Finnish actresses died in 1992

Here are 2 famous actresses from Finland died in 1992:

Elsa Turakainen

Elsa Turakainen (August 8, 1904 Helsinki-February 7, 1992 Helsinki) a.k.a. Elsa Mercedes Turakainen or Turri was a Finnish actor.

Elsa Turakainen was born in Helsinki, Finland in 1904. She was a prominent figure in the Finnish film industry and had a successful career as an actress, performing in over 30 films during the 1930s and 40s. Turakainen began her acting career in the theatre and then made the transition to the film industry. She was known for her versatility as an actress and her ability to portray a wide range of characters.

Turakainen's most famous roles include her portrayal of Elsa in the film "Poika ja ilves" (The Boy and the Lynx), which was released in 1938 and is still regarded as a classic in Finnish cinema. She also played the lead role in the film "Anna-Liisa" (1945), which was based on a play by Finnish writer Minna Canth.

Aside from her work in film, Turakainen was also a talented singer and dancer. She performed in several stage productions throughout her career and was a member of the Finnish National Opera. Turakainen retired from acting in the late 1940s, but remained active in the arts community until her death in 1992. She was awarded the Order of the Lion of Finland in recognition of her contributions to Finnish culture.

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Saara Ranin

Saara Ranin (March 3, 1898 Hamina-March 3, 1992 Helsinki) was a Finnish actor. Her child is called Matti Ranin.

Saara Ranin was a well-known and respected actress who appeared in over 150 films during her career, making her one of the most prolific actors in Finnish film history. She began her acting career in the theater in the 1920s but quickly transitioned to film, where she became a leading actress in the 1930s and 1940s.

Ranin also appeared in a number of television productions in the 1950s and 1960s, and her performances were widely praised for their emotional depth and her ability to communicate complex emotions through her unique portrayal of characters.

Despite being celebrated as one of Finland's greatest actresses, Ranin was also known for her personal life, which was complicated by her marriage to the film director Edvin Laine. The couple struggled with infidelity and addiction issues, which eventually led to their divorce in 1964.

Despite the challenges she faced in her personal life, Saara Ranin continued to act well into her later years, and she remained a beloved figure in Finnish theater, film, and television until her death in 1992, on her 94th birthday.

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