Pepe Serna is an internationally renowned, award winning, actor, artist, and teacher. His 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 Scarface directed by Brian De Palma, where he played Montana's friend Angel Fernandez (whose character was involved in the notorious "chainsaw scene"). Other notable films include American Me, The Jerk, The Day of the Locust and Car Wash. 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. Throughout his impressive acting career, he has produced lush art, as inspired and influenced by his family, his Mexican American heritage, and worldwide travels. Serna has developed a distinct style all his own, and his work is populated with vivid characters drawn from real life experience, rich Latino lore, and his own boundless imagination.