Danny Trejo

Actor / Film Producer / Character Actor | * 05/16/1944 (79) | Los Angeles, California (United States of America (USA))
Danny Trejo ( Spanish: [ˈtɾexo]; born May 16, 1944) is an American actor. He has appeared in films including Desperado, Heat, Breaking Bad, and the From Dusk Till Dawn film series. With frequent collaborator and his second cousin Robert Rodriguez, he portrayed the character of Isador "Machete" Cortez, which was originally developed for the Spy Kids series and was later expanded into its own franchise of the same name. Trejo's film career began in 1985, when he accidentally landed in the American indie film Runaway Train, where he played the role of a boxer for a daily fee of $320. He has amassed more than 450 credits and starred in a multitude of other films, including Madness in the Method, ()
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Dan Trejo (born May 16, 1944) 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.

Most frequent genres for this person: Action | Comedies | Drama

Known for these Movies & Shows

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Movies with Danny Trejo as Actor(297)

as Muerte2024 Detour 95
as Muerte2024 The Street Avenger
as Father Francis2023 Death on the Border
as Chimalle2023 The Damned
as Ferdinand Magellan2023 1521: The Quest for Love and Freedom
as Stronghold (voice)2022 Minions: The Rise of Gru
as Junior2022 A Tale of Two Guns
as Method Cameo2022 Good Mourning
as Auditioner2022 Clerks III
as Wells2022 Caroltyn
as Vampfather2022 VampFather
as Sanchez2022 Renegades
as MMR, Mario Machin Rin2022 Escándalo Secreto En Plena Cuarentena
as himself2021 Donny's Bar Mitzvah
as Bravo2021 Seven Cemeteries
as Ghost of Huet2021 Muppets Haunted Mansion
as Seaman Edgar 'Cookie' Orozco2021 The Rebels of PT-218
as Sombra2021 Shadow of the Cat
as Pedro2021 American Sicario
as Vinnie P (voice)2021 Pups Alone
as Self - Host2021 Comedy Chingonas
as Mr. Garcia the Janitor2020 American Pie Presents: Girls' Rules
as Indio2020 Pistolera
as Francesco2020 Final Kill
as Marco2020 The Last Exorcist
as Big Mike2020 Cover Me
as Gravedigger2020 Bullets of Justice
as Boots (voice)2019 Dora and the Lost City of Gold
as Raul2019 Every 9 Hours
as himself2019 Slasher Party
as General Morales2019 Big Kill
as Manny Navarro2019 Counterpunch
as Eduardo Hernandez2019 Grand-Daddy Day Care
as Santos2019 Acceleration
as Dr. Valenzuela2019 The Margarita Man
as Rondo2019 3 from Hell
as Carlos2019 The Outsider
as Jose2019 Wish Man
as Santo Ariza2019 Bare Knuckle Brawler
as Donicio2019 Black Licorice
as Lenard "Big Daddy" Ochoa2018 Silencer
as Dirty2018 Frat Pack
as River Man2018 Gone Are the Days
as Principal Castillo2018 #Roxy
as Manny2018 Bully
as Mister Malevolent2018 American Nightmares
as Sheriff Lorenzo2017 Murder In The Woods
as Oscar2017 McDick
as Luis Diego2017 All About the Money
as Antonio2017 Avenge the Crows
as Don Sanchez2017 Maximum Impact
as Guerrero2017 Dead Again in Tombstone
as Murete2017 Cross Wars
as Angel Malvado2017 Juarez 2045
as Zombie Trejo2016 Range 15
as Eduardo2016 Bridesman
as himself2016 Map of Hell
as Crazy Joe2016 Vigilante Diaries
as Roy Casares2016 Boost
as Captain Machine Gun2016 Cyborg X
as himself2016 Good Fortune
as Jackhammer2016 Chronology
as Patch2016 Halloweed
as Manny Garcia2016 1st Strike
as Jasper (voice)2016 Storks
as Night Wolf2015 The Burning Dead
as Don Caceres2015 No Way Out
as Frank Vega2015 Bad Asses on the Bayou
as Cicero2015 The Ridiculous 6
as Max Burns2015 3-Headed Shark Attack
as Moonlight (voice)2015 A Horse Story
as The Drug Dealer #22015 L.A. Slasher
as Self - Host2015 Sock 'Em Dead
as Narrator2015 East LA Interchange
as Marius2015 Hope Lost
as Mateo Perez2015 4Got10
as Carlos2015 VANish
as Aguilar2015 The Night Crew
as Pedro2014 Preggoland
as José2014 Beyond the Game
as himself2014 Habla Men
as Tattoo2014 Throwdown
2014 Vieques
as Vic2014 Reach Me
as Big Biz2014 In the Blood
as Frank Vega2014 Bad Ass 2: Bad Asses
as Kross2014 Voodoo Possession
as Frank2014 Bullet
as Skeleton Luis (voice)2014 The Book of Life
as Jack2014 Reaper
as Reynaldo (voice)2014 Scooby-Doo! Ghastly Goals
as Manny Garcia2014 Strike One
as himself2014 Muppets Most Wanted
as Don Javier2013 Amelia's 25th
as Pedro2013 Pendejo (Idiot)
as The O.G.2013 American Lowrider
as himself2013 Tattoo Nation
as Goldberg2013 Death Race: Inferno
as Machete Cortez2013 Machete Kills
as Jesús2013 Zombie Hunter
as Guerrero2013 Dead in Tombstone
as Mister Chich2013 Ticket to Vegas
as El Loco2013 Five Thirteen
as Javier Reyes2013 The Contractor
as Jairo Torres2013 The Insomniac
as Frank Vega2012 Bad Ass
as Father Connely2012 The Cloth
as Ortiz2012 Haunted High
as Schlomo2012 Sushi Girl
as Caspian2012 Rise of the Zombies
as Billy Black2012 Breaking Wind
as Gilbert2012 Bro'
as Archie2011 Dark Games
as The Crippler2011 The Black Mamba
as Russ2011 Violet & Daisy
as Rogelio2011 Blacktino
as Drayke2011 Recoil
as Lexavier2011 Cross
as Hermit2011 In the Shadow
as Marcus2010 Beatdown
as Phil Harrison2010 Pastor Shepherd
as Director Holiday2010 Modus Operandi
as Frankie Makina2010 Gun
as Aroon2010 The Lazarus Papers
as Cuchillo2010 Predators: The Chosen
as Cuchillo (Voice)2010 Predators: Moments of Extraction
as Matador2010 Shadows in Paradise
as Cuchillo2010 Predators
as Frankie Gutierrez2010 The Bill Collector
as Uncle Reggie2010 Boston Girls
as Jimmy2010 The Killing Jar
as Machete2010 Machete
as Mardok2010 Justin Time
as Crazy Joe2010 Shoot the Hero
as Goldberg2010 Death Race 2
as Mario2009 The Line
as himself2009 The Face Is Familiar
as Clyde / The Guard2009 Babysitters Beware
as G-Man2009 Eyeborgs
as himself2009 Official Rejection
as Nicholi Guzman2009 The Grind
as The Chief2009 Fanboys
as Lobo2009 Cowboy Dreams
as Barro2008 Necessary Evil
as Hector2008 Valley of Angels
as Antoine2008 Toxic
as Perry2008 Alone in the Dark 2
as Limo Driver2008 The Art of Travel
as Capone2008 Ranchero
as Fury2007 Furnace
as Ismael Cruz2007 Halloween
as Elder Barum (voice)2007 Battle for Terra
as Junk2007 The Blue Rose
as himself2007 Heckler
as Albert2007 Smiley Face
as Carlos Santana2007 Delta Farce
as El Chivo2007 Urban Justice
as The Ref2007 On Bloody Sunday
as Machete (segment "Planet Terror")2007 Grindhouse
as Machete2007 Planet Terror
as Chuck2006 Living the Dream
as Roy2006 Propensity
as Priest2006 Death Row
as Hector2006 Tennis Anyone?
as Dean Walker2006 Sherrybaby
as Shady2006 High Hopes
as Montegna2006 Slayer
as Apache2006 Seven Mummies
as Papi2005 Venice Underground
as himself2005 Champion
as himself2005 The Making of 'Heat'
as Rondo2005 The Devil's Rejects
as Carlos Santiago2005 Chasing Ghosts
as El Charro (Voice)2005 The Curse of El Charro
as Edward James Archer2004 Lost
as Lt. Gates2003 The Big Empty
as Bob2002 Beat the Devil
as Little Bill2002 The Salton Sea
as Hoodlum2002 13 Moons
as El Jefe2002 xXx
as Officer Frank Luis2002 Nightstalker
as Machete2001 Spy Kids
as Hitman2001 Skippy
as Slim2001 Bubble Boy
as Jumpy2000 Reindeer Games
as Secuestrador 1 (as Daniel Trejo)2000 The Bill Paid Off
as Vito2000 Animal Factory
as Duce's Father1999 Soundman
as Johnny Six Toes1999 Inferno
as Wallace1998 Point Blank
as Pierce1998 Six Days Seven Nights
as Max Brito1998 Champions
as "Johnny-23"1997 Con Air
as Scarface1997 Trojan War
as Rudy Salazar1997 Dilemma
as Poacher1997 Anaconda
as Manuel Batista1997 Los Locos
as Razor Charlie1996 From Dusk Till Dawn
as Kumare1996 Jaguar
as Navajas1995 Desperado
as Boxer1995 Love and Blood
as El Tango Bartender1995 Dead Badge
as Hawk1995 The Stranger
as Trejo1995 Heat
as Luis1994 Against the Wall
as Frank1994 Mi Vida Loca
as Construction Worker1994 Criminal Passion
as Cuban1993 Love, Cheat & Steal
as Prisoner1993 12:01
as Young Mexican1993 Sunset Grill
as Hard Hat1993 Doppelganger
as 2nd Inmate1993 Last Light
as Geronimo1993 Bound by Honor
as Palmer1992 Sex Crimes
as Las Virgenes bartender1992 Nails
as Spider1991 The Last Hour
as Tattoo Artist1991 Whore
as Tough Prisoner #11991 Wedlock
as Lito1991 Doublecrossed
as Ticket Agent1991 Carnal Crimes
as Toshi1991 Femme Fatale
as Hector1990 Marked for Death
as Prisoner1990 Maniac Cop 2
as Tong1990 Guns
as Mean1989 Bail Out
as Prison Inmate1989 Kinjite: Forbidden Subjects
as Costello's Bodyguard1989 Cage
as Chink's Gang Member1989 Lock Up
as Sharkey1988 Bulletproof
as See Veer1987 Penitentiary III
as man in crowd (uncredited)1987 Terminal Exposure
as Prisoner1987 The Hidden
as Art Sanella1987 Death Wish 4: The Crackdown
as Boxer1985 Runaway Train

TV Shows/Series with Danny Trejo as Actor(84)

as Self - Guest Judge2022 Iron Chef: Quest for an Iron Legend
as Cabrakan (voice)2021 Maya and the Three
as Rancor Keeper2021 The Book of Boba Fett
as Chubo Kuay2021 The Book of Boba Fett
as Bobby Daniels (voice)2021 The Ghost and Molly McGee
as himself2020 Muppets Now
as Baldemar / El Balde (voice)2019 Seis Manos
as Raccoon2019 The Masked Singer
as Paco (voice)2019 Victor and Valentino
as The Cupcake Man (voice)2019 Victor and Valentino
as Tuco (voice)2019 Fast & Furious Spy Racers
as Vasquez (voice)2018 Big City Greens
as Tito2018 The Conners
as Mr. World2017 American Gods
as himself2016 Angie Tribeca
as Filthy the Foot (voice)2015 Pig Goat Banana Cricket
as Danny2015 Real Rob
as Lieutenant (voice)2015 New Looney Tunes
as El Moco (voice)2015 The Adventures of Puss in Boots
as Breacher2014 The Flash
as The Regulator2014 From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series
as Tio2014 Saint George
as Jaguar (voice)2013 Rick and Morty
as Oscar Diaz2013 Brooklyn Nine-Nine
as Alfredo2010 The Good Guys
as Bane (voice)2010 Young Justice
as Gus2009 Modern Family
as Tuhon2009 NCIS: Los Angeles
as Ox (voice)2008 The Spectacular Spider-Man
as Tortuga2008 Breaking Bad
as Romero 'Romeo' Parada2008 Sons of Anarchy
2006 Heist
as himself2005 Hell's Kitchen
as Mexican Thugs (voice)2005 American Dad!
as (voice)2005 American Dad!
as Bishop Edward Galano2005 Bones
2003 Kingpin
2002 Monk
as Emilio Vargas2001 Alias
as himself2000 The District
as (voice)1999 Family Guy
as Clint Beltran (voice)1999 Family Guy
as Victor Velasquez (voice)1997 King of the Hill
as Enrique (voice)1997 King of the Hill
as Enrique / Octavio (voice)1997 King of the Hill
as Lifeguard / Waiter (voice)1997 King of the Hill
as (voice)1997 King of the Hill
as Octavio (voice) (uncredited)1997 King of the Hill
as Out-of-Breath Man1994 Vanishing Son
as Cesar Ocampo1993 The X-Files
as Joe Lopez1993 Walker, Texas Ranger
as José Rodriguez1993 Walker, Texas Ranger
as Boxer1993 Fallen Angels
as Freddie1992 Renegade
as Cholo #21991 Reasonable Doubts
as Carlos Urueta1989 Baywatch

Movies with Danny Trejo as Crew(4)

Production/Executive Producer2022 VampFather
Production/Co-Producer2006 Propensity
Production/Producer2006 High Hopes
Production/Co-Producer2000 Animal Factory

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: Danny Trejo
Born: Tuesday, 05/16 1944 (May) in Los Angeles, California (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 79 years + 285 days)
Zodiac sign: Taurus (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: John H. Francis Polytechnic High School
Other names for Danny Trejo (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Denni Trekho"
"Dan Trejo"
"Daniel Trejo"
"Dan "Danny" Trejo"
"Ντάνι Τρέχο"
"Денні Трехо"
Danny Trejo frequently works together with these people:
David Herman (102x, Actor)
Peter Shukoff (95x, Actor)
Robert Rodriguez (93x, Crew)
Lloyd Ahlquist (87x, Actor)
Phil LaMarr (84x, Actor)
Rachael MacFarlane (64x, Actress)
Dee Bradley Baker (54x, Actor)
Fred Tatasciore (53x, Actor)
John Viener (46x, Actor)
Tara Strong (43x, Actress)
Nolan North (42x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:64, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 02/19/2024