Danny Trejo Believes He Would Be In Prison or Dead if He Didn’t Get Sober


By Marc Malkin

Original Source: variety.com

Danny Trejo was honored by Los Angeles drug and alcohol treatment center CRI-Help Friday night during its 50th anniversary drive-in celebration at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif.

The “Desperado” actor, who has been sober for nearly 53 years, was presented with the inaugural Vanguard Award for his work and advocacy of the recovery community by his filmmaker son, Gilbert Trejo.  “Everything from Aug. 23, 1968 to now is just like a dream,” Danny Trejo told Variety, referring to his sobriety date. “I’ve got nothing to complain about. I’ve got nothing to fix.”

He has been involved with CRI-Help since it...click here to continue reading