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Edward James Olmos

Edward James Olmos
Edward James Olmos in 2006
Personal information
Birth nameEdward Olmos
Birth dateFebruary 24, 1947(age 69)
Place of birthLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Years active1974 present
SpouseKaija Keel (1971 - 1992)
Lorraine Bracco (1994 - 2002)
Lymari Nadal (2002 - present)

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Edward James Olmos (born February 24, 1947) is an 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.

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