Edward James Olmos on the mend after throat cancer treatment
‘Battlestar Galactica’ and ‘Blade Runner: The Android Hunter’ actor spoke for the first time about the disease. At age 76, he underwent his last chemotherapy session in December. Edward James Olmos talks about his throat cancer on the Mando & Friends podcast Reproduction/Hubwav Edward James Olmos, an actor known for his work on the series “Battlestar Galactica” and the movie “Blade Runner: The Hunter of Androids” (1982), revealed in this Friday (26) who is recovering after going through treatment against throat cancer. The 76-year-old veteran told the Mando & Friends podcast that he had his last round of chemotherapy and radiation in December 2022 and is now focusing on recovery. “One thing I sit here saying to you Mando and friends that one thing I’m very grateful for is that I was in a position to fight this,” says the actor. “I was in good shape. And I still am. I swim a mile a day at least, sometimes two miles a day. Every day, seven days a week. And then I row and lift weights.” During the treatment, the actor says he lost more than 22kg, including a large amount of muscle mass.