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

Heikki Packalén and Osmo Harkimo are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

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

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Aarne Tarkas was a Finnish film director, screenwriter, producer and actor. Tarkas started his career as a screenwriter for Matti Kassila film Radio tekee murron for which they shared a Jussi Award. In 1952, he founded a production company Junior-Filmi, which produced internationally recognized Erik ...more

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Age: Died at 53 (1923-1976)

Birthplace: Pori, Finland

Profession: Television director, Screenwriter, Actor, Film Director

Credits: The White Reindeer

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Åke Leonard Lindman, born Åke Leonard Järvinen, was a Finnish director and actor. In his youth Lindman was a football player, playing defence for the Finnish national team during the Olympics in Helsinki 1952. He represented the football club HIFK in the Finnish league. In the 1960s, the British ...more

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Age: Died at 81 (1928-2009)

Birthplace: Finland, Helsinki

Profession: Television director, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Footballer, + more

Credits: Reds, The Hunters, The White Reindeer, The Unknown Soldier, Beyond the Front Line, + more

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Tane Aleksanteri ”Aleksi” Mäkelä is a Finnish film director and occasional actor. He is best known for having directed several popular films such as Häjyt, Matti and Vares – yksityisetsivä. During his career, he has also worked for television. ...more

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Age: 46

Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland

Profession: Television director, Screenwriter, Actor, Television Editor, Film Director

Credits: Bad Boys, V2: Dead Angel, Vares: Private Eye, The Tough Ones, Hellsinki, + more

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Eero Tuomikoski was an actor, TV director and screenwriter. ...more

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Age: Died at 74 (1935-2009)

Birthplace: Oulu, Finland

Profession: Television director, Screenwriter, Actor

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