Born: May 16, 1944
Best Known for Playing: Convicts/Drug Dealers/Various other criminals
Number of Roles: 195
First Appearance: Boxer in Runaway Train (1983)
Most Recent Appearance: Machete in Machete (2010)
- Machete in Machete and Grindhouse
- Johnny 23 in Con Air
- Cuchillo in Predators
- Enrique on King of the Hill
- Felipe Vega on Burn Notice
- G-Man in Eyeborgs
- El Chivo in Urban Justice
- Umberto Robina in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
- Trejo in Heat
- Razor Charlie in From Dusk til Dawn
- Slim in Bubble Boy
- El Jefe in XXX
- Bartender in Anchorman
- Rondo in The Devil’s Rejects
- Second cousin to Robert Rodriguez and frequently appears in his movies
- Was in and out of jail for 11 years when he was young, won a number of boxing titles at San Quentin and completed a rehab program.
- Usually does around four movies a year, in 2002 he did nine.
- Most of his characters are extremely skilled with knives and his characters in Rodriguez movies are usually named after types of knives.
- Trained Eric Roberts for the movie Runaway Train and impressed the director with his boxing skills and was offered as his opponent.
I’m like the J. Jonah Jameson of Everything Action, writing and editing and constantly demanding pictures of Spider-Man.