Edward James Olmos

Edward James Olmos

Actor

BIO

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.

Birthday

Feb. 24, 1947

Place of birth

Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Known for

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Selena

Selena Quintanilla was a major figure in Tejano music, a Grammy-winning recording artist, a belov... Read more

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Dangerous Days: Making Blade Runner

The definitive three-and-a-half hour documentary about the troubled creation and enduring legacy ... Read more

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Unity

Despite the advent of science, literature, technology, philosophy, religion, and so on -- none of... Read more

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Recycled Life

The dramatic and touching story of thousands of adults, children, and generations of families who... Read more

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Maria's Story

Documentary, Biographical Documentaries, Historical Documentaries - In this riveting documentary ... Read more

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Journey of a Female Comic

The ups and downs of female comic Kiki Melendez. Read more

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A Bridge Apart

The journey of the thousands of people from Central America and Mexico who leave their homes and ... Read more