Danny Trejo - Wikipedia

Early life. Trejo was born in the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, to Mexican parents. He is the son of Alice Rivera and Dionisio "Dan" Trejo (1922–1981), a construction worker, and a second cousin of filmmaker Robert Rodriguez, though the two were unaware that they were related until the filming of Desperado. Prior to his film career, Trejo worked as a labor foreman in ...…

Edward Bunker - Wikipedia

Bunker was close friends with Mexican Mafia Leader Joe "Pegleg" Morgan as well as actor Danny Trejo, who is the godfather of his son, both of whom he first met in Folsom State Prison. Michael Mann based the character of Nate, played by Jon Voight, on Bunker for his 1995 film Heat. FilmographyGenre: Transgressive fiction…

Edward Bunker - Biography - IMDb

Was a close friend of late Mexican Mafia leader, Joe "Pegleg" Morgan. He met Danny Trejo in California's Folsom Prison in the late '70s. The two became close friends and since worked in several films together: Runaway Train (1985), Heat (1995), Animal Factory (2000).…