#RIP: Actress Elizabeth Pena, who appeared in “Rush Hour” and “The Incredibles,” dies at age 55. She died on Oct. 14 of natural causes at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles after a brief illness.
Her nephew, Latino Review writer Mario-Francisco Robles, shared the news in an obituary on the site. He said Pena died Oct. 14 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
In John Sayles’ Lone Star (1996), Pena was memorable as the history teacher who rekindles a teenage love affair with Sheriff Sam Deeds (Chris Cooper). She recently guest-starred in a pair of Modern Family episodes as the mother of Sofia Vergara’s character, Gloria. Source: Hollywood Reporter
Elizabeth Pena is survived by her husband Hans Rolla and their daughter Fiona and son Kaelan, as well as her mother and sister.