People | Pepe Serna

One of my favorite interviews of all time is a segment we did with actor Pepe Serna.  The interview took place outside his house on Balboa Island. Pepe talks about his bout with cancer, his one man play and provides words of inspiration. Pepe’s latest project is Aguruphobia where he portrays  Guru Nanak. When Internet Guru Nanak (Pepe Serna) meets his biggest fan agoraphobic Crystal Luna (Jade Puga), the two discover that searching for enlightenment can be dangerous. Here is the link to the movie’s trailer. http://youtu.be/VG0lUGH2gKg

From the web
Pepe Serna (born July 23, 1944) is an American film and television actor and artist. Serna’s first break in movies came in 1970 on the Roger Corman directed film Student Nurses. Over the years Serna has appeared in over 100 films, most notably Car Wash and Scarface directed by Brian De Palma, where he played Montana’s friend Angel Fernandez (whose character was involved in the notorious “chainsaw scene”). He has also appeared on stage, including his solo show El Ruco, Chuco, Cholo, Pachuco which is Serna’s version of the panorama of Latino cultural history.

Serna has been honored by the Screen Actors Guild Heritage Achievement Award; the League of United Latin American Citizens, and the Estrella Award for Arts & Culture from the Orange Country Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

Author: Richard Sandoval

Richard Sandoval is an award winning journalist who produces Hispanic Lifestyle a television program broadcasting on several PBS stations throughout the United States. editorial@Hispaniclifestyle.com

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