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Edward James Olmos

Actor | Producer | Director
KNOWN FOR 
Battlestar Galactica (2004–2009) | Blade Runner (1982) | Miami Vice (1984–1990)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 22 wins & 26 nominations More »
AKA 
Eddie Olmos | Edward J. Olmos | Edward Jamesl Olmos | Edward Olmos | Ed Olmos  Less
NICKNAMEs  
EJO, Ed, Eddie
BORN 
Feb 24, 1947 (age 69)
HEIGHT 
5' 8½" (1.74m)

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Projects in Development (4 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Films in Production (2 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (48 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (59 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Urban CowboyUrban Cowboy (TV Movie) Al Robles  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for The SimpsonsThe Simpsons (TV Series) Pit Master (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (TV Series) Robert Gonzales (5 episodes, 2015)  Less 2015 5
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  • Primary photo for EurekaEureka (TV Series) First sled dog (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for DexterDexter (TV Series) Prof. James Gellar / Professor James Gellar (10 episodes, 2011)  Less 2011 10
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  • Primary photo for CSI: NYCSI: NY (TV Series) Luther Devarro (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for Battlestar GalacticaBattlestar Galactica (TV Series) Admiral William Adama / Commander William Adama (73 episodes, 2004–2009), Director (4 episodes, 2004–2009)  Less 2004–2009 73
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  • Primary photo for Late Show with David LettermanLate Show with David Letterman (TV Series) William Adama - Top Ten Presenter (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
    • Episode #15.85 (Mar 19, 2008) William Adama - Top Ten Presenter (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Battlestar Galactica: RazorBattlestar Galactica: Razor (TV Movie) Admiral William Adama  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Battlestar Galactica: Razor FlashbacksBattlestar Galactica: Razor Flashbacks (TV Mini-series) Commander William Adama (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
    • Escape (Nov 16, 2007) Commander William Adama  Less
  • Primary photo for George LopezGeorge Lopez (TV Series) Mr. Vega (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for Battlestar Galactica: The Story So FarBattlestar Galactica: The Story So Far (TV Movie) Admiral William Adama (archive footage), Special Thanks  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for WalkoutWalkout (TV Movie) Julian Nava, Director, Co-Executive Producer  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The BatmanThe Batman (TV Series) Chief Angel Rojas (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for Battlestar GalacticaBattlestar Galactica (TV Mini-series) Commander Adama (2 episodes, 2003)  Less 2003 2
  • Primary photo for Greetings from TucsonGreetings from Tucson (TV Series) Priest (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for American FamilyAmerican Family (TV Series) Jess Gonzalez / Pancho Villa (17 episodes, 2002)  Less 2002 17
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  • Primary photo for In the Time of the ButterfliesIn the Time of the Butterflies (TV Movie) Trujillo  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The JudgeThe Judge (TV Movie) Judge Armando Acosta  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The Princess & the Barrio BoyThe Princess & the Barrio Boy (TV Movie) Nestor Garcia  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Great Writers, Great CitiesGreat Writers, Great Cities (TV Series) Narrator (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for The West WingThe West Wing (TV Series) Judge Roberto Mendoza / Mendoza (2 episodes, 1999–2000)  Less 1999–2000 2
  • Primary photo for Bonanno: A Godfather's StoryBonanno: A Godfather's Story (TV Movie) Salvatore Maranzano  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for The WallThe Wall (TV Movie) Col. Holst  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Touched by an AngelTouched by an Angel (TV Series) Col. Victor Walls (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for The Taking of Pelham One Two ThreeThe Taking of Pelham One Two Three (TV Movie) Det. Anthony Piscotti  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Warner Bros. 75th Anniversary: No Guts, No GloryWarner Bros. 75th Anniversary: No Guts, No Glory (TV Movie) Himself, Special Thanks  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for 12 Angry Men12 Angry Men (TV Movie) Juror #11  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Prophecies of the MillenniumProphecies of the Millennium (TV Movie) Host  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every ChildHappily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series) Fisherman / El Murcielago / Rey Emiliano (3 episodes, 1995–1997)  Less 1995–1997 3
  • Primary photo for GunGun (TV Series) Father Santos (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for Hollywood ConfidentialHollywood Confidential (TV Movie) Stan Navarro, Sr.  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The Limbic RegionThe Limbic Region (TV Movie) Jon Lucca  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Dead Man's WalkDead Man's Walk (TV Mini-series) Captain Salazar (3 episodes, 1996)  Less 1996 3
  • Primary photo for Slave of DreamsSlave of Dreams (TV Movie) Potiphar  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The Magic School BusThe Magic School Bus (TV Series) Mr. Ramon (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
    • Going Batty (Sep 30, 1995) Mr. Ramon (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for 500 Nations500 Nations (TV Mini-series) Actor  Less 1995– 
  • Primary photo for The Burning Season: The Chico Mendes StoryThe Burning Season: The Chico Mendes Story (TV Movie) Wilson Pinheiro  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Menendez: A Killing in Beverly HillsMenendez: A Killing in Beverly Hills (TV Movie) Jose Menendez  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Lives in HazardLives in Hazard (TV Movie) Himself, Executive Producer  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Miami ViceMiami Vice (TV Series) Lieutenant Martin Castillo (106 episodes, 1984–1990), Director (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1984–1990 106
    • Too Much, Too Late (Jan 25, 1990) Lieutenant Martin Castillo (credit only)  Less
    • Leap of Faith (Jun 28, 1989) Lieutenant Martin Castillo  Less
    • Miracle Man (Jun 21, 1989) Lieutenant Martin Castillo  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Fortunate PilgrimThe Fortunate Pilgrim (TV Mini-series) Frank Corbo (2 episodes, 1988)  Less 1988 2
  • Primary photo for Hill Street BluesHill Street Blues (TV Series) Judge Cruz / Joe Bustamonte (3 episodes, 1982–1984)  Less 1982–1984 3
  • Primary photo for Faerie Tale TheatreFaerie Tale Theatre (TV Series) Prime Minister (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for American PlayhouseAmerican Playhouse (TV Series) Gregorio Cortez / Gen. Santa Anna (2 episodes, 1982), Associate Producer (1 episode, 1982), Composer (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982 2
  • Primary photo for 300 Miles for Stephanie300 Miles for Stephanie (TV Movie) Art Vela  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Evening in ByzantiumEvening in Byzantium (TV Movie) Angelo  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for CHiPsCHiPs (TV Series) Henry (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for Police StoryPolice Story (TV Series) Bill / Cordova (2 episodes, 1977–1978)  Less 1977–1978 2
  • Primary photo for The FitzpatricksThe Fitzpatricks (TV Series) Don Vasquez (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for RaffertyRafferty (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for VisionsVisions (TV Series) First Drunk (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for Hawaii Five-OHawaii Five-O (TV Series) Dancer (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for Starsky and HutchStarsky and Hutch (TV Series) Julio Gutierez (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
    • The Psychic (Jan 15, 1977) Julio Gutierez (as Edward Jamesl Olmos)  Less
  • Primary photo for DelvecchioDelvecchio (TV Series) Luis Hemenez (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for Police WomanPolice Woman (TV Series) Hawkins (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
    • Sara Who? (Oct 26, 1976) Hawkins (as Edward Olmos)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Blue KnightThe Blue Knight (TV Series) Clemente (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
    • Mariachi (Feb 11, 1976) Clemente (as Ed Olmos)  Less
  • Primary photo for KojakKojak (TV Series) Paco (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for CannonCannon (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
    • The Exchange (Oct 23, 1974) Actor (as Edward Olmos)  Less
Self (142 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Archive Footage (3 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Hispanic Youth Showcase 25th AnniversaryHispanic Youth Showcase 25th Anniversary (TV Movie) Himself - Past Guest (archive footage)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Blade Runner: Deleted and Alternate ScenesBlade Runner: Deleted and Alternate Scenes (Video) Gaff (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Página 2Página 2 (TV Series) Gaff (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
    • Episode #1.1 (Nov 4, 2007) Gaff (archive footage)  Less
Other (1 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS

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