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Joonas Saartamo

Joonas Saartamo, born in Helsinki in 1980, is among the finest actors in Finland today. Joonas graduated from Helsinki Theatre Academy in 2012. He is known from the movies One-Way Ticket to Mombasa (2002), Beauty and the Bastard (2005), Silence (2011), The Mine (2016), The happiest day in the life of Olli Mäkiand (2016), which won the film award Un Certain Regard in Cannes. In televison he is known from the series; Pelkovaara (2004), Protectors (2008) and Welcome To Texas, season 1 (2017). The second series of Welcome To Texas will be screened in spring 2019. Jonaas has one of the major supporting roles in the film success and classic story The Unknown Solider, which premiered in 2017. Based on this story and edited material, a TV series will be screened in 2019. He will appear in a movie being released soon - Bayoneta - a boxing drama. Saartamo won the Jussi Statue in 2011 (The Finnish Oscar) for the best male actor in a leading role and has been nominated twice, once as the best male actor in a supporting role and once as best male in a leading role. Joonas is also known as the hip-hop artist Jonde, previously known as Alarik. in 2019, Joonas will play the role of Richard Wagner in the movie The Zurich Liaison

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May 6, 1980 In Helsinki, Finland
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie One-Way Ticket to Mombasa 2002-09-06
Latest Project:
Movie Omerta: 6/12 2021-11-26
Known For
Poster of Stand Up
Poster of Bayonet
Poster of Welcome to Texas
Poster of One-Way Ticket to Mombasa
Movie Omerta: 6/12 Unknown 2021-11-26
Series White Lines Finnish Guy 2020-05-15
Movie Stand Up Tommi 2020-11-20
Movie Carrier Leo 2020-12-31
Movie The Night Thief Heikki 2018-02-01
Movie Bayonet Remu 2018-11-09
Movie Jill, Joy and the Mysterious Stranger Mr. Vaaksanheimo 2017-01-27
Series Welcome to Texas Tume 2017-09-02
Movie Unknown Soldier Lahtinen 2017-10-27
Movie The Mine Jussi Karevuo 2016-01-22
Movie The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki Boxer 2016-09-02
Movie Rolli and the Secret of All Time Siili Suhonen (voice) 2016-09-16
Movie Jill and Joy's Winter Mr. Vaaksanheimo 2015-10-09
Movie Headfirst Saken poika 2014-12-26
Movie Fanatics Komentaja 2012-02-24
Movie Gloriously Wasted Juha Berg 2012-12-28
Movie Silence Eino 2011-12-09
Movie Onni von Sopanen Pizza boy 2006-08-11
Movie Beauty and the Bastard Kondis 2005-10-21
Movie Game Over Harri 2005-08-26
Movie One-Way Ticket to Mombasa Jusa 2002-09-06