Jul. 23rd, 1944
Corpus Christi, Texas, USA
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Pepe Serna (born July 23, 1944) is an American film and television actor and artist.
Serna's first break in movies came in 1970 on the Roger Corman directed film Student Nurses. Over the years Serna has appeared in over 100 films, most notably Car Wash and Scarface directed by Brian De Palma, where he played Montana's friend Angel Fernandez. He has also appeared on stage, including his solo show El Ruco, Chuco, Cholo, Pachuco which is Serna's version of the panorama of Latino cultural history.
Serna has been honored by the Screen Actors Guild Heritage Achievement Award; the League of United Latin American Citizens, and the Estrella Award for Arts & Culture from the Orange Country Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
- Recently lent his vocal talents to the Fox hit series "The PJ's" in the part of part of Sanchez, who speaks with the aid of a voice box and is the only Hispanic character in Eddie Murphy's series.
- Played Jennifer Lopez's father twice in different 1990's CBS series: "Second Chances" and "Hotel Malibu" before she became a superstar.
- Recently commissioned by the Los Angeles Annenberg Metropolitan Project and the Mark Taper Foundation to paint an inspirational canvas on the subject of reading. It was turned into a poster and given to students in the Los Angeles Unified School District.
- Honored by the Screen Actors Guild Heritage Achievement Award; the League of United Latin American Citizens; and the prestigious Estrella Award for Arts & Culture from the Orange Country Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
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