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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.



Born:
Feb 24, 1947 In Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Movie/TV Credits:
64
First Appeared:
In the movie Aloha, Bobby and Rose 1975-04-29
Latest Project:
Movie A Dog's Way Home 2019-01-11
Known For
Poster of The Predator
Poster of Walkout
Poster of Virus
Poster of Aloha, Bobby and Rose
Filmography
Movie A Dog's Way Home 2019-01-11
Movie The Predator 2018-09-14
Movie Coco Chicharrón (voice) 2017-10-27
Movie Blade Runner 2049 Gaff 2017-10-06
Movie Black Out 2022 Gaff (voice) 2017-09-26
Movie LA 92 Himself (archive footage) 2017-04-28
Movie L.A. Burning: The Riots 25 Years Later Himself 2017-04-18
Movie Americano Gayo 2016-01-29
Movie Unity Himself - Narrator (voice) 2015-08-12
Movie Journey of a Female Comic 2014-05-02
Movie Go for Sisters Freddy Suárez 2013-11-08
Movie 2 Guns Papi Greco 2013-08-02
Movie Filly Brown Leandro 2013-04-19
Movie A Bridge Apart (Voice) 2013-01-01
Movie The Green Hornet Michael Axford 2011-01-12
Movie America Mr. Irving 2011-03-10
Movie I'm Still Here Himself 2010-09-10
Movie Battlestar Galactica: The Plan Commander William Adama 2009-10-27
Movie Beverly Hills Chihuahua Diablo (voice) 2008-10-03
Movie Dangerous Days: Making Blade Runner Himself 2007-12-18
Movie Battlestar Galactica: Razor Admiral William Adama 2007-12-18
Movie Splinter Captain garcia 2006-08-17
Movie Walkout Julian Nava 2006-03-18
Movie Recycled Life Narrator 2006-01-01
Movie La Cerca Narrator / Old Niño 2005-05-04
Movie Battlestar Galactica: The Lowdown Himself 2003-12-08
Movie In the Time of the Butterflies Trujillo 2001-10-21
Movie The Judge 2001-05-06
Movie The Princess and the Barrio Boy Nestor Garcia 2000-12-08
Movie Gossip Detective Curtis 2000-04-21
Movie The Road to El Dorado Chief (voice) 2000-03-31
Movie Zapatista Narrator 1999-01-01
Movie Bonanno: A Godfather's Story Gaspar DiGregario (Young) 1999-07-25
Movie The Taking of Pelham One Two Three Det. Anthony Piscotti 1998-02-01
Movie The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit Vamanos 1998-01-23
Movie 12 Angry Men Juror 11 1997-08-17
Movie Hollywood Confidential Stan Navarro, Sr. 1997-04-14
Movie Selena Abraham Quintanilla 1997-03-21
Movie The Disappearance of Garcia Lorca 1996-10-24
Movie The Limbic Region Lucca 1996-06-30
Movie Caught Joe 1996-01-24
Movie Mirage 1995-11-21
Movie My Family Paco 1995-05-03
Movie Slave of Dreams 1995-01-01
Movie Menendez: A Killing in Beverly Hills Jose Menendez 1994-05-22
Movie A Million to Juan The Angel 1994-05-15
Movie Even Cowgirls Get the Blues Musician at Barbecue 1994-05-13
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 Triumph of the Spirit Gypsy 1989-01-01
Movie Stand and Deliver Jaime A. Escalante 1988-03-11
Movie Saving Grace Ciolino 1986-05-02
Movie The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez Boone Chate 1983-08-19
Movie The Nightingale Prime Minister 1983-05-10
Movie Blade Runner Gaff 1982-06-25
Movie Zoot Suit El Pachuco 1981-10-02
Movie Wolfen Eddie Holt 1981-07-24
Movie Virus Captain Lopez 1980-06-26
Movie Dead Angle 1979-07-04
Movie Alambrista! 1st Drunk (as Edward Olmos) 1977-10-16
Movie Aloha, Bobby and Rose Chicano #1 1975-04-29