Edward James Olmos
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"Edward James Olmos" is an American actor and director. Among his most memorable roles are William Adama in the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica (2004 TV series)/Battlestar Galactica, Miami Vice#Main characters/Lt. Martin Castillo in Miami Vice, teacher Jaime Escalante in Stand and Deliver, patriarch Abraham Quintanilla in the film Selena (film)/Selena, Detective Characters in Blade Runner#Gaff/Gaff in Blade Runner, and narrator El Pachuco in both the Zoot Suit (play)/stage and Zoot Suit (film)/film versions of Zoot Suit (play)/Zoot Suit.

In 1988, Olmos was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for the film Stand and Deliver. He is the first and only Hispanic-American to be nominated for Best Actor.

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