Michael Peña Biography

Birthday: 1976-01-13
Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois
Height: 5' 7" (1.70 m) Mini Biography Pe&#
Wiki Biography: Peña was born and raised in Chicago, to an immigrant family originally from Mexico. After graduating from high school, he went to an open casting call for the Peter Bogdanovich feature To Sir, with Love II (1996) (TV), 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 (1996) (opposite Jack Lemmon and James Garner), La Cucaracha (1998) (winner of the Best Picture in the Austin Film Festival), Bellyfruit (1999), and the Disney/Jerry Bruckheimer feature Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000). Michael Peña resides in Los Angeles where he plays bass guitar with his band, plays golf and boxes for relaxation.

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Filmography

Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Buffalo Soldiers Garcia 1997 0, 0
Boogie Boy Drug Dealer 1998
Bellyfruit 1999
La Cucaracha 1999 Drama, Thriller
The Calcium Kid Jose Mendez 2004
Love Object 2004 Comedy, Drama, Horror
Little Athens 2005
Million Dollar Baby Omar 2005 Drama, Sport
The United States of Leland Guillermo 2005 Crime, Drama, Romance
Fifty Pills 2006 0, Comedy
Walkout 2006 Drama
World Trade Center Will Jimeno 2006 Drama, History
Shooter Nick Memphis 2007 Comedy, 0, 0
Lions for Lambs Ernest Rodriguez 2007 0, 0, 0, Game Show
The Lucky Ones 2008 Comedy, Drama
Observe and Report Dennis 2009 Comedy, Crime, Drama