Finnish actors died in 1990

Here are 2 famous actors from Finland died in 1990:

Heikki Partanen

Heikki Partanen (January 29, 1942 Helsinki-November 26, 1990 Helsinki) was a Finnish film director, screenwriter, cinematographer, film producer, animator, television director, actor and sound recordist.

Partanen was born in Helsinki, Finland and began his career in the film industry when he was in his early twenties. He started off as a sound recordist and animator, and later on he found his true calling as a film director. Throughout his career, he made over 30 films which were widely praised for their distinct style and themes.

He was also known for being a co-founder of The Helsinki Filmi, a production company which specialized in producing documentaries and short films. Heikki Partanen was awarded the Jussi Award for Best Director twice, for his films "The Land of the Marshes" and "A Chance of a Lifetime," both of which were critically acclaimed.

Apart from his work in the film industry, Heikki Partanen was also a screenwriter, cinematographer, and television director. He was a true multi-talented artist who had a deep passion for exploring different aspects of cinema.

Tragically, Heikki Partanen passed away in 1990 at the age of 48 due to a heart attack. His legacy lives on through his films and his impact on Finnish cinema.

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Mikko Niskanen

Mikko Niskanen (January 31, 1929 Äänekoski-November 25, 1990 Helsinki) also known as Kalervo Lehto or Mikko Johannes Niskanen was a Finnish professor, film director, actor, screenwriter, film producer and cinematographer.

Niskanen was a prominent figure in Finnish cinema during the 1960s and 1970s, and his films often dealt with social and political issues. He began his career as an actor in the 1950s but eventually shifted his focus to directing and producing. His most famous film is probably "Jälkeen syntiinlankeemuksen" (After the Fall of Man), released in 1974. In addition to his film work, Niskanen was a respected professor of film studies at the University of Helsinki. He was awarded the Pro Finlandia Medal in 1976 for his contributions to Finnish culture. Niskanen passed away in 1990 at the age of 61.

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