CPC News Today correspondent, Daisy Lira, interviews actor Danny Trejo at the red carpet of the 89th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade.
Dan Trejo; born May 16, 1944) is an American character actor who has appeared in numerous Hollywood films, including Heat (1995), Desperado (1995), Con Air (1997), and Bubble Boy (2001); 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 Breaking Bad, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, The X-Files, Family Guy, King of the Hill, The Flash, Sons of Anarchy, What We Do in the Shadows,American Gods,Big City Greens and Fast & Furious Spy Racers. He has also appeared in several music videos for the American band Slayer (Wikipedia)
The 89th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade Supporting Marine Toys for Tots pulled out all the stops for this year’s live parade as it made its 3.2 mile trek through the streets of Hollywood, CA on Sunday, November 28, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. Led by Grand Marshal Sheryl Underwood, Host on the Daytime Emmy Award-winning CBS hit television show, THE TALK, the live parade is presented by Associated Television International in association The City of Los Angeles, hosted by Erik Estrada, Laura McKenzie, Dean Cain and Montel Williams, with Special Co-Host Elizabeth Stanton, Host of Season Two of The CW’s hit television show, World’s Funniest Animals. This year’s parade featured 55 Hollywood celebrities and VIPS, 11 award-wining bands from around the country, 4 dazzling equestrians, 11 large-than-life four-story character balloons, 3 colorful floats including the Idaho Potato Truck Tour featuring an 18-Wheeler carting a two-story, two-ton potato down Hollywood Boulevard, and 156 novelties, including 66 movie cars. The parade culminated with the appearance of the Jolly Old Elf himself, Santa Claus and his reindeer, ushering in the holiday season!