradise Cove (1999) .... Dan Running Horse "7th Heaven" .... Roger (1 episode, 1998) ... aka 7th Heaven: Beginnings (USA: rerun title) ... aka Seventh Heaven - Let's Talk About Sex (1998) TV episode (as Michael A. Pena) .... Roger La Cucaracha (1998) .... Orderly "The Sentinel" .... Johnny (1 episode, 1998) - Night Shift (1998) TV episode (as Michael A. Pena) .... Johnny Boogie Boy (1998) .... Drug Dealer "Homicide: Life on the Street" .... Luis Carrenza (2 episodes, 1998) ... aka Homicide (USA: informal short title) - Something Sacred: Part 1 (1998) TV episode (as Michael Anthony Pena) .... Luis Carrenza - Something Sacred: Part 2 (1998) TV episode (as Michael Anthony Pena) .... Luis Carrenza "Touched by an Angel" .... Reynaldo Estes (1 episode, 1997) - At Risk (1997) TV episode .... Reynaldo Estes Star Maps (1997) .... Star Map Boy My Fellow Americans (1996) .... Ernesto "Pacific Blue" .... Rabbit (1 episode, 1996) - Bangers (1996) TV episode .... Rabbit Running Free (1994) .... Bunk

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Birth Place

Chicago, Illinois, USA

Birth Date

1/13/1976
Known For
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Shooter

Nick Memphis

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Turbo

Tito (voice)

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CHIPS

Ponch

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12 Strong

Sam Diller

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Fantasy Island

Mr. Roarke

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Tower Heist

Enrique Dev’Reaux

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Observe and Report

Dennis

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The Vatican Tapes

Father Lozano

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Dora and the Lost City of Gold

Dora's Father

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Lions for Lambs

Ernest Rodriguez

Starring In
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A Million Miles Away

José

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Secret Headquarters

Argon

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Moonfall

Tom Lopez

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Tom and Jerry

Terrance

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Fantasy Island

Mr. Roarke

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Dora and the Lost City of Gold

Dora's Father

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The Mule

Enforcer

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Next Gen

Momo (voice)

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Extinction

Peter

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Ant-Man and the Wasp

Luis

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A Wrinkle In Time

Red

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12 Strong

Sam Diller

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My Little Pony: The Movie

Grubber (voice)

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The LEGO Ninjago Movie

Kai (voice)

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CHIPS

Ponch

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Collateral Beauty

Simon

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War on Everyone

Bob Bolaño

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Hell and Back

Abigor the Demon (voice)

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The Martian

Rick Martinez

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Vacation

New Mexico Cop

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Ant-Man

Luis

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The Vatican Tapes

Father Lozano

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Fury

Trini 'Gordo' Garcia

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Frontera

Miguel

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Cesar Chavez

Cesar Chavez

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American Hustle

Paco Hernandez / Sheik Abdullah

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Turbo

Tito (voice)

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Gangster Squad

Officer Navidad Ramirez

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End of Watch

Mike Zavala

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Tower Heist

Enrique Dev’Reaux

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30 Minutes or Less

Chango

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The Lincoln Lawyer

Jesus Martinez

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Battle: Los Angeles

Joe Rincon

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The Good Doctor

Jimmy

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Everything Must Go

Frank Garcia

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Observe and Report

Dennis

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My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done

Detective Vargas

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The Lucky Ones

T.K. Poole

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Lions for Lambs

Ernest Rodriguez

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Shooter

Nick Memphis

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Babel

John - Border Patrol

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World Trade Center

Will Jimeno

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Walkout

Sal Castro

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Fifty Pills

Eduardo

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Sueño

Jimmy

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Little Athens

Carlos

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Crash

Daniel

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Million Dollar Baby

Omar

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The Calcium Kid

Jose Mendez

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Love Object

Ramirez

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The United States of Leland

Guillermo

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Semper Fi

Douglas Cepeda

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Buffalo Soldiers

Garcia

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Gone in 60 Seconds

Ignacio (as Michael A. Pena)

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Bellyfruit

Oscar

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La Cucaracha

Orderly

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Star Maps

Star Map Boy

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Boogie Boy

Drug Dealer

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My Fellow Americans

Ernesto

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Running Free

Bunk

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