Edward James Olmos
Olmos's big acting break arrived in 1978, when he won a starring role in the musical "Zoot Suit," for which he received critical acclaim and a Tony nomination. In 1984, Olmos signed on as Lt. Martin Castillo in the hit NBC series "Miami Vice," a role that lasted five years and led to stardom and an Emmy Award.
In 1988, Olmos received an Oscar nomination for his performance in Stand and Deliver. The actor also delivered notable performances in American Me; My Family, Mi Familia; the TV movie The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez; and the PBS series "American Family."
Two special agents -- one Naval intelligence, one DEA -- partner for an undercover sting against a drug cartel that takes a serious wrong turn. Disavowed by their agencies, the pair goes on the run while trying to find out who set them up.
- Blade Runner: Theatrical & Director's Cut
- Blade Runner: The Final Cut
- Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind
- Yankee Doodle Dandy
- Stand and Deliver
- Battlestar Galactica
- The Green Hornet
- Battlestar Galactica: The Plan
- Miami Vice
- Zoot Suit
- American Me
- The Wall
- Crucible of Empire: Spanish-American War
- Battlestar Galactica: The Story So Far
- My Family
- The Road to El Dorado
- Discovery Atlas: The Complete Series
- Battlestar Galactica: Razor
- I'm Still Here
- Dead Man's Walk
- Mystic Lands
- Hollywood Confidential
- Hispanic Hollywood: Then & Now
- American Family
- Chicano Rock!
- American Experience: A Class Apart
- Filly Brown
- Go for Sisters