Dan Trejo (Spanish: [ˈtɾexo]), known professionally as Danny Trejo, is an American actor who has appeared in numerous Hollywood films. His films include Heat (1995), Con Air (1997), Bubble Boy (2001), and Desperado (1995), the latter with his frequent collaborator and second cousin 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 Stargate Atlantis, Breaking Bad, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, The X-Files, King of the Hill, The Flash, Sons of Anarchy, and What We Do in the Shadows. He has also appeared in several music videos for the American band Slayer.