Finnish actors died in 1977

Here are 1 famous actors from Finland died in 1977:

Risto Jarva

Risto Jarva (July 15, 1934 Helsinki-December 16, 1977 Helsinki) a.k.a. Risto Antero Jarva was a Finnish screenwriter, film producer, film director, film editor and actor.

He was a prominent figure in the Finnish New Wave movement of the 1960s and 70s. Jarva's films were known for their social and political commentary, and he was considered one of the most important filmmakers of his generation. He studied at the University of Helsinki and began his career working in advertising before moving on to film. Some of his most notable films include "Vihreä Kulta" ("Green Gold"), "Käpy selän alla" ("The Grapes of Wrath"), and "Tabu". Jarva was also a member of the Finnish parliament and an active member of the Communist Party of Finland. He died at the age of 43 due to a heart attack caused by heavy alcohol consumption. After his death, he was remembered as one of the greatest Finnish filmmakers of all time.

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