Edward James Olmos

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. Description above from the Wikipedia article Edward James Olmos, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

YearTitleCharacterRelease Date
2019A Dog's Way Home2019-01-11
2018The Predator2018-09-14
2017CocoChicharrón (voice)2017-11-22
2017Blade Runner 2049Gaff2017-10-06
2017Blade Runner: Black Out 2022Gaff (voice)2017-09-26
2017AmericanoGayo2017-06-13
2017LA 92Himself (Archive Footage)2017-04-28
2017L.A. Burning: The Riots 25 Years LaterHimself2017-04-18
2015UnityHimself - Narrator (voice)2015-08-12
2014Journey of a Female Comic2014-05-02
2013Go for SistersFreddy Suárez2013-11-08
20132 GunsPapi Greco2013-08-02
2013Filly BrownLeandro2013-04-19
2013A Bridge Apart(Voice)2013-01-01
2011AmericaMr. Irving2011-03-10
2011The Green HornetMichael Axford2011-01-13
2010I'm Still HereHimself2010-09-10
2009Battlestar Galactica: The PlanCommander William Adama2009-10-27
2008Beverly Hills ChihuahuaDiablo (voice)2008-10-03
2007Dangerous Days: Making Blade RunnerHimself2007-12-18
2007Battlestar Galactica: RazorAdmiral William Adama2007-11-24
2006SplinterCaptain garcia2006-08-17
2006WalkoutJulian Nava2006-03-18
2006Recycled LifeNarrator2006-01-01
2005La CercaNarrator / Old Niño2005-05-04
2003Battlestar Galactica: The LowdownHimself2003-12-08
2003Battlestar Galactica - The Mini SeriesAdmiral William ' Husher' Adama2003-12-08
2001In the Time of the ButterfliesTrujillo2001-10-21
2001The Judge2001-05-06
2000The Princess and the Barrio BoyNestor Garcia2000-12-08
2000GossipDetective Curtis2000-04-21
2000The Road to El DoradoChief (voice)2000-03-31
1999Bonanno: A Godfather's StoryGaspar DiGregario (Young)1999-07-25
1999ZapatistaNarrator1999-01-01
1998The Taking of Pelham One Two ThreeDet. Anthony Piscotti1998-02-01
1998The Wonderful Ice Cream SuitVamanos1998-01-23
199712 Angry MenJuror 111997-08-17
1997Hollywood ConfidentialStan Navarro, Sr.1997-04-14
1997SelenaAbraham Quintanilla1997-03-21
1996The Disappearance of Garcia Lorca1996-10-24
1996The Limbic RegionLucca1996-06-30
1996CaughtJoe1996-01-24
1995Mirage1995-11-21
1995My FamilyPaco1995-05-03
1995Slave of Dreams1995-01-01
1994Menendez: A Killing in Beverly HillsJose Menendez1994-05-22
1994A Million to JuanThe Angel1994-05-15
1994Even Cowgirls Get the BluesMusician at Barbecue1994-05-13
1993RoostersGallo Morales1993-01-01
1992American MeMontoya Santana1992-03-13
1991Talent for the GameVergil Sweet1991-04-26
1990The Earth Day Special1990-04-22
1990Maria's StoryNarrator (voice)1990-01-01
1989Triumph of the SpiritGypsy1989-01-01
1988Stand and DeliverJaime A. Escalante1988-03-11
1986Saving GraceCiolino1986-05-02
1983The Ballad of Gregorio CortezBoone Chate1983-08-19
1983The NightingalePrime Minister1983-05-10
1982Blade RunnerGaff1982-06-25
1981Zoot SuitEl Pachuco1981-10-02
1981WolfenEddie Holt1981-07-24
1980VirusCaptain Lopez1980-06-26
1979Dead Angle1979-07-04
1977Alambrista!1st Drunk (as Edward Olmos)1977-10-16
1975Aloha, Bobby and RoseChicano #11975-04-29
1970The Devil Has a Name
1970The Devil Has a NameSantiago