Celebrities are devastated after hearing about Elizabeth Pena’s death on Oct. 14. Eva Longoria, along with a number of other stars, have taken to Twitter to remember the ‘Rush Hour’ and ‘Modern Family’ actress. See what they said.
Elizabeth Pena was an actress who “paved the way for so many,” Eva Longoria wrote on Twitter, following the news of Elizabeth’s tragic passing, on Oct. 15. See what else she and other celebs had to say about this devastating news.
Elizabeth Peña Dies — Eva Longoria & More Celebrities React On Twitter
The actress, whose career spanned nearly 40 years, impacted a number of celebrities in Hollywood.
My heart is broken!!! My prayers are with you and your family. We will miss you #ElizabethPena –ZS
— Zoe Saldana (@zoesaldana) October 16, 2014
Rest in Peace Elizabeth Pena…you paved the way for so many of us!! http://t.co/IiGf6JuxGf
— Eva Longoria (@EvaLongoria) October 16, 2014
Elizabeth Peña was sublime. RIP. I already miss you.
— Pedro Pascal (@PedroPascal1) October 16, 2014
So devastated to hear about the passing of Elizabeth Pena. A lovely friend and wonderful actress. She will be truly missed.
— Robert Rodriguez (@Rodriguez) October 16, 2014
A beautiful and deeply talented actress who will be missed. RIP Elizabeth Peña
— Dante Di Loreto (@GLEETV) October 16, 2014
Elizabeth Peña was wonderful in everything she did. She shone so bright. An incredibly gifted actress. I loved her. Rest in Peace.
— Martha Plimpton (@MarthaPlimpton) October 16, 2014
It’s pretty clear that Elizabeth will sorely be missed.
Elizabeth Peña Dead — Hispanic Actress Dies At 55
The actress, who passed away on Oct. 14, recently wrapped work on the first season of the El Rey Network’s Matador, where she played the title character’s mother Maritza. Other credits include La Bamba (1988), Rush Hour (1998) and The Incredibles (2004). She also guest-starred in a pair of Modern Family episodes.
Elizabeth is survived by her husband, two teenage children, her mother, and her sister.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to Elizabeth’s family and friends during this difficult time.
— Chris Rogers