Edward James Olmos…One of the most prolific actors of his generation, Olmos’ career has spanned roles
in Miami Vice and Blade Runner, Salena, as well as Stand and Deliver –the latter of which made him the
first American-born Latino to receive an Academy Award nod for Best Actor. He would later go on to
gather even more fame as Commander Adama in the critically acclaimed re-imagining of Battlestar
Galactica. Olmos remains a fervent peoples activist and has been since the Rodney King Riots of 1992.
JAMMIN’ one oh one five recognizes Edward James Olmos