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Edward James Olmos

 
Date of Birth: February 24, 1947 (75)

Birth Place: East Los Angeles, CA, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Unknown, 1979
El Pachuco

Photos

Edward James Olmos and John Leguizamo Photo

Edward James Olmos and John Leguizamo

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09/09/2019
Center Theatre Group Managing Director/CEO Meghan Pressman and Edward James Olmos Photo

Center Theatre Group Managing Director/CEO Meghan Pressman and Edward James Olmos

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09/09/2019
Chef Roy Choi, Jon Favreau, Hutchi Hancock, Laura Bell Bundy, Gina Torres, writer/per Photo

Chef Roy Choi, Jon Favreau, Hutchi Hancock, Laura Bell Bundy, Gina Torres, writer/performer John Leguizamo, actors Laurence Fishburne, Cedric the Entertainer, Nia Vardalos, Jeri Ryan, Edward James Olmos and Olympian Michelle Kwan

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09/09/2019
Edward James Olmos and Cedric the Entertainer backstage  Photo

Edward James Olmos and Cedric the Entertainer backstage

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09/09/2019
Edward James Olmos and Laurence Fishburne Photo

Edward James Olmos and Laurence Fishburne

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09/09/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Unknown, 1979
El Pachuco


Edward James Olmos Awards and Nominations

 
Theatre World Awards - 1979 - Performance Gold Star
Edward James Olmos, Zoot Suit
 
Tony Awards - 1979 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
Edward James Olmos, Zoot Suit

Edward James Olmos News

ONE FAST MOVE Adds Maia Reficco, Edward James Olmos & Austin North Photo ONE FAST MOVE Adds Maia Reficco, Edward James Olmos & Austin North
by Michael Major - Aug 12, 2022

Maia Reficco, Edward James Olmos and Austin North will join K.J. Apa and Eric Dane in the motorcycle racing film ONE FAST MOVE, written and directed by multi-hyphenate Kelly Blatz. Mike Karz and Bill Bindley are producing through their Gulfstream Pictures in association with Matt Luber and Lena Roklin of Luber Roklin Entertainment.

Dan Lauria to Star in Staged Reading of LAST DAY by Richard Vetere Photo Dan Lauria to Star in Staged Reading of LAST DAY by Richard Vetere
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2022

Eric Krebs & THEATER555 will present a staged reading of Last Day by Richard Vetere. Inspired by the William Butler Yeats quote, 'The beautiful and innocent have no enemy but time.' Last Day is a vigorous exploration of love & friendship at the end of the 20th Century.

The Academy Launches SEEN Latinx Artist Interview Series Photo The Academy Launches SEEN Latinx Artist Interview Series
by Michael Major - Jan 24, 2022

In the first season, Academy members John Leguizamo, Eva Longoria and Edward James Olmos share their personal journeys, exploring how their crafts and culture play a role in breaking down barriers in filmmaking. Watch the trailer and first episode with John Leguizamo now!

Rita Moreno Talks WEST SIDE STORY Remake, Her New Documentary and More on AWARDS CHAT Photo Rita Moreno Talks WEST SIDE STORY Remake, Her New Documentary and More on AWARDS CHATTER Podcast
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 2, 2021

Living legend Rita Moreno stops by 'Awards Chatter' podcast to chat about her life in the industry. On Tuesday, October 5 (9 pm), PBS will air American Masters - Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go For It. 

Rita Moreno Documentary, LA FRONTERA, & More To Premiere on PBS for Hispanic Heritage Photo Rita Moreno Documentary, LA FRONTERA, & More To Premiere on PBS for Hispanic Heritage Month
by Michael Major - Aug 25, 2021

PBS will be offering a new lineup of premiere content to celebrate Latino Heritage Month this September and October. New performances from The Met, Rita Moreno documentary, and The 34th Hispanic Heritage Awards will highlight the schedule.

RITA MORENO: JUST A GIRL WHO DECIDED TO GO FOR IT Will Premiere Oct. 5 on PBS Photo RITA MORENO: JUST A GIRL WHO DECIDED TO GO FOR IT Will Premiere Oct. 5 on PBS
by TV News Desk - Aug 2, 2021

Film interviewees include Gloria Estefan, Morgan Freeman, Mitzi Gaynor, Whoopi Goldberg, Eva Longoria, Justina Machado, Terrence McNally, Karen Olivo, as well as Norman Lear and Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Vogue Multicultural Museum in Los Angeles to Open August 10 Photo Vogue Multicultural Museum in Los Angeles to Open August 10
by TV News Desk - Jul 23, 2021

Gonzalez's next epic offering will be 'Wonderland,' the first large-scale immersive exhibition celebrating Lewis Carroll's timeless stories, followed by HR Giger, an extensive collection of original artworks by the Academy Award-winning art creator of ‘Alien’ and a visionary of biomechanical art.

Edward James Olmos, Danny Glover, Josefina Lopez, and More Demanded California Save S Photo Edward James Olmos, Danny Glover, Josefina Lopez, and More Demanded California Save Small Performing Arts Theaters
by Stephi Wild - May 20, 2021

Hollywood stars came out to demand California save small performing arts theaters at a press conference supporting State Senator Susan Rubio's Senate Bill 805 (SB 805), “Save The Performing Arts Act of 2021” on Wednesday, May 19 at Josefina López' CASA 0101 Theatre.

Special Screening of IN THE HEIGHTS to be Presented at Los Angeles Latino Internation Photo Special Screening of IN THE HEIGHTS to be Presented at Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Apr 30, 2021

The Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival will host a Special Preview Screening of Warner Bros. Pictures’ upcoming In the Heights, the highly-anticipated film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hit Broadway musical from director Jon M. Chu, on Friday June 4th 2021.

California Artists Unite For The Passage Of The Performing Arts Relief Act Photo California Artists Unite For The Passage Of The Performing Arts Relief Act
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 9, 2021

Artists throughout the state of California are uniting for the passage of Senate Bill 805 (SB 805), titled, “The Performing Arts Relief Act,” which the Senate Labor Committee will vote on Wednesday, April 19, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. in Sacramento, CA.   A Coalition of 36 small 99-seat non-profit theaters and freelance performers are banding together to make theater accessible to all.  

Edward James Olmos Videos

VIDEO: Miguel and Gael Garcia Perform REMEMBER ME From the Oscar Nominated Film COCO VideoVIDEO: Miguel and Gael Garcia Perform REMEMBER ME From the Oscar Nominated Film COCO
by Macon Prickett - Mar 4, 2018

Watch Miguel and Gael Garcia perform REMEMBER ME from the Oscar Nominated Film COCO at the 90th Annual Academy Awards. 

VIDEO: Disney/Pixar's COCO Unveils All-New Trailer; Tickets on Sale Now VideoVIDEO: Disney/Pixar's COCO Unveils All-New Trailer; Tickets on Sale Now
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 6, 2017

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and with the turkey and stuffing comes Disney Pixar's COCO, opening in U.S. theaters on Nov. 22, 2017. Check out the all-new trailer below!

VIDEO: All-New Trailer for Disney•Pixar's COCO Has Arrived! VideoVIDEO: All-New Trailer for Disney•Pixar's COCO Has Arrived!
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 13, 2017

Walt Disney Studios has shared a brand-new trailer for Disney Pixar's COCO. Directed by Lee Unkrich ('Toy Story 3'), co-directed by Adrian Molina (story artist 'Monsters University') and produced by Darla K. Anderson ('Toy Story 3'), Disney Pixar's 'Coco' opens in U.S. theaters on Nov. 22, 2017.

BWW TV: Jennifer Hudson Wows at Center Theatre Group's 50th Anniversary Celebration in LA!
by Michael Sterling - May 31, 2017

The 50th Anniversary Celebration of the west coast's renowned Center Theatre Group was a thrilling evening of performances top lined by Academy Award winner and Platinum recording artist Jennifer Hudson at the Ahmanson Theatre Sunday, May 20th in Los Angeles. Fresh off her acclaimed performance in NBC's "Hairspray Live!," Hudson sang the evening's closing number. BWW TV's own Michael Sterling covered the red carpet for the much anticipated event.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Scars' Episode of MARVEL'S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D
by - Apr 29, 2015

On the next episode of ABC's Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. titled "Scars", Skye is torn between her loyalty to S.H.I.E.L.D. and her connection to the Inhumans

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'The Dirty Half Dozen' Episode on Next 'S.H.I.E.L.D.'
by - Apr 22, 2015

On the next episode of ABC's Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. titled "The Dirty Half Dozen", Gonzales and Coulson must find a way to put their differences aside and work together against Hydra, even if it means teaming up with someone they don't trust.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Afterlife' Episode of ABC's MARVEL'S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D
by - Apr 1, 2015

On the next episode of ABC's Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. titled "Afterlife", as Robert Gonzalez makes his move, Coulson must do whatever it takes to protect the future of S.H.I.E.L.D.

VIDEO: Promo - Edward James Olmos & Lucy Lawless Guest on Next 'S.H.I.E.L.D.'
by - Mar 25, 2015

On the next episode of ABC's Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. titled "One Door Closes", war comes to Coulson's doorstep in a way he never anticipated as shocking revelations are brought to light

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Edward James Olmos Guest Stars on Marvel's S.H.I.E.L.D.
by - Mar 18, 2015

On the next episode of ABC's Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D titled "Love in the Time of Hydra" - Coulson and his team are still reeling from a shocking revelation that leaves the team fractured as they must decide what to do with one of their own.

VIDEO: Denzel Washington, Mark Wahlberg Talk 2 GUNS on 'Today'
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 29, 2013

Mark Wahlberg and Denzel Washington stopped by this morning's TODAY show on NBC to talk about their latest film '2 Guns.' Check out their appearance in full below!


Edward James Olmos Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Edward James Olmos been in?
Edward James Olmos has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Edward James Olmos been in?
Edward James Olmos has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Edward James Olmos been nominated for?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Zoot Suit and Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Zoot Suit .

What awards has Edward James Olmos won?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Zoot Suit.