Danny Trejo

Danny Trejo


5/16/1944, Echo Park, Los Angeles, California, USA

Birth Name

Dan Trejo Jr.



Also Known As

Dan Trejo, Dan Trejo Jr.
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Danny Trejo was born on 16 May 1944, in the Echo Park neighbourhood of Los Angeles, California. His youth was dominated by petty crime and delinquency, eventually culminating in his addiction to heroin. His life on the streets also led to him becoming a talented boxer - though…more


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    • Danny: (on upcoming movies We have "Desperado 2," we have "Spy Kids 2," and we also have "XXX" with Vin Diesel. "Spy Kids 2" - honest to God - is like going where no spies have ever been. Awesome movie! It's so funny. I have an entirely new audience now. I've got all these little kids coming up, "Uncle Machete!" And kids, you can't just brush them off, you've got to talk to them. It's great. We have a lot of fun. We also have "The Big Empty" coming up with Kelsey Grammer and Darryl Hannah.

    • Danny: (when asked if it's a release for him to be the mean guy on The Salton Sea) Yes, it is. You can just kind of go over the top with him and do whatever you want with him. The good guy, you've got to drink milk and you can't say bad words. And this guy is like, "Whoa!" I get to thump on Val a little and then he turns it.

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    Supposedly a hardcore criminal before entering the movie biz. That's exactly what I like about Trejo, his roles and his charisma. Heat, From Dusk Till Dawn, Mexico and soon in Sin City 2. Welcome to the **** twister!