Finnish actresses died in 1985

Here are 3 famous actresses from Finland died in 1985:

Maija-Liisa Ahlgren

Maija-Liisa Ahlgren (August 20, 1929 Savonlinna-January 15, 1985 Finland) was a Finnish actor. Her child is called Ari-Kyösti Seppo.

Maija-Liisa Ahlgren began her career as an actress in the 1940s and went on to become a respected figure in Finnish theatre and cinema. She acted in more than 70 films, TV series, and stage productions throughout her career. Some of her notable roles include her performance in the film "Topralli" (1954) and the TV mini-series "Pitäjänmäen musiikkiopisto" (1979).

Apart from acting, Ahlgren was also a director and playwright. One of her most significant works was a play she co-wrote called "Nainen ilman päätä" (A Woman Without a Head), which premiered in Helsinki in 1960.

Ahlgren was awarded the Pro Finlandia medal in 1984 in recognition of her contributions to Finnish arts and culture. She passed away in 1985, leaving behind a legacy as one of the most talented and versatile Finnish actors of all time.

Laila Rihte

Laila Rihte (April 21, 1912 Helsinki-May 4, 1985 Helsinki) a.k.a. Laila Richter was a Finnish actor.

She began acting in theatre in the early 1930s and made her screen debut in the film "Sana on vapaa" in 1948. She went on to act in over 50 films in her career, including notable roles in "Niskavuoren Aarne" (1954) and "Nummisuutarit" (1957). In addition to her acting career, Rihte was also a celebrated voice actor, providing the Finnish voice for characters in numerous foreign films. She was awarded the Pro Finlandia Medal in 1961 for her contributions to Finnish culture.

Rakel Laakso

Rakel Laakso (April 2, 1904 Helsinki-March 9, 1985) also known as Raakel Laakso or Rakel Regina Emilia Kivekäs was a Finnish actor.

She began her acting career in 1926 and went on to star in over 80 films throughout her career. Laakso was known for her versatility as an actor, playing a range of roles from dramatic to comedic. She was particularly celebrated for her roles in films such as "Juha" (1937) and "Tuntematon sotilas" (1955). Alongside her acting career, Laakso was also a popular radio personality and voice actress. In 1953, she received the Order of the Lion of Finland for her contributions to Finnish culture. Laakso retired from acting in the early 1960s and spent the rest of her life in Helsinki.

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