A biography of edward olmos an american actor and director

Latino Life in the U. She filed for divorce in January after five years of separation. Social activism[ edit ] Olmos in Olmos has often been involved in social activism, especially that affecting the U.

Edward James Olmos

From tohe starred in his biggest role up to that date as the taciturn police Lieutenant Martin Castillo in the television series Miami Viceopposite Don Johnson and Philip Michael Thomasfor which he was awarded a Golden Globe and an Emmy in Declined an offer from director Michael Mann to reprise the role of Lt.

A series of animations explaining the concept of SENS has been narrated by him. There are places to stay too, little hotels.

The play moved to Broadway, and Olmos earned a Tony Award nomination. Inhe was arrested and spent 20 days in jail for taking part in the Navy-Vieques protests against United States Navy target practice bombings of the island of Vieques, Puerto Rico.

They married in Gibson has said of Hansen's involvement: He would have been contractually obligated to work exclusively on the series, and not do any other projects while under contract. Distribution and marketing[ edit ] While Mel Gibson financed the film through his Icon ProductionsDisney signed on to distribute Apocalypto for a fee in certain markets under the Touchstone Pictures label.

At the same time, he attended classes at East Los Angeles Collegeincluding courses in acting. Says that he is of Aztec and Spanish ancestry.

Patrick Stewart was eventually cast in the role. From tohe starred in his biggest role up to that date as the taciturn police Lieutenant Martin Castillo in the television series Miami Viceopposite Don Johnson and Philip Michael Thomasfor which he was awarded a Golden Globe and an Emmy in Hansen comments, "There was nothing in the post-classic period that would match the size and majesty of that pyramid in the film.

Olmos wanted the flexibility to be able to work on multiple projects, and declined the role on that basis. Inhe was arrested and spent 20 days in jail for taking part in the Navy-Vieques protests against United States Navy target practice bombings of the island of Vieques, Puerto Rico.

He also makes frequent appearances at juvenile halls and detention centers to speak to at-risk teenagers. As ofhas never appeared in a film nominated for the Best Picture Oscar.

Castillo" on Miami Viceon an ideal day getting away from it all I would drive to Joshua Tree and spend the night there in my sleeping bag. Regarding his work on the show, he told CraveOnline"I'm very grateful for the work that I've been able to do in my life, but I can honestly tell you, this is the best usage of television I've ever been a part of to date.

Edward James Olmos

I got the car! In his teen years, he was the lead singer for a band he named Pacific Ocean, so called because it was to be "the biggest thing on the West Coast".

Olmos and others were protesting the use of the island as a bombing test ground.Source Edward James Olmos is a Mexican-American actor and director (with dual citizenship).

Edward James Olmos

He is known for his role as He is known for his roles as William Adama in Battlestar Galactica and Marty Castillo in Miami bigskyquartet.com: February 24, (age 71), Los Angeles, California, United States.

Edward James Olmos (born February 24, ) is a Mexican American actor and director.

Edward James Olmos Birthday, Age, Family & Biography

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.

Apocalypto (/ ə ˌ p ɒ k ə ˈ l ɪ p t oʊ /) is a American epic adventure film co-produced, co-written and directed by Mel bigskyquartet.com film features a cast of Native American and Indigenous Mexican actors consisting of Rudy Youngblood, Raoul Trujillo, Mayra Sérbulo, Dalia Hernández, Ian Uriel, Gerardo Taracena, Rodolfo Palacios, Bernardo Ruiz Juarez, Ammel Rodrigo Mendoza, Ricardo.

Edward James Olmos (born February 24, ) is a Mexican 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.

Edward James Olmos. Edward James Olmos (born 24 February ) is a Mexican-American actor, and director. He played Professor James Gellar on Showtime's DEXTER. Edward James Olmos (born Edward Huizar Olmos; February 24, ) is an American actor, director, producer and composer who was set to appear in the film The Predator.

However, his role was deleted from the final cut of the bigskyquartet.comances: The Predator.

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