Edward James Olmos

Edward James Olmos

Edward James Olmos  American Actor


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Edward James Olmos and Lymari Nadal

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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, teacher Jaime Escalante in Stand and Deliver, patriarch Abraham Qui...

Confirmed Relationships3
Longest Relationship21 yrs
Average Relationship Length10 yrs
First Name Edward
Middle Name James
Last Name Olmos
Full Name at Birth Edward James Olmos
Alternative Name Ejo, Eddie, Ed, Edward Olmos, James Olmos
Age 69 years
Birthday 24th February, 1947
Birthplace Los Angeles, California, United States
Height 5' 9¾" (177 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Light
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Distinctive Feature Rough facial features, Gravely voice
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Sexuality Straight
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity Multiracial
Nationality American
High School Montebello High School, Montebello, California, United States (1964)
University East Los Angeles College, Monterey Park, California, United States
Occupation Text Actor, Producer and Director
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Lieutenant Martin Castillo In Miami Vice (1984-1989), William Adama In Battlestar Galactica (2003-2009).
Year(s) Active 1974–present
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) Creative Artists Agency
Brand Endorsement (2013) TV commercial for Union Bank of California.
Official Websites www.edwardjamesolmos.com/, twitter.com/edwardjolmos, www.nndb.com/people/782/000024710/, www.biography.com/people/edward-james-olmos-189135
Father Pedro Olmos (Who Was A Welder And Mail Carrier.)
Mother Eleanor (née Huizar)
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Edward James Olmos69 PiscesActor
Lymari Nadal38 AquariusActress
Puerto Rican
Lorraine Bracco61 LibraActress
Kaija Keel66 CapricornSpouse


Male18th July, 197243 years old
Bodie James
Male27th August, 197540 years old

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Untitled Jim Loach Project2015 Movie
The Art of Human Salvage2015 Max Movie
Monday Nights at Seven2014 Charlie Movie
El Americano: The Movie2014 Gayo Movie
House of the Righteous2014 Mr. Lucy Movie
2 Guns2013 Papi Greco Movie
Go for Sisters2013 Freddy Suarez Movie
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.2013 Robert Gonzales TV Show
Filly Brown2012 Leandro Movie
The Green Hornet2011 Axford Movie
America2011 Mr. Irving Movie
I'm Still Here2010 Edward James Olmos Movie
A Class Apart2009 Narrator Movie
Beverly Hills Chihuahua2008 El Diablo Movie
Battlestar Galactica: Razor2007 Admiral William Adama TV Movie
Battlestar Galactica: Razor Flashbacks2007 Commander William Adama TV Show
Splinter2006 Captain Garcia Movie
Walkout2006 Julian Nava TV Movie
Dexter2006 Prof. James Gellar TV Show
Eureka2006 First sled dog TV Show
La cerca2005 Narrator, Old Niño Short Film
Battlestar Galactica2004 Admiral William Adama TV Show
CSI: NY2004 Luther Devarro TV Show
The Batman2004 Chief Angel Rojas TV Show
Battlestar Galactica2003 Commander Adama TV Show
American Family2002 Jess Gonzalez TV Show
George Lopez2002 Mr. Vega TV Show
Greetings from Tucson2002 Priest TV Show
Jack and Marilyn2002 Pasquel Movie
In the Time of the Butterflies2001 Trujillo TV Movie
The Judge2001 Judge Armando Acosta TV Movie
Gossip2000 Detective Curtis Movie
The Road to El Dorado2000 Chief Movie
The Princess & the Barrio Boy2000 Nestor Garcia TV Movie
Great Writers, Great Cities2000 Narrator TV Show
Bonanno: A Godfather's Story1999 Salvatore Maranzano TV Movie
The West Wing1999 Judge Roberto Mendoza TV Show
The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit1998 Vamanos Movie
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three1998 Det. Anthony Piscotti TV Movie
The Wall1998 Col. Holst TV Movie
Selena1997 Abraham Quintanilla Movie
12 Angry Men1997 Juror #11 TV Movie
Hollywood Confidential1997 Stan Navarro, Sr. TV Movie
Gun1997 Father Santos TV Show
Prophecies of the Millennium1997 Host TV Movie
Caught1996 Joe Movie
Death in Granada1996 Roberto Lozano Movie
Dead Man's Walk1996 Captain Salazar TV Show
The Limbic Region1996 Jon Lucca TV Movie
Disturbing the Peace1996 Movie
Mirage1995 Matteo Juarez Movie
My Family1995 Paco Movie
500 Nations1995 TV Show
Slave of Dreams1995 Potiphar TV Movie
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child1995 El Murcielago TV Show
A Million to Juan1994 The Angel Movie
Menendez: A Killing in Beverly Hills1994 Jose Menendez TV Movie
The Burning Season1994 Wilson Pinheiro TV Movie
The Magic School Bus1994 Mr. Ramon TV Show
Touched by an Angel1994 Col. Victor Walls TV Show
Even Cowgirls Get the Blues1993 Musician at Barbecue (uncredited) Movie
Roosters1993 Gallo Morales Movie
Late Show with David Letterman1993 William Adama - Top Ten Presenter TV Show
American Me1992 Montoya Santana Movie
Talent for the Game1991 Virgil Sweet Movie
Triumph of the Spirit1989 Gypsy Movie
The Simpsons1989 Pit Master TV Show
Stand and Deliver1988 Jaime Escalante Movie
The Fortunate Pilgrim1988 Frank Corbo TV Show
Saving Grace1986 Ciolino Movie
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind1984 Mito Movie
Miami Vice1984 Lieutenant Martin Castillo TV Show
Blade Runner1982 Gaff Movie
Faerie Tale Theatre1982 Prime Minister TV Show
The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez1982 Gregorio Cortez Movie
Wolfen1981 Eddie Holt Movie
Zoot Suit1981 El Pachuco Movie
American Playhouse1981 Gregorio Cortez TV Show
Hill Street Blues1981 Joe Bustamonte TV Show
Three Hundred Miles for Stephanie1981 Art Vela TV Movie
Day of Resurrection1980 Capt. Lopez (as Edward J. Olmos) Movie
Evening in Byzantium1978 Angelo TV Movie
Alambrista!1977 1st Drunk (as Edward Olmos) Movie
CHiPs1977 Henry TV Show
Rafferty1977 TV Show
The Fitzpatricks1977 Don Vasquez TV Show
Delvecchio1976 Luis Hemenez TV Show
Visions1976 First Drunk TV Show
Aloha Bobby and Rose1975 Chicano #1 (as Eddie Olmos) Movie
Starsky and Hutch1975 Julio Gutierez TV Show
The Blue Knight1975 Clemente TV Show
Bogard1974 Junkie in Bathroom (uncredited) Movie
Police Woman1974 Hawkins TV Show
Kojak1973 Paco TV Show
Police Story1973 Bill, Cordova TV Show
Cannon1971 TV Show
Hawaii Five-O1968 Dancer TV Show
The Art of Living Quelle Movie
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RoddyJun 30, 2014

"We are not a disgusting punk rock group!" - A.B. Quintanilla

CraigSnyderMay 21, 2013

Edward is an excellent actor but I must say that my favorite was when he was on Dexter.

Tracker748Apr 25, 2013

One of my favorite actors, he is always exciting to watch making the character come alive. His views about the world and life are very profound.

Francisca Inez NolderMar 27, 2011

As a guest speaker, I would like to get more information. Please reply, thank you!

ritababeMar 12, 2011

hello how are you doing my name is rita i will like to be your friend?

EJOWebMistressAug 23, 2008

"The most important thing I learned to do was do the things I loved, even when I didn`t want to do them."

Mark WilliamsMay 5, 2008

In 1993 I attended a program at Georgetown University for the "Presidential Scholars."
Mr. Olmos was the speaker--I am trying to get the exact comments he made.
My recollection was "Success is doing what you want to do when you don`t want to do it."
Has anyone ever heard that, or have a copy or transcript of that talk--or a similar one.

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