Christian Marie Serratos (born Bernardi, //; 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. She is cast to play Selena in Selena: The Series, an upcoming Netflix series in 2020.
Serratos at the 2016 San Diego Comic-Con International
Christian Marie Bernardi
September 21, 1990
Pasadena, California, U.S.
|Known for||Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide|
as Suzie Crabgrass
The Walking Dead
as Rosita Espinosa
|Partner(s)||David Boyd (2014–present)|
Serratos was born in Pasadena, California and raised in Burbank, California. 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. 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." At the age of 7, she signed with the Ford Modeling Agency.
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. In 2011, she appeared in The Black Keys video for their song "Howlin' for You".
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". 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.
In March 2017, Serratos revealed that she was expecting her first child with her longtime boyfriend, New Politics singer David Boyd. On May 14, 2017, Serratos revealed a picture of her daughter on Instagram.
|2009||The Twilight Saga: New Moon|
|2010||The Twilight Saga: Eclipse|
|The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1||Angela Weber|
|2012||The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2||Credit only|
|2013||Pop Star||Roxie Santos|
|2014||Flight 7500||Raquel Mendoza|
|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"|
|Cow Belles||Heather Perez||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)
|2020||Selena: The Series||Selena||Main role|
Awards and nominationsEdit
|2008||29th Young Artist Awards||Best Performance in a TV Series – Recurring Young Actress||Nominated|||
|2009||30th Young Artist Awards||Best Performance in a Feature Film – Supporting Young Actress||Won|||
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- Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide Cast and Crew on. Tv.com. Retrieved on 2011-03-21.
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- Nellie Andreeva (September 16, 2013). "Christian Serratos Joins 'The Walking Dead' — Cast As Rosita Espinosa". Deadline. Retrieved September 30, 2014.
- "Walking Dead Season Finale Interview". PopSugar.
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- "News - Entertainment, Music, Movies, Celebrity". MTV News. Retrieved 13 November 2018.
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- Knoch, Sierra (March 1, 2017). "The Walking Dead's Christian Serratos Pregnant With Her First Child". E! News. Retrieved March 21, 2017.
- 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.
- "29th Annual Young Artist Awards – Nominations / Special Awards". youngartistawards.org. Archived from the original on December 4, 2013. Retrieved November 1, 2016.
- "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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