Actress Elizabeth Peña has died of natural causes at the age of 55. According to her manager she succumbed to a brief illness and passed away Tuesday, October 14th.
This multi-talented actress was both on the big and small screens, becoming the fourth Latina member of The Director’s Guild of America when she joined.
Actor Lou Diamond Phillips had this to say about his former co-star:
She is survived by her mother, sister, husband and two children.