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Matti Pellonpää

Matti Pellonpää

  • Born on
    • March 28th, 1951
  • Died on
    • July 13th, 1995
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Matti Pellonpää (28 March 1951 in Helsinki – 13 July 1995 in Vaasa) was an award-winning Finnish actor and a musician. He rose to international fame with his roles in both Aki Kaurismäki's and Mika Kaurismäki's films; particularly being a regular in Aki's films, appearing in 18 of them. He started his career in 1962 as a radio actor at the Finnish state-owned broadcasting company YLE. He performed as an actor during the 70s in many amateur theatres, at the same time that he studied at the Finnish Theatre Academy, where he completed his studies in the year 1977. He was nominated Best Actor by European Film Academy for his role as Rodolfo in La Vie de Boheme and won the Felix at the European Film Awards in 1992. He also starred in Jim Jarmusch's 1991 film Night on Earth. Description above from the Wikipedia article Matti Pellonpää, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Filmography

Acting (16 Credits)

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1998L.A. Without a Map as Rodolfo (archive footage) (uncredited)
1994Leningrad Cowboys Meet Moses as Moses / Vladimir
1994Take Care of Your Scarf, Tatiana as Reino
1992La Vie de Bohème as Rodolfo
1991Zombie and the Ghost Train as Harri
1991Night on Earth as Mika
1989Leningrad Cowboys Go America as Vladimir (Manager)
1988Ariel as Mikkonen
1987Hamlet Goes Business as Guard
1986Shadows in Paradise as Nikander
1986Rocky VI
1985Calamari Union as Frank
1983Crime and Punishment as Nikander
1982The Worthless as Manne
1981The Liar as Chandlerin kirjojen ystävä
1962The Boys as Schoolboy (uncredited)

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