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Dan Trejo (/ˈtrɛhoʊ/; Spanish: [ˈtɾexo]; born May 16, 1944) is an American actor and voice actor who has appeared in numerous Hollywood films. His films include Heat (1995), Con Air (1997), and Desperado (1995), the last one being with frequent collaborator Robert Rodriguez. Trejo is perhaps most recognized as the character Machete, originally developed by Rodriguez for the Spy Kids series of movies and later expanded into Trejo's own series of films aimed at a more adult audience. He has appeared in TV shows such as Breaking BadBrooklyn Nine-NineThe X-FilesKing of the HillThe Flash, and Sons of Anarchy. He has also appeared in several music videos for the American band Slayer.

For Nickelodeon, he voiced 'El Mat Verde' in El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera, the Newtralizer in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Boots in Dora and the Lost City of Gold, and Grandpa Danny in The Casagrandes. He also played El Diablo in The Spongebob Movie: Sponge on the Run.

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