Edward James Olmos
Edward James Olmos

Gender

Male

Known Credits

22

Edward James Olmos

Date of Birth: Feb 24, 1947

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, U.S.

 

 

Biography

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.

Known For

Filmography

Coco

Coco

as Chicharron (voice)

2017

Unity

Unity

as Himself - Narrator (voice)

2015

2 Guns

2 Guns

as Papi Greco

2013

Battlestar Galactica: The Plan

Battlestar Galactica: The Plan

as Commander William Adama

2009

Beverly Hills Chihuahua

Beverly Hills Chihuahua

as Diablo (voice)

2008

Battlestar Galactica: Razor

Battlestar Galactica: Razor

as Admiral William Adama

2007

Battlestar Galactica (2003)

Battlestar Galactica (2003)

as William Adama

2005

The Road to El Dorado

The Road to El Dorado

as Chief (voice)

2000

Even Cowgirls Get the Blues

Even Cowgirls Get the Blues

as Musician at Barbecue

1994

American Me

American Me

as Montoya Santana

1992

Stand and Deliver

Stand and Deliver

as Jaime A. Escalante

1988

Miami Vice

Miami Vice

as Lieutenant Martin Castillo

1984

Blade Runner

Blade Runner

as Gaff

1982

Wolfen

Wolfen

as Eddie Holt

1981

Aloha Bobby and Rose

Aloha Bobby and Rose

as Chicano #1

1975