Edward James Olmos

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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.

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MOVIE CREDITS:
1992: Montoya Santana - American Me
1991: Vergil Sweet - Talent for the Game
1988: Jaime A. Escalante - Stand and Deliver
1995: Paco - My Family
1996: Joe - Caught
2006: Narrator - Recycled Life
1997: Stan Navarro, Sr. - Hollywood Confidential
1998: Vamanos - The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit
2009: Commander William Adama - Battlestar Galactica: The Plan
1999: Narrator (voice) - Zapatista
1995: Slave of Dreams
1995: Mirage
1983: Gregorio Cortez - The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez
1998: Det. Anthony Piscotti - The Taking of Pelham One Two Three
2001: Trujillo - In the Time of the Butterflies
2006: Captain garcia - Splinter
1997: Abraham Quintanilla - Selena
1981: El Pachuco - Zoot Suit
2001: The Judge
1994: Jose Menendez - Menendez: A Killing in Beverly Hills
1993: Gallo Morales - Roosters
2005: Narrator / Old Niño - La Cerca
1989: Gypsy - Triumph of the Spirit
1996: Lucca - The Limbic Region
2013: (Voice) - A Bridge Apart
2009: Narrator - A Class Apart: A Mexican American Civil Rights Story
2018: Martin Castillo (archive footage) - The Eyes of Martin Castillo
2014: Narrator (voice) - Agave is Life
2017: Himself - L.A. Burning: The Riots 25 Years Later
2017: Gaff (voice) - ブレードランナー ブラックアウト 2022
2019: Axel - A Dog's Way Home
1981: Art Vela - 300 Miles for Stephanie
2020: Chasing Wonders
1982: Gaff - Blade Runner
2013: Freddy Suárez - Go for Sisters
2016: Gayo (voice) - El Americano: The Movie
2014: Journey of a Female Comic
1979: 白昼の死角
2011: Mr. Irving - América
1990: José Serrano (voice) - Maria's Story
2000: Nestor Garcia - The Princess and the Barrio Boy
2019: Santiago - The Devil Has a Name
2019: Himself - Raúl Juliá: The World’s a Stage
1981: Eddie Holt - Wolfen
2016: Charlie - Monday Nights at Seven
2007: Admiral William Adama - Battlestar Galactica: Razor
2007: Himself - Dangerous Days: Making 'Blade Runner'
2000: Chief (voice) - The Road to El Dorado
1983: Prime Minister - The Nightingale
2019: Balthazar - Windows on the World
Himself - Every Night's a Saturday Night
2019: Hospicio - Imprisoned
1977: 1st Drunk (as Edward Olmos) - ¡Alambrista!
2017: Himself (archive footage) - LA 92
1986: Ciolino - Saving Grace
2019: Self - Carlos Almaraz: Playing With Fire
2008: Diablo (voice) - Beverly Hills Chihuahua
2000: Detective Curtis - Gossip
2013: Papi Greco - 2 Guns
2017: Chicharrón (voice) - Coco
2011: Michael Axford - The Green Hornet
1999: Gaspar DiGregario (Young) - Bonanno: A Godfather's Story
2013: Leandro - Filly Brown
1996: The Disappearance of Garcia Lorca
2003: Himself - Battlestar Galactica: The Lowdown
1994: Wilson Pinheiro - The Burning Season
1994: The Angel - A Million to Juan
2020: Space Songs: Through the Distance
1997: Juror 11 - 12 Angry Men
2010: Himself - I'm Still Here
1975: Chicano #1 - Aloha, Bobby and Rose
2017: Gaff - Blade Runner 2049
1994: Musician at Barbecue - Even Cowgirls Get the Blues
1980: Captain Lopez - 復活の日
2006: Julian Nava - Walkout
1990: The Earth Day Special
2015: Himself - Narrator (voice) - Unity
2020: Himself - The Disney Family Singalong: Volume II

TV CREDITS:
2006: James Gellar - Dexter
2004: The Batman
1968: Hawaii Five-O
1981: Hill Street Blues
1971: Cannon
1995: 500 Nations
1997: Father Santos - Gun
1994: Mr. Ramon - The Magic School Bus
2002: Priest - Greetings From Tucson
2002: Jess Gonzalez - American Family
1977: CHiPs
1975: Clemente (as Ed Olmos) - The Blue Knight
1975: Starsky & Hutch
2004: William Adama - Battlestar Galactica
1994: Babylon 5
2002: George Lopez
1973: Kojak
1996: E! True Hollywood Story
1982: Prime Minister - Faerie Tale Theatre
2007: Commander William Adama - Battlestar Galactica: Razor Flashbacks
1973: Police Story
1974: Police Woman
2007: Dave Navarro's Spread
1977: The Fitzpatricks
1984: Martin Castillo - Miami Vice
1996: Captain Salazar - Dead Man's Walk
2013: Robert Gonzales - Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
2006: First sled dog - Eureka
1999: Roberto Mendoza - The West Wing
2003: Commander Adama - Battlestar Galactica
1996: The Rosie O'Donnell Show
2018: Felipe Reyes - Mayans M.C.
2011: Portlandia
1989: Pit Master (voice) - The Simpsons
2006: Dexter
2014: Himself - The Real History of Science Fiction
1988: Frank Corbo - The Fortunate Pilgrim