Hans Rolla is a carpenter and also the husband of Elizabeth Peña. Hans Rolla was an American actress, writer, and musician. Her work in films included Nothing like the Holidays, Batteries Not Included, La Bamba, Down and Out in Beverly Hills, and Jacob’s Ladder.
Hans Rolla Bio Summary
|husband of Elizabeth Peña
|Place of Birth
|United States of America
|Kaelan Rolla, Fiona Rolla
|Elizabeth Peña (m. 1994–2014)
Who is Hans Rolla?
Though Hans Rolla is a skillful carpenter, he gained much of his fame from being the husband of Elizabeth Peña. There ain’t much information available regarding the age, date of birth, and exact place of birth of Rolla. His wife Elizabeth on the hand was born on September 23, 1959.
He was not the first man Elizabeth Peña got married to
Rolla was the second man Peña married. She was married to William Stephan Kibler in 1988. Their marriage later ended in divorce. which brought her into the arms of Rolla. In 1994, Peña meet and married Hans Rolla. The couple had two children- They are Kaelan Rolla and Fiona Rolla.
They stayed married until she died
Rolla and Peña were still married when she died in 2014. There were married for 20 years. Peña died on October 14, 2014, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 55. The cause of death listed on her death certificate was cirrhosis of the liver due to alcohol, which caused acute gastrointestinal bleeding, cardiogenic shock, and cardiac arrest. Besides her husband and children, she is survived by her mother Estela and her sister Tania.
Lesser known facts about Elizabeth Peña
Elizabeth made her debut in the Latino comedy El Super (1979) at the age of 17. Though Elizabeth was never a part of any big blockbuster, she was appreciated for her skills and talent. An IMDB report says she received the Independent Spirit and Bravo awards for the film Lone Star (1996) and the ALMA Award for Tortilla Soup (2001). She was also a guest voice actor on the animated show American Dad with Seth Macfarlane. However, she was known more for her roles in TV series than in films.