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Baltasar Kormákur

Baltasar Kormákur is an actor, producer and director whose work spans theater, movies and television. Born in Reykjavik, Iceland, he graduated as an actor from Iceland's National Academy of Fine Arts in 1990. He was immediately signed on by the National Theatre of Iceland, where he worked as one of the leading young performing artists until 1997. ... See full bio »

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 2015-2016 Trapped (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.3 (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.2 (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.1 (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.10 ... (executive producer)
 2015 Virgin Mountain (producer)
 2013 Hulli (TV Series) (executive producer - 2013)
 2012 The Deep (producer)
 2012 Contraband (producer)
 2010 Summerland (producer)
 2008 Reykjavik-Rotterdam (producer)
 2008 The Amazing Truth About Queen Raquela (executive producer)
 2008 Brúðguminn (producer)
 2006 Jar City (producer)
 2005 A Little Trip to Heaven (producer)
 2004 Dís (producer)
 2003 Stormy Weather (producer)
 2002 The Sea (producer)
 2000 101 Reykjavík (producer)
 1998 Popp í Reykjavík (Documentary) (producer)
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6' 1¼" (1.86 m)

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The winters are too long, and there's only one airline, so it's difficult to escape when you feel frustrated or claustrophobic. The audience for our films isn't very large, so it's difficult to support an industry. But, Iceland is beautiful. Sometimes it's hard to imagine living anywhere else See more »


Speaks Icelandic, English, Spanish and Danish See more »

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