Hispanic activist and actor in Stand and Deliver (1986), Blade Runner, and Battlestar Galactica.
He developed a passion for baseball in his youth and became the Golden State batting champion.
He has always been involved in social activism within the Latino community, even co-founding Latino Literacy Now, which produces Latino books and festivals.
He was married three times, and his first wife was the daughter of actor Howard Keel.
Another famous California-born actor like him is Nicolas Cage.