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 of America
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 contemplated giving up 'many, many times' during his cancer battle

Edward James Olmos has admitted the thought of giving up "entered his mind" a lot during cancer treatment.
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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
1989Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - DramaStand and DeliverNominated
1989Golden GlobeBest Performance by An Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture MadeMiami ViceNominated
1989Academy AwardActor in a Leading RoleStand and DeliverNominated