Edward James Olmos Net Worth

Edward James Olmos Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Edward James Olmos net worth is
$14 Million

Edward James Olmos Wiki Biography

Edward James Olmos was born on the 24th February 1947, in East Los Angeles, California USA, of Mexican and American descent. He is probably best recognized as an actor, starring in the role of Jaime Escalante in “Stand And Deliver” (1988), playing Abraham Quintanilla, Jr. in “Selena” (1997), and as William Adama in “Battlestar Galactica” (2003). He is also known as a director and producer, recognized for work on “My Family” (1995), “12 Angry Men” (1997), and “2 Guns” (2013). His career has been active since 1974.

So, have you ever wondered how rich Edward James Olmos is? It has been estimated by sources that the total size of Edward’s net worth is over $14 million, as of mid- 2016. He has been accumulating this amount of money through his successful career in the entertainment industry.

Edward James Olmos Net Worth $14 Million

Edward James Olmos was brought up by his parents Eleanor and Pedro Olmos. From an early age he wanted to be a professional baseball player, and he was the Golden State batting champion. He attended Montebello High School, and while there he was a member of a rock ‘n’ roll band named Pacific Ocean, performing in local night clubs. Upon matriculation in 1964, Edward began attending acting classes at East Los Angeles College, and later started pursuing a career in the film industry.

Prior to his career on the screen, Edward appeared regularly in a number of small productions in theater including on Broadway. He was eventually cast in the TV series “Cannon” (1974), and from that year until 1981, he appeared in small roles, in such TV and film titles as “The Blue Knight” (1976), “Rafferty” (1977) and “Day of Resurrection” (1980), all of which added to his net worth. Subsequently, he was selected for the role of Eddie Holt in the film “Wolfen” (1981), and in the following year he featured in the film “Blade Runner” as Gaff, and in the TV series “American Playhouse” playing Gregorio Cortez/Gen. Santa Anna, and he was then chosen for the role of Joe Bustamonte in the TV series “Hill Street Blues” (1982-1984).

Edward continued to line up success after success, appearing in the TV series “Miami Vice” (1984-1990) as Lieutenant Martin Castillo. During the 1990s, his career intensified, which resulted in an increase to his net worth; he starred in such TV and film titles as “A Million To Juan” (1994), “Dead Man’s Walk” (1996), “The Taking of Pelham One Two Three” (1998), “Bonanno: A Godfather’s Story” (1999), among others.

The new millennium brought new roles for Edward, increasing further his popularity and net worth, with appearances in such film and TV series as “In the Time of the Butterflies” (2001) as Trujillo, and “American Family” (2002) playing Jess Gonzalez/Pancho Villa. In 2004 came his breakout role as Commander William Adama in the TV series “Battlestar Galactica” (2004-2009). Furthermore, in 2011 he began to appear regularly in the TV series “Dexter”, which highly increased his net worth.

Most recently, Edward featured in the TV series “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” (2015), and he provided his voice to one of the characters in the animated film “El Americano: The Movie” (2016). He has one film which is scheduled for 2016 release named “Chasing Satellites”, and “Monday Nights at Seven”, which is currently in post-production.

Apart from his successful career as an actor, during which he has appeared in more than 100 film and TV titles, Edward is also known as a producer and director, taking credit for several episodes of the TV series “Battlestar Galactica”, and such films as “American Me” (1992), “Jack and Marilyn” (2002), and “Walkout” (2006), contributing to his net worth.

Thanks to his accomplishments in the film industry, he received an honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts from California State University in 1996, and one asteroid has been named after him – Asteroid 5608 Olmos.

Regarding his personal life, Edward James Olmos has been married to Lymari Nadal since 2002. Previously, he was married to Lorraine Bracco from 1994 to 2002, and he has two children from his first, 21-year marriage to Kaija Keel, which ended in 1992. Edward is also the father of four adopted children. His current residence is in Encino, California.

Full NameEdward James Olmos
Net Worth$14 Million
Date Of BirthFebruary 24, 1947
Place Of BirthEast Los Angeles, California, United States
Height1.77 m
EducationCalifornia State University, Los Angeles, Montebello High School, East Los Angeles College
NationalityAmerican, Mexican
SpouseLymari Nadal (m. 2002), Lorraine Bracco (m. 1994–2002), Kaija Keel (m. 1971–1992)
ChildrenBodie Olmos, Michael D. Olmos, Mico Olmos, Daniela Olmos, Brandon Olmos, Tamiko Olmos
ParentsEleanor Huizar, Pedro Olmos
SiblingsEleanor Olmos, Peter Olmos
AwardsGolden Globe Awards for Best Supporting Actor, Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie, ALMA Award for Outstanding Actor in...
NominationsScreen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie, ALMA Award for Outstanding Actor in a Miniseries or Television Film
Movies“Chasing Satellites”, “Monday Nights at Seven” (2016), "Caught", “Stand And Deliver” (1988), “Selena” (1997), “Battlestar Galactica” (2003), “My Family” (1995), “12 Angry Men” (1997), “2 Guns” (2013), "The Disappearance of Garcia Lorca", "The Wonderful Ice Cream Sui...
TV Shows“The Blue Knight” (1976), “Rafferty” (1977), “Cannon” (1974), “Day of Resurrection” (1980), “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” (2015), “El Americano: The Movie” (2016), “Battlestar Galactica” (2004-2009), “American Me” (1992), “Jack and Marilyn” (2002), “Walkout” (2006)
1Rough facial features
2Deep gravelly voice
3Frequently plays men of authority and/or power who inspire and enlighten those beneath him
1[on the panel at the United Nations with Mary McDonnell] There is no race but the human race. So say we all.
2[on Lupe Ontiveros] There were people who would stop her and say things. She'd explain she felt the same way they did. As an actor, she had this incredible ability to make you believe.
3(2000) I love to drive. It's one of the most pleasurable things to me. I have a 1986 Porsche--it's got over 100,000 miles on it. Most people don't drive their Porsches at all, but I drive mine like most people drive their Volkswagen.
4(2000, on an ideal day getting away from it all) I would drive to Joshua Tree and spend the night there in my sleeping bag. The desert--it's spiritual and Joshua Tree has some wonderful flatlands and rock formations. There are places to stay too, little hotels. But sleeping outside is what's wonderful. It's so darkly clear, and there's no light from the city so the stars are very impressive.
5I was the highest-paid actor -- per word -- in the history of television! (commenting on his role as "Lt. Castillo" on Miami Vice (1984))
6On Miami Vice (1984) and Battlestar Galactica (2004): "Miami", although it took place among policemen, wasn't about reality. It exploited reality to entertain. "Battlestar" is another thing. Despite it being set in space, it deals with real stuff.
7Sometimes you gotta do things that you don't really want to do. But you don't do them for money.
1He was awarded the Nosotros Golden Eagle Award for Most Distinguished Performance in a Play for "Zoot Suit" at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California.
2He was awarded the 1978 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Distinguished Performance for "Zoot Suit" at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California.
3He was nominated for a 1979 Antoinette Perry (Tony) Award for Best Featured Actor for "Zoot Suit" on Broadway in New York City.
4He was awarded the 1978 Drama-Logue Award for Outstanding Achievement Performance for "Zoot Suit" at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California.
5Close friend of Mary McDonnell.
6He went to the United Nations with Mary McDonnell. to raise the profile of humanitarian concerns.
7On July 15, 2005, he began directing the drama film Walkout (2006) for HBO. [July 2005]
8Narrarates the Candlelight Processional at EPCOT (Walt Disney World) during the Christmas seasons. [December 2002]
9On March 3, 2008, he and Robert M. Young visited Madrid (Spain) to attend a show about their career. [March 2008]
10Currently starring in the Sci-Fi Channel's highly acclaimed new series, Battlestar Galactica (2004). He accepted the role of Commander Adama for the 2003 "Battlestar Galactica" miniseries and stayed on in the part when the Sci-Fi Channel decided to turn the miniseries into a regular series. He is currently in Vancouver filming the second season of the show. [June 2005]
11Friend of Constance Marie.
12Was offered the role of Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987). He would have been contractually obligated to work exclusively on the series, and not do any other projects while under contract. Olmos wanted the flexibility to be able to work on multiple projects, and declined the role on that basis. Patrick Stewart was eventually cast in the role.
13Lives in Encino, California.
14Graduated from California State University Los Angeles (Cal State L.A.) which is located in the northern part of his hometown of East Los Angeles.
15Agreed to the role of William Adama on the Battlestar Galactica (2004) remake only on the condition that the stories reflect as much realism and credibility as possible.
16Was auctioned off for charity (lunch at the famed Polo Lounge in Beverly Hills) and "purchased" by Vicki Roberts.
17He graduated from Montebello High School in Montebello, California.
18Ex-stepfather of Margaux Guerard and Stella Keitel.
19Declined an offer from director Michael Mann to reprise the role of Lt. Martin Castillo in the movie version of Miami Vice (2006). He was the only cast member from the original Miami Vice (1984) series who was approached to appear in the rebooted movie version of the series.
20Turned down a regular role on Hill Street Blues (1981) (after several guest appearances) as well as major roles in Scarface (1983) and Firestarter (1984).
21Says that he is of Aztec and Spanish ancestry. His father was a Mexican immigrant, and his mother was American-born, and of Mexican descent.
22Was nominated for Broadway's 1979 Tony Award as Best Actor (Featured Role - Play) for "Zoot Suit", a part he recreated in the film version of the same name, Zoot Suit (1981).
23Former son-in-law of the late actor Howard Keel.
24Gained twenty pounds and thinned his hair to prepare for the role of Jaime Escalante in Stand and Deliver (1988).
25Father, with Kaija Keel, of Mico Olmos and Bodie Olmos.
26Was considered for the part of Klingon Commander Kruge in Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984), but lost the role to Christopher Lloyd because Lloyd was taller.
27Sentenced to 20 days in prison for trespassing in April 2000 on United States Navy land on the Puerto Rican island of Vieques. Olmos and others were protesting the use of the island as a bombing test ground. President George W. Bush promised to end the testing in 2003. [August 2001]
28Drove a red Porsche Turbo, which he bought in Miami at a sale of articles confiscated in drug-busts. "He got 30 years. I got the car!". But soon afterwards the Porsche was stolen.


La cerca2005ShortNarrator / Old Niño
The Batman2004TV SeriesChief Angel Rojas
Battlestar Galactica2003TV Mini-SeriesCommander Adama
Greetings from Tucson2003TV SeriesPriest
Jack and Marilyn2002Pasquel
American Family2002TV SeriesJess Gonzalez Pancho Villa
In the Time of the Butterflies2001TV MovieTrujillo
The Judge2001TV MovieJudge Armando Acosta
The Princess & the Barrio Boy2000TV MovieNestor Garcia
Great Writers, Great Cities2000TV SeriesNarrator
Gossip2000/IDetective Curtis
The Road to El Dorado2000Chief (voice)
The West Wing1999-2000TV SeriesJudge Roberto Mendoza Mendoza
Bonanno: A Godfather's Story1999TV MovieSalvatore Maranzano
The Wall1998TV MovieCol. Holst
Touched by an Angel1998TV SeriesCol. Victor Walls
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three1998TV MovieDet. Anthony Piscotti
The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit1998Vamanos
Selena Remembered1997VideoNarrator
12 Angry Men1997TV MovieJuror #11
Prophecies of the Millennium1997TV MovieHost
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child1995-1997TV SeriesFisherman / El Murcielago / Rey Emiliano
Gun1997TV SeriesFather Santos
Hollywood Confidential1997TV MovieStan Navarro, Sr.
Selena1997Abraham Quintanilla
Disturbing the Peace1996
Death in Granada1996Roberto Lozano
The Limbic Region1996TV MovieJon Lucca
Dead Man's Walk1996TV Mini-SeriesCaptain Salazar
The Crystal Skull1996Video GameThe Shaman
Slave of Dreams1995TV MoviePotiphar
The Magic School Bus1995TV SeriesMr. Ramon
My Family1995Paco
500 Nations1995TV Mini-Series
Mirage1995Matteo Juarez
The Burning Season: The Chico Mendes Story1994TV MovieWilson Pinheiro
Menendez: A Killing in Beverly Hills1994TV MovieJose Menendez
A Million to Juan1994The Angel
Roosters1993Gallo Morales
Even Cowgirls Get the Blues1993Musician at Barbecue (uncredited)
American Me1992Montoya Santana
Talent for the Game1991Virgil Sweet
Miami Vice1984-1990TV SeriesLieutenant Martin Castillo
Triumph of the Spirit1989Gypsy
Stand and Deliver1988Jaime Escalante
The Fortunate Pilgrim1988TV Mini-SeriesFrank Corbo
Saving Grace1986Ciolino
Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind1984Mito (voice)
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind1984Mito (English version, voice)
Hill Street Blues1982-1984TV SeriesJoe Bustamonte / Judge Cruz
Faerie Tale Theatre1983TV SeriesPrime Minister
American Playhouse1982TV SeriesGregorio Cortez Gen. Santa Anna
Blade Runner1982Gaff
The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez1982Gregorio Cortez
Zoot Suit1981El Pachuco
Wolfen1981Eddie Holt
300 Miles for Stephanie1981TV MovieArt Vela
Day of Resurrection1980Capt. Lopez (as Edward J. Olmos)
Evening in Byzantium1978TV MovieAngelo
CHiPs1978TV SeriesHenry
Police Story1977-1978TV SeriesBill / Cordova
The Fitzpatricks1978TV SeriesDon Vasquez
Rafferty1977TV Series
Alambrista!19771st Drunk (as Edward Olmos)
Visions1977TV SeriesFirst Drunk
Hawaii Five-O1977TV SeriesDancer
Starsky and Hutch1977TV SeriesJulio Gutierez
Delvecchio1977TV SeriesLuis Hemenez
Police Woman1976TV SeriesHawkins
The Blue Knight1976TV SeriesClemente
Kojak1975TV SeriesPaco
Aloha, Bobby and Rose1975Chicano #1 (as Eddie Olmos)
Cannon1974TV Series
Bogard1974Junkie in Bathroom (uncredited)
The Art of Living2017announcedQuelle
Chasing Satellites2016completed
Monday Nights at Seven2016Charlie
El Americano: The Movie2016Gayo (voice)
Urban Cowboy2016TV MovieAl Robles
The Simpsons2015TV SeriesPit Master
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.2015TV SeriesRobert Gonzales
The Art of Human Salvage2015ShortMax
House of the Righteous2014ShortMr. Lucy
2 Guns2013Papi Greco
Go for Sisters2013Freddy Suarez
Filly Brown2012Leandro
Eureka2011TV SeriesFirst sled dog
Dexter2011TV SeriesProf. James Gellar Professor James Gellar
America2011/IIMr. Irving
The Green Hornet2011Axford
CSI: NY2010TV SeriesLuther Devarro
I'm Still Here2010/IEdward James Olmos
A Class Apart2009Narrator
Battlestar Galactica: The Plan2009VideoCommander William Adama
Battlestar Galactica2004-2009TV SeriesAdmiral William Adama Commander William Adama
Beverly Hills Chihuahua2008El Diablo (voice)
Late Show with David Letterman2008TV SeriesWilliam Adama - Top Ten Presenter
Battlestar Galactica: Razor2007TV MovieAdmiral William Adama
Battlestar Galactica: Razor Flashbacks2007TV Mini-SeriesCommander William Adama
George Lopez2007TV SeriesMr. Vega
Splinter2006/ICaptain Garcia
Walkout2006TV MovieJulian Nava


Monday Nights at Seven2016producer
El Americano: The Movie2016executive producer / producer
Exile Nation: The Plastic People2014Documentary executive producer
Go for Sisters2013producer
Filly Brown2012executive producer
America2011/IIexecutive producer
Walkout2006TV Movie co-executive producer
Jack and Marilyn2002producer
The Last Winter2002Short executive producer
Americanos: Latino Life in the United States2000Documentary producer
Lives in Hazard1994TV Movie documentary executive producer
American Me1992producer
American Playhouse1982TV Series associate producer - 1 episode
The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez1982associate producer


Battlestar Galactica: The Plan2009Video
Battlestar Galactica2004-2009TV Series 4 episodes
Walkout2006TV Movie
Jack and Marilyn2002
American Me1992
Miami Vice1985TV Series 1 episode


American Playhouse1982TV Series 1 episode
The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez1982music composed and adapted by


Filly Brown2012performer: "Hurts So Bad"
Zoot Suit1981performer: "Zoot Suit", "Los Chucos Suaves", "Marijuana Boogie", "Handball"


Dig Comics2009Documentary short special thanks
Buscando a Leti2006thanks
Battlestar Galactica: The Story So Far2006TV Movie documentary special thanks
Warner Bros. 75th Anniversary: No Guts, No Glory1998TV Movie documentary special thanks
La otra conquista1998sincere thanks


Every Night's a Saturday Night2016Documentary post-productionHimself
Diversity in Hollywood2016TV Mini-Series documentary
Live from the Red Carpet: The Paley Center Tribute to Hispanic Achievements in Television2016TV MovieHimself
WGN Morning News2016TV SeriesHimself
A Director Prepares: Bobby Roth's Masterclass2016TV Series documentaryHimself
Unity2015DocumentaryNarrator (voice)
Energizing Our World2015Documentary
Exile Nation: The Plastic People2014DocumentaryNarrator (voice)
A Bridge Apart2014Documentary voice
The Real History of Science Fiction2014TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Extra2014TV SeriesHimself
Journey of a Female Comic2014DocumentaryHimself
Pioneers of Television2014TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Agave Is Life2014Documentary voice
Creative Continuity2014TV SeriesHimself
PoliticKING with Larry King2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Live Forever: The Ray Bradbury Odyssey2013DocumentaryHimself
TakePart Live2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Tavis Smiley2004-2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
Teens Wanna Know2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Mario Lopez: One on One2013TV SeriesHimself
2013 ALMA Awards2013TV SpecialHimself
That Hashtag Show2013TV SeriesHimself
Fatherhood 1012013DocumentaryHimself (rumored)
I Love Jenni2013TV SeriesHimself
This Is MY Country, Twin Fiddles and Accordion2012DocumentaryHimself
18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2012TV SpecialHimself
Portlandia2012TV SeriesHimself
Si Se Puede: The Roseland Prep Story2011Documentary short
2011 ALMA Awards2011TV SpecialHimself
Latino 1012010-2011TV SeriesHimself
Voces Vivas2011Video documentaryHimself
FedCon XVIII: The Golden Future2009DocumentaryHimself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2009TV SeriesHimself
Scream Awards 20092009TV SpecialHimself
CNN Presents: Latino in America2009TV Movie documentaryHimself
2009 Alma Awards2009TV SpecialHimself
Hollywood Singing & Dancing: A Musical History - 1980s, 1990s and 2000s2009Video documentaryHimself
Battlestar Galactica: ...And They Have a Plan2009Video documentary shortHimself
Battlestar Galactica: The Journey Ends - The Arrival2009Video documentary shortHimself
Battlestar Galactica: The Last Frakkin' Special2009TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Movie Loft2009TV SeriesHimself
American Experience2009TV Series documentaryHimself - Narrator
Battlestar Galactica: The Journey2009Video documentary shortHimself
The Music of 'Battlestar Galactica'2009Video documentary shortHimself
Chicano Rock! The Sounds of East Los Angeles2008TV MovieHimself / Narrator
2008 ALMA Awards2008TV SpecialHimself
Más vale tarde2008TV SeriesHimself
Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical Treasure2008TV Movie documentaryHimself
TMZ on TV2008TV SeriesHimself
Biography2001-2008TV Series documentaryHimself - Portrayed Abraham in the Biopic / Himself
Dangerous Days: Making Blade Runner2007Video documentaryHimself
Deck-A-Rep: The True Nature of Rick Deckard2007Video documentary shortHimself
Fashion Forward: Wardrobe and Styling2007Video documentary shortHimself
Discovery Atlas2007TV Series documentaryNarrator
Making of Selena: 10 Years Later2007Video documentary shortHimself
Making 'Splinter'2007Video documentary short
HypaSpace2007TV Series documentaryHimself
Poncho Sanchez: Keeper of the Flame2007DocumentaryHimself
75th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade2006TV SpecialHimself
Lalo Guerrero: The Original Chicano2006Documentary
The Forgotten Eagles2006DocumentaryHimself - Narrator
Pioneros2006TV Series documentaryHimself
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Cheers: America's Most Inspiring Movies2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
The 65th Annual Peabody Awards2006TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
2006 ALMA Awards2006TV SpecialHimself
Recycled Life2006Documentary shortNarrator
Voces2006TV Series documentaryHimself
Film Trix2005Himself
The Black Movie Awards2005TV SpecialHimself
Sci Fi Inside: Sci Fi Friday2005TV Movie documentaryHimself / William Adama
05 Spaceys2005TV SpecialHimself
Behind the Microphone: Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind2005Video shortHimself
¡Despierta América!2004TV SeriesHimself
Cristina: El 15 aniversario2004TV MovieHimself
Salud Emocional: Una Guia para los Hispano Americanos2004TV Movie documentaryHimself - Spokesperson
Battlestar Galactica: The Lowdown2003Video documentary shortHimself - Commander Adama
Play Ball!: The Authentic Little League Baseball Guide to Pitching2003VideoHimself
The Bronze Screen: 100 Years of the Latino Image in American Cinema2002DocumentaryHimself
Intimate Portrait2002TV Series documentaryHimself
Lying for a Living2002Video documentaryHimself
The 4th Annual Family Television Awards2002TV SpecialHimself
2002 ALMA Awards2002TV SpecialHimself
Playboy: Inside the Playboy Mansion2002TV Movie documentaryHimself
E! True Hollywood Story2001TV Series documentaryHimself
Heroes for the Planet: A Tribute to National Geographic2001TV Movie documentaryHimself
2000 ALMA Awards2000TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
ESPY Awards2000TV Special
The 70s: The Decade That Changed Television2000TV Movie documentaryHimself
No Greater Calling2000TV Movie documentaryNarrator
Super Bowl XXXIV2000TV MovieHimself - Halftime Show Performer
1999 ALMA Awards1999TV SpecialHimself
Crucible of Empire: The Spanish American War1999TV Movie documentaryNarrator
The Americanos Concert1999TV Movie documentaryHimself (voice)
The Dream Center: Hope for the Inner City1999Documentary host
The Unfinished Journey1999Documentary shortNarration (voice)
68th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade1999TV SpecialHimself
Zapatista1999DocumentaryHimself (voice)
The Story of Fathers & Sons1999TV Movie documentaryHimself
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Stars: America's Greatest Screen Legends1999TV Special documentaryHimself
Warner Bros. 75th Anniversary: No Guts, No Glory1998TV Movie documentaryHimself
1998 ALMA Awards1998TV SpecialHimself
2nd Annual Latino Laugh Festival1998TV SpecialHimself
Great Books1998TV Series documentaryHimself
Latino Laugh Festival1997TV Special
The Living Edens1997TV Series documentaryNarrator
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1996TV SeriesHimself
The 53rd Annual Golden Globe Awards1996TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV
1996 Billboard Music Awards1996TV SpecialHimself
The 47th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1995TV SpecialHimself - Nominated: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Special
15th Annual Tejano Music Awards1995VideoHimself - Host
1st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards1995TV Special
The 52nd Annual Golden Globe Awards1995TV SpecialHimself - Winner: Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Tv
Lives in Hazard1994TV Movie documentaryHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1994TV SeriesHimself
Good Cop, Bad Kid1993TV Movie documentaryHost
1993 Essence Awards1993TV SpecialHimself
The Wild West1993TV Mini-Series documentary
ABC Afterschool Specials1993TV SeriesHimself
Le divan1992TV Series documentaryHimself
The 64th Annual Academy Awards1992TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Best Sound Mixing
One on One with John Tesh1992TV SeriesHimself
The Arsenio Hall Show1989-1992TV SeriesHimself
The 33rd Annual Grammy Awards1991TV SpecialHimself
The 16th Annual People's Choice Awards1990TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
The 1st Annual American Teacher Awards1990TV SpecialHimself
Maria's Story1990DocumentaryNarrator (voice)
The Earth Day Special1990TV SpecialHospital Director
The Making of 'Triumph of the Spirit'1990ShortHimself
The 47th Annual Golden Globe Awards1990TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Best Actress / Actor in a TV-Series - Drama
22nd NAACP Image Awards1990TV SpecialHimself
There Really Is a Santa Claus1989TV MovieHimself
The 61st Annual Academy Awards1989TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Best Documentary Feature
The 46th Annual Golden Globe Awards1989TV SpecialHimself
Barry Gibb Love and Hope Festival IV1988TV MovieHimself
The Media Show1988TV SeriesHimself
The Geraldo Rivera Show1988TV SeriesHimself
Amnesty: The Dream Fulfilled?1988TV Movie documentaryHimself
Barry Gibb Love and Hope Festival III1987TV MovieHimself
Cousteau's Rediscovery of the World I1987TV Series documentaryHimself - Narrator
The 38th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1986TV SpecialHimself - Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
The 43rd Annual Golden Globe Awards1986TV SpecialHimself - Winner: Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV
Blue Collar & Buddha1986DocumentaryNarrator of Series
The 37th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1985TV SpecialHimself - Winner: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
The 33rd Annual Tony Awards1979TV SpecialHimself - Nominee: Best Featured Actor in a Play

Archive Footage

Hispanic Youth Showcase 25th Anniversary2011TV MovieHimself - Past Guest
Blade Runner: Deleted and Alternate Scenes2007Video documentaryGaff
Página 22007TV SeriesGaff
Battlestar Galactica: The Story So Far2006TV Movie documentaryAdmiral William Adama

Won Awards

2013Humanitarian AwardHouston Film Critics Society Awards
2013ALMA AwardALMA AwardsSpecial Achievement in FilmFilly Brown (2012)
2009Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Actor in TelevisionBattlestar Galactica (2004)
2008ALMA AwardALMA AwardsOutstanding Actor in a Drama Television SeriesBattlestar Galactica (2004)
2007ALMA AwardALMA AwardsOutstanding Actor - Television Series, Mini-Series or Television MovieBattlestar Galactica (2004)
2007ALMA AwardALMA AwardsOutstanding Director - Television Series, Mini-Series, Television MovieWalkout (2006)
2007Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsNetwork/Cable - Best DirectorWalkout (2006)
1999ALMA AwardALMA AwardsOutstanding Individual Performance in a Made-for-Television Movie or Mini-Series in a Crossover RoleThe Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1998)
1999Arizona Independent Film AwardArizona International Film Festival
1998Prize of the City of HuelvaHuelva Latin American Film Festival
1998Lone Star Film & Television AwardLone Star Film & Television AwardsBest Supporting ActorSelena (1997)
1998ALMA AwardALMA AwardsOutstanding Actor in a Feature FilmSelena (1997)
1998ALMA AwardALMA AwardsOutstanding Individual Performance in a Made-for-Television Movie or Mini-Series in a Crossover Role12 Angry Men (1997)
1996NCLR Bravo AwardNCLR Bravo AwardsOutstanding Actor in a Feature FilmCaught (1996)
1996NCLR Bravo AwardNCLR Bravo AwardsOutstanding Individual Performance in Made for Television Movie or Mini-SeriesDead Man's Walk (1996)
1996Cineaste AwardTaos Talking Picture Festival
1995Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for TelevisionThe Burning Season (1994)
1992Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameMotion PictureOn 24 February 1992. At 7021 Hollywood Blvd.
1989Independent Spirit AwardIndependent Spirit AwardsBest Male LeadStand and Deliver (1988)
1989Humanitarian AwardWomen in Film Crystal Awards
1986Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for TelevisionMiami Vice (1984)
1985Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama SeriesMiami Vice (1984)

Nominated Awards

2012ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesDexter (2006)
2012Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Guest Starring Role on TelevisionDexter (2006)
2010Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Directing in a Dramatic SeriesBattlestar Galactica (2004)
2010SFX AwardSFX Awards, UKBest ActorBattlestar Galactica (2004)
2009Imagen AwardImagen Foundation AwardsBest Actor/Feature FilmBeverly Hills Chihuahua (2008)
2009ALMA AwardALMA AwardsActor in Television - DramaBattlestar Galactica (2004)
2008Scream AwardScream AwardsBest Science Fiction ActorBattlestar Galactica (2004)
2008SFX AwardSFX Awards, UKBest TV ActorBattlestar Galactica (2004)
2008Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Actor on TelevisionBattlestar Galactica (2004)
2007SFX AwardSFX Awards, UKBest TV ActorBattlestar Galactica (2004)
2007Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Actor in a Television ProgramBattlestar Galactica (2004)
2007DGA AwardDirectors Guild of America, USAOutstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for TelevisionWalkout (2006)
2006Imagen AwardImagen Foundation AwardsBest Actor - TelevisionBattlestar Galactica (2004)
2006Scream AwardScream AwardsMost Heroic PerformanceBattlestar Galactica (2004)
2006ALMA AwardALMA AwardsOutstanding Actor in a Television SeriesBattlestar Galactica (2004)
2004OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Actor in a Motion Picture or MiniseriesAmerican Family (2002)
2003Prism AwardPrism AwardsPerformance in a Drama Series Multi-Episode StorylineAmerican Family (2002)
2002ALMA AwardALMA AwardsOutstanding Actor/Actress in a Made for Television Movie or MiniseriesThe Judge (2001)
2000OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Guest Actor in a Drama SeriesThe West Wing (1999)
1998ALMA AwardALMA AwardsOutstanding Actor in a Made-for-Television Movie or Mini-SeriesHollywood Confidential (1997)
1996NCLR Bravo AwardNCLR Bravo AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Male in a Variety or Music Series/SpecialLatino Laugh Festival (1997)
1995Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a SpecialThe Burning Season (1994)
1992Tokyo Grand PrixTokyo International Film FestivalAmerican Me (1992)
1989OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Actor in a Leading RoleStand and Deliver (1988)
1989Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - DramaStand and Deliver (1988)
1989Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for TelevisionMiami Vice (1984)
1986Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama SeriesMiami Vice (1984)

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