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Edward James Olmos Biography

Dibya Raj Adhikari Mon Jun, 2016
Edward James Olmos

Facts of Edward James Olmos

Date of Birth: 1947 , February-24
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch

Quick Timeline of Edward James Olmos

1947 Born in Los Angeles, California
1964 Graduated from Montebello High School
1968 Pacific Ocean released its only record, Purgatory
1969 Began his acting career
1975 Appeared in the movie, Aloha Bobby and Rose
1977 Appeared in the television series, Hawaii Five-O
1984 Appeared in the television series, Miami Vice
2003 Appeared in the television series, Battlestar Galactica
1971 Married to Kaija Keel
1972 First child, Mico Olmos
1994 Married to Lorraine Bracco
2002 Married to Lymari Nadal
1985 Won Primetime Emmy Awards
1986 Won Golden Globes, USA

Detail Timeline of Edward James Olmos

February 24 , 1947

Born in Los Angeles, California

Multi talented actor, Edward James Olmos was born as Edward Olmos in the early 1947 in Los Angeles, California, United States of America to Eleanor (née Huizar) and Pedro Olmos. He was born and raised in a middle class family. He is of American and Mexican descent.

1964

Graduated from Montebello High School

He continued his formal education at Montebello High School. While he was in Montebello, he ran for Student Body President but he lost this election to Art Torres. He completed his high school graduation from there in 1964

1968

Pacific Ocean released its only record, Purgatory

During his teens, he was also interested in rock and roll. He joined a band called Pacific Ocean as its lead singer. They recorded their only record, Purgatory in the late 1960s and it was finally released in 1968.

1969

Began his acting career

In the late 1960s, he began appearing in several plays. After starring in several plays, he finally won the role of El Pachuco in the play Zoot Suit. He also got his first Tony Award nomination for this role. 

1975

Appeared in the movie, Aloha Bobby and Rose

In 1975, he appeared in an American road drama film Aloha, Bobby and Rose. Two years later, he starred the role of drunk in the movie Alambrista!. In the late 1970s, he played the role of Capt. Lopez in the movie Fukkatsu no hi.

1977

Appeared in the television series, Hawaii Five-O

In 1977, he starred in the TV series like Hawaii Five-O and Starsky & Hutch. Next year he was also seen in the TV series like CHiPs and Evening in Byzantium. In the early 1980s, he appeared in the TV movie Three Hundred Miles for Stephanie. 

1984

Appeared in the television series, Miami Vice

In the mid 1980s, he began starring the role of Lt. Martin Castillo in an American television crime drama series Miami Vice. He was critically acclaimed for this role; he won his first Golden Globes, USA for this role. 

2003

Appeared in the television series, Battlestar Galactica

Edward James Olmos is an actor from United States famous for starring the role of William Adama in the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica. He appeared in this TV series for the first time in 2003. He appeared in about 73 episodes. 

December 29 , 1971

Married to Kaija Keel

On 29th of December 1971, Edward got married to Kaija Keel. Kaija Keel is the daughter of an American actor Howard Keel. As a married couple, they welcomed two children together. This married life lasted for about two decades and they got divorced in 1992.

July 18 , 1972

First child, Mico Olmos

He became father for the first time in his life in 1972. He and his first wife Kaija Keel welcomed their first child together on 18th of July and that time it was a son and they named him Mico Olmos.

January 28 , 1994

Married to Lorraine Bracco

After living a single life for several months, Edward became close with Lorraine Bracco. Lorraine Bracco is also an actress. She is famous for playing the role of Dr. Jennifer Melfi on the HBO series The Sopranos. They got married on 28th of January 1994. They got divorced in the early 2002.

2002

Married to Lymari Nadal

It seems like his extra affairs with Lymari Nadal was the main reason that dissolved his second married life. Lymari Nadal is also an actress. They got married in 2002. They are still bonded into this married life and there is no any sign of them getting divorced.

1985

Won Primetime Emmy Awards

In 1985, he got nominated in Primetime Emmy Awards for the first time in his life. He was also honored with this award that year for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. He also got nominated in this award in 1986. 

1986

Won Golden Globes, USA

In 1986, he was honored with Golden Globes, USA for the first time in his life for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television.

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On 29th of December 1971, Edward got married to Kaija Keel. Kaija Keel is the daughter of an American actor Howard Keel. As a married couple, they welcomed two children together. This married life lasted for about two decades and they got divorced in 1992.

After living a single life for several months, Edward became close with Lorraine Bracco. Lorraine Bracco is also an actress. She is famous for playing the role of Dr. Jennifer Melfi on the HBO series The Sopranos. They got married on 28th of January 1994. They got divorced in the early 2002.

It seems like his extra affairs with Lymari Nadal was the main reason that dissolved his second married life. Lymari Nadal is also an actress. They got married in 2002. They are still bonded into this married life and there is no any sign of them getting divorced. His nationality is American and he has mixed ethnicity.

At his young age, Edward dreamed to be a professional baseball player. He also became the Golden State batting champion during his 20s. He continued his formal education at Montebello High School. While he was in Montebello, he ran for Student Body President but he lost this election to Art Torres. He completed his high school graduation from Montebello High School in 1964. During his teens, he was also interested in rock and roll. He joined a band called Pacific Ocean as its lead singer. They recorded their only record, Purgatory in the late 1960s and it was finally released in 1968. In the late 1960s, he began appearing in several plays. In 1975, he appeared in an American road drama film Aloha, Bobby and Rose. Two years later, he starred the role of drunk in the movie Alambrista!. That year he also starred in the TV series like Hawaii Five-O and Starsky & Hutch. Two years later, he appeared in the TV series like CHiPs and Evening in Byzantium. In the mid 1980s, he began starring the role of Lt. Martin Castillo in an American television crime drama series Miami Vice. He was critically acclaimed for this role; he won his first Golden Globes, USA for this role. He is also famous for portraying the role of William Adama in an American military science fiction television series Battlestar Galactica. He is also well known for his role in the movies like Dead Man's Walk, The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit, The Green Hornet, The Book of Life and so on. His net worth is $14 Million.