TV Guest Appearances

Over the years, Edward James Olmos has made a number of appearances on television series and hosted events. His resume is below:

Guest Appearances
  • "Portlandia" (2012)
    One Moore Episode ... as himself
  • "DEXTER" (2011)
    Full Season ... as Professor James Gellar
  • "Eureka" (2011)
    Do You See What I See? ... as Rudy (voice)
  • "CSI: New York" (2010)
    Sangre Por Sangre ... as Luther Devarro
  • "The George Lopez Show" (2007)
    George Decides to Sta-Local Where It's Familia ... as Mr. Vega
  • "The Batman" (2004)
    The Bat in the Belfry ... as Chief Angel Rojas (voice)
  • "Greetings from Tucson" (2003)
    Sibling Rivalry ... as priest
  • "Great Writers, Great Cities" (2000)
    Paco Taibo's Mexico City ... narrator
  • "The West Wing" (1999-2000)
    The Short List ... as Judge Roberto Mendoza (1999)
    Celestial Navigation ... as Judge Roberto Mendoza (1999)
  • "Touched by an Angel" (1997-1998)
    Missing in Action ... as Capt. Victor Walls (1997)
    God and Country ... as Victor (1998)
  • "Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child" (1997)
    The Fisherman and His Wife ... as The Fisherman
    Thumbelina ... as El Murcielgo
  • "Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child" (1995)
    Cinderella ... as Rey Emiliano
  • "The Magic School Bus" (1995)
    Going Batty ... as Mr. Ramon (voice)
  • "Hill Street Blues" (1982-1984)
    Of Mouse and Man ... as Joe Bustamonte (1982)
    Zen and the Art of Law Enforcement ... as Joe Bustamonte (1982)
    Parting Is Such Sweep Sorrow ... Judge Cruz (1984)
  • "Faerie Tale Theatre" (1983)
    The Nightingale ... as Prime Minister
  • "American Playhouse" (1982)
    Seguin ... as Gen. Santa Anna
  • "CHiPs" (1978)
    Flashback! ... as Henry
  • "The Fitzpatricks" (1978)
    A Living Wage ... as Don Vasquez
  • "Hawaii Five-O" (1977)
    Ready ... Aim ... as Dancer
  • "Starsky and Hutch" (1977)
    The Psychic ... as Julio Gutierez
  • "Delvecchio"
    The High Price of Justice ... as Luis Hemenez
  • "Police Woman" (1976)
    Sarah Who? ... as Hawkins
  • "The Blue Knight" (1976)
    Mariachi ... as Clemente
  • "Kojak" (1975)
    How Cruel the Frost, How Bright The Stars ... as Paco
  • "Cannon" (1974)
    The Exchange

TV Host/Other
  • The Americano Concert at The Kennedy Center (1997) (host)
  • Prophecies of the Millennium (1997) (host)
  • 15th Annual Tejano Music Awards (1995) (host)


Edward James Olmos hosts this anthology of Latino films for public television. It is a presentation of the Latino Public Broadcasting, which Mr. Olmos founded and chairs, and is distributed by American Public Television.

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