Birth Place Matching "Helsinki, Finland" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. 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 ...

2. Pihla Viitala

Actress | Latin Lover

Pihla Viitala was born on September 30, 1982 in Helsinki, Finland. She is an actress and director, known for Latin Lover (2015), Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013) and Star Boys (2017). She was previously married to Kerkko Koskinen.

3. George Gaynes

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 ...

4. Eero Milonoff

Actor | Gräns

Eero Milonoff was born on May 1, 1980 in Helsinki, Finland. He is an actor, known for Border (2018), Ganes (2007) and The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki (2016).

5. Sade Katarina

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...

6. Laura Birn

Actress | Puhdistus

Laura Birn was born on April 25, 1981 in Helsinki, Finland as Laura Eveliina Birn. She is an actress and writer, known for Purge (2012), Tyhjiö (2018) and A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014).

7. Vera Jordanova

Actress | Hostel: Part II

Vera Jordanova was born on August 28, 1975 in Helsinki, Finland. She is an actress, known for Hostel: Part II (2007), Harjunpää and the Persecutors (1993) and Isänmaan toivot (1998). She has been married to Federico Ruiz since 2016. They have one child.

8. Linda Zilliacus

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.

9. Kati Outinen

Actress | Mies vailla menneisyyttä

Kati Outinen was born on August 17, 1961 in Helsinki, Finland as Anna Katriina Outinen. She is an actress and writer, known for The Man Without a Past (2002), Le Havre (2011) and Drifting Clouds (1996).

10. Anu Sinisalo

Actress | Helppo elämä

Anu Sinisalo was born on March 3, 1966 in Helsinki, Finland. She is an actress, known for Easy Living (2009), No Thank You (2014) and Bordertown (2016).

11. Yanti Somer

Actress | Le temps de mourir

Yanti Somer was born on February 29, 1948 in Helsinki, Finland as Kirsti Elisa Somersalo. She is an actress, known for The Time to Die (1970), War of the Planets (1977) and Star Odyssey (1979).

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 ...

14. Greta Kukkonen

Self | Gregory Peck kävi Suomessa

Greta Kukkonen was born on January 25, 1911 in Helsinki, Finland as Eine Matilda Kukkonen. She was married to Gregory Peck. She died on January 19, 2008 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

15. Tobias Zilliacus

Actor | Gåsmamman

Tobias Zilliacus was born on September 30, 1971 in Helsinki, Finland. He is an actor and writer, known for Gåsmamman (2015), Vapaa pudotus (2002) and Deadwind (2018). He has been married to Linda Zilliacus since 2001. They have three children.

16. Pelle Heikkilä

Actor | Invisible Heroes

Pelle Heikkilä was born on May 31, 1978 in Helsinki, Finland. He is an actor, known for Invisible Heroes (2019), Jägarna (2018) and Aallonmurtaja (2017).

17. 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.

18. Liisa Evastina

13 Hours

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...

20. Sampo Sarkola

Actor | Ikitie

Sampo Sarkola was born on January 31, 1978 in Helsinki, Finland. He is an actor, known for The Eternal Road (2017), Bordertown (2016) and Priest of Evil (2010).

21. Jukka Hilden

Actor | Let It Die

Jukka Hilden was born on August 3, 1980 in Helsinki, Finland. He is a writer and producer, known for Let It Die (2016), The Dudesons (2006) and Kill Arman (2009). He has been married to Outi Haapasalmi since August 14, 2010. They have one child.

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, ...

23. Sakari Kuosmanen

Actor | Mies vailla menneisyyttä

Sakari Kuosmanen was born on September 6, 1956 in Helsinki, Finland. He is an actor, known for The Man Without a Past (2002), Shadows in Paradise (1986) and Night on Earth (1991).

24. Ville Valo

Soundtrack | Transformers

Ville Valo was born on November 22, 1976 in Helsinki, Finland as Ville Hermanni Valo. He is an actor, known for Transformers (2007), Restless (2000) and Eight Miles High (2007).

25. Antti-Jussi Annila

Director | Sauna

Antti-Jussi Annila was born on January 8, 1977 in Helsinki, Finland. He is a director and writer, known for Sauna (2008), The Eternal Road (2017) and Jade Warrior (2006).

26. Jani Volanen

Actor | Miehen työ

Jani Volanen was born on November 1, 1971 in Helsinki, Finland as Jani Kristian Volanen. He is an actor and writer, known for A Man's Job (2007), Rumble (2002) and Putous (2010).

27. Jalmari Helander

Director | Big Game

Jalmari Helander was born on July 21, 1976 in Helsinki, Finland. He is a director and writer, known for Big Game (2014), Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale (2010) and The Fakir (2006).

28. Stina Rautelin

Actress | Rederiet

Stina Rautelin was born on October 25, 1963 in Helsinki, Finland as Stina Agnes Elisabeth Rautelin. She is an actress and director, known for Rederiet (1992), Beck (1997) and Tjocktjuven (2006).

29. Elsa Saisio

Actress | Pahat pojat

Elsa Saisio was born on July 19, 1981 in Helsinki, Finland as Elsa Helena Saisio. She is an actress, known for Bad Boys (2003), The Geography of Fear (2000) and Tehdas (2012).

30. 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).

31. Anne Marie Pohtamo

Actress | Wolfen

Anne Marie Pohtamo was born on August 15, 1955 in Helsinki, Finland. She is an actress, known for Wolfen (1981), An Unknown Friend (1978) and Valehtelijoiden klubi (1981).

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 ...

34. Outi Mäenpää

Actress | Musta jää

Outi Mäenpää was born on February 24, 1962 in Helsinki, Finland as Outi Kirsti Johanna Mäenpää. She is an actress and writer, known for Black Ice (2007), Flowers and Binding (2004) and Pearls and Pigs (2003).

35. Timo Salminen

Cinematographer | I Hired a Contract Killer

Timo Salminen was born on July 11, 1952 in Helsinki, Finland. He is known for his work on I Hired a Contract Killer (1990), The Man Without a Past (2002) and Le Havre (2011).

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 ...

37. 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.

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.

39. 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).

40. Tove Jansson

Writer | Comet in Moominland

Tove Jansson was born on August 9, 1914 in Helsinki, Finland as Tove Marika Jansson. She is known for her work on Comet in Moominland (1992), Moomin (1990) and Mumintrollet (1969). She died on June 27, 2001 in Helsinki.

41. Maria Sid

Actress | Karjalan kunnailla

Maria Sid was born on May 13, 1968 in Helsinki, Finland as Maria Charlotta Sid. She is an actress and director, known for Karjalan kunnailla (2007), Moomins on the Riviera (2014) and Hallåhallå (2014).

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, ...

43. Antti Holma

Actor | Kanelia kainaloon, Tatu ja Patu!

Antti Holma was born on December 6, 1982 in Helsinki, Finland. He is an actor and writer, known for Tatu and Patu (2016), Periferia (2013) and Tali-Ihantala 1944 (2007).

44. Aleksi Mäkelä

Director | Pahat pojat

Aleksi Mäkelä was born on November 20, 1969 in Helsinki, Finland as Tane Aleksanteri Mäkelä. He is a director and writer, known for Bad Boys (2003), The Tough Ones (1999) and Sunset Riders (1994).

45. Ville Tiihonen

Actor | Rikospoliisi ei laula

Ville Tiihonen was born on February 23, 1974 in Helsinki, Finland. He is an actor and writer, known for Rikospoliisi ei laula (2006), Heavy Trip (2018) and Kiiltokuvia (2014). He is married to Kreeta Salminen.

46. Timo Vasara

Writer | Perkele

Timo Vasara was born on September 24, 1994 in Helsinki, Finland. He is a writer and editor, known for Perkele: A Very Finnish Journey (2018), Nuorgamista 10 kilometriä tunturiin (2018) and M. Berg (2018).

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.

49. Jukka Puotila

Actor | Kotikatu

Jukka Puotila was born on September 9, 1955 in Helsinki, Finland as Jukka Petri Pauli Puotila. He is an actor and writer, known for Kotikatu (1995), Tali-Ihantala 1944 (2007) and Tomorrow (1986).

50. Sophia Heikkilä

Actress | Invisible Heroes

Sophia Heikkilä was born on October 22, 1982 in Helsinki, Finland. She is known for her work on Invisible Heroes (2019), Aallonmurtaja (2017) and Idiomatic (2018). She has been married to Pelle Heikkilä since 2011. They have three children.


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