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An eye for an eye will make the whole world blind~Gandhi
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Thursday, March 28, 2013

Edward James Olmos

Edward James Olmos
DOB: Feb. 24, 1947
Where: Los Angeles, California
Height: 5'9''

-Frequently plays men of authority or power who enlighten/inspire those beneath him
-His rough facial features
-His deep, gravelly voice

-In order to look like father and son on Battlestar Galactica, Edward James Olmos, who plays William Adama, had to wear contacts with blue irises to match British actor Jamie Bamber's blue eyes, who plays his son, Lee "Apollo" Adama

-Friend of actress Constance Marie
-Says that he is of Aztec and Spanish ancestry
-Sentenced to 20 days in jail in August 2001 for trespassing on US Navy land on the Puerto Rican island of Vieques. Olmos and others were protesting the Navy using it as a bomb test ground
-Gained twenty pounds and thinned his hair to play the role of Jaime Escalante in Stand and Deliver
Known For
Starsky & Hutch
-Julio Gutierrez
-Episode: The Psychic
Hawaii Five-O
-Ready, Aim...
-Episode: Flashback!
Blade Runner
Stand and Deliver
-Jaime Escalante

Miami Vice
-Lt. Martin Castillo
My Family
-Abraham Quintanilla
Bonanno: A Godfather's Story
-Salvatore Maranzano
Battlestar Galactica
-Commander William Adama
Beverly Hills Chihuahua
-El Diablo (voice. He was the Doberman)

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