Edward James Olmos (born Edward Huizar Olmos; February 24, 1947) is an American actor, director, producer and composer who was set to appear in the 2018 film The Predator. However, his role was deleted from the final cut of the film.[1] Other notable films Olmos has appeared in include Blade Runner (1982), Stand and Deliver (1988) and The Burning Season (1994). Aside from his work in film, Olmos has had an extensive career in television and stage. He is perhaps best-known for his roles as Lieutenant Martin Castillo in the crime drama series Miami Vice (1984-1989) and Admiral William Adama in the reimagined science fiction series Battlestar Galactica (2004-2009).

Olmos has won two Golden Globe Awards.


  1. "Slash Film - Edward James Olmos Has Been Cut Out of ‘The Predator’, But He's Okay With That". Retrieved on 2018-08-17.
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