Danny Trejo

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Name: Daniel Trejo
  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/16/1944, Taurus
  • Profession: Actor; producer
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Danny Trejo Fast Facts:
  • Spent his early adult life in and out of prison on various drug and robbery convictions; became the welterweight boxing champion of San Quentin.
  • Got his start in show business by giving Eric Roberts boxing lessons for the movie Runaway Train (1985).
  • Was hired as a consultant on the movie Heat to make sure the bank robbery scenes looked authentic; was later given a role as a member of Robert De Niro's crew.
  • Had a cameo in the Jonas Brothers 2008 music video "Burnin' Up.
  • Visits high schools and detention centers to speak with at-risk kids and warn them against turning to drug use and crime.
  • Has acted in numerous movies for director Robert Rodriguez, who is a distant cousin.
  • Danny Trejo Relationships:
  • Danielle Trejo - Daughter
  • Gilbert Trejo - Son
  • Debbie Trejo - Wife (separated)
  • Danny Boy Trejo - Son
  • Dan Trejo - Father
  • Alice Trejo - Mother

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