Danny Arroyo is the talented and charismatic producer/actor/writer 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”.
Arroyo has lead roles in the upcoming films THE LAST SMILE (based on a true story), the horror film THE BEFORE TIME, and the romantic comedy A MOVING ROMANCE. He soon will be filming the feature film cop drama OVERLOOK THE EDGE, the adventure film PIRATE OF SOMALIA: AFRICAN MYSTIQUE, and the fantasy miniseries LOST BOYS.
Arroyo is a series regular on the El Rey Network TV series SANGRE NEGRA, for which he won the “Best Actor” award at the 2015 Vive Latino America Awards Show for playing Detective Christian Santos. SANGRE NEGRA stars veteran actors Erik Estrada and Eric Roberts.
Arroyo won "Best Actor” at the California Film Festival for his work in the indie drama CHIMERA HOUSE, and 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 FIVE THIRTEEN with Danny Trejo.
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, “LONLEY SATURDAY NIGHT SYNDROME".
Danny Arroyo is a member of the Television Academy (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, “HOLA: THE PHENOMENAL GROWTH OF LATINO TV”.Find Danny on
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