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Jaime Escalante
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Jaime Escalante
Born (1930-12-31)December 31, 1930
Died March 30, 2010(2010-03-30) (aged 79)
Spouse(s) Fabiola Tapia
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Jaime Alfonso Escalante Gutiérrez (December 31, 1930 – March 30, 2010) was a Bolivian-American educator known for teaching students calculus from 1974 to 1991 at Garfield High School in East Los Angeles. Escalante was the subject of the 1988 film Stand and Deliver, in which he is portrayed by Edward James Olmos.

In 1993, the asteroid 5095 Escalante was named after him.

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