Finnish actors died at age 73

Here are 4 famous actors from Finland died at 73:

Matti Ruohola

Matti Ruohola (June 12, 1940 Heinola-February 16, 2014 Helsinki) otherwise known as Matti Ruohola Santeri or Matti Santeri Ruohola was a Finnish actor and voice actor.

He started his career in theater in the 1960s and later worked extensively in television and film. He appeared in several popular Finnish TV series including "Kotikatu" and "Salatut Elämät". Ruohola was also well known for his work as a voice actor, providing Finnish language dubbing for many Hollywood films and TV shows. Some of his notable voice acting roles include Pumbaa in "The Lion King" and Hagrid in the "Harry Potter" film series. In addition to his acting career, Ruohola was also a trained teacher and worked as a drama instructor. He was awarded the Order of the Lion of Finland in recognition of his contributions to the arts.

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Tauno Palo

Tauno Palo (October 25, 1908 Hämeenlinna-May 24, 1982 Helsinki) a.k.a. Tauno Paloniemi, Tauno Valdemar Palo, Tauno Brännäs, Tauno Valdemar Brännäs or Brännäs, Paloniemi was a Finnish actor and singer. He had four children, Pertti Palo, Jukka-Pekka Palo, Martti Palo and Esko Salminen.

He died caused by cancer.

Tauno Palo started his career as an actor in the 1930s and quickly became a leading man in Finnish films. He also had a successful recording career, with many popular songs to his name. Palo's performances were renowned for their charm and humor, and he was a beloved figure in Finnish entertainment. He continued to act and sing throughout his life, with his last film role in 1982, the year of his death. In addition to his successful career, Palo was also known for his love of sports, particularly skiing, and was an enthusiastic supporter of Finnish athletics. Today, he is still remembered as one of Finland's most beloved entertainers.

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Martti Katajisto

Martti Katajisto (December 6, 1926 Parkano-January 24, 2000 Helsinki) a.k.a. Martti Viljami Katajisto was a Finnish actor.

He started his acting career on the theatre stage, and later appeared in numerous Finnish films and television series. Some of his notable works include the films "The Unknown Soldier" and "The White Reindeer." Katajisto was also recognized for his work in the theater, where he played a variety of roles in several productions throughout his career. In addition to his acting work, he was also a passionate painter and participated in several public exhibitions. Katajisto was regarded as one of the most talented actors of his generation in Finland, and his contributions to the film and theater industry are still remembered today.

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Henrik Otto Donner

Henrik Otto Donner (November 16, 1939 Tampere-June 27, 2013 Jakobstad) a.k.a. Otto Donner, Henrik Otto Donner or Donner, Otto was a Finnish film score composer and actor.

Throughout his career, Henrik Otto Donner composed music for over 50 films and television shows. He was known for his experimental approach to music, blending rock, jazz, and classical music in his compositions. Some of his most notable works include the soundtracks for the Finnish films "Punainen viiva" (The Red Line) and "Noin seitsemän veljestä" (About Seven Brothers).

Aside from his work in film, Donner was also a respected jazz musician and composer. In the 1960s and 1970s, he collaborated with several notable Finnish jazz musicians, including Eero Koivistoinen and Edward Vesala. He also released several solo albums in his lifetime.

In addition to his musical career, Donner also had a brief stint as an actor. He appeared in the Finnish film "Mies joka ei osannut sanoa ei" (The Man Who Couldn't Say No) in 1975.

Donner passed away in 2013 at the age of 73, leaving behind a legacy as one of Finland's most influential and respected composers.

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