Finnish celebrities

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Aake Kalliala Facts

Aarne “Aake” Kalliala (born 5 October 1950 in Heinola) is a Finnish actor. He is most famous for appearing on comedy-sketch shows such as Velipuolikuu and Pulttibois (both with Pirkka-Pekka Petelius).

Anna Lisa Hilario De Gari Facts

Jouni Hynynen Facts

Jouni Kalervo Hynynen (born February 15, 1970, in Joutseno, Finland) is the guitarist/vocalist in Kotiteollisuus, a Finnish heavy metal band. He also writes the band’s music along with his bandmates, and contributes majority of the lyrics. He has als

Hannu Toivonen Facts

Hannu Pekka Toivonen (born May 18, 1984) is a Finnish professional ice hockey goaltender who is currently playing for Vaasan Sport in the Finnish Liiga. He previously played with the Boston Bruins and the St. Louis Blues in the National Hockey League

Jarmo Myllys Facts

Jarmo Pentti Kalevi Myllys (born May 29, 1965 in Savonlinna, Finland) is a retired Finnish professional ice hockey goaltender. He was drafted by the Minnesota North Stars as their ninth-round pick, #172 overall, in the 1987 NHL Entry Draft. He is cur

Tony Virta Facts

Tony ‘QB’ Virta (born June 18, 1972 in Hämeenlinna, Finland) is a Finnish professional ice hockey forward. He was drafted by the Minnesota Wild as their fourth-round pick in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft.

Christian Ruuttu Facts

Christian Ruuttu (born 20 February 1964 in Lappeenranta, Finland) is an ice hockey scout and a former professional player.

Risto Kaskilahti Facts

Risto Pekka Kaskilahti (born January 29, 1963, Viitasaari) is a Finnish actor.

Eila Peitsalo Facts

Eila Peitsalo was born on April 17, 1931 in Turku, Finland. She was an actress, known for Jälkeen syntiinlankeemuksen (1953), Young Love (1955) and Se alkoi sateessa (1953). She was married to Pentti Unho. She died on December 7, 1997.

Matti Vanhanen Facts

Matti Taneli Vanhanen ( pronunciation ) (born 4 November 1955) is a Finnish politician who was Prime Minister of Finland from 2003 to 2010. He was also Chairman of the Centre Party, and in the second half of 2006 he was President of the European Co

Toni Lydman Facts

Toni Petteri Lydman (born 25 September 1977) is a Finnish former professional ice hockey defenceman. He first played competitively in his native Finland with Tappara, and HIFK of the SM-liiga before enjoying a lengthy career in the National Hockey Le

William Markus Facts

William Markus (12 January 1917 – 10 October 1989) was a Finnish film director, actor and screenwriter. He directed 13 films between 1953 and 1965. His film Miriam was entered into the 8th Berlin International Film Festival.