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Edward James Olmos

Edward James Olmos (born February 24, 1947) is a Mexican American actor and director. Among his most memorable roles are William Adama in the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica, Lt. Martin Castillo in Miami Vice, teacher Jaime Escalante in Stand and Deliver, patriarch Abraham Quintanilla in the film Selena, Detective Gaff in Blade Runner, and narrator El Pachuco in both the stage and film versions of Zoot Suit. Description above from the Wikipedia article Edward James Olmos, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Feb 24, 1947 In Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Movie/TV Credits:
91
First Appeared:
In the series Hawai 5-0 1968-09-20
Latest Project:
Movie The Predator 2018-08-02
Known For
Poster of Unity
Poster of The Batman
Poster of American Family
Poster of El ala oeste de la Casa Blanca
Filmography
Movie The Predator 2018-08-02
Series El peregrino afortunado Frank Corbo 2018
Movie Blade Runner 2049 Gaff 2017-10-04
Series 500 Nations 2017
Movie Coco Chicharron (voice) 2017-10-27
Movie El Americano: The Movie Gayo 2016-01-29
Movie Unity Himself - Narrator (voice) 2015-08-12
Movie Journey of a Female Comic 2014-05-02
Movie 2 Guns Papi Greco 2013-08-02
Movie Filly Brown Leandro 2013-04-19
Series Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Robert Gonzales 2013-09-24
Movie Go for Sisters Freddy Suárez 2013-11-08
Movie The Green Hornet Michael Axford 2011-01-12
Movie América Mr. Irving 2011-03-10
Movie I'm Still Here Himself 2010-09-10
Movie Battlestar Galactica: El plan Commander William Adama 2009-10-27
Movie Un chihuahua en Beverly Hills Diablo (voice) 2008-10-03
Series Dave Navarro's Spread Unknown 2007-05-17
Movie Battlestar Galactica: Razor Admiral William Adama 2007-12-18
Series Battlestar Galactica: Razor Flashbacks Commander William Adama 2007-10-05
Movie Días Peligrosos: Creando Blade Runner Himself 2007-12-18
Movie Recycled Life Narrator 2006-01-01
Movie Walkout Julian Nava 2006-03-18
Series Dexter Professor James Gellar 2006-10-01
Series Eureka First sled dog 2006-07-18
Movie Las calles de L.A. Captain garcia 2006-08-17
Movie La Cerca Narrator / Old Niño 2005-05-04
Series The Batman Unknown 2004-09-11
Series Battlestar Galactica William Adama 2004-10-18
Movie Battlestar Galactica Commander Adama 2003-12-08
Series American Family Jess Gonzalez 2002-01-23
Series Greetings from Tucson Priest 2002-09-20
Series George Lopez Unknown 2002-03-27
Movie El juez 2001-05-06
Movie En el tiempo de las mariposas Trujillo 2001-10-21
Movie Rumores que matan Detective Curtis 2000-04-21
Movie La ruta hacia El Dorado Chief (voice) 2000-03-31
Movie Zapatista Narrator 1999-01-01
Movie Bonanno. El poder de la mafia Gaspar DiGregario (Young) 1999-07-25
Series El ala oeste de la Casa Blanca Roberto Mendoza 1999-09-22
Movie The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit Vamanos 1998-01-23
Movie The Taking of Pelham One Two Three Det. Anthony Piscotti 1998-02-01
Series Gun Father Santos 1997-04-12
Movie Selena Abraham Quintanilla 1997-03-21
Movie Hollywood Confidential Stan Navarro, Sr. 1997-04-14
Movie Doce hombres sin piedad: Veredicto final Juror 11 1997-08-17
Movie Caught Joe 1996-01-24
Movie la jornada del muerto Capitán Salazar 1996-05-12
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-29
Series Dead Man's Walk Captain Salazar 1996-05-12
Movie The Limbic Region Lucca 1996-06-30
Movie Muerte en Granada 1996-10-24
Movie Slave of Dreams 1995-01-01
Movie Mirage 1995-11-21
Movie Mi familia Paco 1995-05-03
Series Babylon 5 Unknown 1994-01-26
Movie Ellas también se deprimen Musician at Barbecue 1994-05-13
Series The Magic School Bus Mr. Ramon 1994-09-10
Movie A Million to Juan The Angel 1994-05-15
Movie Los hermanos Menéndez Jose Menendez 1994-05-22
Movie Roosters Gallo Morales 1993-01-01
Movie American Me Montoya Santana 1992-03-13
Movie Talent for the Game Vergil Sweet 1991-04-26
Movie The Earth Day Special 1990-04-22
Movie Maria's Story Narrator (voice) 1990-01-01
Movie El triunfo del espíritu Gypsy 1989-01-01
Movie Lecciones inolvidables Jaime A. Escalante 1988-03-11
Movie Saving Grace Ciolino 1986-05-02
Series Corrupción en Miami Lieutenant Martin Castillo 1984-09-16
Movie The Nightingale Prime Minister 1983-05-10
Movie Persecución en Texas Boone Chate 1983-08-19
Movie Blade Runner Gaff 1982-06-25
Series American Playhouse Gen. Santa Anna 1982-01-12
Series Cuentos de las estrellas Unknown 1982-09-11
Movie Lobos humanos Eddie Holt 1981-07-24
Series Canción triste de Hill Street Unknown 1981-01-15
Movie Zoot Suit El Pachuco 1981-10-02
Movie Exterminio (Virus) Captain Lopez 1980-06-26
Movie 白昼の死角 1979-07-04
Series The Fitzpatricks Unknown 1977-09-05
Movie ¡Alambrista! 1st Drunk (as Edward Olmos) 1977-10-16
Series CHiPs Unknown 1977-09-15
Series Visions First Drunk 1976-10-21
Series The Blue Knight Clemente (as Ed Olmos) 1975-05-09
Movie Aloha, Bobby and Rose Chicano #1 1975-04-29
Series Starsky y Hutch Unknown 1975-09-10
Series Police Woman Unknown 1974-09-13
Series Police Story Unknown 1973-09-25
Series Kojak Unknown 1973-10-24
Series Cannon Unknown 1971-09-14
Series Hawai 5-0 Unknown 1968-09-20