Christian Serratos

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Christian Serratos
Christian Serratos by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Born Christian Marie Serratos
(1990-09-21) September 21, 1990 (age 26)
Pasadena, California, United States
Occupation Actor
Years active 2004–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 also 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 in Pasadena, California[2] and raised in Burbank, California.[1][3] Her mother is a jewelry designer of Mexican descent, and her father was a set construction worker of Italian descent.[4][3] 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."[5] At the age of 7, she signed with the Ford Modeling Agency.[3]


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.[6]

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.[7] In 2011, she appeared in The Black Keys video for their song "Howlin' for You".[8]

She played the recurring character of Rosita Espinosa in the fourth season of AMC's series The Walking Dead, making her first appearance at the end of the 10th episode, "Inmates".[9][10] For her character Rosita, she was upped to Series Regular in the fifth season, and was added to the main credits in the seventh season.


She ranked at No. 65 on Maxim's "Hot 100" list for 2010.[11] In the March 2015 issue of Playboy magazine, Serratos was featured in the "After Hours" section.[12]

Personal life[edit]

Serratos is an animal activist. She has posed for a number of PETA campaigns promoting a vegan lifestyle.[13][14][15]



Year Film Role Notes
2008 Twilight Angela Weber
2009 The Twilight Saga: New Moon Angela Weber
2010 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Angela Weber
2011 96 Minutes Lena
2011 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 Angela Weber
2011 Howlin' for You Cleo Short film
2012 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 Angela Weber Credit only
2013 Pop Star Roxie Santos Lead role
2014 Flight 7500 Raquel Mendoza


Year Title Role Notes
2004–07 Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide Suzie Crabgrass Recurring (season 1–3): 44 episodes
2005 Zoey 101 Girl #1 1 episode
2006 7th Heaven Receptionist 1 episode
2006 Cow Belles Heather Peres Disney Channel Original Movie
2007 Hannah Montana Alexa 1 episode
2011 American Horror Story: Murder House Becca 1 episode
2011–12 The Secret Life of the American Teenager Raven Recurring (season 4–5): 9 episodes
2014–present The Walking Dead Rosita Espinosa Recurring (season 4)
Also starring (season 5–6)
Main cast (season 7–present)

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result
2008 Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a TV Series - Recurring Young Actress[16] Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide Nominated
2009 Supporting Young Actress[17] Twilight Won


  1. ^ a b Christian Serratos at the Wayback Machine (archived February 7, 2008) MovieTome
  2. ^ "Christian Serratos retrieved January 31, 2014
  3. ^ a b c Tribute: Christian Serratos Biography March 30, 2014
  4. ^ "Christian Serratos Interview". AskMen. 
  5. ^ "Christian Serratos". LePhant Magazine. 2009-02-04. Archived from the original on 2009-02-11. Retrieved 2009-02-06. 
  6. ^ Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide Cast and Crew on. Retrieved on 2011-03-21.
  7. ^ "New Moon Actors arrived in Vancouver". ReelzChannel. 2009-04-11. Archived from the original on 2009-04-10. Retrieved 2009-04-19. 
  8. ^ "Howlin' for You". Pitchfork. 
  9. ^ Nellie Andreeva (September 16, 2013). "Christian Serratos Joins 'The Walking Dead' — Cast As Rosita Espinosa". Deadline. Retrieved September 30, 2014. 
  10. ^ "Walking Dead Season Finale Interview". PopSugar. 
  11. ^ "2010 Hot 100-36". Maxim. 2010-05-29. 
  12. ^ "Christian Serrato". Playboy. 
  13. ^ "Christian Serratos Poses Nude for New PETA Ad". American Superstar Magazine. 2009-11-09. Retrieved 2009-11-09. 
  14. ^ Carroll, Larry. "'Twilight' Stars Use Their Newfound Fame For Good Causes" August 17, 2009
  15. ^ "Christian Serratos," Maxim, October 19, 2012.
  16. ^ "29th Annual Young Artist Awards - Nominations / Special Awards". Retrieved 1 November 2016. 
  17. ^ "30th Annual Young Artist Awards - Nominations / Special Awards". Retrieved 1 November 2016. 

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