Here are 2 famous actresses from Finland died at 66:
Eila Pehkonen (October 18, 1924 Lieksa-September 10, 1991 Helsinki) otherwise known as Eila Pehkosen Pehkis, Eila Miriam Pehkonen or Eila Mirjam Pehkonen was a Finnish actor.
She began her acting career in the mid-1940s, appearing in various theaters in Helsinki. Pehkonen later transitioned to film, and during the 1950s and 60s, she appeared in several Finnish films. Her most memorable roles include the character of Anna-Liisa in the film of the same name, Laura in the romantic drama film "Kaunis Veera" and the character of Anna Huhta in the drama film "Juha". Pehkonen received critical acclaim for her performances and is remembered as one of Finland's greatest actors of her time. In addition to her successful acting career, she was also a talented singer and recorded music throughout her life.
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Lea Joutseno (November 6, 1910 Helsinki-June 20, 1977 Helsinki) a.k.a. Joutseno, Lea Ruth Margit Joutseno or Lea Jönsson was a Finnish actor and screenwriter.
She began her career at the Helsinki City Theatre in the 1930s and later acted in over 30 films, becoming one of the most well-known and prominent actresses in Finland during her career. Joutseno was known for her versatility as an actress, and played a wide range of roles, from dramatic to comedic.
In addition to acting, Joutseno also worked as a screenwriter, penning several films including "Kaunis Veera eli Ballaadi Saimaalta" (Beautiful Veera from the Lake Saimaa), which was a critical and commercial success.
Joutseno was married to fellow actor Eino Kaipainen, with whom she had two children. She continued to act until her untimely death in 1977 at the age of 66. Today, she is remembered as one of the most respected and influential actresses in Finnish cinema history.
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