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List of notable or famous screenwriters from Estonia, with bios and photos, including the top screenwriters born in Estonia and even some popular screenwriters who immigrated to Estonia. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Estonian screenwriters then this list is the perfect resource for you. These screenwriters are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known screenwriter from Estonia is included when available.

List features people like Eerik-Niiles Kross, Veljo Käsper.

This historic screenwriters from Estonia list can help answer the questions "Who are some Estonian screenwriters of note?" and "Who are the most famous screenwriters from Estonia?" These prominent screenwriters of Estonia may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Estonian screenwriters.

Use this list of renowned Estonian screenwriters to discover some new screenwriters that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (19 items)
Andrus Kivirähk is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Estonia
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Andrus Kivirähk is an Estonian writer. By 2004, 25,000 copies of his book Rehepapp ehk November had been sold, making him the most popular 21st century Estonian writer. His new book Mees, kes teadis ussisõnu has been one of the top selling books in Estonia. Since 1996, Andrus Kivirähk has been a ...more

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Age: 46

Birthplace: Tallinn, Estonia

Profession: Screenwriter, Writer

Credits: Lotte and the Moonstone Secret

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Eerik-Niiles Kross is an Estonian diplomat, intelligence chief, entrepreneur and politician. During the 1980s, Kross was a leading figure in the anti-Soviet resistance movement in Soviet Estonia. After reindependence, in 1991, he joined Estonia's Foreign Ministry. He served as the head of ...more

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Age: 48

Birthplace: Tallinn, Estonia

Profession: Politician, Diplomat, Entrepreneur, Screenwriter

Credits: The Blue Hills

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Elmo Nüganen is a film director and screenwriter. ...more

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Age: 53

Birthplace: Estonia, Jõhvi

Profession: Screenwriter, Actor, Film Director

Credits: Names in Marble, Tangerines


Heiki Ernits is a film director, a screenwriter and a production designer. ...more

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Age: 62

Birthplace: Tallinn, Estonia

Profession: Illustrator, Production Designer, Screenwriter, Film Director

Credits: Lotte and the Moonstone Secret, Lotte from Gadgetville

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