Here are 7 famous actresses from Finland were born in 1972:
Karoliina Blackburn (November 23, 1972 Helsinki-) also known as Karolina Blackburn is a Finnish actor.
Karoliina Blackburn is best known for her roles in Finnish films and television shows. She graduated from the Theatre Academy Helsinki in 1999 and started her acting career in 2001 with the film "Bad Boys - Kiven sisällä". Blackburn has also acted in several popular TV series such as "Kotikatu" and "Kurkuman kaupunki". She has received critical acclaim for her performances and has won several awards for her work in the industry. In addition to her acting career, Blackburn is also a trained dance instructor and has worked as a choreographer for various productions. She is married to a British journalist and has two children.
Nina Tapio (February 24, 1972-) also known as Tapio, Nina is a Finnish singer and actor.
She began her career in the music industry in the 1990s as part of the girl group Minx, which became a well-known band in Finland. In 2005, she released her first solo album "Grand Illusion", which was a hit in Finland and charted at number two on the Finnish charts.
Nina has also worked extensively in theatre and television in Finland, appearing in a number of stage productions and popular TV series, including the Finnish version of "Dancing with the Stars". In addition, she has acted in several Finnish films, including the 2012 romantic comedy "Love and Other Troubles".
In recent years, Nina has also worked as a voice actor in animated films and TV shows. She is known for providing the voice of the character Poppy in the Finnish-language dubbed version of the DreamWorks film "Trolls".
Despite her success in multiple fields, Nina is known for her down-to-earth persona and her passion for charity work, particularly with organizations benefiting children and teenagers.
Miia Nuutila (October 12, 1972 Forssa-) also known as Miia Kristiina Nuutila is a Finnish actor.
She graduated from the Finnish Theatre Academy in 1998 and has since then been working in various Finnish theatre, film, and television productions. Nuutila has appeared in numerous Finnish films and TV series, including Käenpesä (1997), Pahat Pojat (2003), and Aku Louhimies' film version of The Unknown Soldier (2017). She has also received critical acclaim for her performances in stage productions such as the Finnish National Theatre's rendition of Euripides' Medea (2004) and David Mamet's Oleanna (1999) at Helsinki's Q-Theatre. In addition to her acting career, Miia Nuutila has also worked as a theatre director and is known for her innovative and thought-provoking productions.
Mi Grönlund (May 9, 1972 Uusikaupunki-) is a Finnish actor.
She started her acting career in the mid-90s with appearances in various Finnish TV series and films. Her breakthrough role came in 1996 with the film "Kivenpyörittäjän kylä," which earned her critical acclaim and several acting awards. Mi has since gone on to appear in numerous other films, including "Täällä Pohjantähden alla" and its sequels. She has also acted in Finnish TV series like "Kohtuuttomuuksia" and "Vieraalla maalla." In addition to her acting career, Mi has also worked as a voice actress, dubbing foreign films and TV shows into Finnish.
Marika Krook (October 27, 1972 Stockholm-) otherwise known as Edea is a Finnish singer and actor.
She first rose to fame in Finland with her debut album "Outo kuva" in 1997. Her music combines elements of pop and rock, with lyrics often focusing on social and political issues.
In addition to her music career, Krook has also acted in several films and TV series, including the popular Finnish crime drama "Bordertown" and the film "Silence". She has also worked as a voice actor, providing the Finnish dubbing for animated films such as "Moana" and "Trolls".
Krook is known for her activism and advocacy work, particularly for LGBTQ+ rights and mental health awareness. She has openly discussed her own struggles with depression and anxiety, and has worked to combat the stigma surrounding mental health issues in Finland.
Overall, Krook/Edea remains a prominent figure in Finnish entertainment, known for her powerful voice, socially conscious lyrics, and commitment to advocacy work.
Vuokko Hovatta (September 2, 1972 Espoo-) a.k.a. Hovatta, Vuokko, Ultra Bra or Vuokko Leena Hovatta is a Finnish actor and singer.
She was one of the founding members of the hugely popular Finnish band Ultra Bra, which was active from 1994 to 2001. Hovatta also pursued a successful solo music career, releasing several albums and singles. In addition to music, she has appeared in numerous films, television shows, and theater productions, earning critical acclaim for her performances. Hovatta has won several awards for her work, including two Emma Awards, the highest honor in the Finnish music industry. She is also known for her advocacy work, particularly for animal rights and environmental causes.
Anna Falchi (April 22, 1972 Tampere-) a.k.a. Anna Kristiina Palomäki is a Finnish model, actor and film producer. She has one child, Alyssa Montesi.
Anna Falchi started her career as a model, winning Miss Cinema International in 1991. She later moved to Italy and became popular in the country's entertainment industry. Anna has acted in numerous films and TV series, including the Italian movie "Nero" in 1992, which earned her a nomination for the Nastro d'Argento award for Best Supporting Actress.
Apart from her acting career, Anna Falchi has also worked as a TV presenter, hosting various shows in Italy. She has even released a music album titled "T'Amo" in 1997, which achieved moderate success in the country.
In addition to her native Finnish and fluent Italian, Anna is also proficient in English, French, and Swedish. She is known for her humanitarian work, supporting various charitable organizations that help children in need.