Mayor Honors Native Actor by Proclaiming July 23 as Pepe Serna Day

On Tuesday, Mayor Nelda Martinez proclaimed July 23 as Pepe Serna Day, honoring the famed actor and native of Corpus Christi.

Martinez noted that the actor and community activist comes from a large family who are very involved in the city. Serna, who celebrated his 69th birthday on Tuesday, became emotional as he credited his big brother and the city for making it possible for him to follow his dream.

Serna starred in such films as Scarface and Silverado, and around 100 other films, as well as more than 300 television shows.


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