Hispanic Heritage month…. is a month to give thanks for all the contributions that Latinos have made to this
country and it’s a very important month. The shame is that it only lasts 1 month…”
Edward James Olmos, who plays the role of Captain Adama on the Sci-fi series Battlestar Galactica on NBC UNIVERSO, shares his feelings on Hispanic Heritage month which runs from September 15 – October 15th; Olmos is one of the most influential Hispanics in Hollywood and has fought so that Latinos are fairly represented on and off the screen. He is an activist at heart and has always fought for Pro- immigration and educational causes. He is most famous for his role as Jaime Escalante in “Stand and Deliver” for which he was nominated for an Oscar. He is truly one of the Latino pioneers of Hollywood.
During a recent interview Olmos, the only Latino in ‘Battlestar Galactica’, spoke about what Hispanic Heritage means to him and the importance of Latinos in the entertainment industry.
#BattlestarGalactica airs on Wednesdays at 9pmET/PT on NBC UNIVERSO.