Actor / Director / Producer / Writer. Born: February 27, 1966 Baltasar Kormákur was born in Reykjavik, Iceland in 1966. He graduated as an actor from Iceland’s National Academy of Fine Arts in 1990 and was signed on by the National Theatre of Iceland right after his graduation where he worked as one of the leading young performing artists until 1997. The last two years of his assignment he also directed some ambitious productions after having produced and directed immensely popular, independent stage productions alongside his work at the theatre. Baltasar wrote the screenplay, directed, acted in and produced the film 101 Reykjavik in the year 2000, and after the international success of the film, Baltasar started Blueeyes Productions. Since then his main focus has been on film as writer/director/producer. His films 101 Reykjavik (2000), The Sea (2002), A Little Trip to Heaven (2005) and Jar City (2006) have won many international awards. His latest film, White Night Wedding (2008) was released in Iceland on January 18, 2008 and was an instant hit. Celluloid-Dreams picked it up for world sales and launched the film in Toronto in September 2008. White Night Wedding is Iceland´s entry for the Oscar nomination 2009, for foreign language film. - Currently he is directing Inhale, a US feature film, starring Dermot Mulroney, Diane Kruger, Sam Shepard, Rosanna Arquette, Vincent Perez and Jordi Mollá. The film is a co-production between the Los Angeles based 26 Films and Blueeyes Productions.