Danny Trejo Biography

Danny Trejo

Quick Facts Of Danny Trejo

Celebrated Name Danny Trejo
Age 75 Years
Nick Name Danny
Birth Name Daniel Trejo
Birth Date 1944-05-16
Gender Male
Profession Actor
Place Of Birth Echo Park, Los Angeles, California, United States
Nationality American
Father Dionisio "Dan" Trejo
Mother , Alice Rivera
Horoscope Taurus
Marital Status Married
Sexual Orientation Straight
Spouse Debbie Shreve (divorced in 2009)
Married Date 12 December 1997
Children Gilbert Trejo, Danielle Trejo, Esmeralda Trejo, Danny Boy Trejo, and Jose Trejo
Residence San Fernando Valley, California, U.S.
Height 1.68 m (5 feet and 6 inches)
Weight 76 kg (168 lbs)
Body Build/Type Average
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Shoe Size 11 (US)
Source of Wealth His acting career
Net Worth $16 million (estimated)
Ethnicity Mexican-American
Best Known For His role as a villain or an antihero

Daniel Trejo, popularly known as Danny Trejo is an American actor. He has often appeared in films as a villain or an antihero. He has appeared in numerous films and tv series. He is also a voice actor and has given voice for several films, television series, and video games. 

Trejo Rescues A Baby From an Overturned SUV

Trejo rescued a baby from an overturned SUV on 7 August 2019. The SUV was overturned following an accident. Trejo or his vehicle was not involved in the accident. 

Danny Trejo Actor

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What is Danny Trejo Famous For?

  • His role as a villain or an antihero.

Where was Danny Trejo Born?

Danny Trejo was born on 16 May 1944. His birth name is Daniel Trejo. His birth place is in Echo Park, Los Angeles, California in the United States. He holds American nationality. He was born to a father, Dionisio "Dan" Trejo, and a mother, Alice Rivera. His zodiac sign is Taurus. 

He worked as a labor foreman in construction prior to his film career. He was in and out of jail and prison throughout the 1960s. He became a champion boxer while serving prison in San Quentin. He was champions in prison's lightweight and welterweight divisions. He became a member of a 12-step program that helped him to overcome his drug addiction. He later started working as a drug counselor. 

Danny Trejo Movies

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Film Career

While working as a youth drug counselor, a teenage patient asked for his assistance dealing with cocaine problems on the set of the 1985 independent thriller film, Runaway Train. He also got the job as an extra in the film.

Edward Bunker, a former convict who served time in San Quentin with Trejo offered him $320 per day to train one of the movie's stars, Eric Roberts for a boxing scene. He later got a small role as a boxer in the film as well.

Since then, he got frequent roles in movies and television series. 

He appeared in Penitentiary III, The Hidden, Death Wish 4: The Crackdown, Bulletproof, Kinjite: Forbidden Subjects, Lock Up, Bail Out, Cage in the late 1980s. 

During the 1990s, he appeared in Guns, Maniac Cop 2, Marked for Death, The Last Hour, Mi Vida Loca, Whore, Wedlock, Femme Fatale, Carnal Crimes, Lonely Hears, Sunset Grill, Blood in Blood Out, Doppleganger, Love Cheat & Steal, Angel of Desire, Dead Badge, The Stranger, Desperado, Heat, From Dusk till Dawn, Le Jaguar, Los Locos, Anaconda, Con Air, Trojan War, Dilemma, Point Blank, The Replacement Killers, Six Days, Seven Nights, Champions, Soundman, From Dust till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money, and Inferno. 

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During the 2000s, he appeared in From Dusk till Dawn 3: The Hangman's Daughter, Animal Factory, Reindeer Games, Spy Kids, Bubble Boy, Skippy, 13 Moons, The Salton Sea, Do It for Uncle Manny, Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams, XXX, Beat the Devil, Nightstalker, Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over, Once Upon a Time in Mexico, Double Blade, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Lost, Wake Up Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie, All Souls Day, Tennis Anyone...?, Chasing Ghosts, High Hopes, Champions, The Devil's Rejects, The Crow: Wicked Prayer, Venice Underground, Dreaming on Christmas, Furnace, TV: The Movie, Propensity, Sherrybaby, Living the Dream, Danny Roanne: First Time Director, Hood of Horror, Seven Mummies, Haunted Prison, Smiley Face, Grindhouse, Delta Farce, Halloween, The Blue Rose, Urban Justice, On Bloody Sunday, Valley of Angels, The Grind, Through the Valley, Richard III, The Art of Travel, I Am Somebody: No Chance in Hell, Jake's Corner, Ranchero, Toxic, Alone in the Dark II, La Linea, Necessary Evil, Fanboys, Modus Operandi, The Boys of Ghost Town, and Eyeborgs.

During the 2010s, he appeared in movies The Killing Jar, The Mercenary, Shoot the Hero, Shadow in Paradise, Boston Girls, Pastor Shepherd, Saint John of Las Vegas, The Bill Collector, Lean Lie a Cholo, Food Stamps, Dark Games, Project x27, Predators, North by El Norte, Beatedown, Machete, Justin Time, Death Race 2, Spy Kids: All the Time in the World, Violet & Daisy, A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas, House of the Rising Sun, Bad Ass, Ghostquake, Breaking Wind, Mango Bajito, Recoil, Rise of the Zombies, Sushi Girl, Death Race 3: Inferno, Ticket to Vegas, The Cloth, Zombie Hunter, The Contractor, Dead in Tombstone, Machete Kills, Force of Execution, Courier From Paradise, The Insomniac, A Voodoo Possession, Bullet, Muppets Most Wanted, In the Blood, Bad Asses, Reach Me, Vengeance, Snap Shot, Reaper, Preggoland, Snickers: The Brady Bunch, Bad Asses on the Bayou, Vanish, The Burning Dead, L.A. Slasher, No Way Out, The Night Crew, Hope Lost, The Good the Band and the Dead, 3-Headed Shark Attack, Ridiculous 6, Range 15, Juarez 2045, Cyborg X, The Prey, Mostly Ghostly: One Night in Doom House, Storks, Elena of Avalor, 1st Strike, Avenge the Crows, Bullets of Justice, BorderCross, Cross Wars, All About the Money, Dead Again in Tombstone, Maximum Impact, Murder in the Woods, China Test Girls, Gone Are the Days, Fury of the Fist and the Golden Fleece, Frat Pack, Silencer, Death Race: Beyond Anarchy, American Nightmares, #Roxy, Railroad to Hell: A Chinaman's Chance, The Green Ghost, The Zephyr Bones: The Arrow of Our Youth, La Llorona, Big Kill, among others. 

Danny Trejo Voice Actor

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He also has voice roles in MFKZ, Pig Goat Banana Cricket, The Book of Life, Top Cat: The Movie, The Haunted World of El Superbeasto, Battle for Terra, and The Curse of El Charro. 

His life is documented in the 2005 independent biographical film Champion. 

He produced his first film Ambition in 2014. 

He produced his second film Bad Ass in 2015. 

TV Career 

He has guest appeared in numerous television series.

His major television work includes The Young and the Restless, Sons of Anarchy, Dr, Fubalous, Saint George, From Dusk till Dawn: The Series among others. He has voice roles in tv series, 2Below: Tales of Arcadia, Big City Greens, Elena of Avalor, American Dad!, Rick and Morty, Tangled: The Series, Trip Tank, Pig Goat Banana Cricket, Mickey Mouse, The Adventures of Puss in Boots, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel, Young Justice, The Spectacular Spider-Man, El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera, and King of Hill. 

He appeared on Hell's Kitchen as a guest in season 16's final dinner service in 2017. 

Danny Trejo Video Games

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Video Games 

He appears as a playable character in a fighting video game, Def Jam: Fight for NY. He also has a voice role in the game. 

He also has voice role for the character Umberto Robina in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, and Grand Theft Auto Vice City Stories. 

He voiced Raul Tejada, a Ghoul in Fallout: New Vegas. 

He has also appeared in video games, The Fight: Lights Out, Call of Duty: Black Ops, Guns of Boom.

He is participating in promotions of Magic: The Gathering Arena as of 2019. 

Restaurants

He has opened a series of restaurants in Los Angeles. 

He opened his first restaurant, Trejo's Tacos in 2016. 

His other restaurants are Trejo's Cantin and Trejo's Coffee & Donuts. 

He is expanding a donut food truck in Las Vegas, Nevada. 

He offers his own brands of beer, coffee, and various merchandises. 

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Who is Danny Trejo Married To?

Danny Trejo was previously married to Debbie Shreve. The couple got married in 1997. They later got divorced in 2009. 

He has two children with Debbie. his children are Gilbert Trejo, Danielle Trejo, Esmeralda Trejo, Danny Boy Trejo, and Jose Trejo. 

He owns a home in the San Fernando Valley. 

He rescued a baby from an overturned SUV on 7 August 2019. The SUV was overturned following an accident. Trejo or his vehicle was not involved in the accident. 

Danny Trejo Height

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How tall is Danny Trejo?

Danny Trejo stands at a height of 1.68 m i.e. 5 feet and 6 inches tall. He has a body weight of 168 lbs i.e. 76 kg. He has an average body build. He has brown eyes and his hair color is black. He wears a shoe of size 11 (US). He has several tattoos on his body.

What is Danny Trejo Net Worth?

Danny Trejo earns from his acting career. He has appeared in numerous films and television series. His movies have made over $2 billion. He also appeared in a television commercial for Snickers in 2015. He also appeared in TV ads for Sling Tv in 2016 and 2017. His net worth is estimated at $16 million. 

Did You Know?

  • He was born to Mexican parents.
  • Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez is his second cousin.
  • He worked as a labor foreman in construction before entering the film industry.
  • He has appeared in music videos including "Got It Twisted", "Attitude", "Double Blade", Whistle Dixie", "We Are the Party", "Loco", "Angel in Blue Jeans", "Repentless", "Pride in Prejudice", "Danny Trejo", and "Bartender".
  • He is a contributor to the 2015 book, Prison Rame: Recipes and Stories From Behind Bars.
  • He is an avid fan of the Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Dodgers.
  • He is fluent in Spanish.

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