Elizabeth Peña (born September 23rd, 1959 in Elizabeth, New Jersey) was a Film Actress who was best known for her outstanding role in the movie "La Bamba". Elizabeth died on October 14th, 2014 and reportedly, her death was due to cirrhosis of the liver caused by years of alcoholism. She was only 55 years old.
"[on her refusal to portray Latina stereotypes] There are a lot of jobs I've turned down because they wanted me to play what I call "Miss Cuchifrito" types." (IMDB)
"She had cirrhosis of the liver due to alcohol, which caused acute gastrointestinal bleeding, cardiogenic shock and cardiac arrest."
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