Filmography Michael Peña

Michael Anthony Peña (born January 13, 1976) is an American film and television actor. He is probably best known for his roles in the films Crash, World Trade Center, Observe and Report, 30 Minutes or Less and Tower Heist. He also appeared in the Nickelback music video for their song Savin' Me. 
Peña, a Mexican-American, was born in Chicago, Illinois, where his father worked at a button factory and his mother was an assistant to a social worker. Both of Peña's parents were originally farmers. Peña attended Hubbard High School in Chicago. He has been associated with Scientology. Peña and his wife Brie Shaffer welcomed their first child in September 2008, a boy named Roman.

Filmography Michael Peña

The Mule - Crime, Drama
January 2019

The Mule

Crime, Drama Directed by: Clint EastwoodWith: Clint Eastwood, Bradley Cooper,...Clint Eastwood stars as Earl Stone, a man in his 80s who is broke, alone, and facing foreclosure of his business when he is offered a job that simply requires him to drive. Easy enough, but, unbeknownst to Earl, he's just signed on as a drug courier for a Mexican cartel. He does well—so well, in... Read more...
12 Strong - Action, Drama
February 2018

12 Strong

Action, Drama Directed by: Nicolai FuglsigWith: Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, Michael PenaWritten by Academy Award®-winning screenwriter Ted Tally and Peter Craig and based on New York Times bestselling author Doug Stanton's acclaimed non-fiction book, HORSE SOLDIERS is the thrilling true story of the courageous soldiers who fought a 21st century battle with archaic means and won.
Chips - Action, Comedy
March 2017


Action, Comedy Directed by: Dax ShepardWith: Michael Peña, Dax Shepard, Jessica McNamee,...Jon Baker (Shepard) and Frank "Ponch" Poncherello (Peña) have just joined the California Highway Patrol (CHP) in Los Angeles but for very different reasons. Baker is a beaten up pro motorbiker trying to put his life and marriage back together. Poncherello is a cocky undercover Federal agent... Read more...
Tower Heist - Action, Comedy
November 2011

Tower Heist

Action, Comedy Directed by: Brett RatnerWith: Ben Stiller, Eddie Murphy, Casey Affleck,...Ben Stiller and Eddie Murphy lead an all-star cast in Tower Heist, a comedy caper about working stiffs who seek revenge on the Wall Street swindler who stiffed them. After the workers at a luxury Central Park condominium discover the penthouse billionaire has stolen their retirement, they plot the... Read more...

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