Danny Arroyo

Biography

Danny Arroyo is the talented and charismatic actor/writer/producer who loves reading books (especially comics), working out, writing, fantasy football, boxing, video games, and attending movie revivals of classic films. He caught the "acting bug" after watching an interview by Christopher Reeve talking about playing "Superman". Winning "Best Actor" for his work in the indie drama Chimera House, Arroyo has shared the big screen with some established film stars, including Danny Glover, Salma Hayek, Mel Gibson, Casper Van Dien, Amy Poehler, Seth Meyers, Rosanna Arquette, Eric Roberts, and David Carradine. He has memorable roles in the films, Lethal Weapon 4, The Velocity of Gary, White Rush, Kill Katie Malone, Spring Breakdown, Groupie, Repo Chick, and 513 with Danny Trejo. Arroyo can next be seen in the projects The Last Smile, The Before Time and Sangre Negra. On the small screen, Arroyo has made guest appearances on countless hit TV shows. He starred in the SyFy pilot The Resistance, and in TV movies including the TNT movie Hard Time opposite Burt Reynolds, Death Row opposite Stacy Keach, the Spike TV movie Street Warrior alongside action star Max Martini; and Arroyo plays Rick Wilder in Animal Planet's first original holiday film Hercules Saves Christmas alongside Marc McClure and MacKenzie Phillips. Arroyo serves as an ambassador to The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation. He is a regular fixture on the Red Carpets for the Primetime and Daytime Emmy Awards, the Prism Awards, ALMA Awards, Imagen Awards and many more. Arroyo's completed feature screenplay, Gamers, a comedic suspense cop thriller about the phenomena of obsessive video game playing, has been optioned. Arroyo is penning his 2nd and 3rd scripts titled "Orion's Belt" and the romantic comedy, "Lonely Saturday Night Syndrome". Danny Arroyo is a member of the Academy of Television Arts & Science (Emmys) where he stays active being a member of various committees. He produced, wrote and hosted a very successful live event for the TV Academy titled, "The Phenomenal Growth of Latino TV".

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Death Row

Angel

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Body of Sin

Purcell

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A Moving Romance

Andrew

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Repo Chick

666

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The Velocity of Gary

Thug #1 on Street

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White Rush

Carlos Devon

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Groupie

Chuck Stiles

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Street Warrior

Santo

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Hard Time

Pepe

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Hard Time: The Premonition

Pepe (archive footage) (uncredited)

Starring In
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Body of Sin

Purcell

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A Moving Romance

Andrew

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513 Degrees

Walter Anderson

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Kill Katie Malone

Professor Saldana

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Santa's Dog

Rick Wilder

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Groupie

Chuck Stiles

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Repo Chick

666

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Street Warrior

Santo

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Spring Breakdown

Juan Carlos

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Death Row

Angel

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White Rush

Carlos Devon

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Hard Time: The Premonition

Pepe (archive footage) (uncredited)

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Lethal Weapon 4

Gomez

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The Velocity of Gary

Thug #1 on Street

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Hard Time

Pepe

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Tales from the Crypt Presents: Bordello Of Blood

Brad (scenes deleted)

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