Danny Trejo 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.

Danny Trejo 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.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 267

Birthday 1944-05-16

Place of Birth Los Angeles, California, USA

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Also Known As

  • Denni Trekho
  • Dan Trejo
  • Daniel Trejo
  • Dan "Danny" Trejo
  • 丹尼·特雷霍
  • Ντάνι Τρέχο

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Murder in the Woods as Sheriff Lorenzo
La Llorona as Jorge
The House Next Door
The Damned as Chimalle
2020 Machete Kills Again... in Space as Machete
2019 Seis Manos (8 episodes) as El Balde (voice)
2019 3 from Hell as Rondo
2019 Madness in the Method as Danny
2019 Bare Knuckle Brawler as Santo Ariza
2019 Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo as Himself
2019 The Kelly Clarkson Show (1 episode) as Himself
2019 Bullets of Justice as Gravedigger
2019 Dora and the Lost City of Gold as Boots the Monkey (voice)
2019 Lights Out with David Spade (1 episode) as Himself
2019 The Outsider as Carlos
2019 Wish Man as Jose
2019 The Short History of the Long Road as Miguel
2019 What We Do in the Shadows (1 episode) as Danny
2019 Slasher Party as Danny Trejo
2019 Grand-Daddy Day Care
2018 Railroad to Hell: A Chinaman's Chance as Manolo
2018 Big Kill as General Morales
2018 American Nightmares as Mister Malevolent
2018 Death Race: Beyond Anarchy as Goldberg
2018 Silencer as Lenard "Big Daddy" Ochoa
2018 Frat Pack as Dirty
2018 Big City Greens (2 episodes) as Vasquez (voice)
2018 Fury of the Fist and the Golden Fleece as Nino Grande
2018 #Roxy as Principal Castillo
2018 Gone Are the Days as River Man
2018 Survivor's Guide to Prison as Himself
2017 Avenge the Crows as Antonio
2017 Maximum Impact
2017 McDick as Oscar
2017 Dead Again in Tombstone as Guerrero
2017 Not a War Story
2017 Puss in Book: Trapped in an Epic Tale as El Moco (voice)
2017 All About the Money as Luis Diego
2017 Juarez 2045 as Angel Malvado
2017 Cross Wars as Murete
2016 The Prey as Vega
2016 Halloweed as Patch
2016 Chronology as Jackhammer
2016 Storks as Jasper (voice)
2016 Mostly Ghostly 3: One Night in Doom House as Mr. Morgo
2016 1st Strike as Manny Garcia
2016 Vigilante Diaries as Crazy Joe
2016 Range 15 as Zombie Trejo
2016 Map of Hell as Himself
2016 Bridesman as Eduardo
2016 Cyborg X as Captain Machine Gun
2016 Boost as Roy Casares
2016 Angie Tribeca (1 episode) as Himself
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 Sock 'Em Dead as Himself
2015 3-Headed Shark Attack as Max Burns
2015 Fluffy's Food Adventures (1 episode) as Himself
2015 4Got10 as Mateo Perez
2015 East LA Interchange as narrator
2015 The Weight of Blood and Bones as Espada
2015 L.A. Slasher as The Drug Dealer #2
2015 Reaper as Jack
2015 The Night Crew as Aguilar
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
2015 A Horse Story as Moonlight (voice)
2014 Throwdown as Tattoo
2014 Beyond the Game
2014 China Test Girls as Donicio
2014 Vieques
2014 Strike One as Manny Garcia
2014 The Flash (2 episodes) as Breacher
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 Rick and Morty (1 episode) as Jaguar (voice)
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 Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel as Venom (voice)
2013 Zombie Hunter as Jesus
2013 Amelia's 25th as Don Javier
2013 Mickey Mouse (1 episode) as Piñata Boss (voice)
2013 Five Thirteen as El Loco
2013 Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown (1 episode) as Himself
2013 Tattoo Nation as Himself
2013 Circus Halligalli (1 episode)
2013 Ticket to Vegas as Mister Chich
2013 Counterpunch as Manny Navarro
2013 Death Race: Inferno as Goldberg
2012 Sushi Girl as Scholmo
2012 The Cloth as Father Connely
2012 Rise of the Zombies as Caspian
2012 Bro' as Gilbert
2012 Ghostquake as Ortiz
2012 Bad Ass as Frank Vega
2012 Breaking Wind as Billy Black
2011 In the Shadow as Hermit
2011 The Muppets as Himself
2011 A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas as Mr. Perez
2011 The Black Mamba
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 Cross as Lexavier
2011 Blacktino as Rogelio
2011 Recoil as Drayke
2010 Young Justice (1 episode)
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 as Marcus
2010 Predators as Cuchillo
2010 Pastor Shepherd as Phil Harrison
2010 The Killing Jar as Jimmy
2010 Shadows in Paradise as Matador
2010 Boston Girls as Uncle Reggie
2010 Shoot the Hero as Crazy Joe
2009 The Lazarus Papers as Aroon
2009 Babysitters Beware as Clyde / The Guard
2009 Modern Family (2 episodes)
2009 NCIS: Los Angeles (1 episode) as Tuhon
2009 The Grind as Nicholi Guzman
2009 The Haunted World of El Superbeasto as Rico (voice)
2009 The Face Is Familiar as Himself
2009 Eyeborgs as G-Man
2009 The Boys of Ghost Town as Father
2009 Official Rejection as Himself
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 El Superstar: The Unlikely Rise of Juan Frances as E.J.
2008 The Spectacular Spider-Man (13 episodes) as Ox
2008 Valley of Angels as Hector
2008 Toxic as Antoine
2008 D.O.P.E. - Death Or Prison Eventually as Narrator
2008 Breaking Bad (2 episodes) as Tortuga
2008 Necessary Evil as Barro
2007 Furnace as Fury
2007 On Bloody Sunday as The Ref
2007 Battle for Terra as Elder Barum (voice)
2007 Halloween as Ismael Cruz
2007 Burn Notice (1 episode)
2007 Smiley Face as Albert
2007 Delta Farce as Carlos Santana
2007 Grindhouse as Machete (segment "Planet Terror")
2007 Planet Terror as Machete
2007 Blood Ties (1 episode)
2007 El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera (1 episode)
2007 Heckler as Himself
2007 Urban Justice as El Chivo
2006 Sherrybaby as Dean Walker
2006 National Lampoon's TV: The Movie as Crow
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 Propensity as Roy
2006 Tennis Anyone? as Hector
2006 Living the Dream as Chuck
2005 The Devil's Rejects as Rondo
2005 The Crow: Wicked Prayer as Harold
2005 Chasing Ghosts as Carlos Santiago
2005 The Curse of El Charro as El Charro (Voice)
2005 Champion as Himself
2004 Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie as Bartender
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
2004 Turned Out: Sexual Assault Behind Bars as Narrator
2003 Once Upon a Time in Mexico as Cucuy
2003 Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over as Machete
2003 Kingpin (1 episode)
2003 Film Is Dead: An Evening with Robert Rodriguez as Himself
2002 Beat the Devil as Bob
2002 Nightstalker as Officer Frank Luis
2002 13 Moons as Hoodlum #2
2002 xXx as El Jefe
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
2002 The Salton Sea as Little Bill
2001 Alias (1 episode)
2001 Bubble Boy as Slim
2001 The Hire (1 episode) as Bob
2001 Spy Kids as Machete
2001 Grounded for Life (1 episode)
2000 The District (1 episode)
2000 Animal Factory as Vito
2000 The Bill Paid Off as Secuestrador 1 (as Daniel Trejo)
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 The Crow: Stairway to Heaven (1 episode) as Harold
1998 Six Days Seven Nights as Pierce
1998 Point Blank as Wallace
1998 The Replacement Killers as Collins
1998 Champions as Max Brito
1997 Trojan War
1997 Brooklyn South (1 episode)
1997 Con Air as Johnny Beca
1997 Anaconda as Poacher
1997 King of the Hill (10 episodes)
1997 Los Locos as Manuel Batista
1997 Dilemma as Rudy Salazar
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 Love, Cheat & Steal as Cuban
1993 Sunset Grill as Young Mexican
1993 The X-Files (1 episode)
1993 Last Light as 2nd Inmate
1993 Walker, Texas Ranger (2 episodes)
1993 Doppelganger as Hard Hat
1993 Bound by Honor as Geronimo
1992 Renegade (1 episode) as Freddie
1992 Nails as Las Virgenes bartender
1992 Sex Crimes as Palmer
1991 The Last Hour as Spider
1991 Carnal Crimes as Ticket Agent
1991 Whore as Tattoo Artist
1991 Wedlock as Tough Prisoner #1
1991 Femme Fatale as Toshi
1990 Maniac Cop 2 as Prisoner
1990 Guns as Tong
1990 Marked for Death as Hector
1989 Bail Out as Mean
1989 Cage as Costello's Bodyguard
1989 Lock Up as Chink's Gang Member
1989 Baywatch (1 episode)
1989 Kinjite: Forbidden Subjects as Prison Inmate
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

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