Hollywood Politicians: Edward James Olmos

As Admiral William Adama on Battlestar Galactica, Edward James Olmos plays a stoic, conflicted leader of the remaining humans who have survived the Cylon wars. Olmos was the perfect choice to play the weary, battle-hardened man—who eventually succeeds in saving the human race. 

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Miranda Noland,

Miranda Noland is the Senior Photo Editor for Latina.com. She handles all the photo needs for the site and occasionally writes a thing or two. Growing up in a small town in Missouri, she collected (and hoarded) magazines and dreamed of working at one someday. She studied art and design at Drury University and moved to New York City after graduating. She loves being an aunt to her two nephews and has recently moved to be closer to them. She's a pop culture junkie who watches way too much television, and she still hoards magazines.