A biography of edward olmos an american actor and director

Hansena specialist in the Maya and assistant professor of archaeology at Idaho State University. Historical consultant Richard D. During the Rodney King Riots in Los Angeles, Olmos went out with a broom [11] and worked to get communities cleaned up and rebuilt.

He accepted the role of Commander Adama for the "Battlestar Galactica" miniseries and stayed on in the part when the Sci-Fi Channel decided to turn the miniseries into a regular series.

Edward James Olmos : biography

Latino Life in the U. As director of the Mirador Basin Project, he works to preserve a large swath of the Guatemalan rain forest and its Maya ruins.

He would have been contractually obligated to work exclusively on the series, and not do any other projects while under contract. Friend of Constance Marie. Inhe starred alongside Jennifer Lopez in the film Selena. That same year, he starred in The Wonderful Ice Cream Suita comedy that sought to break Hispanic stereotypes and transcend the normal stigmas of most Hispanic-oriented movies.

Hansenthe choices in body make-up were based on both artistic license and fact: Edward James Olmos narrated for the film Zapatistaa documentary in support of the Zapatista Army of National Liberationa revolutionary group that has abstained from using their weapons since I thought we'd be doing it on film, but we put the Genesis [camera] up there in a light-weight water housing.

He was the only cast member from the original Miami Vice series who was approached to appear in the rebooted movie version of the series. The Next Generation when it was in pre-production inbut declined.

We wanted to update the chase genre by, in fact, not updating it with technology or machinery but stripping it down to its most intense form, which is a man running for his life, and at the same time getting back to something that matters to him.

She filed for divorce in January after five years of separation. Latino Public Broadcasting funds public television programming that focuses on issues affecting Hispanics and advocates for diverse perspectives in public television.

The problems "faced by the Maya are extraordinarily similar to those faced today by our own civilization," co-writer Safinia stated during production, "especially when it comes to widespread environmental degradation, excessive consumption and political corruption".

Gained twenty pounds and thinned his hair to prepare for the role of Jaime Escalante in Stand and Deliver I was the highest-paid actor -- per word -- in the history of television!

Olmos has four adopted children: The Next Generation when it was in pre-production inbut declined. He accepted the role of Commander Adama for the "Battlestar Galactica" miniseries and stayed on in the part when the Sci-Fi Channel decided to turn the miniseries into a regular series.

A series of animations explaining the concept of SENS has been narrated by him. 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.

Olmos joined the cast of the television series Dexter for its sixth season, as a "brilliant, charismatic professor of religious studies". Inhe starred alongside Jennifer Lopez in the film Selena.

Edward James Olmos

Agreed to the role of William Adama on the Battlestar Galactica remake only on the condition that the stories reflect as much realism and credibility as possible. Bush promised to end the testing in Navy stopped using the island for bombing practice.

Declined an offer from director Michael Mann to reprise the role of Lt. At the ceremony, Gibson said that the film was a "badge of honor for the Latino community. His role required him to play a piano while singing a Spanish ballad during the later part of the film.

Close friend of Mary McDonnell. From tohe starred as Commander William Adama in the Sci-Fi Channel 's reimagined Battlestar Galactica miniseriesand in the television series that followed.

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. Ina year-old girl accused Olmos of twice touching her in a sexual manner while they watched TV together.

Edward James Olmos

More recently, he has been a spokesperson for Farmers Insurance Groupstarring in their Spanish language commercials.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 ltgov2018.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 (American, Film Actor) was born on Get more info like birth place, age, birth sign, biography, family, relation & latest news etc. Source Edward James Olmos is a Mexican-American actor and director (with dual citizenship). He is known for his role as He is known for his roles as William Adama in Battlestar Galactica and Marty Castillo in Miami ltgov2018.com: February 24, (age 71), Los Angeles, California, United States.

Biography. A magnetic Latino actor and activist, Edward James Olmos was raised in East Los Angeles and avoided falling in with gangs by pursuing his passions: baseball (he was a Golden State.

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Edward James Olmos Biography: 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. Edward James Olmos: biography. February 24, - 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.

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