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Danny Trejo Peruses His IMDb and Reveals Why He Doesn’t Mind Being Typecast for Funny or Die — Watch (Exclusive)

Danny Trejo Peruses His IMDb and Reveals Why He Doesn’t Mind Being Typecast for Funny or Die — Watch (Exclusive)

In addition to mustaches and tacos, Danny Trejo is an expert on Danny Trejo. That’s probably why Funny or Die enlisted him for the second episode of “IMDb Me,” a new series in which actors go through their IMDb pages and recount their experiences on a cross-section of movies they’ve worked on over the years. Were you aware, for instance, that the “Machete” and “Desperado” actor has 353 credits to his name or that “heat” director Michael Mann told the actor he’d just delivered an Emmy-worthy performance after he saw his performance in “Drug Wars: The Camarena Story”?

Trejo shares several other anecdotes as well. “Don’t you think you’re being typecast?” the actor recalls being asked during his first interview. “‘You’re always playing the mean Chicano dude with tattoos.’ And I thought about it, and I said, ‘Well, I am the mean Chicano dude with tattoos!

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