The Insomniac


Eddy Salazar is a bilingual American actor/producer from Miami, Florida. By December 2005, Salazar was performing with the Miami affiliation of Shakespeare in the Park as Gregory in "Romeo and Juliet," Demetrius in "Midsummer Night's Dream," Sebastian in "Twelfth Night," and Benvolio in the first full-length, literally translated Spanish production of "Romeo and Juliet" ('Romeo y Julieta') in Florida. He has since studied and graduated from the Stella Adler Studio in Los Angeles, where actors such as Marlon Brando, Robert DeNiro, Benicio del Toro, Harvey Keitel, and Mark Ruffalo studied in the past. Salazar has landed several independent film roles  and stars in the upcoming films "All I Want for Christmas" and "Mansion of Blood."

In THE INSOMNIAC, Eddy Salazar plays John Figg aka "The Insomniac." John seems to have it all - a great job, a beautiful girlfriend, a loving dog - when a massive robbery in his home leads him to develop a severe case of insomnia. Suddenly, those around him don't seem as trustworthy as they once appeared. 

Clare Grant

Clare Grant is a Memphis born actress who grew up heavily involved in the local theater scene. While in Memphis, Clare met local director, Craig Brewer, who cast her in several independent films before casting her in his first studio film "Black Snake Moan" & then later in his MTV series $5 Cover. Since then, Clare has found luck in LA, booking leading roles in "Walk the Line", the Emmy award winning Showtime series "Masters of Horror" as well as several other films and television shows, including voicing characters on "Robot Chicken".

As a producer, Clare created & starred in the short film "Saber," which won two awards in the LucasFilm Star Wars Fan Film Awards. With her creative partners, Team Unicorn, she has helped to create and produce viral sensations such as "G33K & G4M3R Girls", "A Very Zombie Holiday" and "Super Harmony". 

In THE INSOMNIAC, Clare Grant plays Martha Collins, John's girlfriend. Martha is a southern firecracker of a girl who looks very homey, girl next door, but has a definite spark to her. She’s as loving and wholesome as they come. As John goes deeper into his paranoia, we never lose sight of Martha's self-respect and strength.

Danny Trejo

Danny Trejo is an American actor who has appeared in numerous Hollywood films, most notably in "tough guy" roles as a villain or an anti-hero. He is perhaps best known for his portrayal of the character Machete Cortez in the Robert Rodriguez films "Machete" and "Machete Kills". (credit:

In THE INSOMNIAC, Danny Trejo plays Jairo Torres, LifeAssured's best client. Though rugged, he carries himself well in a suit. In a glance, you can guess a suit is probably all he wears, all the time. He has a questionable and intimidating personality. He also becomes a suspect/target for John after a meeting between the two goes awry.

John Heard

An actor with an illustrious career, John Heard is well known for his recurring role as Peter McCallister (the father of Kevin McMallister) in the Home Alone series. He also starred in Cat People, The Pelican Brief, Awakenings, One Eight Seven, and Big. Recurring roles on TV shows include CSI: Miami, Prison Break, and The Chicago Code.

John Heard plays Paul Epstein in THE INSOMNIAC, John Figg's boss at LifeAssured. Paul is as matter-of-fact as they come, and once John's insomniac interferes with his work, things don't sit well between the two.

Keith Szarabajka

Keith Szarabajka is an established actor and celebrated voice artist with an extensive resume, appearing as a recurring character in numerous television programs including The Equalizer, Golden Years, Law & Order, Profit, Angel, and Cold Case, among many others.

Voice over credits include recurring roles in Aaahh!! Real Monsters and The Wild Thonrberrys, and some video games such as X-Men: Destiny, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Spider-Man: Edge of Time, Fallout: New Vegas, Transformers: War for Cybertron, Mass Effect 1 and 2, Dead Space, and LA Noire. He was recently seen in The Dark Knight and the upcoming Argo.

Keith Szarabajka plays Ted Lemont in THE INSOMNIAC, John Figg's happy-go-lucky neighbor. A man who seemingly has the perfect life (a beautiful wife, a popular and athletic teen son), Ted and his family become the prime suspect of John Figg's accusations.

Spencer Berger

Spencer Berger is best known for writing and starring in director Monty Miranda's debut film, Skills Like This, which won "Best Narrative Feature Audience Award" at the prestigious film festival South By Southwest.

In THE INSOMNIAC, Spencer Berger plays Andrew Booker, John's best friend and co-worker at LifeAssured.

Brett Delbuono

Brett DelBuono is an accomplished child (now young adult) actor with roles such as Randy in Balls of Fury, Ben Banks in The Cleaner, Dylan in Miss Behave, and Kenny's Brother in Let Me In, among others.

Brett DelBuono plays Tommy Lemont in THE INSOMNIAC. Tommy - Ted and Winnie's only son - becomes John's main suspect as he tries to find out who broke into his house. Tommy is a high school baseball player who seems to have his head on his shoulders and is as wholesome and polite as his parents are.