Edward James Olmos

Edward James Olmos Brief Biography

Edward James Olmos
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.

In 1988, Olmos was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for the film Stand and Deliver.

Edward James Olmos News

• FX orders 10 episodes of 'Sons of Anarchy' spin-off 'Mayans MC'
• Selena Quintanilla honored with star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
• John Singleton executive produceing A&E doc 'L.A. Burning: The Riots 25 Years Later'
• The Almanac for Feb. 24, the 55th day of 2017

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