Tuesday, January 31, 2012

RIP Leo Lastumäki

 Actor Leo Lastumäki has died

The beloved Finnish actor Leo Lastumäki died Saturday night January 29, 2012 at his home in Kemi, said Hill-Wood biographer, Sven Pahajoki. Lastumäki was 84 years old.

Lastumäki starred in a number of theaters in parts of Finland, including Pori, Imatra, Tampere, Mikkeli, Vaasa and Helsinki. On TV, Lastumäki appeared in series like Pirate Radio, ÄWPK - Älywapaa fire and Ällitälli. Lastumäki’s movies were mostly comedies, such as Spede Pasanen, Uuno Turhapuro movies including his only Euro-western “Speedy Gonzales – the Son of About Seven Brothers”. His last film role was in “Dog Nail Clipper” in 2004. Leo also appeared in the Finnish northern film “Villi Pohjola” a semi-western.

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