Episode 259: Danny Trejo interview

In this episode of the podcast, Martyn sits down with actor Danny Trejo to discuss his incredible life story, from his tumultuous childhood to his rise as a Hollywood icon. Danny shares candidly about his struggles with addiction and his time spent in prison, and how those experiences ultimately led him to turn his life around and become a successful actor.

Danny also talks about his work as an advocate for at-risk youth and his passion for giving back to his community. He shares some of the lessons he’s learned along the way and offers advice to anyone who may be struggling to overcome their own obstacles.

Throughout the conversation, Danny’s infectious energy and positive attitude shine through as he talks about his love for acting and the joy he gets from connecting with his fans. From his early days as an extra in films to his breakout role in “Machete,” Danny’s journey is one of perseverance, determination, and a deep commitment to living life to the fullest.

Whether you’re a longtime fan of Danny’s or just hearing his story for the first time, this episode is sure to inspire and uplift you. Join us as we sit down with one of Hollywood’s most beloved actors and hear firsthand about his incredible journey.

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