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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:
57
First Appeared:
In the movie The Devil Has a Name
Latest Project:
Movie A Dog's Way Home 2019-01-10
Known For
Poster of Dexter
Poster of American Family
Filmography
Movie The Devil Has a Name Santiago 2020
Movie A Dog's Way Home Axel 2019-01-10
Series Mayans M.C. Felipe Reyes 2018-09-04
Movie The Predator 2018-09-05
Movie L.A. Burning: The Riots 25 Years Later Himself 2017-04-18
Movie LA 92 Himself (archive footage) 2017-04-28
Movie Coco Chicharrón (voice) 2017-10-27
Movie Blade Runner: Black Out 2022 Gaff (voice) 2017-09-26
Movie Blade Runner 2049 Gaff 2017-10-04
Movie Americano Gayo (voice) 2016-01-29
Movie Unity Himself - Narrator (voice) 2015-08-12
Movie Journey of a Female Comic 2014-05-02
Movie A Bridge Apart (Voice) 2013-01-01
Movie Filly Brown Leandro 2013-04-19
Series Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Robert Gonzales 2013-09-24
Movie 2 Guns Papi Greco 2013-08-02
Movie Go for Sisters Freddy Suárez 2013-11-08
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 Battlestar Galactica: Razor Admiral William Adama 2007-12-18
Series Battlestar Galactica: Razor Flashbacks Commander William Adama 2007-10-05
Movie Dangerous Days: Making 'Blade Runner' Himself 2007-12-18
Movie Walkout Julian Nava 2006-03-18
Movie Recycled Life Narrator 2006-01-01
Series Eureka First sled dog 2006-07-18
Movie Splinter Captain garcia 2006-08-17
Series Dexter Professor James Gellar 2006-10-01
Series The Batman Unknown 2004-09-11
Series Battlestar Galactica William Adama 2004-10-18
Movie Battlestar Galactica: The Lowdown Himself 2003-12-08
Series Battlestar Galactica Commander Adama 2003-12-08
Series American Family Jess Gonzalez 2002-01-23
Series George Lopez Unknown 2002-03-27
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 Bonanno: A Godfather's Story Gaspar DiGregario (Young) 1999-07-25
Movie Zapatista Narrator 1999-01-01
Movie The Taking of Pelham One Two Three Det. Anthony Piscotti 1998-02-01
Movie 12 Angry Men Juror 11 1997-08-17
Movie Selena Abraham Quintanilla 1997-03-21
Movie The Disappearance of Garcia Lorca 1996-10-24
Series 500 Nations 1995-04-20
Movie A Million to Juan The Angel 1994-05-15
Movie Talent for the Game Vergil Sweet 1991-04-26
Movie Triumph of the Spirit Gypsy 1989-01-01
Movie Stand and Deliver Jaime A. Escalante 1988-03-11
Series Miami Vice Lieutenant Martin Castillo 1984-09-16
Movie The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez Gregorio Cortez 1983-08-19
Movie Blade Runner Gaff 1982-06-25
Movie Zoot Suit El Pachuco 1981-10-02
Movie Virus Captain Lopez 1980-06-26
Movie Dead Angle 1979-07-04
Movie Aloha, Bobby and Rose Chicano #1 1975-04-29