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Edward James Olmos

Edward James Olmos was born in Los Angeles, California, to Eleanor (Huizar) and Pedro Olmos, who was a mail carrier and welder. His family was of Mexican descent. If Olmos had followed the first love of his life, he would have been a professional baseball player. But by age 13, another love entered his life: rock music. By age 15, he was already an...

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Feb 24, 1947 In Los Angeles, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Blue Collar & Buddha
Latest Project:
Movie Urban Cowboy 2016-03-06

Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 22 wins & 26 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Battlestar Galactica
Poster of Miami Vice
Poster of Blade Runner
Poster of 2 Guns
Movie Warner Bros. 75th Anniversary: No Guts, No Glory Unknown 2017
Movie The Art of Living Unknown 2017
Movie Every Night's a Saturday Night Unknown 2016
Series A Director Prepares: Bobby Roth's Masterclass Unknown 2016
Movie El Americano: The Movie Unknown 2016
Movie Chasing Satellites Unknown 2016
Movie Monday Nights at Seven Unknown 2016
Movie Urban Cowboy Al Robles 2016-03-06
Movie Energizing Our World Unknown 2015
Movie The Art of Human Salvage Unknown 2015
Movie Unity Unknown 2015
Movie House of the Righteous Unknown 2014
Movie Agave Is Life Unknown 2014
Movie A Bridge Apart Unknown 2014
Movie Exile Nation: The Plastic People Unknown 2014
Series That Hashtag Show Unknown 2014
Series Portlandia Unknown 2014
Series The Real History of Science Fiction Unknown 2014
Movie Journey of a Female Comic Himself 2014-05-02
Series Creative Continuity Unknown 2014
Series Pioneers of Television Unknown 2014
Movie Fatherhood 101 Unknown 2013
Movie 2013 ALMA Awards Unknown 2013
Movie 2 Guns Unknown 2013
Series I Love Jenni Unknown 2013
Series TakePart Live Unknown 2013-08-01
Movie Go for Sisters Unknown 2013
Movie Live Forever: The Ray Bradbury Odyssey Unknown 2013
Series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Unknown 2013-09-24
Series Mario Lopez: One on One Unknown 2012-09-13
Movie This Is MY Country, Twin Fiddles and Accordion Unknown 2012
Movie Filly Brown Unknown 2012
Series Teens Wanna Know Unknown 2012-08-23
Movie 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2012-01-29
Movie Voces Vivas Unknown 2011
Movie Si Se Puede: The Roseland Prep Story Unknown 2011
Movie Hispanic Youth Showcase 25th Anniversary Unknown 2011
Movie America Unknown 2011
Movie 2011 ALMA Awards Unknown 2011-09-16
Movie The Green Hornet Axford 2011-01-14
Series Latino 101 Himself 2010-01-08
Movie I'm Still Here Unknown 2010
Series Página 2 Unknown 2010
Movie Battlestar Galactica: The Journey Unknown 2009
Movie Battlestar Galactica: The Plan Unknown 2009
Movie FedCon XVIII: The Golden Future Unknown 2009
Movie Battlestar Galactica: The Last Frakkin' Special Unknown 2009
Movie The Music of 'Battlestar Galactica' Unknown 2009
Movie CNN Presents: Latino in America Unknown 2009
Movie A Class Apart Unknown 2009
Movie Battlestar Galactica: ...And They Have a Plan Unknown 2009
Movie Hollywood Singing & Dancing: A Musical History - 1980s, 1990s and 2000s Unknown 2009-08-11
Movie Dig Comics Unknown 2009
Movie Scream Awards 2009 Unknown 2009-10-27
Movie 2009 Alma Awards Unknown 2009-09-18
Movie Battlestar Galactica: The Journey Ends - The Arrival Unknown 2009
Movie 2008 ALMA Awards Unknown 2008-09-12
Series The Movie Loft Unknown 2008-09-01
Series Más vale tarde Unknown 2008
Movie Beverly Hills Chihuahua Unknown 2008-10-03
Movie Chicano Rock! The Sounds of East Los Angeles Unknown 2008
Movie Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical Treasure Unknown 2008
Series TMZ on TV Unknown 2007-09-10
Movie Blade Runner: Deleted and Alternate Scenes Gaff 2007-12-18
Movie Deck-A-Rep: The True Nature of Rick Deckard Himself 2007-12-03
Series Up Close with Carrie Keagan Unknown 2007-02-21
Movie Making of Selena: 10 Years Later Himself 2007-09-01
Movie Battlestar Galactica: Razor Unknown 2007
Movie Poncho Sanchez: Keeper of the Flame Unknown 2007
Series Battlestar Galactica: Razor Flashbacks Unknown 2007
Movie Fashion Forward: Wardrobe and Styling Unknown 2007
Movie Dangerous Days: Making Blade Runner Unknown 2007-12-18
Movie Making 'Splinter' Unknown 2007
Movie AFI's 100 Years... 100 Cheers: America's Most Inspiring Movies Unknown 2006
Series Voces Unknown 2006
Movie Battlestar Galactica: The Story So Far Unknown 2006
Series Pioneros Unknown 2006
Movie The Forgotten Eagles Unknown 2006
Movie Recycled Life Unknown 2006
Movie The 65th Annual Peabody Awards Unknown 2006
Movie 75th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade Unknown 2006
Movie 2006 ALMA Awards Unknown 2006
Movie Buscando a Leti Unknown 2006
Movie Lalo Guerrero: The Original Chicano Unknown 2006
Movie Splinter Unknown 2006
Series Eureka Unknown 2006-07-18
Series Dexter Unknown 2006-10-01
Movie Walkout Unknown 2006-03-18
Series Discovery Atlas Unknown 2006-10-01
Movie Sci Fi Inside: Sci Fi Friday Unknown 2005
Movie La cerca Unknown 2005
Movie 05 Spaceys Unknown 2005
Series Battlestar Galactica Admiral William Adama / ... 2005-01-14
Movie Film Trix Unknown 2005
Movie The Black Movie Awards Unknown 2005
Movie Behind the Microphone: Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind Unknown 2005
Movie Salud Emocional: Una Guia para los Hispano Americanos Unknown 2004
Movie Cristina: El 15 aniversario Unknown 2004
Series CSI: NY Unknown 2004-09-22
Series Tavis Smiley Unknown 2004-01-05
Series The Batman Unknown 2004-09-11
Series Battlestar Galactica Unknown 2003
Series ¡Despierta América! Unknown 2003
Series Greetings from Tucson Unknown 2003
Movie Play Ball!: The Authentic Little League Baseball Guide to Pitching Unknown 2003
Movie Battlestar Galactica: The Lowdown Unknown 2003
Series American Family Unknown 2002
Movie Lying for a Living Unknown 2002
Movie Jack and Marilyn Unknown 2002
Movie 2002 ALMA Awards Unknown 2002-06-01
Movie The Last Winter Unknown 2002
Series George Lopez Unknown 2002-03-27
Movie The 4th Annual Family Television Awards Unknown 2002
Series Intimate Portrait Unknown 2002
Movie The Bronze Screen: 100 Years of the Latino Image in American Cinema Unknown 2002
Series HypaSpace Unknown 2002-05-13
Movie Playboy: Inside the Playboy Mansion Unknown 2002-02-10
Movie In the Time of the Butterflies Unknown 2001
Movie The Judge Unknown 2001
Movie Heroes for the Planet: A Tribute to National Geographic Unknown 2001
Movie The 70s: The Decade That Changed Television Unknown 2000
Movie 2000 ALMA Awards Unknown 2000
Movie The Princess & the Barrio Boy Nestor Garcia 2000-12-08
Movie The Road to El Dorado Chief 2000-03-31
Movie Super Bowl XXXIV Unknown 2000
Series Great Writers, Great Cities Unknown 2000
Movie ESPY Awards Unknown 2000
Movie No Greater Calling Unknown 2000
Movie Americanos: Latino Life in the United States Unknown 2000
Movie Gossip Detective Curtis 2000-04-21
Movie The Story of Fathers & Sons Unknown 1999
Movie Crucible of Empire: The Spanish American War Unknown 1999
Movie 68th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade Unknown 1999
Movie The Unfinished Journey Unknown 1999
Movie 1999 ALMA Awards Unknown 1999
Movie AFI's 100 Years... 100 Stars: America's Greatest Screen Legends Unknown 1999-06-15
Series The West Wing Unknown 1999-09-22
Movie Bonanno: A Godfather's Story Unknown 1999-07-25
Movie Zapatista Unknown 1999
Movie The Americanos Concert Unknown 1999
Movie The Dream Center: Hope for the Inner City Unknown 1999
Movie The Wall Unknown 1998
Movie The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit Unknown 1998
Movie 1998 ALMA Awards Unknown 1998-06-04
Movie The Taking of Pelham One Two Three Unknown 1998
Series Great Books Unknown 1998
Movie La otra conquista Unknown 1998
Movie 2nd Annual Latino Laugh Festival Unknown 1998
Movie Latino Laugh Festival Unknown 1997
Movie Selena Remembered Unknown 1997
Movie Hollywood Confidential Unknown 1997
Series The Living Edens Unknown 1997
Movie 12 Angry Men Unknown 1997
Movie Selena Unknown 1997-03-21
Series Gun Unknown 1997-04-12
Movie Prophecies of the Millennium Unknown 1997
Movie Disturbing the Peace Unknown 1996
Movie Death in Granada Unknown 1996
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-06
Movie Caught Joe 1996-01-24
Movie The 53rd Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1996
Movie The Crystal Skull Unknown 1996
Movie 1996 Billboard Music Awards Unknown 1996
Movie The Limbic Region Unknown 1996-06-30
Series Dead Man's Walk Unknown 1996
Series The Rosie O'Donnell Show Unknown 1996-06-10
Movie 15th Annual Tejano Music Awards Unknown 1995
Series 500 Nations Unknown 1995
Series Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Unknown 1995-03-26
Movie Mirage Unknown 1995-01-01
Movie My Family Paco 1995-05-03
Movie 1st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 1995
Movie Slave of Dreams Unknown 1995
Movie The 52nd Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1995
Series The Magic School Bus Unknown 1995
Movie The 47th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1995-09-10
Movie The Burning Season: The Chico Mendes Story Wilson Pinheiro 1994-09-17
Series Extra Unknown 1994-09-05
Series Touched by an Angel Unknown 1994-09-21
Movie Even Cowgirls Get the Blues Unknown 1994-05-20
Movie Lives in Hazard Unknown 1994
Movie Menendez: A Killing in Beverly Hills Unknown 1994
Movie A Million to Juan Unknown 1994
Movie Roosters Unknown 1993
Movie Good Cop, Bad Kid Unknown 1993
Series Late Show with David Letterman Unknown 1993-08-30
Movie 1993 Essence Awards Unknown 1993
Series The Wild West Unknown 1993
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Movie The 64th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1992-03-30
Series Le divan Unknown 1992
Movie American Me Unknown 1992
Movie Talent for the Game Unknown 1991
Series One on One with John Tesh Unknown 1991
Movie The 33rd Annual Grammy Awards Unknown 1991-02-20
Movie The 47th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1990-01-20
Movie The 1st Annual American Teacher Awards Unknown 1990
Movie The Making of 'Triumph of the Spirit' Unknown 1990
Series The Geraldo Rivera Show Unknown 1990
Movie 22nd NAACP Image Awards Unknown 1990
Movie Maria's Story Unknown 1990
Movie The 16th Annual People's Choice Awards Unknown 1990
Movie Father/Son Unknown 1990
Movie The Earth Day Special Unknown 1990
Movie Triumph of the Spirit Unknown 1989
Movie There Really Is a Santa Claus Himself 1989-11-22
Movie The 61st Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1989-03-29
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Series The Arsenio Hall Show Unknown 1989-01-03
Movie The 46th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1989-01-28
Movie Stand and Deliver Unknown 1988
Series The Fortunate Pilgrim Unknown 1988-09-10
Movie Barry Gibb Love and Hope Festival IV Unknown 1988
Series American Experience Unknown 1988-10-04
Movie Amnesty: The Dream Fulfilled? Unknown 1988
Movie Barry Gibb Love and Hope Festival III Unknown 1987
Series Biography Unknown 1987-04-06
Series The Media Show Unknown 1987-03-18
Series Cousteau's Rediscovery of the World I Unknown 1987
Movie Saving Grace Unknown 1986
Series Blue Collar & Buddha Unknown 1986
Series ABC Afterschool Specials Unknown 1986
Movie The 43rd Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1986-01-24
Series Faerie Tale Theatre Unknown 1986
Movie The 38th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1986
Movie The 37th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1985
Movie Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind Unknown 1984
Series Miami Vice Lieutenant Martin Castillo 1984-09-16
Movie Blade Runner Unknown 1982-06-25
Series American Playhouse Gen. Santa Anna / ... 1982-01-12
Movie The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez Unknown 1982
Movie Zoot Suit Unknown 1981
Movie Wolfen Eddie Holt 1981-07-24
Series Hill Street Blues Unknown 1981-01-15
Movie 300 Miles for Stephanie Unknown 1981
Movie Day of Resurrection Unknown 1980
Movie The 33rd Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1979
Movie Evening in Byzantium Unknown 1978
Series The Fitzpatricks Unknown 1977
Series Delvecchio Unknown 1977
Movie Alambrista! Unknown 1977
Series CHiPs Unknown 1977-09-15
Series Rafferty Unknown 1977
Series The Blue Knight Unknown 1976
Series Visions Unknown 1976-10-21
Series Starsky and Hutch Unknown 1975-09-10
Movie Aloha, Bobby and Rose Unknown 1975
Movie Bogard Unknown 1974
Series Police Woman Unknown 1974-09-13
Series Police Story Unknown 1973-09-25
Series Kojak Unknown 1973-10-24
Series Cannon Unknown 1971-09-14
Series Hawaii Five-O Unknown 1968-09-26