What actor/actress plays against their appearance the best (ie the person looks like a bad guy/evil female but his/her character is a good person)?

This guy:

Danny Trejo

His physical demeanor can be intimidating and he plays some bad-ass characters. In the picture above, he portrays a knife wielding assassin.

Danny Trejo Talks Danny Trejo from IMDb Me (2018-) (awesome video interview)

Trejo was born in the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, to Mexican parents.

He is the son of Alice Rivera and Dionsio “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 construction.

Throughout the 1960s, Trejo was in and out of jail and prison in California; Trejo has suggested that his physical appearance contributed to his constantly getting into trouble. There are conflicting accounts of his prison chronology. By one account, his final term in custody ended in 1972; by another account, he did time in a juvenile offenders’ camp and six California prisons between 1959 and 1969.

He recalled that his last prison term was five years. While serving in San Quentin Prison, he became a champion boxer in that prison’s lightweight and welterweight divisions.

During this time, Trejo became a member of a twelve-step program, which he credits with his success in overcoming drug addiction. In 2011, he recalled that he had been sober for 42 years. From Danny Trejo — Wikipedia

Mr. Trejo’s rough origins and affinity for Boxing have given him the stature and acting chops to be one of Hollywood’s genuine tough guys.

Danny Trejo

Danny Trejo, Hollywood tough guy and genuine movie star!

(This article is from a question asked on Quora.com)

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