Christian Serratos

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Christian Serratos
Christian Serratos by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Born Christian Marie Bernardi[1]
(1990-09-21) September 21, 1990 (age 27)
Pasadena, California, United States
Occupation Actress
Years active 2004–present
Known for Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide
as Suzie Crabgrass
The Walking Dead
as Rosita Espinosa
Partner(s) David Boyd (2014–present)
Children 1

Christian Marie Serratos[2] (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[3] and raised in Burbank, California.[2][4] Her mother is a jewelry designer, and public relations and marketing agent at ACSPR and is of Mexican descent. Her father is a set construction worker of Italian descent.[5][4] 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."[6] At the age of 7, she signed with the Ford Modeling Agency.[4]

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.[7]

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.[8] In 2011, she appeared in The Black Keys video for their song "Howlin' for You".[9]

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 tenth episode, "Inmates".[10][11] For her character Rosita, she was upped to series regular in the fifth season, and was added to the series' main credits in the seventh season.

Appearances[edit]

She ranked at No. 65 on Maxim's "Hot 100" list for 2010.[12] In the March 2015 issue of Playboy magazine, Serratos was featured in the "After Hours" section.[13]

Personal life[edit]

Serratos is an animal activist. She has posed for a number of PETA campaigns promoting a vegan lifestyle.[14][15][16] In March 2017, Serratos revealed that she is expecting her first child with her longtime boyfriend, New Politics singer David Boyd.[17][18] On Mother's Day 2017, Serratos announced that she'd welcomed her first child, a baby girl named Wolfgang Serratos Boyd. [19]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

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 Music video
2012 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 Angela Weber Credit only
2013 Pop Star Roxie Santos
2014 Flight 7500 Raquel Mendoza

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2004–2007 Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide Suzie Crabgrass Recurring role (season 1–3), 44 episodes
2005 Zoey 101 Girl #1 Episode: "School Dance"
2006 7th Heaven Receptionist Episode: "Broken Hearts and Promises"
2006 Cow Belles Heather Peres Disney Channel Original Movie
2007 Hannah Montana Alexa Episode: "The Idol Side of Me"
2011 American Horror Story: Murder House Becca Episode: Pilot
2011–2012 The Secret Life of the American Teenager Raven Recurring role (season 4–5), 9 episodes
2014–present The Walking Dead Rosita Espinosa Recurring (season 4)
Also starring (seasons 5–6)
Starring (season 7–present)
45 episodes

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result Refs
2008 29th Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a TV Series – Recurring Young Actress
Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide
Nominated [20]
2009 30th Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a Feature Film – Supporting Young Actress
Twilight
Won [21]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "'The Walking Dead' Season 4 Casting News: Latina Christian Serratos Cast As Rosita Espinoza [SPOILERS]". Latin Times. Retrieved November 30, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b Christian Serratos at the Wayback Machine (archived February 7, 2008) MovieTome
  3. ^ TV.com: "Christian Serratos retrieved January 31, 2014
  4. ^ a b c Tribute: Christian Serratos Biography March 30, 2014
  5. ^ "Christian Serratos Interview". AskMen. 
  6. ^ "Christian Serratos". LePhant Magazine. 2009-02-04. Archived from the original on 2009-02-11. Retrieved 2009-02-06. 
  7. ^ Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide Cast and Crew on. Tv.com. Retrieved on 2011-03-21.
  8. ^ "New Moon Actors arrived in Vancouver". ReelzChannel. 2009-04-11. Archived from the original on 2009-04-10. Retrieved 2009-04-19. 
  9. ^ "Howlin' for You". Pitchfork. 
  10. ^ Nellie Andreeva (September 16, 2013). "Christian Serratos Joins 'The Walking Dead' — Cast As Rosita Espinosa". Deadline. Retrieved September 30, 2014. 
  11. ^ "Walking Dead Season Finale Interview". PopSugar. 
  12. ^ "2010 Hot 100-36". Maxim. 2010-05-29. 
  13. ^ "Christian Serrato". Playboy. 
  14. ^ "Christian Serratos Poses Nude for New PETA Ad". American Superstar Magazine. 2009-11-09. Retrieved 2009-11-09. 
  15. ^ Carroll, Larry. "'Twilight' Stars Use Their Newfound Fame For Good Causes" MTV.com August 17, 2009
  16. ^ "Christian Serratos," Maxim, October 19, 2012.
  17. ^ Knoch, Sierra (March 1, 2017). "The Walking Dead's Christian Serratos Pregnant With Her First Child". E! News. Retrieved March 21, 2017. 
  18. ^ Campbell, Kathy (March 18, 2017). "The Walking Dead's Christian Serratos Debuts Her Baby Bump on the Red Carpet". Us Weekly. Retrieved March 21, 2017. 
  19. ^ http://www.eonline.com/news/861735/the-walking-dead-s-christian-serratos-announces-baby-s-sex-on-father-s-day-2017
  20. ^ "29th Annual Young Artist Awards – Nominations / Special Awards". youngartistawards.org. Archived from the original on December 4, 2013. Retrieved November 1, 2016. 
  21. ^ "30th Annual Young Artist Awards – Nominations / Special Awards". youngartistawards.org. Archived from the original on March 19, 2009. Retrieved November 1, 2016. 

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