My favourite Finnish actors

by williamwhyler | created - 30 Mar 2018 | updated - 31 Mar 2018 | Public

1. Aku Korhonen

Actor | Pikajuna pohjoiseen

Aku Korhonen was born on December 29, 1892 in Käkisalmi, Finland as August Aleksander Korhonen. He was an actor, known for Pikajuna pohjoiseen (1947), Laitakaupungin laulu (1948) and The Stranger (1957). He was married to Vuokko Lehtonen, Margit Nyström and Saima Korhonen. He died on September 5, ...

2. Joel Rinne

Actor | Tähdet kertovat, komisario Palmu.

Joel Rinne was born on June 6, 1897 in Asikkala, Finland as Toivo Joel Gröndahl. He was an actor, known for The Stars Will Tell, Inspector Palmu (1962), Kalle-Kustaa Korkin seikkailut (1949) and Gas, Inspector Palmu! (1961). He was married to Saga Rikberg and Rosi Rinne. He died on December 3, 1981...

3. Tauno Palo

Actor | Härmästä poikia kymmenen

Tauno Palo was born on October 25, 1908 in Hämeenlinna, Finland as Tauno Valdemar Brännäs. He was an actor, known for Härmästä poikia kymmenen (1950), Rosvo Roope (1949) and The Apple Falls (1952). He was married to Kirsti Ortola and Sylvi Palo. He died on May 24, 1982 in Helsinki, ...

4. Jalmari Rinne

Actor | Kaikki rakastavat

Jalmari Rinne was born on November 13, 1893 in Asikkala, Finland as Jalmari Ivar Gröndahl. He was an actor, known for Kaikki rakastavat (1935), Kuriton sukupolvi (1937) and Koskenlaskijan morsian (1937). He was married to Ansa Ikonen and Anni Aitto. He died on October 24, 1985 in Helsinki, Finland.

5. Urho Somersalmi

Actor | Tukkijoella

Urho Somersalmi was born on September 23, 1888 in Helsinki, Finland as Urho Armas Somersalmi. He was an actor, known for Tukkijoella (1928), The Day the Earth Froze (1959) and Tukkipojan morsian (1931). He was married to Aili Somersalmi. He died on April 12, 1962 in Helsinki.

6. Yrjö Tuominen

Actor | Ristikon varjossa

Yrjö Tuominen was born on April 20, 1892 in Vaasa, Finland. He was an actor, known for Hunting Shadows (1945), Kaikki rakastavat (1935) and Kohtalo johtaa meitä (1945). He was married to Eine Laine. He died on October 13, 1946 in Helsinki, Finland.

7. Georg Malmstén

Composer | Pikku myyjätär

Georg Malmstén was born on June 27, 1902 in Helsinki, Finland. He was married to Ragnhild Törnström. He died on May 25, 1981 in Helsinki.

8. Eino Kaipainen

Actor | Runon kuningas ja muuttolintu

Eino Kaipainen was born on December 2, 1899 in Jäppilä, Finland as Eino Herman Kaipainen. He was an actor, known for Runon kuningas ja muuttolintu (1940), Dancing on Graves (1950) and Juha (1956). He was married to Anja Elina Vainikainen. He died on January 31, 1995 in Helsinki, Finland.

9. Kullervo Kalske

Actor | Niskavuoren Heta

Kullervo Kalske was born on February 28, 1912 in Lahti, Finland as Keijo Kullervo Kalske. He is known for his work on Niskavuoren Heta (1952), Pekka Lipposen seikkailut (1964) and Lentävä kalakukko (1953). He was married to Saara Kalske. He died on January 21, 1977 in Helsinki, Finland.

10. Unto Salminen

Actor | Tee työ ja opi pelaamaan

Unto Salminen was born on March 23, 1910 in Helsinki, Finland as Unto Emil Salminen. He was an actor, known for Tee työ ja opi pelaamaan (1936), Seven Brothers (1939) and Nummisuutarit (1938). He was married to Kyllikki Väre. He died on August 16, 1972 in Helsinki.

11. Axel Slangus

Actor | Jungfrukällan

Axel Slangus was born on September 23, 1890 in Pyhtää, Finland. He was an actor and director, known for The Virgin Spring (1960), Tukkijoella (1928) and Fänrik Ståls sägner (1926). He was married to Alice Reinholm. He died on September 13, 1965 in Helsinki, Finland.

12. Tauno Majuri

Actor | Vihtori ja Klaara

Tauno Majuri was born on October 31, 1907 in Viipuri, Finland. He was an actor, known for Vihtori ja Klaara (1939), Aktivistit (1939) and Yö on pitkä (1952). He was married to Elma Eklund and Kaisu Leppänen. He died on October 17, 1980 in Helsinki, Finland.

13. Kaarlo Kartio

Actor | Syntipukki

Kaarlo Kartio was born on April 14, 1904 in Hankasalmi, Finland. He was an actor, known for The Scapegoat (1935), Seven Brothers (1939) and Lapatossu (1937). He died on December 27, 1940 in Helsinki, Finland.

14. Ville Salminen

Art_director | Kaks' tavallista Lahtista

Ville Salminen was born on October 2, 1908 in Maarianhamina, Finland as Veikko Oskari Salminen. He was an actor and art director, known for Kaks' tavallista Lahtista (1960), Laivan kannella (1954) and Kaunis Veera eli ballaadi Saimaalta (1950). He was married to Mirjam Salminen and Aune Häme. He ...

15. Leif Wager

Actor | Läpi usvan

Leif Wager was born on February 11, 1922 in Helsinki, Finland as Leif Christian Wager. He was an actor, known for Through the Fog (1948), Dancing on Graves (1950) and Pikajuna pohjoiseen (1947). He was married to Eva Hemming. He died on March 23, 2002 in Helsinki.

16. Tapio Rautavaara

Soundtrack | Mies vailla menneisyyttä

Tapio Rautavaara was born on March 8, 1915 in Pirkkala, Finland. He was married to Liisa Handell. He died on September 25, 1979 in Helsinki, Finland.

17. Olavi Virta

Actor | Iskelmäkaruselli pyörii

Olavi Virta was born on February 27, 1915 in Sysmä, Finland as Oskari Olavi Ilmen (later: Virta). He was married to Irene Virta. He died on July 14, 1972 in Tampere, Finland.

18. Leo Lähteenmäki

Actor | Ketunhäntä kainalossa

Leo Lähteenmäki was born on June 8, 1907 in Helsinki, Finland as Leo Ludvig Lähteenmäki. He was an actor, known for Ketunhäntä kainalossa (1940), Helmikuun manifesti (1939) and Vihtori ja Klaara (1939). He was married to Alli Harpola. He died on October 16, 1982.

19. Lasse Pöysti

Actor | Tukkijoella

Lasse Pöysti was born on January 24, 1927 in Sortavala, Finland as Lasse Erik Pöysti. He was an actor and director, known for Tukkijoella (1951), Herr Puntila och hans dräng Matti (1979) and The Holy family (1976). He was married to Birgitta Ulfsson. He died on April 5, 2019 in Helsinki, ...

20. Pentti Viljanen

Actor | Omena putoaa

Pentti Viljanen was born on July 30, 1915 in Tampere, Finland as Pentti Elias Viljanen. He was an actor and director, known for The Apple Falls (1952), Hiipivä vaara (1944) and Kuisma ja Helinä (1951). He was married to Eine Helke-Viljanen. He died on May 5, 1975 in Helsinki, Finland.

21. Uuno Laakso

Actor | Katupeilin takana

Uuno Laakso was born on October 1, 1896 in Hollola, Finland as Uuno Alarik Adamsson. He was an actor, known for Katupeilin takana (1949), Light Melody (1946) and Kuriton sukupolvi (1937). He was married to Rakel Laakso. He died on December 6, 1956 in Helsinki, Finland.

22. Helge Ranin

Actor | Ei auta itku markkinoilla

Helge Ranin was born on February 18, 1897 in Kuopio, Finland as Helge Vilhelm Ranin. He was an actor, known for Ei auta itku markkinoilla (1927), Katupeilin takana (1949) and Laitakaupungin laulu (1948). He was married to Saara Ranin. He died on April 15, 1952 in Helsinki, Finland.

23. Matti Ranin

Actor | Tähdet kertovat, komisario Palmu.

Matti Ranin was born on November 21, 1926 in Tampere, Finland as Matti Helge Ranin. He was an actor, known for The Stars Will Tell, Inspector Palmu (1962), Inspector Palmu's Error (1960) and Gas, Inspector Palmu! (1961). He was married to Vuokko Laakso and Irja Ranin. He died on November 24, 2013 ...

24. Reino Valkama

Actor | Kalle-Kustaa Korkin seikkailut

Reino Valkama was born on April 4, 1906 in Tampere, Finland as Reino Adolf Valkama. He was an actor, known for Kalle-Kustaa Korkin seikkailut (1949), Ryhmy ja Romppainen (1941) and 'Give Us the Olympics', Said Ryhmy (1952). He was married to Irja Karin Nissinen. He died on August 9, 1962 in ...

25. Arvo Lehesmaa

Actor | Valkoinen peura

Arvo Lehesmaa was born on October 22, 1901 in Pori, Finland as Arvo Alexander Nylund. He was an actor, known for The White Reindeer (1952), Inspector Palmu's Error (1960) and Syntipukki (1963). He was married to Aino-Inkeri Notkola. He died on May 18, 1973.

26. Toivo Mäkelä

Actor | Aika hyvä ihmiseksi

Toivo Mäkelä was born on September 26, 1909 in Loviisa, Finland as Toivo Armas Sulo Mäkelä. He was an actor, known for Pretty Good for a Human (1977), Meidän herramme muurahaisia (1964) and The Harvest Month (1956). He was married to Irma Seikkula. He died on April 20, 1979 in Helsinki, ...

27. Heikki Savolainen

Actor | Tuntematon sotilas

Heikki Savolainen was born on April 9, 1922 in Pori, Finland. He was an actor, known for The Unknown Soldier (1955), Paksunahka (1958) and Saatanan radikaalit (1971). He was married to Ritva Arvelo. He died on January 22, 1975.

28. Tarmo Manni

Actor | Gabriel, tule takaisin

Tarmo Manni was born on July 30, 1921 in Saarijärvi, Finland. He was an actor, known for Gabriel, Come Back (1951), Katupeilin takana (1949) and Punainen viiva (1959). He died on September 24, 1999 in Helsinki, Finland.

29. Helge Herala

Actor | Akseli ja Elina

Helge Herala was born on September 30, 1923 in Hämeenlinna, Finland as Helge Frans Birger Herala. He was an actor and writer, known for Akseli and Elina (1970), Kultainen vasikka (1961) and Tukkijoella (1951). He was married to Marja Korhonen. He died on February 27, 2010 in Helsinki, Finland.

30. Edvin Laine

Director | Tuntematon sotilas

Edvin Laine was born on July 13, 1905 in Iisalmi, Grand Duchy of Finland, Russian Empire as Edvin Armas Bovellán. He was a director and actor, known for The Unknown Soldier (1955), Here, Beneath the North Star (1968) and Niskavuoren Heta (1952). He was married to Mirjam Novero and Martta Parkkonen....

31. Rauli Tuomi

Actor | 'Minä elän'

Rauli Tuomi was born on July 15, 1919 in Helsinki, Finland as Rauli Rafael Arvid Tuomi. He was an actor, known for 'Minä elän' (1946), Linnaisten vihreä kamari (1945) and Suopursu kukkii (1947). He was married to Rakel Linnanheimo. He died on February 2, 1949 in Helsinki.

32. Kosti Klemelä

Actor | Tuntematon sotilas

Kosti Klemelä was born on February 29, 1920 in Metsämaa, Finland as Kosti Johannes Klemelä. He was an actor, known for The Unknown Soldier (1955), Sodan ja rauhan miehet (1978) and Paljon melua tyhjästä (1961). He died on November 26, 2006 in Helsinki, Finland.

33. Veikko Sinisalo

Actor | Tuntematon sotilas

Veikko Sinisalo was born on September 30, 1926 in Riihimäki, Finland as Veikko Antero Sinisalo. He was an actor and writer, known for The Unknown Soldier (1955), Sven Tuuva the Hero (1958) and Here, Beneath the North Star (1968). He was married to Raija Anneli Hurri and Kaija Sinisalo. He died on ...

34. Hannes Häyrinen

Actor | Radio tekee murron

Hannes Häyrinen was born on April 25, 1914 in Jyväskylä, Finland as Johan Erik Högdahl. He was an actor and director, known for Radio tekee murron (1951), Asessorin naishuolet (1958) and Nuoruus sumussa (1946). He was married to Liisa Nevalainen. He died on December 21, 1991 in Helsinki, Finland.

35. Kaarlo Halttunen

Actor | Niskavuoren Heta

Kaarlo Halttunen was born on August 18, 1909 in Lappeenranta, Finland. He was an actor, known for Niskavuoren Heta (1952), The Unknown Soldier (1955) and Dancing on Graves (1950). He was married to Hilkka Helinä. He died on March 8, 1986.

36. Esa Pakarinen

Actor | Rovaniemen markkinoilla

Esa Pakarinen was born on February 9, 1911 in Rääkkylä, Finland as Feliks Esaias Pakarinen. He was an actor, known for Rovaniemen markkinoilla (1951), Pekka Puupää (1953) and It's Up to Us (1973). He was married to Elli Aho, Orvokki Vesaranta and Aino Juntunen. He died on April 28, 1989 ...

37. Jussi Jurkka

Actor | Punainen viiva

Jussi Jurkka was born on June 15, 1930 in Turku, Finland as Jussi Tapani Jurkka. He was an actor, known for Punainen viiva (1959), The Unknown Soldier (1955) and Akseli and Elina (1970). He was married to Arja Pessa and Maikki Länsiö. He died on April 9, 1982 in Helsinki, Finland.

38. Masa Niemi

Actor | Pekka Puupää

Masa Niemi was born on July 20, 1914 in Viipuri, Finland as Martti Elis Niemi. He was an actor, known for Pekka Puupää (1953), Pekka ja Pätkä ketjukolarissa (1957) and Pekka ja Pätkä miljonääreinä (1958). He died on May 3, 1960 in Tampere, Finland.

39. Åke Lindman

Actor | Tuntematon sotilas

Åke Lindman was a very skilled football player and played in the Finnish national team, he was offered a contract by the English Premier League team Swindon in the 60s but he turned it down and chose to become an actor.

40. Leo Jokela

Actor | Kaasua, komisario Palmu!

Leo Jokela was born on January 24, 1927 in Hausjärvi, Finland as Leo Paavali Jokela. He is known for his work on Gas, Inspector Palmu! (1961), Inspector Palmu's Error (1960) and The Stars Will Tell, Inspector Palmu (1962). He was married to Marja-Terttu Vainio and Eila Anna-Liisa Sillantie. He died...

41. Erkki Viljos

Actor | Niskavuoren naiset

Erkki Viljos was born on November 21, 1920 in Tampere, Finland as Viljo Valdemar Siltanen. He was an actor and director, known for Niskavuoren naiset (1958), Kalle Aaltosen morsian (1961) and Totuus on armoton (1963). He died on December 16, 2001 in Helsinki, Finland.

42. Pentti Siimes

Actor | Parempi myöhään

Pentti Siimes was born on September 10, 1929 in Helsinki, Finland as Pentti Kalevi Siimes. He was an actor, known for Parempi myöhään (1979), The Unknown Soldier (1955) and Robinson Crusoe Jr (1976). He was married to Elina Pohjanpää. He died on October 27, 2016 in Helsinki.

43. Pentti Irjala

Actor | Tuntematon sotilas

Pentti Irjala was born on September 23, 1911 in Kemi, Finland. He is known for his work on The Unknown Soldier (1955), Noita (1961) and Lentävä kalakukko (1953). He was married to Pia Hattara. He died on June 25, 1982.

44. Holger Salin

Actor | Punainen viiva

Holger Salin was born on May 20, 1911 in Helsinki, Finland as Holger Aleksander Salin. He was an actor, known for Punainen viiva (1959), Luottamuksella (1962) and Lokki (1966). He was married to Tyyne Maria Oksanen. He died on July 30, 1983 in Orivesi, Finland.

45. Santeri Karilo

Actor | Evakko

Santeri Karilo was born on September 26, 1908 in Viipuri, Finland as Alexander Kiriloff. He was an actor, known for Evakko (1956), Tukkijoella (1937) and VMV 6 (1936). He was married to Helmi Cecilia Kari. He died on September 8, 1959 in Helsinki, Finland.

46. Martti Katajisto

Actor | Ihmiset suviyössä

Martti Katajisto was born on December 6, 1926 in Parkano, Finland as Martti Viljami Katajisto. He was an actor, known for Ihmiset suviyössä (1948), Katupeilin takana (1949) and Aux frontières du possible (1971). He died on January 24, 2000 in Helsinki, Finland.

47. Tommi Rinne

Actor | Huivi

Tommi Rinne was born on January 21, 1925 in Oulu, Finland. He was an actor and director, known for Huivi (1962), Me tulemme taas (1953) and Viktoria ja hänen husaarinsa (1963). He was married to Leena Kaittovuori, Arja Rinne and Aili Montonen. He died on June 10, 1999 in Helsinki, Finland.

48. Ville-Veikko Salminen

Actor | Noita

Ville-Veikko Salminen was born on August 23, 1937 in Turku, Finland. He was an actor and director, known for Noita (1961), Teatterituokio (1962) and Jännitysnäytelmä (1968). He was married to Ulla Salminen and Laila Kinnunen. He died on January 16, 2006 in Helsinki, Finland.

49. Tapio Hämäläinen

Actor | Takiaispallo

Tapio Hämäläinen was born on June 18, 1922 in Uukuniemi, Finland as Emil Tapio Hämäläinen. He was an actor, known for Takiaispallo (1970), The Unknown Soldier (1955) and Uunon huikeat poikamiesvuodet maaseudulla (1990). He was married to Aino Kaarina Räty and Martta Rönkä. He died on January 28, ...

50. Kalevi Kahra

Actor | Täällä Pohjantähden alla

Kalevi Kahra was born on October 4, 1927 in Johannes, Finland as Kalevi Henrik Kahra. He was an actor, known for Here, Beneath the North Star (1968), The Iron Age (1982) and Teatterituokio (1962). He was married to Eila Rinne and Irja Merta. He died on May 23, 1998.

51. Olavi Ahonen

Actor | Tuntematon sotilas

Olavi Ahonen was born on July 21, 1923 in Jyväskylän mlk., Finland as Kauko Olavi Ahonen. He is known for his work on The Unknown Soldier (1955), Uunon huikeat poikamiesvuodet maaseudulla (1990) and Häpy endkö? Eli kuinka Uuno Turhapuro sai niin kauniin ja rikkaan vaimon (1977). He was ...

52. Spede Pasanen

Producer | Uuno Turhapuro - kaksoisagentti

Spede Pasanen was born on April 10, 1930 in Kuopio, Finland as Pertti Olavi Pasanen. He was a producer and writer, known for Uuno Turhapuro - kaksoisagentti (1987), Uuno Turhapuro (1973) and Kahdeksas veljes (1971). He was married to Pirjo Pasanen. He died on September 7, 2001 in Kirkkonummi, ...

53. Vesa-Matti Loiri

Actor | Tie pohjoiseen

Probably one of the most talented comedians in the history of film making, Finnish Vesa-Matti Loiri has created a significant career as an actor, singer, writer and as an sportsman.

Loiri's career in movies started in 1962. Young Loiri had a leading role in Mikko Niskanen's film Pojat (1962), which ...

54. Kauko Helovirta

Actor | Huivi

Kauko Helovirta was born on October 21, 1924 in Juupajoki, Finland as Kauko Kustaa Hellström. He was an actor, known for Huivi (1962), Noita (1961) and Akseli and Elina (1970). He was married to Rauni Ranta. He died on September 13, 1997 in Helsinki, Finland.

55. Pekka Autiovuori

Actor | Tunteita

Pekka Autiovuori was born on March 19, 1946 in Riihimäki, Finland as Pekka Kullervo Autiovuori. He is an actor, known for Tunteita (1965), Uuno Turhapuro - kaksoisagentti (1987) and Kaikenlaisia karkulaisia (1981). He has been married to Marjukka Halttunen since 1987. He was previously married to ...

56. Heikki Kinnunen

Actor | Ilosia aikoja, Mielensäpahoittaja

Heikki Kinnunen was born on April 8, 1946 in Raahe, Finland as Heikki Pentti Ilmari Kinnunen. He is an actor and writer, known for Happier Times, Grump (2018), Lyhyitä erikoisia (1985) and In Adam's Dress and a Bit in Eve's Too (1971).

57. Simo Salminen

Actor | Uuno Turhapuro armeijan leivissä

Simo Salminen was born on November 8, 1932 in Vanaja, Finland as Simo Veli Atte Salminen. He was an actor, known for Uuno Turhapuro armeijan leivissä (1984), Uuno Turhapuro (1973) and Uuno Turhapuro herra Helsingin herra (1991). He was married to Päivi Ilmolahti and Marita Kokko. He died on ...

58. Esa Saario

Actor | Jäähyväiset presidentille

Esa Saario was born on November 22, 1931 in Nummi, Finland as Esa Matti Saario. He is an actor, known for Farewell, Mr. President (1987), Akseli and Elina (1970) and Presidentti (1982).

59. Aarno Sulkanen

Actor | Akseli ja Elina

Aarno Sulkanen was born on April 1, 1940 in Lahti, Finland as Aarno Olavi Sulkanen. He is an actor, known for Akseli and Elina (1970), Here, Beneath the North Star (1968) and Raid (2003). He was previously married to Marjatta Raita and Ritva Lunkka.

60. Martti Kainulainen

Actor | Elämän vonkamies

Martti Kainulainen was born on November 16, 1927 in Lauritsala, Finland as Martti Aarre Jalmari Kainulainen. He was an actor and director, known for Life's Hardy Men (1986), Pirtua pirtua (1991) and Kätkäläinen (1980). He was married to Kaija Salmi and Maija Sirkka Sinikka Mäkinen. ...

61. Esko Salminen

Actor | Runoilija ja muusa

Esko Salminen was born on October 12, 1940 in Helsinki, Finland as Esko Kullervo Salminen. He is an actor, known for Runoilija ja muusa (1978), The Prodigal Son (1992) and Raid (2000). He is married to Aino Seppo. They have one child. He was previously married to Riikka Korppi-Tommola, Heidi Krohn ...

62. Leo Lastumäki

Actor | Teatterituokio

Leo Lastumäki was born on December 28, 1927 in Liminka, Finland as Leo Antero Lastumäki. He is known for his work on Teatterituokio (1962), Verinen lyhty (1964) and Valehtelijoiden klubi (1981). He was married to Marketta Kärki, Ulla-Maija Brander and Ritva Lastumäki. He died on January 29, 2012 in...

63. Antti Litja

Actor | Mielensäpahoittaja

Antti Litja was born on February 21, 1938 in Antrea, Finland as Antti Vilho Olavi Litja. He is an actor, known for The Grump (2014), The Man Who Couldn't Say No (1975) and The Year of the Hare (1977).

64. Matti Pellonpää

Actor | Night on Earth

Matti Pellonpää was born on March 28, 1951 in Helsinki, Finland as Matti Kalervo Pellonpää. He was an actor, known for Night on Earth (1991), La Vie de Bohème (1992) and Dolly and Her Lover (1990). He died on July 13, 1995 in Vaasa, Finland.

65. Mikko Niskanen

Director | Pojat

Mikko Niskanen (1929-1990) was a Finnish film director, writer, producer and actor. He started his directing career in 1962 after studying film making in Moscow. His first feature film The Boys (1962) was a proof of his talent and earned him a Jussi Award for directing. During the next 12 months he ...

66. Jyrki Kovaleff

Actor | Putkinotko

Jyrki Kovaleff was born on January 2, 1954 in Tampere, Finland as Jyrki Ensio Kovaleff. He was an actor, known for Putkinotko (1998), Uuno Turhapuro muuttaa maalle (1986) and Comet in Moominland (1992). He died on November 3, 2009 in Helsinki, Finland.

67. Oiva Lohtander

Actor | Raid

Oiva Lohtander was born on April 15, 1942 in Vilppula, Finland as Oiva Orvo Arvid Lohtander. He is an actor and director, known for Raid (2000), The Christmas Party (1996) and Raid (2003).

68. Esko Nikkari

Actor | Hamlet liikemaailmassa

Esko Nikkari was born on November 23, 1938 in Lapua, Finland as Esko Vilhelm Nikkari. He was an actor, known for Hamlet Goes Business (1987), The Match Factory Girl (1990) and Pohjanmaa (1988). He was married to Asteri Martikkala. He died on December 17, 2006 in Seinäjoki, Finland.

69. Risto Salmi

Actor | Rare Exports

Risto Salmi was born on July 7, 1941 in Metsämaa, Finland as Risto Erland Salmi. He was an actor, known for Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale (2010), Big Game (2014) and The Unknown Soldier (1985). He was married to Sirkka-Liisa Huikari and Riitta Vauhkonen. He died on April 27, 2016 in Turku, Finland.

70. Heikki Nousiainen

Actor | Postia pappi Jaakobille

Heikki Nousiainen was born on June 19, 1945 in Helsinki, Finland as Heikki Olavi Nousiainen. He is an actor and director, known for Letters to Father Jacob (2009), Under the North Star (2009) and Saatanan radikaalit (1971).

71. Sulevi Peltola

Actor | Haaveiden kehä

Sulevi Peltola was born on December 7, 1946 in Viljakkala, Finland as Sulevi Antero Peltola. He is an actor and director, known for Blue Corner (2002), Under the North Star II (2010) and Frozen Land (2005). He was previously married to Raija-Sinikka Rantala.

72. Paavo Pentikäinen

Actor | Pilkkuja ja pikkuhousuja

Paavo Pentikäinen was born on September 27, 1938 in Viipuri, Finland as Paavo Erkki Juhani Pentikäinen. He was an actor and writer, known for Pilkkuja ja pikkuhousuja (1992), Presidentit (2005) and Rikos ja rangaistus (1967). He died on January 21, 2013 in Finland.

73. Risto Tuorila

Actor | Tuntematon sotilas

Risto Tuorila was born on February 19, 1947 in Oulu, Finland as Risto Kalevi Tuorila. He is an actor, known for The Unknown Soldier (1985), Under the North Star (2009) and Under the North Star II (2010). He has been married to Maija Sisko Sinikka Vahteri since 1969. They have one child.

74. Pirkka-Pekka Petelius

Actor | Akkaa päälle

Pirkka-Pekka Petelius was born on May 31, 1953 in Tornio, Finland. He is an actor and writer, known for Akkaa päälle (1994), Hamlet Goes Business (1987) and Kaverille ei jätetä (1999). He was previously married to Sari Siikander.

75. Kari Väänänen

Actor | Taivaan tulet

Kari Väänänen was born on September 17, 1953 in Ivalo, Finland as Kari Kyösti Väänänen. He is an actor and writer, known for Taivaan tulet (2007), Night on Earth (1991) and Return to Plainlands (2000). He is married to Terhi Väänänen. They have one child. He was previously married to Sanna Fransman...

76. Heikki Silvennoinen

Actor | Kummeli

Heikki Silvennoinen was born on April 27, 1954 in Savonlinna, Finland as Heikki Johannes Silvennoinen. He is an actor and writer, known for Kummeli (1991), Kontio & Parmas (2018) and Kummeli Stories (1995). He has been married to Tiina Lähteenmäki since August 1998.

77. Taneli Mäkelä

Actor | Talvisota

Taneli Mäkelä was born on March 10, 1959 in Espoo, Finland. He is an actor and writer, known for The Winter War (1989), FC Venus (2005) and Kaverille ei jätetä (1999). He has been married to Anna-Maija Pentti since 1989. They have two children.

78. Aake Kalliala

Actor | Onks Viljoo näkyny?

Aake Kalliala was born on October 5, 1950 in Heinola, Finland as Aarne Kalliala. He is an actor and writer, known for Onks Viljoo näkyny? (1988), Farewell, Mr. President (1987) and Hamlet Goes Business (1987).

79. Samuli Edelmann

Actor | Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

Samuli Edelmann was born on July 21, 1968 in Pori, Finland as Samuli Casimir Edelmann. He is an actor, known for Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011), Private Eye Vares (2004) and Man Exposed (2006). He is married to Laura Tuomarila. They have two children.

80. Juha Veijonen

Actor | Esa ja Vesa - auringonlaskun ratsastajat

Juha Veijonen was born on August 29, 1959 in Helsinki, Finland. He is an actor and writer, known for Sunset Riders (1994), Private Eye Vares (2004) and V2: Dead Angel (2007).

81. Mikko Kivinen

Actor | Kuutamosonaatti

Mikko Kivinen was born on November 20, 1957 in Helsinki, Finland as Mikko Juhani Kivinen. He is an actor and writer, known for The Moonlight Sonata (1988), Rillumarei ja reipastamenoa (1995) and Kaverille ei jätetä (1999). He has been married to Elina Huusko since September 8, 2001. They ...

82. Tommi Korpela

Actor | Rare Exports

Tommi Korpela was born on August 23, 1968 in Helsinki, Finland as Tommi Petteri Korpela. He is an actor and writer, known for Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale (2010), Distractions (2015) and Falling Angels (2008). He is married to Elina Knihtilä. They have one child.

83. Antti Reini

Actor | Eros ja Psykhe

Antti Reini was born on August 27, 1964 in Helsinki, Finland. He is an actor, known for Eros and Psyche (1998), Highway Society (2000) and The Man Without a Past (2002).

84. Peter Franzén

Actor | Tumman veden päällä

Peter Franzén is one of the most respected Finnish actors of all time. His first big supporting role was in A Summer by the River (1998), which turned out to be the biggest Finnish hit of the year. In Jussi Awards (also known as "The Finnish Oscars") Franzén was awarded for 'Best Supporting Actor' ...

85. Martti Suosalo

Actor | Rentun ruusu

Martti Suosalo was born on July 19, 1962 in Oulu, Finland as Martti Juhani Suosalo. He is an actor, known for The Rose of the Rascal (2001), The Swan and the Wanderer (1999) and The Mercenary Soldier (1997). He is married to Virpi Suutari. They have two children.

86. Hannu-Pekka Björkman

Actor | Eläville ja kuolleille

Hannu-Pekka Björkman was born on February 11, 1969 in Jyväskylä, Finland as Hannu-Pekka Juhani Björkman. He is an actor and director, known for For the Living and the Dead (2005), The Eternal Road (2017) and Ihmisen osa (2018).

87. Mikko Kouki

Writer | Valkoinen kaupunki

Mikko Kouki was born on September 14, 1967 in Lohja, Finland. He is known for his work on Frozen City (2006), Man Exposed (2006) and Fingerpori (2019).

88. Jukka Rasila

Actor | Putous

Jukka Rasila was born on August 12, 1969 in Oulu, Finland. He is an actor and writer, known for Putous (2010), Hymy Pyllyyn! (2008) and The Joyboys Story (1997).

89. Pertti Koivula

Actor | Kuningasjätkä

Pertti Koivula was born on April 17, 1961 in Ranua, Finland. He is an actor and writer, known for A Summer by the River (1998), The Unknown Soldier (1985) and Puhtaat valkeat lakanat (1993). He was previously married to Henriikka Salo.

90. Eero Aho

Actor | Tuntematon sotilas

Eero Aho was born on January 26, 1968 in Oulu, Finland. He is an actor and writer, known for The Unknown Soldier (2017), Tears of April (2008) and 8-Ball (2013). He has been married to Teresa Meriläinen since 2017. They have one child. He was previously married to Tiina Lymi.

91. Jussi Vatanen

Actor | Napapiirin sankarit

Jussi Vatanen was born on January 30, 1978 in Sonkajärvi, Finland. He is an actor and writer, known for Lapland Odyssey (2010), The Unknown Soldier (2017) and Downshiftaajat (2015).

92. Aku Hirviniemi

Actor | Tuntematon sotilas

Aku Hirviniemi was born on December 5, 1983 in Riihimäki, Finland as Aku-Heikki Ilmari Hirviniemi. He is an actor and writer, known for The Unknown Soldier (2017), Reunion (2015) and Harjakainen: The Movie.

93. Samuel Vauramo

Actor | The American

Samuel Vauramo was born on October 22, 1981 in Vantaa, Finland. He is an actor, known for The American (2010), Bunraku (2010) and War of the Dead (2011).

94. Kristo Salminen

Actor | Rööperi

Kristo Salminen was born on August 21, 1972 in Helsinki, Finland. He is known for his work on Hellsinki (2009), Børning 2 (2016) and Body Fat Index of Love (2012).

95. Jasper Pääkkönen

Actor | BlacKkKlansman

Jasper Pääkkönen is an actor, fly fisherman, environmentalist and an entrepreneur. His most recent work include the role of Felix in Spike Lee's BlacKkKlansman and Halfdan the Black in the hit TV series Vikings. In his home country Finland, according to newspaper Ilta Sanomat, he is "the most ...

96. Ilkka Heiskanen

Actor | Hiljaisuus

Ilkka Heiskanen was born on January 11, 1962 in Hamina, Finland. He is an actor and writer, known for Silence (2011), Vares: Gambling Chip (2012) and The Girls of April (2011).

97. Kari Hietalahti

Actor | Roba

Actor /Screenwriter Kari Hietalahti is best known for having appeared in several popular Finnish television series such as Vintiöt, Ihmisten puolue, Ihmebantu, Pasila, Kimmo and Roba, and in films such as Hellsinki, Vares- Private eye, Boy Upside Down, The Human Part and Helsinki Mansplaining ...

98. Kari-Pekka Toivonen

Actor | Vapaa pudotus

Kari-Pekka Toivonen was born on May 6, 1967 in Finland. He is an actor and writer, known for Vapaa pudotus (2002), Upswing (2003) and Rock'n Roll Never Dies (2006). He has been married to Merja Larivaara since September 1998.

99. Kai Lehtinen

Director | Umur

Kai Lehtinen was born on July 31, 1958 in Kerava, Finland as Kai Antero. He is an actor and director, known for Umur (2002), Hermit Crab (1999) and Raid (2003). He has been married to Pirjo Viheriäkoski since July 27, 2002.

100. Lauri Tilkanen

Actor | Härmä

Lauri Tilkanen is a Finnish actor from Karinainen. He graduated from the Theatre Academy of Helsinki in 2012. He made his feature lead debut in The Good Son directed by Zaida Bergroth in 2009, while he was still in acting school. Since then he has already become one of the foremost actors in ...



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