Finnish actors died at age 74

Here are 4 famous actors from Finland died at 74:

Vilho Siivola

Vilho Siivola (April 10, 1910 Valkeakoski-November 28, 1984 Helsinki) was a Finnish film director and actor.

Siivola began his career in the film industry in 1938 as an actor, appearing in several films before transitioning into directing in the 1940s. He went on to direct over 20 films, including the popular Finnish comedy "Komisario Palmun erehdys" (1960). Siivola was known for his ability to capture the essence of Finnish culture and society in his films. Aside from his work in film, Siivola was also an active member of the Finnish theater community and directed a number of plays throughout his career. He received numerous accolades for his contributions to Finnish cinema, including the Pro Finlandia medal in 1962.

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Tenho Saurén

Tenho Saurén (September 1, 1926 Viiala-March 21, 2001 Tampere) was a Finnish actor.

Born in Viiala, Finland in 1926, Tenho Saurén grew up to become a highly respected actor in his home country. After completing his studies, he began his career in theater in the late 1940s and went on to join the Tampere Theater in 1953. He became a beloved figure in Finnish theater, often playing leading roles in plays by Henrik Ibsen, William Shakespeare, and other notable playwrights.

Saurén's acting career also extended to film and television. He appeared in several Finnish feature films in the 1950s and 1960s, including "The White Reindeer" (1952) and "The Harvest Month" (1956). He continued to work in theater and film until the 1990s, accumulating over 100 credits in his long career.

In addition to acting, Saurén was also involved in Finnish cultural organizations, serving as the chairman of the Union of Finnish Actors from 1968 to 1973. He was awarded the honorary title of Kansan Näyttämötaiteen Ja Kirjallisuuden Suurristi (Grand Cross of the Order of the Lion of Finland) in recognition of his contributions to Finnish theater and culture.

Tenho Saurén passed away in Tampere in 2001 at the age of 74. He is remembered as one of the most talented and respected actors in the history of Finnish theater and film.

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Tommi Rinne

Tommi Rinne (January 21, 1925 Oulu-June 10, 1999 Helsinki) also known as Tommi Jalmari Rinne was a Finnish actor.

He was best known for his work in theater and television. Rinne started his acting career in Oulu City Theatre and later became a member of the Finnish National Theatre. He appeared in several Finnish films and TV shows, including the popular drama series "Kulkuri ja Joutsen" and the comedy film "Mies, joka ei osannut sanoa ei". Rinne was also a recognized voice actor and dubbed many foreign films into Finnish. He was awarded the Pro Finlandia medal in 1992 for his contributions to Finnish culture. In addition to acting, Rinne was also a skilled painter and his artwork was featured in several exhibitions throughout Finland.

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Olavi Tuomi

Olavi Tuomi (May 22, 1932 Helsinki-November 14, 2006 Helsinki) also known as Ola Tuomi or Matti Olavi "Ola" Tuomi was a Finnish actor and cinematographer.

He began his career in filmmaking as a cinematographer, working on several Finnish films throughout the 1950s and 1960s. Tuomi later transitioned into acting and became known for his work in Finnish television and film. He appeared in over 50 films and TV shows throughout his career, including the popular Finnish TV series "Kuulustelu" and "Salatut elämät". In addition to his work in acting, Tuomi also directed a number of short films and documentaries. He was a respected figure in the Finnish film industry and was awarded numerous accolades for his contributions. Tuomi passed away in 2006 at the age of 74.

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