Edward James Olmos Joins ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’

Photo Credit: IMDB

Photo Credit: IMDB

Battlestar Galactica alum Edward James Olmos has snagged a major recurring role on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. on ABC.

Marvel.com has announced that Olmos, who is best known for his role as William Adama on the hit sci-fi series, has been tapped to play Robert Gonzales whose debut this spring will have “massive repercussions for Director Coulson and his team.”


“Edward James Olmos brings an amazing gravitas to any role he inhabits, something knew we needed for Robert Gonzales,” executive producer Jeph Loeb says. “When Olmos first appears on our series, everyone will have to take notice – including our favorite Agents.”

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. returns on Tuesday, March 3 at 9 p.m. ET on ABC.