Kari Heiskanen

Kari Heiskanen

  • Born on
    • March 16th, 1955
Kari Heiskanen is a prolific Finnish actor with over 70 credited roles since his debut in 1978 upon graduating from the Finnish Theater School. He has also acted in, written and directed several plays, now regarded as one of the pillars of the Helsinki City Theater. Originally focusing on television, he first became well-known for the TV series 'Velipuolikuu' in 1983 and remained a fixture of popular Finnish television series for the remainder of the decade before establishing a greater presence in leading cinematic roles. In 1991 Heiskanen received the State Prize for Cinema and later the Pro Finlandia Medal in 2008.


Acting (8 Credits)

2018Void as Pihla's father
2012Naked Harbour as Johtaja / Boss
2009The House of Branching Love as Neighbour (Lauri)
2008Three Wise Men as Erkki
2007The Year of the Wolf as Mikko Groman
2003Young Gods as Lawyer
1999Ambush as Lance Corporal Jussi Lukkari
1985Calamari Union as Frank

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