Edward James Olmos

4 Nominations
2 Wins

Born February 24, 1947 in Los Angeles, California, Edward James Olmos is an actor and director with a career in the entertainment industry spanning half a century. After starting in music and then moving to acting, he found big success following his breakout role in Blade Runner (1982) and then in the television series Miami Vice (1984-1990) for which he won his first Golden Globe Award in 1986 and earning a further nomination in 1989. He earned his first feature film nomination for his role in Stand and Deliver ( (1988) and went on to star in starred in Selena (1997), The Road to El Dorado (2000), and The Burning Season (1994), for which he won another Golden Globe Award. His further television credits include The West Wing (1999-2000), Battlestar Galactica (2003-2009), Dexter (2011), and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2015).

Golden Globes Awards

Awards Database

1995 Winner

1995 Winner

Best Supporting Actor - Television
The Burning Season

1986 Winner

1986 Winner

Best Supporting Actor - Television
Miami Vice

1989 Nominee

1989 Nominee

Best Actor - Motion Picture Drama
Stand and Deliver

1989 Nominee

1989 Nominee

Best Supporting Actor - Television
Miami Vice