Although he has historically played supporting roles, he had a breakout starring role in the 2012 film, End of Watch. His other notable credits include Gangster Squad, Crash, and Shooter.He became known for his supporting roles in the 2004 Oscar nominated films, Crash and Million Dollar Baby.He had a supporting role opposite Eddie Murphy in the 2011 comedy film, Tower Heist.BEFORE FAME
He debuted at age 18 in the 1994 independent film, Running Free.PERSONAL LIFE
He got married to Brie Shaffer in 2006 and the couple has a son named Roman.FUN FACTS
Movie Actor Michael Pena were born on Tuesday, in a leap year, birthstone is Garnet, the seaon was Winter in the Chinese year of Dragon, Today is the birthday of Michael Pena.