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List of Edward James Olmos Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Blade Runner (1982)
14
4
Blade Runner
R
14
4

Drawing from the 1968 novel - Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? - by Philip K. Dick, the film sees Tyrell Corporation building synthetic humans known as replicants  to work in space colonies. However, when four rogue replicants led by Roy Batty escape and head back to Earth, a former blade runner, Rick Deckard, is forced to resume his duties and terminate them.

Role:
Gaff
Starring:
Harrison Ford, Daryl Hannah, Sean Young, Rutger Hauer, M. Emmet Walsh
Directed By:
2. Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
13
3
Blade Runner 2049
R
13
3

Thirty years after the events of the original film, a young blade runner, LAPD officer K, uncovers a secret that can lead to a war between humans and replicants. His investigation points him towards a previous blade runner, Rick Deckard, the protagonist of the first story, who is missing for the last three decades.

Directed By:
3. Alambrista! (1977)
12
2
Alambrista!
12
2
Starring:
Linda Gillen, Ned Beatty, Jerry Hardin, Domingo Ambriz
Directed By:
Robert M. Young
4. Stand and Deliver (1988)
19
2
Stand and Deliver
PG
19
2

Jaime is a teacher at a high school in Los Angeles, who is being hassled by some of his students and also pressured by some of his bosses, who want to take control of his classroom. Problems arise when although his students ace the calculus test, their scores are questioned and they are asked to retake the exam.

Role:
Jaime Escalante
Starring:
Lou Diamond Phillips, Estelle Harris, Mark Phelan, Virginia Paris
Directed By:
Ramón Menéndez
5. Zoot Suit (1981)
15
2
Zoot Suit
R
15
2
Role:
El Pachuco
Starring:
Charles Aidman, John Anderson, Tyne Daly, Daniel Valdez
Directed By:
Luis Valdez
6. American Me (1992)
17
2
American Me
R
17
2

A Mexican-American mafia kingpin is released from prison after serving an 18 year sentence. He is soon forced back into illegal activities, but he begins to reexamine his life, after he finds himself falling in love for the first time.

Starring:
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Joe Aubel, Sal Lopez, Vira Montes
Directed By:
Edward James Olmos
7. The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez (1982)
12
2
The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez
PG
12
2

This Western film tells the story of Gregorio, who is wrongly accused of stealing a horse by Texas Rangers. This eventually leads to a scuffle, and Gregorio ends up killing a sheriff, while his own brother is also shot. He is forced to go on the run, but is eventually caught and put on trial for murder. Meanwhile, a reporter tries to piece together what happened.

Role:
Gregorio Cortez
Starring:
Bruce McGill, Brion James, James Gammon, Tom Bower
Directed By:
Robert M. Young
9. Selena (1997)
17
3
Selena
PG
17
3

This biographical drama film tells the story of Selena Perez, who gains a lot of popularity at an early age, and soon becomes a music star. However, she dies a tragic death at the early age of 23, after being shot by one of her fans.

Starring:
Jennifer Lopez, Jackie Guerra, Constance Marie, Alex Meneses, Jon Seda
Directed By:
Gregory Nava
10. Triumph of the Spirit (1989)
11
2
Triumph of the Spirit
R
11
2

Triumph of the Spirit is a sports historical drama film which takes us to Greece during the time of the Second World War. A young Jewish boxer meets regularly with his girlfriend, until along with their families, they are sent to Auschwitz. However, when his captors learn about his boxing skills, he is forced to box against his fellow prisoners in order to provide entertainment.  

Role:
Gypsy
Starring:
Willem Dafoe, Robert Loggia, Wendy Gazelle, Kelly Wolf
Directed By:
Robert M. Young
11. Day of Resurrection (1980)
11
2
Day of Resurrection
PG
11
2

An engineered virus manages to kill the entire human population, and the only ones remaining are scientists and military personnel in Antarctica. They try to find a cure and save what is remaining of the human race

Starring:
George Harris Kennedy, Jr, Olivia Hussey, Glenn Ford, Sonny Chiba, George Kennedy, Shin'ichi Chiba
Directed By:
Kinji Fukasaku
12. Caught (1996)
13
2
Caught
R
13
2
Role:
Joe
Starring:
Maria Conchita Alonso, Arie Verveen, Bitty Schram, Steven Schub
Directed By:
Robert M. Young
13. Wolfen (1981)
12
3
Wolfen
R
12
3

Wolften is a horror thriller film which revolves around a cop in New York City, who is assigned to solve a bizarre set of murders, which resemble animal attacks. He continues his investigation, until he discovers something about an old legend regarding wolf spirits.

Role:
Eddie Holt
Starring:
Corey Burton, Albert Finney, Tom Waits, Tom Noonan, Diane Venora, Gregory Hines
Directed By:
John D. Hancock, Rupert Hitzig, Michael Wadleigh
14. 2 Guns (2013)
11
2
2 Guns
R
11
2

DEA agent Bobby Trench, hoping to implicate his target, decides to stay undercover to help Michael Stigman in a bank robbery, but unbeknownst to Trench, Stigman is an undercover naval intelligence officer with instructions to kill him. After both are disavowed by their respective organizations, they must work together against a ruthless Mexican drug lord while avoiding arrest.

Role:
Papi Greco
Starring:
Mark Wahlberg, Denzel Washington, Bill Paxton, James Marsden, Paula Patton
Directed By:
Baltasar Kormákur
15. Aloha, Bobby and Rose (1975)
10
2
Aloha, Bobby and Rose
PG
10
2

A young mechanic, Bobby, and a car-wash worker, Rose, fall in love, but on their first date, they accidentally cause the death of a store clerk. Therefore, they decide to flee to Mexico together. 

Starring:
Robert Carradine, Leigh French, Tim McIntire, Dianne Hull, Paul Le Mat
Directed By:
Floyd Mutrux
16. I'm Still Here (2010)
9
2
I'm Still Here
R
9
2

Well-known actor Joaquin Phoenix decides to retire from the world of acting and focus on a new career as a hip-hop musician. Later he approaches Sean Combs, American rapper and record producer, hoping he will produce the record.

Starring:
Hugh Grant, Nathan Lane, Billy Crystal, Jay Leno, Kelly Ripa, Danny Glover, Casey Affleck
Directed By:
17. The Predator (2018)
10
2
The Predator
R
10
2

When The Predator, the universe’s most lethal extraterrestrial being, return to Earth, and attempt to eliminate the human race, Quinn McKenna, an army sniper teams up with few fugitives and a scientist to save humanity. 

Starring:
Boyd Holbrook, Thomas Jane, Yvonne Strahovski, Jake Busey
Directed By:
Shane Black
18. Gossip (2000)
10
2
Gossip
R
10
2

Gossip is a psychological thriller film which revolves around Derrick, Cathy, and Travis, who are three students who decide to do a class project on gossip along with some fellow roommates. However, things soon spiral out of control.

Starring:
Kate Hudson, Norman Reedus, Joshua Jackson, Lena Headey, James Marsden, Eric Bogosian
Directed By:
Davis Guggenheim
19. The Green Hornet (2011)
9
2
The Green Hornet
PG-13
9
2

The vigilante-action comedy follows playboy billionaire Britt Reid who teams up with Kato, a mechanic adept at martial arts to become the vigilante The Green Hornet. Using Kato’s skills, the highly weaponized car Black Beauty, and his own publication the Daily Sentinel, they try to bring down the Russian mobster Benjamin Chudnofsky. 

Starring:
Christoph Waltz, Jay Chou, Analeigh Tipton, James Franco, David Harbour, Cameron Diaz, Seth Rogen
Directed By:
Michel Gondry
20. Bogard (1974)
9
2
Bogard
X
9
2

Bogard is an action crime film which tells the story of a street-fighter in Los Angeles, who begins to work for gangsters in order to earn money.

Starring:
Robert Burr, Dabney Coleman, Philip Michael Thomas, Richard Lawson
Directed By:
Timothy Galfas, Richard Kaye
21. Splinter (2006)
7
1
Splinter
R
7
1
Role:
Captain Garcia
Starring:
Tom Sizemore, Ivonne Coll, Enrique Almeida, Resmine Atis
Directed By:
Michael D. Olmos
22. Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (1993)
6
1
Even Cowgirls Get the Blues
R
6
1

Even Cowgirls Get the Blues is a western romantic comedy drama film which tells the story of Sissy Hankshaw, a woman who has been hitchhiking through the US from a young age. Her life takes a turn when she becomes an advertising model, shortly after which her agent sends her to his ranch in California, for shooting a commercial. There, she develops a friendship with Bonanza, one of the cowgirls.

Starring:
Keanu Reeves, Lorraine Bracco, Ed Begley Jr., Crispin Glover, Roseanne Barr, Udo Kier, Uma Thurman
Directed By:
Gus Van Sant
23. Beverly Hills Chihuahua (2008)
7
1
Beverly Hills Chihuahua
PG
7
1

Chloe is a Chihuahua from Beverley Hills, who gets lost in Mexico, during a vacation with her owner. However, she is able to make few new friends including a lonesome German shepherd who try to assist her in getting home safe.

Starring:
George Lopez, Piper Perabo, Jamie Lee Curtis, Leslie Mann, Drew Barrymore, José María Yazpik
Directed By:
Raja Gosnell
24. A Class Apart (2009)
14
3
A Class Apart
TV-PG
14
3
Starring:
Gloria Villa Cadena, Norma Cantú, Ramiro Casso, James DeAnda
Directed By:
Carlos Sandoval, Peter Miller
25. Monday Nights at Seven (2016)
13
3
Monday Nights at Seven
13
3
Role:
Charlie
Starring:
Lorraine Bracco, Marty Sader, Vanessa Lyon, Anderson Silva
Directed By:
Marty Sader
26. La cerca (2005)
12
2
La cerca
TV-PG
12
2
Role:
Narrator / Old Niño
Starring:
Ehécatl Chávez, Hector A. Garcia, Roger E. Fanter, Eloy Méndez
Directed By:
Summer-Joy Main
27. Americanos: Latino Life in the United States (2000)
13
2
Americanos: Latino Life in the United States
13
2
Starring:
Dennis Chavez, Jennifer Broncamontes, Crissy Guerrero, Guillermo Gómez-Peña, Robert 'El Vez' López
Directed By:
Susan Todd, Andrew Young
28. The Art of Human Salvage (2015)
11
2
The Art of Human Salvage
11
2
Starring:
DeMorge Brown, Matthew Boylan, Josh Fadem, Heather Grey
Directed By:
Dempsey Tillman
29. Exile Nation: The Plastic People (2014)
11
2
Exile Nation: The Plastic People
11
2
Role:
Narrator (voice)
Directed By:
Charles Shaw
30. Jack and Marilyn (2002)
11
2
Jack and Marilyn
11
2
Role:
Pasquel
Directed By:
Edward James Olmos
31. House of the Righteous (2014)
10
2
House of the Righteous
10
2
Role:
Mr. Lucy
Starring:
Grant Goodeve, Charley Koontz, Isaiah Stratton, Pat Dortch
Directed By:
Thomas Torrey
32. Saving Grace (1986)
10
2
Saving Grace
PG
10
2
Starring:
Tom Conti, Giancarlo Giannini, Fernando Rey, Erland Josephson
Directed By:
Robert M. Young
33. América (2011)
11
3
América
11
3
Starring:
Rachel Ticotin, Yancey Arias, Lymari Nadal, Miguel Reyes
Directed By:
Sonia Fritz
34. The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit (1998)
10
2
The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit
PG
10
2
Role:
Vamanos
Starring:
Sid Caesar, Joe Mantegna, Gregory Sierra, Esai Morales
Directed By:
Stuart Gordon
35. Roosters (1993)
10
2
Roosters
R
10
2
Role:
Gallo Morales
Starring:
Maria Conchita Alonso, Sônia Braga, Sarah Lassez, Danny Nucci
Directed By:
Robert M. Young
36. Death in Granada (1996)
9
2
Death in Granada
R
9
2
Starring:
Miguel Ferrer, Giancarlo Giannini, Esai Morales, Andy Garcia
Directed By:
Marcos Zurinaga
37. Go for Sisters (2013)
9
2
Go for Sisters
9
2
Role:
Freddy Suarez
Starring:
Mahershala Ali, LisaGay Hamilton, Martha Higareda, Yolonda Ross
Directed By:
John Sayles
38. Disturbing the Peace (1996)
9
2
Disturbing the Peace
9
2
Starring:
Chip Albers, Abner Delgado, Orlando Estrada, Andrea Faustino
Directed By:
Thomas Patrick Smith
39. Water & Power (2013)
9
2
Water & Power
9
2
Starring:
Clancy Brown, Lupe Ontiveros, Roger Guenveur Smith, Nicholas Gonzalez, Emilio Rivera
Directed By:
Richard Montoya
40. Talent for the Game (1991)
11
2
Talent for the Game
PG
11
2
Role:
Virgil Sweet
Starring:
Lorraine Bracco, Jamey Sheridan, John E. Coleman, Jeff Corbett
Directed By:
Robert M. Young
41. Filly Brown (2012)
8
2
Filly Brown
R
8
2
Starring:
Gina Rodriguez, Lou Diamond Phillips, Khool-Aid Rios, Jenni Rivera, Lala Romero
Directed By:
Youssef Delara, Michael D. Olmos
42. The Unfinished Journey (1999)
8
2
The Unfinished Journey
8
2
Role:
Narration (voice)
Starring:
Ossie Davis, Sam Waterston, Ruby Dee, Maya Angelou
Directed By:
Steven Spielberg
43. A Million to Juan (1994)
8
2
A Million to Juan
PG
8
2
Starring:
Paul Rodriguez, Tony Plana, Polly Draper, Bert Rosario
Directed By:
Paul Rodriguez
44. Mirage (1995)
7
1
Mirage
R
7
1
Role:
Matteo Juarez
Starring:
Sean Young, Paul Williams, James Andronica, Cuauhtemoc Rivas
Directed By:
Paul Williams

TV Movie(s)

1. 300 Miles for Stephanie (1981)
12
2
300 Miles for Stephanie
12
2
Role:
Art Vela
Starring:
Peter Graves, Julie Carmen, Tony Orlando, Pepe Serna
Directed By:
Clyde Ware
2. 12 Angry Men (1997)
12
2
12 Angry Men
PG-13
12
2
Starring:
Courtney B. Vance, Tony Danza, James Gandolfini, Jack Lemmon, Hume Cronyn, George C. Scott, Armin Mueller-Stahl
Directed By:
William Friedkin
3. Battlestar Galactica: Razor (2007)
12
2
Battlestar Galactica: Razor
12
2
Role:
Admiral William Adama
Starring:
Katee Sackhoff, Tricia Helfer, Mary McDonnell, Michelle Forbes
Directed By:
Félix Enríquez Alcalá
4. Evening in Byzantium (1978)
11
2
Evening in Byzantium
11
2
Starring:
George Lazenby, Eddie Albert, Glenn Ford, Patrick Macnee
Directed By:
Jerry London
5. Walkout (2006)
10
2
Walkout
10
2
Starring:
Alexa Vega, Alexa PenaVega, Michael Peña, Yancey Arias, Laura Harring, Efren Ramirez
Directed By:
Edward James Olmos
6. In the Time of the Butterflies (2001)
10
2
In the Time of the Butterflies
PG-13
10
2
Role:
Trujillo
Starring:
Salma Hayek, Marc Anthony, Mía Maestro, Demián Bichir
Directed By:
Mariano Barroso
7. Urban Cowboy (2016)
12
2
Urban Cowboy
12
2
Role:
Al Robles
Starring:
Jim Belushi, Nathalie Kelley, Alfonso Herrera, Eva LaRue, Riley Smith
Directed By:
Craig Brewer
8. Lives in Hazard (1994)
11
2
Lives in Hazard
11
2
Starring:
Domingo Ambriz, Danny De La Paz, M.C. Boulevard, Greg Boyle, Robert Chavez
Directed By:
Susan Todd, Andrew Young
9. Slave of Dreams (1995)
12
2
Slave of Dreams
12
2
Role:
Potiphar
Starring:
Adrian Pasdar, Sherilyn Fenn, Philip Newman, Nadia Sawalha
Directed By:
Robert M. Young
10. The Burning Season: The Chico Mendes Story (1994)
11
2
The Burning Season: The Chico Mendes Story
R
11
2
Starring:
Carmen Argenziano, Raul Julia, Kamala Lopez, Sônia Braga
Directed By:
John Frankenheimer
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
11. Bonanno: A Godfather's Story (1999)
10
2
Bonanno: A Godfather's Story
10
2
Starring:
Martin Landau, Costas Mandylor, Bruce Ramsay, Guido Grasso Jr.
Directed By:
Michel Poulette
12. The Wall (1998)
9
2
The Wall
9
2
Role:
Col. Holst
Starring:
Dean McDermott, Richard Chevolleau, Clive Cholerton, Billy Parrott
Directed By:
Joseph Sargent
13. Menendez: A Killing in Beverly Hills (1994)
9
2
Menendez: A Killing in Beverly Hills
9
2
Role:
Jose Menendez
Starring:
Beverly D'Angelo, Debrah Farentino, Damian Chapa, Travis Fine
Directed By:
Larry Elikann
14. The Earth Day Special (1990)
9
2
The Earth Day Special
9
2
Starring:
Dennis Miller, James Brolin, Kirstie Alley, Christopher Lloyd, Katey Sagal, Rick Moranis, John Ratzenberger
Directed By:
Dwight Hemion, James Burrows, Gerry Cohen, Ted Haimes, Jim Henson
15. The Judge (2001)
9
2
The Judge
9
2
Role:
Judge Armando Acosta
Starring:
Charles Durning, David Cronenberg, John Terry, Lolita Davidovich
Directed By:
Mick Garris
16. The Limbic Region (1996)
9
2
The Limbic Region
9
2
Role:
Jon Lucca
Starring:
George Dzundza, Don S. Davis, William B. Davis, Gwynyth Walsh
Directed By:
Michael Pattinson
17. The Princess & the Barrio Boy (2000)
8
2
The Princess & the Barrio Boy
8
2
Role:
Nestor Garcia
Starring:
Pauly Shore, Maria Conchita Alonso, Nicholas Gonzalez, Marisol Nichols
Directed By:
Tony Plana
18. The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1998)
8
2
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three
8
2
Role:
Det. Anthony Piscotti
Starring:
Donnie Wahlberg, Lorraine Bracco, Vincent D'Onofrio, Richard Schiff
Directed By:
Félix Enríquez Alcalá
19. Hollywood Confidential (1997)
8
2
Hollywood Confidential
R
8
2
Role:
Stan Navarro, Sr.
Starring:
Charlize Theron, Thomas Jane, Rick Aiello, Angela Alvarado
Directed By:
Reynaldo Villalobos

Animation(s)

The Simpsons (1989)
The Simpsons
TV-14
Starring:
Liam Neeson, Paul Rudd, Edward Norton, Ernest Borgnine, Werner Klemperer, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Isabella Rossellini
Directed By:
Mark Kirkland, Steven Dean Moore, Bob Anderson, Matthew Nastuk, Jim Reardon
Kaze no tani no Naushika (1984)
Kaze no tani no Naushika
PG
Plot:

Kaze no tani no Naushika is a Japanese anime fantasy film that centres around Princess Nausicaä of Valley of the Wind kingdom who must save humanity from the destruction being planned by the Tolmekian kingdom whilst keeping her lands safe from the toxic jungle of the post-apocalyptic earth. Full of drama and adventure, this film was adapted from an eponymous manga comic.

Starring:
Shia LaBeouf, Patrick Stewart, Tony Jay, Uma Thurman, Sumi Shimamoto, Ichirô Nagai
Directed By:
Hayao Miyazaki
Coco (2017)
Coco
PG
Plot:

Young Miguel just loves music and wants to be as famous and loved like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz. However, a hatred for music runs in his family, since generations. Despite protests from his family, Miguel enters a Day of the Dead talent show and soon finds himself in the Land of Dead. Along with Hector, he explores the colourful land and discovers his real family history.

Starring:
Alanna Ubach, Benjamin Bratt, Jaime Camil, Gabriel Iglesias, John Ratzenberger
Directed By:
Lee Unkrich, Adrian Molina
The Magic School Bus (1994)
The Magic School Bus
TV-Y
Starring:
Malcolm McDowell, Cindy Williams, Ed Asner, Lily Tomlin, Sherman Hemsley, Swoosie Kurtz, Rita Moreno
Directed By:
Larry Jacobs, Charles E. Bastien
Blade Runner: Black Out 2022 (2017)
Blade Runner: Black Out 2022
Role:
Gaff (voice)
Starring:
Luci Christian, Jovan Jackson, Bryson Baugus, Adam Gibbs
Directed By:
Shinichirô Watanabe
The Batman (2004)
The Batman
TV-Y7
Starring:
Tom Kenny, Adam West, Patrick Warburton, Jim Cummings, Dermot Mulroney, Daryl Sabara, Brooke Shields
Directed By:
Brandon Vietti, Seung Eun Kim, Christopher Berkeley, Anthony Chun, Sam Liu
The Road to El Dorado (2000)
The Road to El Dorado
PG
Plot:

In 1519, con-artists Miguel and Tulio win a map to the secret City of Gold, El Dorado. Afterwards, they escape on a ship led by conquistador Cortés to the New World. After the two accidentally discover El Dorado they are portrayed as Gods by a local priest who has his own motives. The two must save the city. 

Role:
Chief (voice)
Starring:
Rosie Perez, Kevin Kline, Armand Assante, Kenneth Branagh, Jim Cummings
Directed By:
Bibo Bergeron, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Don Paul
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (1995)
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child
TV-Y
Role:
El Murcielago / ... (3 episodes, 1995-1997)
Starring:
James Earl Jones, Wesley Snipes, Shawn Wayans, Pam Grier, Samuel L. Jackson, Will Ferrell, Sharon Stone
Directed By:
Vincent Waller, Anthony Bell, Bruce W. Smith, Ed Bell
Americano (2016)
Americano
G
Role:
Gayo (voice)
Starring:
Lisa Kudrow, Kate del Castillo, Erik Estrada, Gabriel Iglesias
Directed By:
Raul Garcia, Ricardo Arnaiz, Mike Kunkel

TV Shows and Videos

Narcos (2015)
Narcos
TV-MA
Starring:
Wayne Knight, Stephanie Sigman, Diego Luna, Miguel Ángel Silvestre, Adan Canto, Ana de la Reguera, Gabriel Iglesias
Directed By:
José Padilha, Josef Kubota Wladyka, Gabriel Ripstein, Guillermo Navarro, Andrés Baiz
Faerie Tale Theatre (1982)
Faerie Tale Theatre
Starring:
Matthew Broderick, Carrie Fisher, Jennifer Beals, Bernadette Peters, Vincent Price, Robin Williams, Leonard Nimoy
Directed By:
Tim Burton, Francis Ford Coppola, Peter Medak, Gilbert Cates, Graeme Clifford
The West Wing (1999)
The West Wing
TV-14
Starring:
Jon Bon Jovi, John Goodman, Ian McShane, Gary Cole, Emilio Estevez, Taye Diggs, Tom Skerritt
Directed By:
Christopher Misiano, Alex Graves, Thomas Schlamme, Lesli Linka Glatter, Laura Innes
Dexter (2006)
Dexter
TV-MA
Starring:
Michael C. Hall, Courtney Ford, Julia Stiles, Tony Goldwyn, Jennifer Carpenter, Adrienne Barbeau, Julie Benz
Directed By:
Steve Shill, Tim Hunter, Ernest R. Dickerson, John Dahl, Michael Lehmann
Battlestar Galactica (2004)
Battlestar Galactica
TV-14
Role:
Admiral William Adama / ... (73 episodes, 2004-2009)
Starring:
Amanda Plummer, Lucy Lawless, Katee Sackhoff, Tricia Helfer
Directed By:
Edward James Olmos
Hill Street Blues (1981)
Hill Street Blues
TV-14
Starring:
Cuba Gooding Jr., Scatman Crothers, Laurence Fishburne, Chazz Palminteri, Bryan Cranston, Jeffrey Tambor, Jane Kaczmarek
Directed By:
Gregory Hoblit, Christian I. Nyby II, David Anspaugh, Rick Wallace, Thomas Carter
500 Nations (1995)
500 Nations
Starring:
Kevin Costner, Patrick Stewart, Gregory Harrison
Directed By:
Jack Leustig
Selena Remembered (1997)
Selena Remembered
Role:
Narrator
Starring:
Selena
Directed By:
Cecilia Miniucchi
American Playhouse (1981)
American Playhouse
Starring:
Geraldine Page, Sarah Jessica Parker, Jason Robards, Elaine Stritch, Mandy Patinkin, Connie Booth, Glenda Jackson
Directed By:
Kirk Browning, Jack O'Brien, Jeff Bleckner, Bill Duke, Michael Roemer
Police Story (1973)
Police Story
Starring:
Sal Mineo, Kim Richards, Sylvester Stallone, Mel Ferrer, Mary Ann Mobley, Todd Bridges, William Shatner
Directed By:
Virgil W. Vogel, Barry Crane, Richard Benedict, Alexander Singer, Michael O'Herlihy
Miami Vice (1984)
Miami Vice
TV-14
Starring:
Barbra Streisand, Ben Stiller, Don Johnson, Kim Coates, George Takei, Ving Rhames, Stanley Tucci
Directed By:
John Nicolella, Richard Compton, Leon Ichaso, Vern Gillum, Don Johnson
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Eureka (2006)
Eureka
TV-14
Starring:
Jim Parsons, Marie Avgeropoulos, Felicia Day, Chris Parnell, Wil Wheaton, Alan Ruck, Tamlyn Tomita
Directed By:
Mike Rohl, Michael Robison, Matthew Hastings, Michael Lange, Colin Ferguson
Hawaii Five-O (1968)
Hawaii Five-O
Starring:
Leslie Nielsen, Abe Vigoda, Rory Calhoun, Gavin MacLeod, Bert Convy, Jack Lord, Keenan Wynn
Directed By:
Michael O'Herlihy, Charles S. Dubin, Paul Stanley, Allen Reisner, Richard Benedict
The Fortunate Pilgrim (1988)
The Fortunate Pilgrim
Starring:
Sophia Loren, Hal Holbrook, Annabella Sciorra, Harold Pruett, Ron Marquette
Directed By:
Stuart Cooper
Portlandia (2011)
Portlandia
TV-14
Starring:
Kristen Wiig, Nick Swardson, Rose Byrne, Brigitte Nielsen, Andy Samberg, Juliette Lewis, Justin Long
Directed By:
Steve Buscemi, Jonathan Krisel, Bill Benz, Daniel Gray Longino, Carrie Brownstein
Bronk (1975)
Bronk
Starring:
Carl Weathers, Eric Braeden, Jack Palance, Gloria Stuart, Fernando Lamas, Ann Wedgeworth, Christopher Morley
Greetings from Tucson (2002)
Greetings from Tucson
Starring:
Carmen Electra, Teri Garr, Julie Gonzalo, Rebecca Creskoff, Julio Oscar Mechoso, Jacob Vargas, Pablo Santos
Directed By:
Joe Regalbuto, Mark Cendrowski, Dana Piazza De Vally, Michael Lessac, Jonathan Schmock
Kojak (1973)
Kojak
TV-PG
Starring:
Telly Savalas, Maud Adams, Harvey Keitel, Jackie Cooper, John Ritter, John Aniston, James Woods
Directed By:
Charles S. Dubin, Jeannot Szwarc, Sigmund Neufeld Jr., Russ Mayberry, Nicholas Sgarro
Mayans MC (2018)
Mayans MC
TV-MA
Starring:
Katey Sagal, John Ortiz, Jacqueline Obradors, Michael Irby
Directed By:
Norberto Barba, Félix Enríquez Alcalá, Hanelle M. Culpepper
The Fitzpatricks (1977)
The Fitzpatricks
Starring:
Helen Hunt, Brian Dennehy, Mariclare Costello, Bert Kramer
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013)
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
TV-PG
Starring:
Kyle MacLachlan, Patton Oswalt, Cobie Smulders, Drea de Matteo, Chloe Bennet, Daniel Bernhardt, Samuel L. Jackson
Directed By:
Vincent Misiano, Michael Zinberg, David Straiton, Bobby Roth, Milan Cheylov
The Blue Knight (1975)
The Blue Knight
Starring:
Jeff Goldblum, George Harris Kennedy, Jr, George Kennedy
Directed By:
Leo Penn, Paul Krasny, Irving J. Moore, Harvey S. Laidman, Charles S. Dubin
Delvecchio (1976)
Delvecchio
Starring:
Danny DeVito, Mark Harmon, Carl Weathers, Erik Estrada, Charles Haid, Maureen McCormick, Judd Hirsch
Directed By:
Jerry London, Arnold Laven, Richard Michaels, Walter Doniger, Robert Markowitz
Starsky and Hutch (1975)
Starsky and Hutch
Starring:
Season Hubley, Lynda Carter, Nancy McKeon, Ray Walston, John Carradine, Joan Collins, Kim Cattrall
Directed By:
Michael Schultz, Leo Penn, Reza Badiyi, Don Weis, Earl Bellamy
Rafferty (1977)
Rafferty
Starring:
Patrick McGoohan, Michael C. Gwynne, John Getz, Millie Slavin
Dead Man's Walk (1996)
Dead Man's Walk
PG-13
Role:
Captain Salazar (3 episodes, 1996)
Starring:
Jennifer Garner, Harry Dean Stanton, F. Murray Abraham, David Arquette, Brian Dennehy, Keith Carradine
Directed By:
Yves Simoneau
American Family (2002)
American Family
Role:
Jess Gonzalez / ... (17 episodes, 2002)
Starring:
America Ferrera, Raquel Welch, Rita Moreno, Erik Estrada, Kate del Castillo
Cannon (1971)
Cannon
Starring:
Anne Baxter, Joan Fontaine, Micky Dolenz, Dina Merrill, Tina Louise, Wayne Rogers, Denver Pyle
Directed By:
George McCowan, William Wiard, Lawrence Dobkin, Seymour Robbie, Allen Reisner
Police Woman (1974)
Police Woman
Starring:
Debra Winger, Meredith Baxter, Angie Dickinson, Sandra Dee, Amy Irving, Robert Englund, Alice Ghostley
Directed By:
Alvin Ganzer, John Newland, Barry Shear, David Moessinger, Corey Allen
Battlestar Galactica: The Plan (2009)
Battlestar Galactica: The Plan
Role:
Commander William Adama
Starring:
Tricia Helfer, Dean Stockwell, Callum Keith Rennie, Michael Trucco
Directed By:
Edward James Olmos
CSI: NY (2004)
CSI: NY
TV-14
Starring:
Lee Majors, Dianna Agron, Nadine Velazquez, Laura Vandervoort, David Caruso, Frank Grillo, Austin Butler
Directed By:
Rob Bailey, Alex Zakrzewski, Christine Moore, Oz Scott, Duane Clark
Late Show with David Letterman (1993)
Late Show with David Letterman
Starring:
Tom Hanks, Alec Baldwin, Will Forte, Julie Kavner, Christopher Guest, Daniel Radcliffe, Sacha Baron Cohen
Directed By:
Jerry Foley, Hal Gurnee, Randi Grossack
CHiPs (1977)
CHiPs
TV-PG
Starring:
Leif Garrett, Broderick Crawford, Kelly Preston, Phyllis Diller, John Rhys-Davies, Soleil Moon Frye, Michelle Pfeiffer
Directed By:
Christian I. Nyby II, Donald L. Gold, Michael Caffey, Paul Krasny, Don Chaffey
George Lopez (2002)
George Lopez
TV-PG
Starring:
Brian Austin Green, Jason Connery, Hilary Duff, Richard Lewis, Tommy Chong, Paris Hilton, Danny Trejo
Directed By:
Joe Regalbuto, John Pasquin, Bob Koherr, Victor Gonzalez, Gerry Cohen
Visions (1976)
Visions
Starring:
Mako Iwamatsu, Morgan Freeman, Leon Askin, Season Hubley, Christopher Lloyd, Charles Durning, Philip Baker Hall
Directed By:
Burt Brinckerhoff, Rick Bennewitz, Edward Folger, Lloyd Richards, Fred Barzyk
Gun (1997)
Gun
Starring:
Martin Sheen, Drake Bell, Kirsten Dunst, Jennifer Tilly, Donal Logue, Randy Quaid, Carrie Fisher
Directed By:
Robert Altman, Jeremiah S. Chechik, Ted Demme, James Foley, Peter Horton
Touched by an Angel (1994)
Touched by an Angel
TV-G
Starring:
William Devane, Kirk Cameron, Esther Rolle, Margot Kidder, Lesley Ann Warren, Faye Dunaway, A. J. Langer
Directed By:
Peter H. Hunt, Timothy Van Patten, Victor Lobl, Bethany Rooney, Stuart Margolin

Edward James Olmos Awards

Golden Globe Awards
The Burning Season Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television 1995
Miami Vice Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television 1986
Primetime Emmy Awards
Miami Vice Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series 1985