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Edward James Olmos

Edward James Olmos was born in Los Angeles, California, to Eleanor (Huizar) and Pedro Olmos, who was a mail carrier and welder. His family was of Mexican descent. If Olmos had followed the first love of his life, he would have been a professional baseball player. But by age 13, another love entered his life: rock music. By age 15, he was already an...

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Feb 24, 1947 In Los Angeles, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Americanos Concert
Latest Project:
Movie The Predator 2018-08-03

Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 24 wins & 26 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Battlestar Galactica
Poster of Miami Vice
Poster of Blade Runner
Movie Windows on the World Balthazar 2018
Movie The Americanos Concert Himself 2018
Movie The Predator None 2018-08-03
Movie Journey of a Female Comic Himself 2017-05-31
Movie The 21st Annual Satellite Awards Himself - Winner: Mary Pickford Award 2017-02-18
Movie L.A. Burning: The Riots 25 Years Later Unknown 2017-04-18
Movie Americano Gayo 2017-06-13
Movie Coco Chicharron 2017-11-22
Movie Blade Runner 2049 Gaff 2017-10-06
Movie FedCon XVIII: The Golden Future Himself 2017-10-15
Movie Urban Cowboy Al Robles 2017-10-12
Movie Live Forever: The Ray Bradbury Odyssey Himself 2017-10-18
Movie Live from the Red Carpet: The Paley Center Tribute to Hispanic Achievements in Television Himself 2016-05-18
Movie The 20th Annual Satellite Awards Himself - Presenter 2016-02-21
Movie The Art of Human Salvage Max 2015-04-01
Movie Unity Unknown 2015-08-12
Movie Emissaries: Galacticon III Himself 2015-03-01
Movie House of the Righteous Mr. Lucy 2014-08-01
Series The Real History of Science Fiction Himself 2014-04-19
Series TakePart Live Unknown 2013-08-01
Movie 2013 ALMA Awards Himself 2013-09-27
Series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Unknown 2013-09-24
Series PoliticKING with Larry King Unknown 2012-06-13
Series Días de cine Unknown 2011
Movie América Mr. Irving 2011-03-10
Series Portlandia Unknown 2011-01-21
Movie The Green Hornet Unknown 2011-01-14
Movie Battlestar Galactica: The Journey Himself 2009-01-06
Movie Battlestar Galactica: The Last Frakkin' Special Himself 2009-03-16
Movie Battlestar Galactica: The Journey Ends - The Arrival Himself 2009-07-28
Movie Battlestar Galactica: The Plan Commander William Adama 2009-10-27
Movie Scream Awards 2009 Unknown 2009-10-27
Series Pioneers of Television Himself 2008-01-02
Movie Beverly Hills Chihuahua Unknown 2008-10-03
Series Up Close with Carrie Keagan Unknown 2007-02-21
Movie Battlestar Galactica: Razor Admiral William Adama 2007-11-24
Movie The 65th Annual Peabody Awards Himself - Presenter 2006-06-05
Series Eureka Unknown 2006-07-18
Series Dexter Unknown 2006-10-01
Movie Battlestar Galactica: The Story So Far Admiral William Adama 2006-08-13
Movie Splinter Captain Garcia 2006-07-22
Movie La cerca Narrator / Old NiƱo 2005-05-04
Series Battlestar Galactica Admiral William Adama / ... 2005-01-14
Series Tavis Smiley Unknown 2004-01-05
Movie In the Time of the Butterflies Trujillo 2004-08-19
Series CSI: NY Unknown 2004-09-22
Movie The 8th Annual Golden Satellite Awards Unknown 2004-01-21
Series The Batman Unknown 2004-09-11
Movie Battlestar Galactica: The Lowdown Himself - Commander Adama 2003-12-08
Series George Lopez Unknown 2002-03-27
Movie The Road to El Dorado Chief 2000-03-31
Movie Gossip Detective Curtis 2000-04-21
Movie Bonanno: A Godfather's Story Salvatore Maranzano 1999-07-25
Series The West Wing Unknown 1999-09-22
Movie The Story of Fathers & Sons Himself 1999-06-17
Movie AFI's 100 Years... 100 Stars: America's Greatest Screen Legends Unknown 1999-06-15
Movie The Taking of Pelham One Two Three Det. Anthony Piscotti 1998-02-01
Movie The Wall Col. Holst 1998-05-24
Movie The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit Vamanos 1998-01-23
Movie Hollywood Confidential Stan Navarro, Sr. 1997-04-14
Series ¡Despierta América! Unknown 1997-04-14
Movie Death in Granada Roberto Lozano 1997-09-12
Movie The 53rd Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1996-01-21
Series Dead Man's Walk Captain Salazar 1996-05-12
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-10-16
Movie The Limbic Region Jon Lucca 1996-06-30
Series The Rosie O'Donnell Show Unknown 1996-06-10
Movie The 52nd Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1995-01-21
Movie Slave of Dreams Potiphar 1995-12-10
Series 500 Nations Unknown 1995-10-18
Movie My Family Paco 1995-05-03
Series Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Unknown 1995-03-26
Movie Lives in Hazard Himself 1994-04-08
Series The Magic School Bus Unknown 1994-09-10
Movie Menendez: A Killing in Beverly Hills Jose Menendez 1994-05-22
Series Touched by an Angel Unknown 1994-09-21
Series Extra Unknown 1994-09-05
Movie A Million to Juan The Angel 1994-05-13
Series The Wild West Unknown 1993-03-22
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series Late Show with David Letterman Unknown 1993-08-30
Movie The 64th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1992-03-30
Movie Talent for the Game Virgil Sweet 1991-04-26
Movie The 47th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1990-01-20
Movie The 61st Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1989-03-29
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Movie The 46th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1989-01-28
Movie Barry Gibb Love and Hope Festival IV Himself 1988-11-26
Series American Experience Unknown 1988-10-04
Series The Media Show Unknown 1987-03-18
Movie Barry Gibb Love and Hope Festival III Himself 1987-10-17
Series Biography Unknown 1987-04-06
Movie The 43rd Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1986-01-24
Series Siskel & Ebert Unknown 1986-09-13
Series Miami Vice Lieutenant Martin Castillo / ... 1984-09-16
Movie Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind Unknown 1984-03-11
Movie Zoot Suit El Pachuco 1982-01-01
Movie Blade Runner Unknown 1982-06-25
Series American Playhouse Gen. Santa Anna / ... 1982-01-12
Series Faerie Tale Theatre Unknown 1982-09-11
Movie 300 Miles for Stephanie Art Vela 1981-01-12
Series Hill Street Blues Unknown 1981-01-15
Movie Day of Resurrection Unknown 1980-06-26
Series Visions Unknown 1976-10-21
Series Delvecchio Unknown 1976-09-09
Movie Aloha, Bobby and Rose Chicano #1 1975-04-29
Movie Bogard Unknown 1974-09-25
Series Police Woman Unknown 1974-09-13
Series Hawaii Five-O Unknown 1968-09-20