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William Adama (Character)
from "Battlestar Galactica" (2004)

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Overview

Biography:
Admiral William Adama (Edward James Olmos) Admiral... See more »
Alternate Names:
Adama / Admiral William Adama / Commander Adama / Commander William Adama / Ensign Adama / Older Adama / Young Adama / Young Bill Adama / Young William Adama

Filmography

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  1. Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome (2012) (TV) Played by Luke Pasqualino
  2. "Caprica"
        - Apotheosis (2010) TV episode, Played by Marcus Towfigh (as Young Bill Adama)
        - Here Be Dragons (2010) TV episode, Played by Sina Najafi
        - The Heavens Will Rise (2010) TV episode, Played by Sina Najafi
        - The Dirteaters (2010) TV episode, Played by Sina Najafi
        - False Labor (2010) TV episode, Played by Sina Najafi
          (6 more)

  3. "Battlestar Galactica"
    ... aka "BSG" - USA (promotional abbreviation)
        - Daybreak: Part 2 & 3 (2009) TV episode, Played by Edward James Olmos (as Admiral William Adama)
        - Daybreak: Part 1 (2009) TV episode, Played by Edward James Olmos (as Admiral William Adama)
        - Islanded in a Stream of Stars (2009) TV episode, Played by Edward James Olmos (as Admiral William Adama)
        - Someone to Watch Over Me (2009) TV episode, Played by Edward James Olmos (as Admiral William Adama)
        - Deadlock (2009) TV episode, Played by Edward James Olmos (as Admiral William Adama)
          (68 more)
  4. "Late Show with David Letterman"
    ... aka "Late Show Backstage" - USA (title for episodes with guest hosts)
    ... aka "The Late Show" - USA (informal short title)
        - Episode #15.85 (2008) TV episode, Played by Edward James Olmos
  5. Battlestar Galactica: Razor (2007) (TV) Played by Nico Cortez (as Young Adama) / Edward James Olmos (as Admiral William Adama)
    ... aka "Razor" - USA (short title)
  6. "Battlestar Galactica: Razor Flashbacks"
        - Escape (2007) TV episode, Played by Nico Cortez (as Young William Adama) / Edward James Olmos (as Commander William Adama)
        - Survivors (2007) TV episode, Played by Nico Cortez (as Young William Adama)
        - The Lab (2007) TV episode, Played by Nico Cortez (as Young William Adama)
        - Free Fall (2007) TV episode, Played by Nico Cortez (as Young William Adama)
        - Operation Raptor Talon (2007) TV episode, Played by Nico Cortez (as Young William Adama)
          (2 more)
  7. "Robot Chicken"
        - Rabbits on a Roller Coaster (2007) TV episode, Played by Gregory Itzin
        - Junk in the Trunk (2005) TV episode, Played by Dax Shepard (as Commander Adama)
  8. "Battlestar Galactica"
    ... aka "Battlestar Galactica: The Miniseries" - USA (long title)
        - Episode #1.2 (2003) TV episode, Played by Edward James Olmos (as Commander Adama)
        - Episode #1.1 (2003) TV episode, Played by Edward James Olmos (as Commander Adama)

  9. "Galactica 1980"
    ... aka "Battlestar Galactica" - USA (syndication title)
        - The Return of Starbuck (1980) TV episode, Played by Lorne Greene (as Commander Adama)
        - Space Croppers (1980) TV episode, Played by Lorne Greene (as Commander Adama)
        - The Night the Cylons Landed: Part 2 (1980) TV episode, Played by Lorne Greene (as Commander Adama)
        - The Night the Cylons Landed: Part 1 (1980) TV episode, Played by Lorne Greene (as Commander Adama)
        - Spaceball (1980) TV episode, Played by Lorne Greene (as Commander Adama)
          (5 more)

  10. "Battlestar Galactica"
        - The Hand of God (1979) TV episode, Played by Lorne Greene (as Commander Adama)
        - Take the Celestra (1979) TV episode, Played by Lorne Greene (as Commander Adama)
        - Experiment in Terra (1979) TV episode, Played by Lorne Greene (as Commander Adama)
        - Baltar's Escape (1979) TV episode, Played by Lorne Greene (as Commander Adama)
        - Greetings from Earth (1979) TV episode, Played by Lorne Greene (as Commander Adama)
          (16 more)
Video-game:
  1. Battlestar Galactica (2003) (VG) Played by James Horan (as Older Adama) / Robin Atkin Downes (as Ensign Adama)
Archive Footage:
  1. The Plan (2009) (V) Played by Edward James Olmos (as Commander William Adama)
    ... aka "Battlestar Galactica: The Plan" - USA (video box title)
  2. Battlestar Galactica: The Story So Far (2006) (TV) Played by Edward James Olmos (as Admiral William Adama)
  3. Battlestar Galactica: The Second Coming (1999) Played by Lorne Greene (as Commander Adama)
  4. Conquest of the Earth (1981) (TV) Played by Lorne Greene (as Adama)

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Quotes:
From "Battlestar Galactica: War of the Gods: Part 2 (#1.14)" (1979)
Commander Adama: There are very few who've had the opportunity to experience the light of good and truth at first hand.
Sheba: Then you mean that's what happened to us? We got caught in the war between good and evil?
Commander Adama: We've always been caught between good and evil.
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