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Danny Trejo


A child drug addict and criminal, Danny Trejo was in and out of jail for 11 years. While serving time in San Quentin, he won the lightweight and welterweight boxing titles. Imprisoned for armed robbery and drug offenses, he successfully completed a 12-step rehabilitation program that changed his life. While speaking at a Cocaine Anonymous meeting ... See full bio »
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  Ambition (announced)
Ricky Mejia (rumored)
 2015 Shadow Hill (pre-production)
Otto Slade
 2014 Mohawk Salon: A Psycho Thriller (pre-production)
Indian Chief (rumored)
 2014 What Would Trejo Do? (TV Movie) (pre-production)
Danny Trejo
 2014 Your Move (pre-production)
Oscar
 2014 179th Street (pre-production)
Raul Ceviche
 2014 The Damned (pre-production)
Chimalle
 2015 Cyborg X (filming)
Captain Machine Gun
 2014/III Snapshot (filming)
Donicio
 2012/I No Way Out (filming)
Don Caceres
 2015 Juarez 2045 (post-production)
Angel Malvado
 2015 A Horse Story (post-production)
Moonlight (voice)
 2015 Boost (post-production)
Roy Casares
 2014/I Reaper (post-production)
Jack
 2014 The Prey (post-production)
Vega
 2014 McDick (post-production)
Oscar
 2014 Volcano Zombies (post-production)
Night Wolf
 2015 Mucho Dinero (completed)
Luis Diego
 2014 VANish (completed)
Carlos
 2014 Book of Life (completed)
Skeleton Luis (voice)
 2014 Preggoland (completed)
Pedro
 2014 L.A. Slasher (completed)
The Drug Dealer #2
 2014 The Night Crew (completed)
Aguilar
  Skinny Dip (announced)
El Tigre
 2014 Get Lost (TV Series)
Danny
- Get Patty Out (2014) ... Danny
 2014 Hope Lost
Marius
 2014 Throwdown
Tattoo
 2014 Scooby-Doo! Ghastly Goals (Video short)
Reynaldo (voice)
 2014 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TV Series)
Newtralizer
- Newtralized! (2014) ... Newtralizer (voice)
 2014 Saint George (TV Series)
Tio
- Rich Girl (2014) ... Tio
- School's Out (2014) ... Tio
- Hot Blooded (2014) ... Tio
- Carry on Wayward Son (2014) ... Tio
 2014/I In the Blood
Big Biz
 2014 NCIS: Los Angeles (TV Series)
Tuhon
- Tuhon (2014) ... Tuhon
 2014/I Bullet
Frank 'Bullet' Marasco
 2014 Voodoo Possession
Billy Kross
 2013 TripTank (TV Series)
El Peligroso / Waiter (voice)
 2013 Force of Execution
Oso
 2013 Pendejo (Idiot)
Pedro
 2013 ETC: Machinima (TV Series)
Future Khail
- Machete Wants Your GTA 5 (2013) ... Future Khail
 2013/III Dream Date (Short)
 2013 Dead in Tombstone (Video)
Guerrero
 2013 Chavez Cage of Glory
Mando
 2013/I The Contractor
Jorge Reyes / Javier Reyes
 2013 Phineas and Ferb (TV Series)
Venom
- Mission Marvel (2013) ... Venom (voice)
 2013 Five Thirteen
El Loco
 2013 Zombie Hunter
Jesús
 2013 Amelia's 25th
Don Javier
 2013 The Cloth
Father Connely
 2013 Maron (TV Series)
Manny
- Sponsor (2013) ... Manny
 2013 The Insomniac
Jairo Torres
 2013 Bang.com (Short)
Danny
 2013 Bilet na Vegas
Mister Chich (as Denni Trekho)
 2013 Counterpunch
Manny Navarro
 2012 Bro'
Gilbert
 2012 Mango Bajito
Carson
 2012 Danny Trejo's Vengeance: Woz with a Coz (Video Game)
Vengeance
 2012 Death Race: Inferno (Video)
Goldberg
 2012 Haunted High (TV Movie)
Ortiz
 2012 Open Your Eyes (Short)
 2011 In the Shadow
Hermit
 2011 Top Cat: The Movie
Griswald (voice)
 2011 Violet & Daisy
Russ
 2011 Franklin & Bash (TV Series)
Ultimo
- Go Tell It on the Mountain (2011) ... Ultimo
 2011 House of the Rising Sun
Carlos
 2011 Cross (Video)
Ripper
 2011 The Cleveland Show (TV Series)
Danny Trejo
- Hot Cocoa Bang Bang (2011) ... Danny Trejo (voice)
 2011 Call of the Dead (Video Game)
Danny Trejo (voice)
 2011 Bones (TV Series)
Bishop Edward Galano
 2011/I Recoil
Drayke Salgado
 2011 Young Justice (TV Series)
Bane
- Drop-Zone (2011) ... Bane (voice)
 2010 Death Race 2 (Video)
Goldberg
 2010 Modern Family (TV Series)
Gus
- Dance Dance Revelation (2010) ... Gus
 2010 The Fight: Lights Out (Video Game)
Duke
 2010 Fallout: New Vegas (Video Game)
Raul Alfonso Tejada (voice)
 2010 Predators Motion Comics: Moment of Extraction (Video short)
Cuchillo (voice, uncredited)
 2010 The Good Guys (TV Series)
Alfredo
- Little Things (2010) ... Alfredo
 2010 Cubed (TV Series)
Danny Trejo
- Episode #2.1 (2010) ... Danny Trejo
 2010 Machete
Machete
 2010 Beatdown
Marcus
 2010 Gun
Frankie Makina
 2003-2010 King of the Hill (TV Series)
Enrique / Lifeguard / Waiter / ...
- Just Another Manic Kahn-Day (2010) ... Enrique (voice)
- Lost in MySpace (2008) ... Enrique (voice)
- Earthy Girls are Easy (2008) ... Enrique (voice)
- Lady and Gentrification (2008) ... Enrique (voice)
- Trans-Fascism (2008) ... Enrique (voice)
 2009-2010 Breaking Bad (TV Series)
Tortuga
- I.F.T. (2010) ... Tortuga
- Negro Y Azul (2009) ... Tortuga
 2010 Sebring (Short)
Danny Trejo
 2010 Burn Notice (TV Series)
Felipe Vega
- Friendly Fire (2010) ... Felipe Vega
 2009 3V Man (Short)
Captain Podrido
 2009 Babysitters Beware
The Guard
 2009 Eyeborgs
G-Man
 2009 The Boys of Ghost Town
Xavier
 2009 Cowboy Dreams (Short)
Lobo
 2009 The Spectacular Spider-Man (TV Series)
Ox
- Probable Cause (2009) ... Ox (voice)
 2008 Richard III
Major
 2008 The Young and the Restless (TV Series)
Bartender
- Episode #1.9047 (2008) ... Bartender
- Episode #1.9046 (2008) ... Bartender
- Episode #1.8988 (2008) ... Bartender
- Episode #1.8987 (2008) ... Bartender
- Episode #1.8972 (2008) ... Bartender
 2008 Alone in the Dark II (Video)
Perry
 2008/I Ranchero
Capone
 2008 Jake's Corner
Clint
 2008 The Art of Travel
Limo Driver
 2008/I Through the Valley
Don Reyes
 2008 Toxic
Antoine
 2007 Furnace
Fury
 2007 Blood Ties (TV Series)
Pacha Kamaq
- Wrapped (2007) ... Pacha Kamaq
 2007 On Bloody Sunday
The Ref
 2007 Stargate: Atlantis (TV Series)
Omal
- Missing (2007) ... Omal
 2007 Urban Justice (Video)
El Chivo
 2007 Battle for Terra
Elder Barum (voice)
 2007 The Blue Rose
Junk
 2007 The Knights of Prosperity (TV Series)
Hector
- Operation: Open the Safe (2007) ... Hector
 2007 Smiley Face
Albert
 2006 Taphephobia
Creek
 2006 Death Row (TV Movie)
Priest
 2006 Slayer (TV Movie)
Montegna
 2006 Hood of Horror
Derelict
 2006 Vengeance
Jack Santos
 2006 Living the Dream
Chuck
 2006 High Hopes
Shady
 2006 Propensity
Roy
 2006 TV: The Movie
 2005 Dreaming on Christmas
Train Driver
 2005 Desperate Housewives (TV Series)
Hector Ramos
- The Sun Won't Set (2005) ... Hector Ramos
 2005 George Lopez (TV Series)
Bobby
 2005 The Curse of El Charro
El Charro (voice)
 2005 Tennis, Anyone...?
Hector
 2005 Venice Underground
Papi
 2004 51.50 (Short)
 2004 Lost
Edward James Archer
 2004 Def Jam Fight for NY (Video Game)
Trejo (voice)
 2004 Monk (TV Series)
Spyder Rudner
- Mr. Monk Goes to Jail (2004) ... Spyder Rudner
 2004 Grounded for Life (TV Series)
Raul
- (She's Got) Kegs (2004) ... Raul
 2003 The Brothers Garcia (TV Series)
Eduardo 'Ed' Garcia
- It Was Fun While It Lasted (2003) ... Eduardo 'Ed' Garcia
 2003 Shuang dao (Short)
El Patron
 2003 The Big Empty
Lt. Gates (uncredited)
 2003 Alias (TV Series)
Emilio Vargas
- Countdown (2003) ... Emilio Vargas
 2003 Kingpin (TV Mini-Series)
Manny
- El Velorio (2003) ... Manny
 2002 Hiding in Walls (Video short)
Jose
 2002 Nightstalker
Frank Luis
 2002 Beat the Devil (Short)
Bob
 2002 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (Video Game)
Umberto Robina (voice)
 2002 xXx
El Jefe
 2002 The District (TV Series)
Danny
- Convictions (2002) ... Danny
 2002 13 Moons
Hoodlum #2
 2002 Simplicity (Short)
Barber
 2001 Bubble Boy
Slim
 2001 Spy Kids
Machete
 2001 Skippy
Hitman
 2000 Cuenta saldada
Secuestrador 1 (as Daniel Trejo)
 2000 The X-Files (TV Series)
Spider-Man / Cesar Ocampo
- Redrum (2000) ... Spider-Man / Cesar Ocampo
 1998-1999 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series)
José Rodriguez / Joe Lopez
- Rise to the Occasion (1999) ... José Rodriguez
- Circle of Life (1998) ... Joe Lopez
 1999 Whiteboyz
Prisoner (uncredited)
 1998 An Eye for Talent (Short)
Fred (unconfirmed)
 1996-1998 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Frankie Soto / Gabriel Mota
- Hollie and the Blowfish (1996) ... Gabriel Mota
 1998 Champions
Max Brito
 1998 Point Blank
Wallace
 1998 Brooklyn South (TV Series)
Louis - Hertz's Bodyguard
- Skel in a Cell (1998) ... Louis - Hertz's Bodyguard
 1998 Tracey Takes On... (TV Series)
Hispanic Man / Pool Player
- Man's Best Friend (1998) ... Hispanic Man
- Smoking (1998) ... Pool Player
 1997 Dilemma
Rudy Salazar
 1997 Los Locos
Manuel Batista
 1997 Con Air
Johnny-23
 1997 Anaconda
Poacher
 1996 Le jaguar
Kumare
 1996 Nash Bridges (TV Series)
Sid Benedict
- Internal Affairs (1996) ... Sid Benedict
 1996 Renegade (TV Series)
Freddie
- Hog Calls (1996) ... Freddie
 1995 Heat
Trejo
 1995 Fallen Angels (TV Series)
Boxer
- Love and Blood (1995) ... Boxer
 1995 Vanishing Son (TV Series)
Out-of-breath man
- Dance of the Dust (1995) ... Out-of-breath man (uncredited)
 1994 Victor One
Sergeant Aguilar
 1994 Criminal Passion
Construction Worker
 1994 Against the Wall (TV Movie)
Luis
 1994 Dead Badge
El Tango Bartender
 1993 Ground Zero Texas (Video Game)
Shotgun
 1993 Love, Cheat & Steal
Cuban
 1993 Last Light (TV Movie)
2nd Inmate
 1993 12:01 (TV Movie)
Prisoner
 1993 Mi vida loca
Frank
 1993 Sunset Grill
Young Mexican
 1993 Doppelganger
Hard Hat
 1992/I Sex Crimes
Palmer
 1991-1992 Baywatch (TV Series)
Chulo / Carlos Urueta
- Masquerade (1992) ... Chulo
- Point of Attack (1991) ... Carlos Urueta
 1992 Nails (TV Movie)
Las Virgenes bartender
 1992 Jake and the Fatman (TV Series)
Mumbling Prisoner
- Last Dance (1992) ... Mumbling Prisoner
 1991 Lonely Hearts
Angry Client
 1991 Wedlock
Tough Prisoner #1
 1991 Carnal Crimes (Video)
Ticket Agent
 1991 Doublecrossed (TV Movie)
 1991 Whore
Tattoo Artist
 1991 The Last Hour
Spider
 1990 Guns
Tong
 1990 Marked for Death
Hector
 1990 Maniac Cop 2
Prisoner
 1990 Drug Wars: The Camarena Story (TV Mini-Series)
Gabriel
 1989 W.B., Blue and the Bean (Video)
Mean
 1989 Cage
Costello's Bodyguard (uncredited)
 1989 Lock Up
Chink's Gang Member
 1989 Shannon's Deal (TV Movie)
Raul Galindez
 1988 Bulletproof
Sharkey
 1987 Death Wish 4: The Crackdown
Art Sanella
 1987 The Hidden
Prisoner
 1987 Penitentiary III
See Veer
 1985 Runaway Train
Boxer (as Daniel Trejo)
 1983 Project A
Lo Sam Pau (English version, voice)
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Show Show Thanks (7 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Music video: Appeared in The Jonas Brothers video "Burnin' Up" as Joe Jonas' villain. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 4 Interviews | 2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:


Alternate Names:

Daniel Trejo | Denni Trekho

Height:

5' 5¾" (1.67 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on being promoted from a $50/day extra to a $350/day boxing coach] How bad do you want this kid beat up? See more »

Trivia:

He and director Robert Rodriguez are second cousins. See more »

Trademark:

Mustache See more »

Nickname:

The Mayor

Star Sign:

Taurus

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