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Edward James Olmos

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Biography

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

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Premio Revista K Best Documentary Tierra Adentro by Mauro Colombo.
Variety, 2019-04-11 15:18:01
PANAMA CITY — Posting a record in admissions, said festival director Pituka Ortega Heilbron, the 8th IFF Panama wrapped Wednesday with the closing film “The Sentence,” screened in the presence of actor Edward James Olmos. Gustavo Pizzi’s “Benzinho” won best Ibero-American fiction film, Mauro Colombo’s “Tierra Adentro” Best Documentary, about ...

Edward James Olmos on ‘Mayans M.C.’ and How Art Informs Activism
NY Times TV, 2018-09-04 17:53:25
The veteran actor returns to television with “Mayans M.C.,” the “Sons of Anarchy” sequel debuting Tuesday on FX.

'The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez' (1982) is a landmark of Chicano cinema, and a passion project for star Edward James Olmos
LA Times Entertainme, 2018-08-21 17:55:00
Having starred in films like “American Me,” “Selena,” “Stand and Deliver” and “Coco,” the Los Angeles-born Edward James Olmos is perhaps the most prominent Mexican American actor of his generation. But the film he is most proud of has long remained under the radar. Now, “The Ballad of Gregorio...

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