Elmer Bäck

Hair Color: BrownEye Color: BlueHeight: 184Weight: 84

Education:Master of Arts (Acting), Theatre Academy of Finland 2007

Languages:Fluent in: Swedish, Finnish, English, German, SpanishFamiliar with: French

Biography

Elmer Bäck is a brilliant and multilingual actor. He was born in Helsinki, Finland in 1981. He graduated from The Theatre Academy of Finland in 2007 and thereafter spent 7 years living in Berlin working with the theatre-group Nya Rampen. Together with Nya Rampen, alongside director Markus Öhrn and the Swedish group Institutet, he played some of the world´s most renowned theatre festivals, among them Avignon, Berliner Theatertreffen, Wiener Festwochen and Festival TransAmériques (Montréal). In 2018 he toured the whole of France with the French production “Actrice”, directed by Pascal Rambert.

His big break in film came in 2015 with the title role of Eisenstein in Guanajuato by acclaimed director Peter Greenaway. He has also been working regularly in film and TV in his native Finland, with the TV-series “Jättekiva” and the film “Viimeiset” by director Veiko Öunpuu to name a couple.

Elmer Bäck is fluent in Finnish, Swedish, English, German and Spanish and also works in French.

Curriculum Vitae

Awards

2015
Nominee: Berlin International Film Festival: Teddy Ballot Volkswagen Audience Award: 'Eisenstein in Guanajuato'

Commercial

2019
Emma Mattress Don't worry, Sleep happy/LEAD

Film

2020
SihjaEerikMarja PyykköTuffi Films
The Last OnesLievonenVeiko ÖunpuuHomeless BOB/Bufo Oy
2015
Eisenstein in GuanajuatoSergei Eisenstein/LEADPeter GreenawaySubmarine/Paloma Negra Films/Fu Works/Potemkino/Edith Films
2011
Where we once walkedEnok KajanderPeter LindholmHelsinki Filmi
En kväll på krogenToddeJoakim GrothFST5 / YLE

Film and television

2018
Remember me PleaseJon/LEADHeidi Lindén

International TV

2020
Cold CourageMattiAgneta Fagerström/Kadir BalciLuminoir
2012
The SpiralOskar Ekblom/co-leadHans HerbotsCaviar

International Teater

2018
Actrice IgorPascal RambertStructure/Theatre des Bouffes du Nord
2014
Bis zum TodMotherMarkus ÖhrnNya Rampen/Institutet
2012
WLAMotherMarkus ÖhrnNya Rampen/Institutet
2010
Conte D´AmourMotherMarkus ÖhrnNya Rampen/Institutet

Short films

2017
SpråkfråganLeadNiklas LindgrenTACK Films
Flores a tus piesBelialJuan Andrés Hernández
2010
Pillow TalkSupportingYlva GustavssonAnagram
2007
DeadlockSupportingElias Lehtinen, John Åhman
2006
AgoniaLeadNiklas Kullström

Television

2019
Aktivistit Konni ZilliacusLauri MaijalaHelsinki Filmi
RehtoriMarkus SundströmPaula KorvaYellow Film & Tv
HilloMenkkamiesYellow Film & TV
2018-2019
Jättekiva / IdiomaticMicke/LEADNiklas LindgrenZodiak Finland
2018
PirjoHans1 Episode
2010
AvskedStyvpappa ArneFremantleMedia Finland / SVT
2008
LemmenleikitHarri Raumala/LEADMiikko OikkonenBlue Media Oy
Magnus Fredrik Skielm-en rövarhistoriaMagnus Fredrik Skielm/LEADSakari KirjavainenMoskito television
2004
FlingMartin/LEADTalking Heads

Theater

2017
Kokki, varas, vaimo & rakastajaRakastajaRiko SaatsiKOM-teatteri
Emma Mattress Eisenstein in Guanajuato

Voice Reel

Scenes

Elmer Bäck