Danny Trejo has been a leading actor in the acting industry for over a decade. He started his acting career with luck.
What distinguishes him as an actor are his facial features.
How did Danny Trejo get scars on his face?
Danny got a scar on his face while Trejo was incarcerated. While in prison, Danny Trejo constantly got into fights with his fellow inmates, who punched him in the face and later injured him.
Danny Trejo was an active boxer who participated in various inmate boxing matches. His boxing skills made him a celebrity in prison, where he defeated opponents.
Danny Trejo admits that he is an average boxer and has won various lightweight and welterweight championships. Despite his passion for boxing, Danny Trejo did not compete in another boxing match after his release from prison.
Danny Trejo’s facial scars and trademark tattoos make him a unique figure in the acting field, making him easily recognizable to his fans. You can’t say you’ve seen your favorite movie and not recognize Danny Trejo’s presence. Danny Trejo is a powerful actor.
Danny Trejo is a native of Los Angeles, born and raised by parents of Mexican descent. Trejo admitted that he was troubled by hanging out with bad friends in his youth, which led to him going to prison at an early age.
Danny Trejo’s life takes a turn for the worse when his uncle introduces him to hard drugs. He spent his youth using and selling harmful substances like heroin and cocaine.
His life is turned upside down when he gets caught in an armed robbery. In Us Hard Drugs Are Legal, Danny Trejo is arrested and forced to spend his life in various prisons.
Some of the infamous prisons that Danny Trejo has worked in include: Soledad, Sierra, Folsom and San Quentin. Danny Trejo spent nearly a decade in prison from the early to late ’60s. His success came when he was placed in solitary confinement for throwing a stone at the head of a prison officer.
According to Danny Trejo, such a crime is punishable by death. Fortunately, Danny Trejo was spared the death penalty because no one willingly testified against him.
This incident marked a turning point for Trejo, where he decided to engage in drug use and other harmful activities after his release from prison. Fortunately, he was eventually released from prison and reformed.
He was given the opportunity to mentor other youth struggling with drug addiction. While working as a consultant, he got an opportunity to act in the film ‘Runway Train’.
Danny Trejo finally made it big with an action movie called Machete. Danny is now known for acting in more than 300 films.