Danny Trejo (b. 1944) is an actor best known for his role as Machete in multiple Robert Rodriguez movies. Trejo filmed a cameo for the 2011 film The Muppets as a prisoner; however, his scene was cut from the final theatrical film. Footage from the scene was shown in The Fuzzy Pack trailer.
Appearing in numerous films a year, his roles include recurring characters Enrique on King of the Hill, Hector Ramos on Desperate Housewives, and guest spots on The X-Files, NYPD Blue, Modern Family and The Cleveland Show.
He was boxing coach to Eric Roberts for 1985 film Runaway Train, and his assistant for 1991 movie By the Sword.