'La Bamba' Actress Elizabeth Peña Dead At 55
Born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, to Cuban immigrant parents, Pena's Hollywood career spanned four decades and included roles in such movies as "La Bamba," ''Down and Out in Beverly Hills," ''Jacob's Ladder" and "Rush Hour." In filmmaker John Sayles' ...
Elizabeth Pena Dead -- 'La Bamba' Actress Dies At 55
'La Bamba' Actress Elizabeth Pena Dies at 55
Elizabeth Peña dies at 55; actress in 'The Incredibles,' 'La Bamba'
Elizabeth Peña Cause of Death: 'Modern Family,' 'La Bamba' Actress Dead From ...
The 1987 biographical film "La Bamba" was about the life and career of Chicano rock 'n' roll star Ritchie Valens. The 1990 movie "Jacob's Ladder" was a psychological horror drama. She appeared in the 1996 crime drama "Lone Star." The 1998 action ...
Elizabeth Peña, Latina actress gone too soon
Columbia College Chicago celebrated the 25th anniversary of “La Bamba” in 2012 and brought together Peña, and actors Lou Diamond Phillips and Esai Morales. “In many Latino families you can find the grandmother, mother and daughter who have all seen ...
Elizabeth Peña, Actress on the Big and Small Screens, Dies at 55
Prolific Actress Elizabeth Peña Passes Away at 55
Elizabeth Peña paved the way for Latinas in Hollywood
Elizabeth Pena's Dead: Cause of Death Revealed for 'La Bamba' Actress
HOLLYWOOD - DECEMBER 03: Actress Elizabeth Pena arrives at the premiere of Overture Films' 'Nothing Like The Holidays' held at the Grauman's Chinese Theatre on December 3, 2008 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for ...
Modern Family actress' death linked to alcoholism
Elizabeth Peña dead at age 55
Actress Elizabeth Peña's death linked to alcohol abuse
Elizabeth Peña Death: Alcohol Abuse Caused 'Modern Family', 'La Bamba ...
The death of Elizabeth Peña took everyone by surprise when it was reported that the "Modern Family" and "La Bamba" actress passed away. At the time no season was cited as the cause of her passing, but the certificate of death has surfaced which ...
Elizabeth Pena, La Bamba Star, Died From Alcohol Abuse
Actress Elizabeth Peña died from alcohol abuse: report
'La Bamba' Star Elizabeth Pena -- Died from Alcohol Abuse
'La Bamba,' 'Modern Family' actress Elizabeth Pena dies at 55
Actress Elizabeth Pena. "La Bamba" and "Lone Star" actress Elizabeth Pena has died. She was 55. Pena's manager, Gina Rugolo, says the actress died Tuesday in Los Angeles of natural causes after a brief illness. No other details were provided. One of ...
Elizabeth Peña a true trailblazer
By the time I was 10, Latina actress Maria Conchita Alonso had played an immigrant in “Moscow on the Hudson,” and the Spanish-language “El Norte” — a film about undocumented immigrants from Guatemala struggling in America — was being screened in ...
TV Review: 'Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B'
Perhaps the most obvious cinematic template would be “La Bamba,” which captured Ritchie Valens' rise to musical stardom, before his own death in a plane crash. Only that at least featured the singer's struggle for success, as well as his difficult ...