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Paavo Nurmi (I) (1897–1973)

Paavo Nurmi was born on June 13, 1897 in Turku, Finland as Paavo Johannes Nurmi. He was an actor, known for Sano se suomeksi (1931), Polyteekkarifilmi (1924) and Finlandia (1922). He died on October 2, 1973 in Helsinki, Finland. See full bio »


(age 76) in Helsinki, Finland

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