Elizabeth Pena was primarily a comedic actress, active from 1979 (El Super) to the year of her
death, 2014, when she starred in "Matador" She attended the New York School of The Performing
Arts, where classmates Ving Rhames and Esai Morales also achieved fame. She will be remembered
most for her roles in "Jacob's Ladder" and "La Bamba". She succumbed to Cirrhosis of the liver on
October 14, 2014.