Birth Place Matching "Helsinki, Finland" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
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 ...
Actor | Tootsie
George Gaynes was born in Helsinki in May, 1917, which was then the capital of the Grand Duchy of Finland. The Grand Duchy was part of the Russian Empire, which was in a state of collapse at the time of Gaynes' birth. The Emperor Nicholas II of Russia had abdicated the throne on March 15, two ...
Actress | Annabelle Comes Home
Sade Katarina is an actress of Finnish descent, although mostly grew up in the small town of Zephyrhills, Florida. She is the daughter of Nina Luoto and Henri Pohjolainen. Sade comes from a family of skydivers, but she never found this to be her passion. As a young girl, Sade was always looking for...
Actress | Ondskan
Linda Zilliacus was born on April 25, 1977 in Helsinki, Finland as Linda Elvira Gyllenberg. She is an actress, known for Evil (2003), History Is Made at Night (1999) and Isabella (2006). She has been married to Tobias Zilliacus since 2001. They have three children.
12. 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.
13. Aku Louhimies
Director | Tuntematon sotilas
Aku Louhimies is an award-winning director and screenwriter. Over the last decade his highly acclaimed, commercially successful films have established him as one of the most preeminent directors of Scandinavian cinema today.
Accomplished in both film and television, Louhimies' works have ...
18. Liisa Evastina
Liisa was born in Suutarila, the suburbs of Helsinki, Finland. Raised by her older sister since she was 14 years of age, she became independent at a young age. Liisa Evastina started her career as a model in Europe and after moving to Los Angeles started training acting at the Playhouse West. She ...
19. Pekka Strang
Actor | Tom of Finland
Born in Helsinki 1977 as the second child to Jukka Strang and Camilla Strang (Andersson), younger brother of Janne Strang (b. 1974). Grew up in the town of Vasa on the Finnish west coast. Wanting to become an actor since early childhood, he took it up seriously from his first lead appearance as the...
22. Mauritz Stiller
Director | Erotikon
Moshe "Mauritz" Stiller, born July 17, 1883, in Helsinki, Finland, was a director, writer and actor. He began his artistic activity in the theatre, as an actor at 16. Mauritz Stiller portrayed 87 roles from 1899-1916 and directed 16 productions 1911-28. Together with Viktor Sjöström ( director, ...
32. Vesa-Matti Loiri
Actor | Pahat pojat
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 ...
33. Joonas Saartamo
Actor | Menolippu Mombasaan
Joonas Saartamo, born in Helsinki in 1980, is among the finest actors in Finland today.
Joonas graduated from Helsinki Theatre Academy in 2012. He is known from the movies One-Way Ticket to Mombasa (2002), Beauty and the Bastard (2005), Silence (2011), The Mine (2016), The happiest day in the life ...
36. Linda Brava
Actress | Baywatch
BACKGROUND: Brava was born into a Fennoswede family and culture in which music formed a vital part of life. Her father, Börje Lampenius, is a former theater director, actor, singer and also a composer of musicals and operettas. Her mother, Ulla Eklund, is a former actress and singer. Both of them ...
38. Markku Peltola
Actor | Mies vailla menneisyyttä
Markku Peltola was born on July 12, 1956 in Helsinki, Finland as Markku Juhani Peltola. He was an actor, known for The Man Without a Past (2002), V2: Dead Angel (2007) and Private Eye Vares (2004). He died on December 31, 2007 in Kangasala, Finland.
42. Ilona Elkin
Actress | Confessions of a Dangerous Mind
Ilona Elkin was born in Helsinki, Finland to a Chilean father and a Finnish mother. She has a twin sister, Kati. At the age of 9, she started dancing ballet at the Finnish National Ballet school, until, at the age of fifteen, she moved to live in Vienna, Austria. In 1994 Ilona moved to Montreal, ...
47. Jörn Donner
Producer | Mustaa valkoisella
Jörn Donner grew up in a Swedish-speaking family belonging to the Finnish upper class. Already as a student he had radical leftist ideas displayed in magazines and newspapers. His first novel appeared in 1951 when Donner was only 18 years old. He graduated from the University of Helsinki in 1959. ...
48. Tony Halme
Actor | Die Hard: With a Vengeance
Tony Halme was born on January 6, 1963 in Helsinki, Finland as Tony Christian Halme. He is known for his work on Die Hard: With a Vengeance (1995), Shadow Warriors (1995) and American Tigers (1996). He was married to Katja Talus. He died on January 8, 2010 in Helsinki.