Danny Arroyo is the talented and charismatic actor/writer/producer who loves comic books and video games. He caught the "acting bug" after watching a Christopher Reeve interview about playing "Superman", and was inspired to pen his first screenplay after reading about Sylvester Stallone's and Matt Damon's success stories in getting "Rocky" and "Good Will Hunting" made.
Winning "Best Actor" for his work in the indie drama Chimera House, Arroyo has shared the big screen with some established film stars, including Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, David Carradine, Thomas Jane and Salma Hayek. With memorable roles in the films, Lethal Weapon 4, The Velocity of Gary, White Rush, Richard III, and Hotel California, Arroyo has wasted no time in becoming one of the hottest stars in Hollywood. Arroyo can next be seen in the feature films Into the Night; Spring Breakdown with Amy Poehler and Parker Posey; and starring roles in Groupie with Eric Roberts; Kill Katie Malone with Dean Cain; Repo Chick, the non-sequel to the 1980's cult classic Repo Man; and 513 with Danny Trejo.
On the small screen, Arroyo has made guest appearances on countless hit shows, including: Without A Trace, 24, My Own Worst Enemy, ER, V.I.P., and Resurrection Blvd. Arroyo recurred on My Network TV's Saints and Sinners, and the popular General Hospital spin-off General Hospital: Night Shift . He has also starred in the SyFy pilot The Resistance, and in various television 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 Animal Planet's first original movie Hercules Saves Christmas alongside Shorty Rossi and Marc McClure.
Arroyo's dream of playing a superhero came true when he played one in a nationally Heineken commercial. While filming "Lethal Weapon 4", he accidentally got punched in the nose by Mel Gibson during a boxing scene. It was a painful yet memorable moment in his acting career.
Arroyo is a regular fixture on the Red Carpets from various prestigious Hollywood Award Shows, Film Premieres, Festivals, and charities, including: Primetime Emmy Awards, ALMA Awards, Imagen Awards, Daytime Emmy's, the Prism Awards and many more. Arroyo is also active in many charitable organizations including The Siren's Society, The American Cancer Society, and serves as an ambassador to The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation.
Arroyo's completed feature screenplay, Gamers, a suspense cop thriller about the phenomena of obsessive video game playing, has been optioned by a production company. Arroyo is penning his 2nd and 3rd scripts titled "Orion's Belt" and "Lonely Saturday Night Syndrome".
Danny Arroyo enjoys reading, working out, writing, football, boxing, comic books, video games, and attending movie revivals of classic films. Also, as a member of the Performers Peer Group Executive Committee (PGEC) for the Academy of Television Arts & Science, Arroyo joins a select few to discuss, vote, and plan various TV Academy policies and functions.