Danny Trejo

Born May 16, 1944

Dan "Danny" Trejo is Mexican/American actor who has appeared in numerous Hollywood films, most notably in "tough guy" roles as a villain or an anti-hero.

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    40 Under 40: Latinos In Sports
    Huffington Post - Oct 24, 2016
  • More Tacos, Kale And A Full Bar At Danny Trejo's New Trejo's Cantina In Hollywood
    LATimes - Oct 05, 2016
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    8 Reasons To Avoid Online Dating
    Huffington Post - Sep 20, 2016
  • Counter: Grain Bowls On A Food Truck, Guerrilla Tacos Gets A Brick And Mortar
    LATimes - Aug 27, 2016


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1944 Birth Born on May 16, 1944.


1972 28 Years Old By one account, his final term in custody ended in 1972; by another account, he did time in a juvenile offenders' camp and six California prisons between 1959 and 1969. … Read More


2008 - 2009 2 More Events
2010 66 Years Old In 2010, he starred in a full theatrical version of Machete, based on the character, and later in a sequel, Machete Kills, in 2013.
2012 68 Years Old In 2012, Trejo starred alongside Ron Perlman and Charles S. Dutton in Craig Moss’s action film Bad Ass (2012). … Read More
2013 69 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2013, Trejo shared his tumultuous journey from convict to movie star with KTTV in Los Angeles in a segment filmed in his own home. … Read More
2014 70 Years Old On July 15, 2014, Trejo featured as his Robert Rodriguez character Machete in the music video of "Angel In Blue Jeans", which additionally featured Canadian television hostess and actor Hannah Simone.
2015 71 Years Old On September 11, 2015, Trejo appears in the music video "Repentless", from Slayer's "Repentless" album released on the same day. "Pride in Prejudice", another Slayer's video, features Trejo again with expanded role.
2016 72 Years Old Trejo owns several ventures in the food and restaurant business; as of January 2016 these included a taco restaurant on La Brea Avenue in Los Angeles, his own brands of beer, coffee, and various merchandise, with ice cream sandwiches under development. … Read More
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