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Edward James Olmos

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Olmos at the Inaugural Opening Ceremonies on 18 January 2009

Source: Wikipedia

Edward James Olmos (born Edward Olmos; February 24, 1947) is an 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, Jr. in the film Selena, Detective Gaff in Blade Runner, and narrator El Pachuco in both the stage and film versions of Zoot Suit.

Fact file

  • Born: Edward Olmos February 24, 1947 (age 68) Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Occupation: Actor, director
  • Years active: 1974–present
  • Spouse(s): Kaija Keel (1971–1992) Lorraine Bracco (1994–2002) Lymari Nadal (2002–present)

Read more about Edward James Olmos at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

Variety, 2018-04-18 00:26:41
In today’s film news roundup, Leonardo DiCaprio has been named to present Martin Scorsese with the Robert Osborne Award, Edward James Olmos launches a film festival, and Amanda Seyfried lands a part. FILM FESTIVALS Turner Classic Movies has selected Leonardo DiCaprio to present Martin Scorsese with the inaugural Robert Osborne ...

Variety, 2018-02-15 06:05:27
Martin Sheen, Haley Joel Osment, Pablo Schreiber and Katie Aselton have joined the cast of “The Devil Has a Name,” from actor-director Edward James Olmos. Storyboard Media is handling international sales and will introduce the film to buyers at the European Film Market. ICM is handling domestic sales. The film ...

Variety, 2018-01-22 18:34:44
Edward James Olmos will direct and star alongside David Strathairn in “The Devil Has a Name.” The film is described as an environmental, dark comedy. Both men are Oscar nominees — Olmos for “Stand and Deliver” and Strathairn for “Good Night and Good Luck.” The film centers on an unhinged ...

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