Danny Trejo

Biography

Dan "Danny" Trejo born May 16, 1944 - Height: 5' 7" (1,70 m)) is an American actor who has appeared in numerous Hollywood films, often as hypermasculine characters, villains and anti-heroes. Some of his notable films include Heat, Con Air, Machete and Desperado, the latter two with frequent collaborator Robert Rodriguez. Early life

Dan Trejo was born in- the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. He is the son of Alice Rivera and Dan Trejo, a construction worker. He is of Alice Rivera and Dan Trejo, a construction worker. He is of Mexican descent. He is a second cousin of filmmaker Robert Rodriguez, though the two were unaware that they were related until the filming of Desperado.

Throughout the 1960s, Trejo was in and out of jail and prison in California. There are conflicting accounts of his prison chronology. By one account, his final stint in custody ended in 1972; by another account, he did time in a juvenile offenders' camp and six California prisons between 1959 and 1969. He recalled that his last prison term was five years. While serving in San Quentin Prison, he became a champion boxer in lightweight and welterweight divisions within that prison.During this time, Trejo became a member of a twelve-step program, which he credits with his success in overcoming drug addiction. In 2011, he recalled that he had been sober for 42 years. Upon his final release he enrolled in Pitzer College located in Claremont, California but subsequently left after one semester of attendance.

Personal life

Trejo is married to Debbie Shreve. He has four children: Danny Boy (b. 1981), Gilbert (b. 1988), Danielle (b. 1990), Jose (b. 1991) who are all from previous relationships. He also has a daughter Esmeralda M. Trejo who is married and has three children in Austin, Texas.

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Dan "Danny" Trejo born May 16, 1944 - Height: 5' 7" (1,70 m)) is an American actor who has appeared in numerous Hollywood films, often as hypermasculine characters, villains and anti-heroes. Some of his notable films include Heat, Con Air, Machete and Desperado, the latter two with frequent collaborator Robert Rodriguez. Early life

Dan Trejo was born in- the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. He is the son of Alice Rivera and Dan Trejo, a construction worker. He is of Alice Rivera and Dan Trejo, a construction worker. He is of Mexican descent. He is a second cousin of filmmaker Robert Rodriguez, though the two were unaware that they were related until the filming of Desperado.

Throughout the 1960s, Trejo was in and out of jail and prison in California. There are conflicting accounts of his prison chronology. By one account, his final stint in custody ended in 1972; by another account, he did time in a juvenile offenders' camp and six California prisons between 1959 and 1969. He recalled that his last prison term was five years. While serving in San Quentin Prison, he became a champion boxer in lightweight and welterweight divisions within that prison.During this time, Trejo became a member of a twelve-step program, which he credits with his success in overcoming drug addiction. In 2011, he recalled that he had been sober for 42 years. Upon his final release he enrolled in Pitzer College located in Claremont, California but subsequently left after one semester of attendance.

Personal life

Trejo is married to Debbie Shreve. He has four children: Danny Boy (b. 1981), Gilbert (b. 1988), Danielle (b. 1990), Jose (b. 1991) who are all from previous relationships. He also has a daughter Esmeralda M. Trejo who is married and has three children in Austin, Texas.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Danny Trejo, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Gender -

Known Credits 183

Birthday 1944-05-16

Place of Birth Echo Park - Los Angeles - California - USA

Adult Actor False

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Also Known As

  • Denni Trekho
  • Dan Trejo
  • Daniel Trejo

Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Dark Ascension
2016 Vigilante Diaries as Crazy Joe
2016 Range 15 as Zombie Trejo
2016 Cyborg X as Captain Machine Gun
2016 Boost as Roy Casares
2015 The Ridiculous 6 as Cicero
2015 Smoke and Mirrors: The Story of Tom Savini as Himself
2015 No Way Out as Don Caceres
2015 4Got10 as Mateo Perez
2015 3-Headed Shark Attack as Max Burns
2015 The Weight of Blood and Bones as Espada
2015 L.A. Slasher as The Drug Dealer #2
2015 Bad Asses on the Bayou as Frank Vega
2015 VANish as Carlos
2015 The Burning Dead as Night Wolf
2015 Hope Lost as Marius
2014 Vieques
2014 Snapshot as Donicio
2014 Beyond the Game
2014 179th Street as Raul Ceviche
2014 McDick as Oscar
2014 The Night Crew as Aguilar
2014 The Prey as Vega
2014 Reaper as Jack
2014 Strike One as Manny Garcia
2014 Throwdown as Tattoo
2014 The Book of Life as Skeleton Luis (voice)
2014 Preggoland as Pedro
2014 Bad Ass 2: Bad Asses as Frank Vega
2014 In the Blood as Big Biz
2014 Muppets Most Wanted as Danny Trejo
2014 20 Ft Below: The Darkness Descending as Angel
2014 Reach Me as Vic
2014 Bullet as Frank
2014 Voodoo Possession as Kross
2013 Force of Execution as Oso
2013 The Insomniac as Jairo Torres
2013 Courier from 'Paradise'
2013 Dead in Tombstone as Guerrero
2013 American Lowrider as The O.G.
2013 Chavez Cage of Glory as Mando
2013 Machete Kills as Machete Cortez
2013 The Contractor as Javier Reyes
2013 Pendejo (Idiot) as Pedro
2013 Zombie Hunter as Jesus
2013 The Cloth as Father Connely
2013 Tattoo Nation as Himself
2013 Circus Halligalli(1 episode)
2013 Ticket to Vegas as Mister Chich
2013 Counterpunch as Manny Navarro
2012 Sushi Girl as Scholmo
2012 Death Race: Inferno as Goldberg
2012 Rise of the Zombies as Caspian
2012 Bro' as Gilbert
2012 Ghostquake (Haunted High) as Ortiz
2012 Bad Ass as Frank Vega
2011 In the Shadow as Hermit
2011 A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas as Mr. Perez
2011 Violet & Daisy as Russ
2011 Spy Kids: All the Time in the World as Machete
2011 Poolboy - Drowning Out the Fury as Ceasar
2011 House of the Rising Sun as Carlos
2011 Franklin & Bash(21 episodes) as Ultimo
2011 Cross as Lexavier
2011 The Black Mamba as The Crippler
2011 Young Justice(1 episode)
2011 Recoil as Drayke
2010 Death Race 2 as Goldberg
2010 Modus Operandi as Director Holiday
2010 The Bill Collector as Frankie Gutierrez
2010 Machete as Machete
2010 Beatdown
2010 Predators as Cuchillo
2010 Pastor Shepherd as Phil Harrison
2010 The Killing Jar as Jimmy
2010 Shadows in Paradise as Matador
2010 Shoot the Hero
2010 Boston Girls as Uncle Reggie
2009 The Lazarus Papers as Aroon
2009 Babysitters Beware as Clyde / The Guard
2009 Modern Family(2 episodes)
2009 The Grind as Nicholi Guzman
2009 NCIS: Los Angeles(1 episode) as Tuhon
2009 The Haunted World of El Superbeasto as Rico (voice)
2009 The Face Is Familiar
2009 Eyeborgs as G-Man
2009 The Boys of Ghost Town as Father
2009 Cowboy Dreams as Lobo
2009 Fanboys as The Chief
2008 The Line as Mario
2008 Jake's Corner
2008 Sons of Anarchy(1 episode)
2008 Alone in the Dark 2 as Perry
2008 Ranchero as Capone
2008 Valley of Angels as Hector
2008 Toxic as Antoine
2008 Breaking Bad(2 episodes) as Tortuga
2008 Necessary Evil as Barro
2007 Furnace as Fury
2007 Halloween as Ismael Cruz
2007 Burn Notice(1 episode)
2007 Delta Farce as Carlos Santana
2007 Blood Ties(1 episode)
2007 El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera(1 episode)
2007 Smiley Face as Albert
2007 Heckler as Himself
2007 Urban Justice as El Chivo
2006 Sherrybaby as Dean Walker
2006 Seven Mummies as Apache
2006 Slayer as Montegna
2006 Hood of Horror as Derelict
2006 High Hopes as Shady
2006 Heist(1 episode)
2006 Living the Dream as Chuck
2006 Tennis Anyone? as Hector
2005 The Devil's Rejects as Rondo
2005 The Crow 4: Wicked Prayer as Harold
2005 The Curse of El Charro as El Charro (Voice)
2005 Champion as Himself
2004 Lost as Edward James Archer
2004 Desperate Housewives(4 episodes)
2004 Stargate Atlantis(1 episode)
2004 Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy as Barkeeper
2003 Once Upon a Time in Mexico as Cucuy
2003 Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over as Machete
2003 Kingpin(1 episode)
2002 The Hire: Beat the Devil as Bob
2002 Nightstalker as Officer Frank Luis
2002 13 Moons as Hoodlum #2
2002 Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams as Machete
2002 Monk(1 episode)
2002 George Lopez(1 episode)
2002 Do It for Uncle Manny as Pedro
2001 Alias(1 episode)
2001 Bubble Boy as Slim
2001 Spy Kids as Machete
2001 Grounded for Life(1 episode)
2000 Animal Factory as Vito
2000 The District(1 episode)
2000 Reindeer Games as Jumpy
1999 From Dusk Till Dawn 3: The Hangman's Daughter as Razor Charlie
1999 Inferno as Johnny Six Toes
1999 From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money as Razor Eddie
1998 Six Days Seven Nights as Pierce
1998 Point Blank as Wallace
1998 The Replacement Killers as Collins
1998 Champions as Max Brito
1997 Brooklyn South(1 episode)
1997 Con Air as Johnny Beca
1997 Anaconda as Poacher
1997 King of the Hill(10 episodes)
1997 Dilemma as Rudy Salazar
1997 Los Locos as Manuel Batista
1996 Le Jaguar as Kumare
1996 From Dusk Till Dawn as Razor Charlie
1995 Heat as Trejo
1995 Desperado as Navajas
1995 The Stranger as Hawk
1994 Mi Vida Loca as Frank
1994 Against the Wall as Luis
1993 The X-Files(1 episode)
1993 Last Light as 2nd Inmate
1993 Walker, Texas Ranger(2 episodes)
1993 Doppelganger as Hard Hat
1991 The Last Hour as Spider
1991 Whore as Tattoo Artist
1991 Femme Fatale as Toshi
1990 Guns as Tong
1990 Marked for Death as Hector
1989 Lock Up as Chink's Gang Member
1989 Baywatch(1 episode)
1988 Bulletproof as Sharkey
1987 The Hidden as Prisoner
1987 Jake and the Fatman(1 episode)
1987 Penitentiary III as See Veer
1987 Death Wish 4: The Crackdown as Art Sanella
1985 Runaway Train as Boxer
1900 El Superstar
1900 The Damned as Chimalle
1900 The Last Duane as Espada
1900 Frat Pack as Dirty
1900 Mostly Ghostly 3: One Night in Doom House as Mr. Morgo
1900 Dr Fubalous(0 episodes) as Tyrannosaurus Death

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