I believe the director is the one that sets the mood and if you have this hysterical director it’s a domino effect. I would work for him forever, for nothing. Don’t tell my agent that.
It's a clique and I think a clique exists in every business. There's a circle of people that are guaranteed to open a movie and we all know their names and whether they're right or wrong for the role.
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Every time I work with a European director, I find they hire the person that captures the spirit of the role. Americans tend to hire the best face. The person that looks more like the role, whether they can perform the role or not is a bonus.
I figured, if I failed, I’d tried something that I hadn’t tried before and if one movie was going to destroy my career than I didn’t have much of a career to start with. I just went for it. God willing I wasn’t over the top and didn’t embarrass myself.
|Birth:||23rd September, 1959|
|Death:||14th October, 2014|
|Profession:||Actress, Television Director|
Elizabeth Pena was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA. She was an American actress known for her work in films such as La Bamba, Down and Out in Beverly Hills, Jacob's Ladder, Lone Star, and The Incredibles. In 1977, she graduated from New York's High School of Performing Arts. In 1979, she made her first film debut, El Super. In 2002, she starred in Showtime's Resurrection Blvd. as Tia Bibi Corrades in the episode "Justicia", which she also directed. In 2003, she appeared in and directed "It Was Fun While It Lasted", an episode of The Brothers Garcia. She won the 1996 Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Actress and a Bravo Award for Outstanding Actress in a Feature Film from the National Council of La Raza.
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