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Samuli Torssonen (born 12 November 1978) is a Finnish film writer, director, actor, and producer; the creator of the Star Wreck series.

Carreer Edit

Star Wreck Edit

Torssonen started working on Star Wreck back in 1992, when he was still in school. Originally, it was a fan-project set to parody Star Trek, but later it grew into a standalone series, now with its own universe and spin-offs. Torssonen plays the main character - James B. Pirk, the captain of the C.P.P Kickstart - in the entire original series, and makes guest appearances in the spin-offs.

Other works Edit

Torssonen is the CEO and producer at Energia Productions, a Finnish visual effects company. He was the producer and visual-effects supervisor of Iron Sky, an unrelated Finnish science fiction film.

Filmography Edit

Torssonen is best known for his Star Wreck series, however, he is known to have also taken part in other projects, one of which is the sci-fi fantasy series Iron Sky.

Short films and animations Role
Star Wreck Captain of the USS Kickstart
Star Wreck 2: The Old Shit Captain Pirk
Star Wreck 3: Wrath of the Romuclans Captain Pirk
Star Wreck IV: The Kilpailu Admiral Pirk
Star Wreck 5: Lost Contact Captain Pirk
Star Wreck 4½: Bad Performance Captain Pirk
Unnamed upcoming Star Wreck short Captain Pirk (possibly)
Full-length films Role

Star Wreck: In the Pirkinning

Emperor Pirk
Iron Sky Visual-effects producer and supervisor
Star Wreck 2π: Full Twist, now! Emperor Pirk (cameo\ secondary role)
Unnamed upcoming Star Wreck feature film Captain Pirk (possibly)

Links Edit

Samuli Torssonen on IMDB

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