Christian Serratos

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Christian Serratos
Christian Serratos 2009.jpg
Serratos in September 2009
BornChristian Marie Serratos
(1990-09-21) September 21, 1990 (age 24)
California, U.S.
OccupationActress
Years active2004–present
 
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Christian Serratos
Christian Serratos 2009.jpg
Serratos in September 2009
BornChristian Marie Serratos
(1990-09-21) September 21, 1990 (age 24)
California, U.S.
OccupationActress
Years active2004–present

Christian Marie Serratos[1] (born September 21, 1990) is an American actress, who plays Rosita Espinosa in AMC's The Walking Dead TV series, based on the comic book of the same name. She is best known for playing Suzie Crabgrass in the Nickelodeon series Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide and Angela Weber in The Twilight Saga series.

Early life[edit]

Serratos was born and raised in California.[1][2] Her mother was a jewelry designer of Italian and Mexican descent; while her father was a set construction worker of Italian and Irish descent.[2] At the age of 3, she worked as an extra on The Drew Carey Show and Coach.[2] At the age of 7, she signed with the Ford Modeling Agency.[2] She began figure skating when she was 3 and continued competitively, saying, "My coaches were talking about the Olympics and it was really crazy. Now, I just do it for fun."[3]

Career[edit]

Serratos played Suzie Crabgrass in the Nickelodeon series Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide, which debuted in 2004 and ended in 2007 after three seasons.[4]

Serratos' role as Angela Weber in Twilight won her the "Young Supporting Actress" award in the Best Performance in a Feature Film category at the 30th Young Artist Awards. Serratos reprised the role in Twilight's sequels The Twilight Saga: New Moon and The Twilight Saga: Eclipse.[5] In 2011, she appeared in The Black Keys video for their song "Howlin' for You".[6]

She ranked at No. 65 on Maxim's "Hot 100" list for 2010.[7]

She played Rosita Espinosa in the fourth season of AMC's series The Walking Dead, first appearing at the end of the 10th episode, "Inmates",[8][9] and has continued the role in the series' fifth season.

Personal life[edit]

Serratos is a vegetarian. She has posed for a number of PETA campaigns promoting a vegan lifestyle.[10][11][12]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

YearFilmRoleNotes
2006Cow BellesHeather PerezTV Movie
2008TwilightAngela Weber
2009The Twilight Saga: New MoonAngela Weber
2010The Twilight Saga: EclipseAngela Weber
201196 MinutesLena
2011The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1Angela Weber
2011Howlin' for YouCleoShort film
2011Pop StarRoxie Santos
20127500Raquel Mendoza
2013Broken DollTori

Television[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
2004–2007Ned's Declassified School Survival GuideSuzie CrabgrassRecurring role - 44 episodes
2005Zoey 101Girl #1Episode: "School Dance"
20067th HeavenReceptionistEpisode: "Broken Hearts and Promises"
2007Hannah MontanaAlexaEpisode: "The Idol Side of Me"
2011American Horror Story: Murder HouseBeccaEpisode: "Pilot"
2011–2012The Secret Life of the American TeenagerRaven9 episodes
2014–presentThe Walking DeadRosita EspinosaSeason 4 (recurring; 4 episodes)
Season 5 (series regular; 6 episodes)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Christian Serratos at the Wayback Machine (archived February 7, 2008) MovieTome
  2. ^ a b c d Tribute: Christian Serratos Biography March 30, 2014
  3. ^ "Christian Serratos". LePhant Magazine. 2009-02-04. Archived from the original on 2009-02-11. Retrieved 2009-02-06. 
  4. ^ Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide Cast and Crew on. Tv.com. Retrieved on 2011-03-21.
  5. ^ "New Moon Actors arrived in Vancouver". ReelzChannel. 2009-04-11. Retrieved 2009-04-19. 
  6. ^ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1828981/
  7. ^ "2010 Hot 100-36". Maxim. 2010-05-29. 
  8. ^ Nellie Andreeva (September 16, 2013). "Christian Serratos Joins ‘The Walking Dead’ — Cast As Rosita Espinosa". Deadline. Retrieved 30 September 2014. 
  9. ^ Popsugar Walking Dead Interview
  10. ^ "Christian Serratos Poses Nude for New PETA Ad". American Superstar Magazine. 2009-11-09. Retrieved 2009-11-09. 
  11. ^ Carroll, Larry. "'Twilight' Stars Use Their Newfound Fame For Good Causes" MTV.com August 17, 2009
  12. ^ "Christian Serratos," Maxim, 19 October 2012.

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