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Danny Trejo

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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Born:
May 16, 1944 In Echo Park - Los Angeles - California - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
197
First Appeared:
In the movie The Damned
Latest Project:
Movie Madness in the Method 2017-12-31
Known For
Poster of Modern Family
Poster of Hijos de la anarquía
Poster of Con Air (Convictos en el aire)
Poster of Heat
Filmography
Movie Frat Pack Dirty 2018
Movie The Damned Chimalle 2018
Movie El Superstar 2018
Movie Madness in the Method Danny 2017-12-31
Series Dr Fubalous Tyrannosaurus Death 2017
Movie Boost Roy Casares 2016-04-05
Movie Range 15 Zombie Trejo 2016-06-15
Movie Cyborg X Captain Machine Gun 2016-05-17
Movie Vigilante Diaries Crazy Joe 2016-09-01
Movie The Prey Vega 2016-12-25
Movie Dark Ascension 2016-10-01
Movie Halloweed Patch 2016-10-18
Movie Cigüeñas Jasper (voice) 2016-09-22
Movie Fantasmas a Mogollón 3: Una noche en la Casa Maldita Mr. Morgo 2016-09-06
Movie The Burning Dead Night Wolf 2015-02-12
Movie VANish Carlos 2015-02-24
Movie A Horse Story Moonlight (voice) 2015-01-01
Movie Un tipo duro 3: En el pantano Frank Vega 2015-03-06
Movie Hope Lost Marius 2015-02-01
Movie The Weight of Blood and Bones Espada 2015-06-19
Movie No Way Out Don Caceres 2015-10-23
Movie Reaper Jack 2015-06-05
Movie The Ridiculous 6 Cicero 2015-12-11
Movie Los olvidados Mateo Perez 2015-09-11
Movie Smoke and Mirrors: The Story of Tom Savini Himself 2015-10-31
Movie El ataque del tiburón de tres cabezas Max Burns 2015-07-20
Movie L.A. Slasher The Drug Dealer #2 2015-06-12
Movie Venganza (In the Blood) Big Biz 2014-04-04
Movie El tour de los Muppets Danny Trejo 2014-03-20
Movie 20 Ft Below: The Darkness Descending Angel 2014-03-18
Movie Bullet Frank 2014-02-25
Movie Un tipo duro 2 Frank Vega 2014-04-08
Movie Voodoo Possession Kross 2014-01-14
Movie Camino hacia el éxito Vic 2014-03-14
Movie 179th Street Raul Ceviche 2014-12-31
Movie McDick Oscar 2014-12-31
Movie Preggoland Pedro 2014-09-04
Movie Beyond the Game 2014-12-31
Movie The Night Crew Aguilar 2014-12-31
Movie El juego de la justicia Tattoo 2014-12-31
Movie Snapshot Donicio 2014-12-31
Movie Strike One Manny Garcia 2014-10-23
Movie El libro de la vida Skeleton Luis (voice) 2014-10-01
Movie Vieques 2014-12-31
Series Circus Halligalli Unknown 2013-02-25
Movie Tattoo Nation Himself 2013-04-04
Movie Билет на Vegas Mister Chich 2013-01-24
Movie Amelia's 25th Don Javier 2013-07-05
Movie La carrera de la muerte: Inferno Goldberg 2013-01-04
Movie Counterpunch Manny Navarro 2013-01-15
Movie Zombie Hunter Jesus 2013-07-25
Movie Ejecución extrema Oso 2013-12-31
Movie The Insomniac Jairo Torres 2013-12-27
Movie Kuryer iz 'Raya' 2013-11-28
Movie Muerte en Tombstone Guerrero 2013-10-01
Movie American Lowrider The O.G. 2013-09-17
Movie Chavez Cage of Glory Mando 2013-09-13
Movie Pendejo Pedro 2013-08-28
Movie Venganza Javier Reyes 2013-09-02
Movie Machete Kills Machete Cortez 2013-09-12
Movie Tipo duro Frank Vega 2012-04-12
Movie Rise of the Zombies Caspian 2012-10-27
Movie Sushi Girl Scholmo 2012-12-07
Movie Escuela Embrujada Ortiz 2012-08-25
Movie The Cloth Father Connely 2012-10-28
Movie Bro' Gilbert 2012-10-13
Series Franklin & Bash Ultimo 2011-06-01
Movie Recoil Drayke 2011-01-01
Movie Cross Lexavier 2011-07-12
Movie Dos colgaos muy fumaos en Navidad Mr. Perez 2011-11-04
Movie In the Shadow Hermit 2011-12-04
Movie House of the Rising Sun Carlos 2011-07-19
Movie Violet & Daisy Russ 2011-09-15
Movie Poolboy - Drowning Out the Fury Ceasar 2011-07-22
Movie Spy Kids 4: Todo el tiempo del mundo Machete 2011-08-18
Movie Shadows in Paradise Matador 2010-02-09
Movie Shoot the Hero Crazy Joe 2010-01-01
Movie Asesinos al amanecer Jimmy 2010-02-14
Movie Boston Girls Uncle Reggie 2010-01-01
Movie The Bill Collector Frankie Gutierrez 2010-09-03
Movie Modus Operandi Director Holiday 2010-09-10
Movie Pastor Shepherd Phil Harrison 2010-04-16
Series La joven Liga de la Justicia Unknown 2010-11-26
Movie La carrera de la muerte: El origen Goldberg 2010-11-12
Movie Machete Machete 2010-09-01
Movie Beatdown Marcus 2010-08-31
Movie Predators Cuchillo 2010-07-03
Movie The Boys of Ghost Town Father 2009-04-21
Movie Fanboys The Chief 2009-02-06
Movie Eyeborgs G-Man 2009-04-29
Movie Cowboy Dreams Lobo 2009-04-04
Movie The Face Is Familiar 2009-06-08
Movie Cuidado con las niñeras Clyde / The Guard 2009-12-03
Movie The Lazarus Papers Aroon 2009-12-31
Movie The Haunted World of El Superbeasto Rico (voice) 2009-09-12
Series Modern Family Unknown 2009-09-23
Series NCIS: Los Angeles Tuhon 2009-09-22
Movie The Grind Nicholi Guzman 2009-09-22
Series Breaking Bad Tortuga 2008-01-19
Movie Necessary Evil Barro 2008-01-01
Movie Toxic Antoine 2008-03-01
Movie Alone in the Dark 2 Perry 2008-09-01
Movie Valley of Angels Hector 2008-03-03
Series Hijos de la anarquía Unknown 2008-09-03
Movie Jake's Corner 2008-09-05
Movie Ranchero Capone 2008-08-13
Movie La línea Mario 2008-11-04
Series El tigre Unknown 2007-03-03
Movie Smiley Face Albert 2007-01-21
Movie Justicia urbana El Chivo 2007-01-01
Series Blood Ties Unknown 2007-03-11
Movie Heckler Himself 2007-01-01
Movie Objetivo: Terrum Elder Barum (voice) 2007-09-06
Movie Grindhouse (Planet Terror) Machete (segment "Planet Terror") 2007-04-06
Movie On Bloody Sunday The Ref 2007-11-20
Movie La caldera del infierno Fury 2007-12-11
Movie Fuerzas (Des)armadas Carlos Santana 2007-05-11
Series Último aviso Unknown 2007-06-28
Movie Halloween, el origen Ismael Cruz 2007-08-31
Movie Tennis Anyone? Hector 2006-01-01
Movie Living the Dream Chuck 2006-01-01
Series Heist Unknown 2006-03-22
Movie Slayer Montegna 2006-07-08
Movie Sherrybaby Dean Walker 2006-09-08
Movie National Lampoon's TV: The Movie Various 2006-08-06
Movie Seven Mummies Apache 2006-07-18
Movie Hood of Horror Derelict 2006-06-27
Movie High Hopes Shady 2006-03-24
Movie El cuervo 4 Harold 2005-05-13
Movie Los renegados del diablo Rondo 2005-07-22
Movie Champion Himself 2005-03-12
Movie La maldición de El Charro El Charro (Voice) 2005-04-03
Movie Lost (Perdido) Edward James Archer 2004-10-05
Movie El reportero: La leyenda de Ron Burgundy Barkeeper 2004-07-09
Series Mujeres desesperadas Unknown 2004-10-03
Series Stargate Atlantis Unknown 2004-07-15
Series Kingpin Unknown 2003-02-02
Movie El mexicano Cucuy 2003-09-11
Movie Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over Machete 2003-07-25
Movie Do It for Uncle Manny Pedro 2002-03-23
Movie The Salton Sea Little Bill 2002-01-01
Series George Lopez Unknown 2002-03-27
Movie Spy Kids 2: La isla de los sueños perdidos Machete 2002-08-07
Series Monk Unknown 2002-07-12
Movie Nightstalker Officer Frank Luis 2002-11-10
Movie The Hire: Beat the Devil Bob 2002-11-22
Movie xXx El Jefe 2002-08-09
Movie 13 Moons Hoodlum #2 2002-08-30
Movie Spy Kids Machete 2001-03-18
Series Alias Unknown 2001-09-30
Movie El chico de la burbuja Slim 2001-08-24
Series Grounded for Life Unknown 2001-01-10
Series The District Unknown 2000-10-07
Movie Operación Reno Jumpy 2000-02-25
Movie Animal Factory Vito 2000-08-01
Movie Van Damme's Inferno Johnny Six Toes 1999-09-25
Movie Abierto hasta el amanecer 2: Texas Blood Money Razor Eddie 1999-03-16
Movie Abierto hasta el amanecer 3: La hija del verdugo Razor Charlie 1999-10-30
Movie Asesinos de reemplazo Collins 1998-02-06
Movie Point Blank Wallace 1998-05-12
Movie Champions Max Brito 1998-01-01
Movie Seis días y siete noches Pierce 1998-06-12
Movie Los Locos Manuel Batista 1997-01-01
Movie Dilemma Rudy Salazar 1997-01-01
Series Brooklyn South Unknown 1997-09-22
Series El rey de la colina Unknown 1997-01-12
Movie Anaconda Poacher 1997-04-11
Movie Con Air (Convictos en el aire) Johnny Beca 1997-06-01
Movie Abierto hasta el amanecer Razor Charlie 1996-01-19
Movie El jaguar Kumare 1996-10-09
Movie The Stranger Hawk 1995-03-10
Movie Heat Trejo 1995-12-15
Movie Desperado Navajas 1995-08-25
Movie Mi Vida Loca Frank 1994-06-08
Movie Contra el muro Luis 1994-01-01
Movie Doppelganger Hard Hat 1993-03-01
Movie Last Light 2nd Inmate 1993-08-22
Series Expediente X Unknown 1993-09-10
Series Walker, Texas Ranger Unknown 1993-04-21
Movie Sunset Grill Young Mexican 1993-09-27
Movie Nails Las Virgenes bartender 1992-07-25
Movie Puta Tattoo Artist 1991-06-21
Movie The Last Hour Spider 1991-10-03
Movie Carnal Crimes Ticket Agent 1991-09-04
Movie Femme Fatale Toshi 1991-03-01
Movie Maniac Cop 2 Prisoner 1990-12-13
Movie Ráfaga infernal Tong 1990-11-09
Movie Señalado por la muerte Hector 1990-10-05
Movie Encerrado Chink's Gang Member 1989-08-04
Series Los vigilantes de la playa Unknown 1989-04-23
Movie Bail Out Mean 1989-09-22
Movie A prueba de balas Sharkey 1988-04-20
Movie Yo soy la justicia II Art Sanella 1987-06-11
Series Jake and the Fatman Unknown 1987-09-26
Movie Penitenciaria III See Veer 1987-09-04
Movie Lo oculto Prisoner 1987-10-30
Movie El tren del infierno Boxer 1985-11-15