Finnish actresses died in 1982

Here are 1 famous actresses from Finland died in 1982:

Elli Ylimaa

Elli Ylimaa (June 11, 1900 Turku-May 11, 1982 Helsinki) a.k.a. Ellen Johanna Linnanheimo was a Finnish actor.

She began her career on the stage and later moved on to become a prominent actress in Finnish films. She appeared in over 50 films from the 1930s to the 1970s, including Rikollinen nainen, Siltalan pehtoori, and Valkoinen peura. Ylimaa's talent as an actress was widely recognized throughout her career, and she received numerous awards and accolades for her performances, including the Pro Finlandia Medal in 1961. She was also known for her work as a voice actress and lent her voice to many films and radio programs. Besides her acting career, Ylimaa was also active in the Finnish literature scene, writing several books and plays. Her legacy as one of Finland's most beloved actresses lives on, and she is remembered today as a national treasure.

In addition to her successful career in the entertainment industry, Elli Ylimaa was also a philanthropist and advocate for social causes. She was involved in various charitable organizations and was a passionate promoter of the Finnish cultural heritage. During World War II, Ylimaa worked as a nurse and volunteered to support the war effort by entertaining troops and refugees. She was also an avid supporter of women's rights and gender equality, often using her platform to speak out against discrimination and social injustice. Ylimaa's contributions to Finnish culture and society have been widely celebrated, and her legacy continues to inspire generations of artists and activists. Her impact on Finnish cinema and the arts is still felt today, with many contemporary actors and filmmakers citing her as a major influence on their work.

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