In Hollywood, some celebrities leave an indelible mark on the screen as well as other spheres of life.
Breaking Bad’s iconic actor Danny Trejo is one such individual.
Known for his roles in blockbusters such as “Machete” and memorable TV series like “Sons of Anarchy” and “Spy Kids”, Trejo is not only a cinematic force but an all-around personality.
But what has Danny Trejo been up to lately?
Successful and Ongoing Acting Career
Danny Trejo has been acting since the mid-1980s. This means the prolific actor has been on screen for more than three decades.
He has played over 400 roles in both film and television, showcasing his prowess and versatility as an actor.
Despite his long career in Hollywood, Trejo doesn’t show any signs of stopping anytime soon.
In 2021, the accomplished actor appeared in the sixth season of “Running Wild with Bear Grylls”.
The same year, he also portrayed one of Mr. World’s forms in “American Gods.”
Trejo starred in the first two episodes of season three as well as the final season. And how can we forget the A-lister’s character of Ghost Huet in Disney’s puppet comedy “Muppets Haunted Mansion?”
In 2022, Danny made his Star Wars debut in the Western television series “The Book of Boba Fett”. His character was Rancor Keeper who appeared in the episode “Chapter 3: The Streets of Mos Espa.”
2023 has also been a busy year for Danny Trejo. His recent project is his role as Father Francis in the new thriller film “Death on the Border”.
The movie follows two ladies who fake their own deaths to risk their lives by going undercover in a bid to take down a human trafficking ring. Its official trailer is already out and the movie will soon be released.
Trejo is also among the cast of the animated television series “Monsters at Work” which is going into its second season in 2024.
He also has ongoing or upcoming roles in movies such as “A Dark Way Out,” “1521: The Quest for Love and Freedom,” “Arcangel & Peso Pluma: La Chamba,” “The Patrick Star Show,” “The Ghost and Molly McGee” and “Theme Song Takeover.”
Clearly, the celebrity is still doing tremendous work in Hollywood.
Acting is Danny Trejo’s main career. However, he is a multifaceted individual with several other income-generating projects.
For one, he is in the restaurant business. He owns several locations of Trejo’s Tacos in Los Angeles. The restaurant has gained popularity for its flavorful and unique menu which reflects the actor’s love for good food and a memorable dining experience.
Danny is also a music recorder who owns a record label referred to as Trejo’s Music. He launched the label to support upcoming artists.
In 2021, he co-authored a book with his friend entitled “Trejo: My Life of Crime, Redemption, and Hollywood.”
The book details his rise to fame, especially the challenges he faced with drug addiction.
He spent 11 years in and out of prison for different crimes including armed robberies and selling drugs.Thankfully, the prolific actor beat the addiction.
Recently, he celebrated 55 years of sobriety – which he recognizes as “the grace of God”.
Speaking to CBS News, Trejo says that anyone struggling with drugs out there can overcome it, one day at a time, as well.
Where Does Danny Trejo Live Now?
Danny Trejo lives in Chatsworth, California according to his Google Maps link.
Some sources also claim that the actor also lives somewhere in Los Angeles, one of which is in his restaurant chain Trejo’s Tacos in Los Angeles.
He has been married and divorced four times. Currently, he is single and has three kids from previous relationships.