Edward James Olmos

Movie Actor

Birthday February 13, 1947

Birth Sign Aquarius

Birthplace Los Angeles, CA

Age 76 years old

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American actor best known for his Academy Award-nominated role in the 1986 film Stand and Deliver. He also played prominent roles in Blade Runner, Miami Vice, and Battlestar Galactica.

Before Fame

He developed a passion for baseball in his youth and became the Golden State batting champion.


He became involved in social activism within the Latino community, and co-founding Latino Literacy Now, which produced Latino books and festivals.

Family Life

His first wife was the daughter of actor Howard Keel. He married his third wife, Lymari Nadal, in 2002. He has a total of six children, four of whom are adopted.

Associated With

He starred opposite Michael C. Hall in the sixth season of the Showtime series Dexter.