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.
- Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind
- Stand and Deliver
- Blade Runner: Theatrical & Director's Cut
- Battlestar Galactica
- Yankee Doodle Dandy
- Blade Runner: The Final Cut
- The Green Hornet
- Miami Vice
- American Me
- My Family
- I'm Still Here
- Discovery Atlas: The Complete Series
- Battlestar Galactica: The Story So Far
- Battlestar Galactica: Razor
- Battlestar Galactica: The Plan
- Filly Brown
- Zoot Suit
- Dead Man's Walk
- Mystic Lands
- Hollywood Confidential
- The Wall
- Crucible of Empire: Spanish-American War
- Hispanic Hollywood: Then & Now
- The Road to El Dorado
- American Family
- Chicano Rock!
- American Experience: A Class Apart
- Go for Sisters