Anthony Pena (Miguel Rodriguez on The Young and the Restless)

Current Character: Miguel Rodriguez

Birthday: 1947-02-18

Birthplace: Born in San Antonio, Texas

Marital Status: Married Raylene (? - present) 2 children


Anthony Pena is a native of San Antonio, Texas. A high school athlete, Anthony was scouted by the Cincinnati Reds to play professional baseball! He attended the University of Santa Barbara, where he majored in English and history and obtained a diploma in teaching challenged students.

His acting career began after studying with acting coach Bruce Glover and later with Margo Albert, Joshua Shelley and Mary Carver of the Columbia Pictures Television talent search program. Since then he has appeared in daytime and primetime drama, and numerous feature films.

Anthony enjoys snow skiing, jet skiing, reading and traveling. He likes to donate his time to charitable organizations such as the Salvation Army, Mother Antonia's Foundation and several Stay in School programs. He lives in Southern California with his wife Raylene and their two children.

Career Highlights

The Young and the Restless - Miguel Rodriguez (1984 - Present)
Quantum Leap - Officer Talbot (1991)
MacGyver - Hector Lopez (1990)
General Hospital - Harry Gregg

Awards & Acclaim

Nominated, ALMA Award Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Soap Opera (1999)
Nominated, ALMA Award Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Soap Opera (1998)