|Michael Peña Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Date of Birth||January 13, 1976|
Michael Peña is an American actor, voiceover artist, and producer who is known for having starred in a variety of movies like Crash, A Wrinkle in Time, Fantasy Island, Shooter, Collateral Beauty, Tower Heist, Battle: Los Angeles, End of Watch, The Martian, Gangster Squad, American Hustle, Fury, Cesar Chavez, Frontera, CHiPs, My Little Pony: The Movie, Walkout, World Trade Center, Ant-Man, Ant-Man and the Wasp, 12 Strong, and Observe and Report.
Michael Anthony Peña
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Michael Peña studied at Marist High School and Hubbard High School.
Actor, Voiceover Artist, Producer
- Father – Eleuterio Peña (Factory Worker)
- Mother – Nicolasa (Social Worker)
Michael Peña is represented by Management 360, Talent Management Company, Beverly Hills, California, United States.
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
68 kg or 150 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Michael Peña has dated –
- Brie Shaffer (2006-Present) – He married Brie Shaffer in 2006 and the duo parents a son named Roman (b. 2008).
Race / Ethnicity
Michael Peña is of Mexican descent.
Salt and Pepper
- Wears glasses
- Short stature
Michael Peña appeared in Bud Light commercials in 2016.
In 2000, he became a member of Scientology.
Michael Peña Facts
- He was raised in the North Lawndale area.
- In 2013, he brought to life the character of Paco Hernandez in the black comedy crime film, American Hustle, in which he co-starred alongside Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Louis C. K., and Jennifer Lawrence.
- Michael Peña played the titular role in the 2014 Mexican-American biographical film, Cesar Chavez, and this role won him an ALMA Award for “Special Achievement in Film” as well as an Imagen Award for “Best Actor in Feature Film”.
- He has worked with Oscar-winning directors like Clint Eastwood, Oliver Stone, Alejandro G. Iñárritu, and Robert Redford.
- He is friends with actor William Lee Scott.
- In 2018, Michael Peña started appearing in the lead role of Kiki Camarena, a DEA agent who garners valuable intel about Félix’s organization, in the Netflix crime drama series, Narcos: Mexico. He co-starred in the show alongside Diego Luna, Alyssa Diaz, and others.
- He has also been a part of Best Picture Academy Award nominee films like Million Dollar Baby, Crash, Babel, American Hustle, and The Martian.
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