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Edward James Olmos

Edward James Olmos

American actor
Edward James Olmos is an American actor. He is best known for his roles as Lieutenant Martin "Marty" Castillo in Miami Vice, American Me, William Adama in the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica, Detective Gaff in Blade Runner and its sequel Blade Runner 2049 and the voice of Mito in the 2005 English dub of Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind.Wikipedia
BornFebruary 24, 1947
HometownEast Los Angeles, California, United States
Net worth$10 million
Height5'9" (1.75m)
SpouseKaija Keel, Lymari Nadal, Lorraine Bracco
ChildrenBodie Olmos, Michael D. Olmos, Mico Olmos, Tamiko Olmos, Brandon Olmos, Daniela Olmos
ParentsPedro Olmos, Eleanor Huizar
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Edward James Olmos Revealed He Nearly Died After Ceasing Throat Cancer Treatments

  • Blade Runner star Edward James Olmos revealed in an interview with The Daily Mail that he thought he would die after his body “gave up” following treatment for throat cancer. “[Death] entered my mind many, many times throughout the process, because you can't swallow, you can't talk, you can't eat, ...

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'Edward James Olmos Day' declared in LA County to honor local legend

'Edward James Olmos Day' was declared in L.A. County to honor the East L.A native, community activist and legendary actor best known for his Oscar-nominated role in "Stand and Deliver,'' portraying Garfield High teacher Jaime Escalante.
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Walking With Herb
Walking With Herb
PG
1h 50min
2021
The Devil Has a Name
The Devil Has a Name
R
1h 37min
2020
A Class Apart
A Class Apart
0h 49min
2009
Battlestar Galactica: The Plan
Battlestar Galactica: The Plan
1h 52min
2009
Battlestar Galactica: Razor
Battlestar Galactica: Razor
1h 28min
2007
The Fence
The Fence
0h 18min
2004
The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit
The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit
PG
1h 17min
1997
Caught
Caught
R
1h 56min
1996
Chasing Wonders
Chasing Wonders
1h 26min
2021
Carlos Almaraz: Playing With Fire
Carlos Almaraz: Playing With Fire
1h 22min
2019
Windows on the World
Windows on the World
1h 50min
2020
Imprisoned
Imprisoned
R
1h 44min
2019
A Dog's Way Home
A Dog's Way Home
PG
1h 36min
2019
Mayans M.C.
Mayans M.C.
TV-MA
1h
2018
The Women in the Sand
The Women in the Sand
1h 13min
2017
El Americano: The Movie
El Americano: The Movie
G
1h 38min
2017
Monday Nights At Seven
Monday Nights At Seven
1h 49min
2016

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
1995Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a MovieThe Burning Season (1994 film)Nominated
1995Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture MadeThe Burning Season (1994 film)Winner
1989Academy AwardActor in a Leading RoleStand and DeliverNominated
1989Golden GlobeBest Performance by An Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture MadeMiami ViceNominated
1989Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - DramaStand and DeliverNominated