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Peña was born and raised in Chicago, to Nicolasa, a social worker, and Eleuterio Peña, who worked at a button factory. His parents were originally from Mexico, his mother from Charcas in San Luis Potosí and his father from Villa Purificación in Jalisco. After graduating from high school, he went to an open casting call for the Peter Bogdanovich ... See full bio »

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 2018 Next Gen (filming)
Momo (voice)
 2018 Extinction (post-production)
 2017 CHIPS
 2015 The Vatican Tapes
Father Lozano
 2015 Ant-Man
 2014 Frontera
 2013 American Hustle
Paco Hernandez / Sheik Abdullah
 2013 Turbo
Tito (voice)
 2011 Tower Heist
Enrique Dev'Reaux
 2011 Battle Los Angeles
Joe Rincon
 2008 The Lucky Ones
 2006/I Babel
John - Border Patrol
 2006 Fifty Pills
 2005 Sueño
 2005 Little Athens
 2004/I Crash
 2003 Love Object
 2000 Gone in Sixty Seconds
Ignacio (as Michael A. Pena)
 1999 Bellyfruit
 1998 La Cucaracha
 1997 Star Maps
Star Map Boy
 1994 Running Free
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Appears in Bud Light commercials.

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Alternate Names:

Michael A. Pena | Michael Anthony Pena | Michael Pena | Michael A. Peña | Michael Anthony Peña


5' 7" (1.7 m)

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I want to do more sci-fi films. I want to play half-alien, half-illegal alien. See more »


Used to skateboard at the time he was in high school at Chicago. See more »

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