Edward James Olmos is to guest-star in a forthcoming episode of crime drama CSI: New York
TV Guide are reporting that actor Edward James Olmos is to guest-star in a seventh season episode of CSI: New York. The actor will play a gang leader in a episode to air in the Autumn. Olmos’ character will be released from prison and seek out Detective Mc Taylor (Gary Sinise) who helped send him to jail 15 years earlier – he wants revenge on the officer. The role is Olmos’ first since the conclusion of Battlestar Galactica.
In the critically acclaimed series he played Commander/Admiral William Adama across all four seasons. As well as starring in the re-imaged series Olmos also directed several episodes including the DVD movie; Battlestar Galactica: The Plan. Following the release of the movie last year the actor spoke of his willingness to produce, and star in, more Galactica movies if there were demand for them.