This news is so sad.
Actress Elizabeth Pena has tragically passed away at the age of 55.
Elizabeth acted in the hit film Rush Hour, and she also portrayed the mother of Sofia Vergara‘s Gloria on Modern Family.
In addition, Elizabeth was a co-star in Jacob’s Ladder, and voiced Mirage in The Incredibles.
According to her manager Gina Rugolo, the actress suffered a brief illness prior to her passing.
Here are some reactions to her death from various celebrities:
So devastated to hear about the passing of Elizabeth Pena. A lovely friend and wonderful actress. She will be truly missed.
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Robert Rodriguez (@Rodriguez) October 16, 2014
Elizabeth Pe├â┬▒a was sublime. RIP. I already miss you.
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Pedro Pascal (@PedroPascal1) October 16, 2014
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