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Maria Heiskanen

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Maria Heiskanen (born 1970) is a Finnish actress. She works in cinema, television and theatre. Heiskanen received her breakthrough role in the 1991 Swedish film Il Capitano: A Swedish Requiem directed by Jan Troell. For her role Heiskanen won the Gold Plaque Award in Chicago International Film Festival for the Best Actress in 1992. Heiskanen lived in Sweden during 1993 - 2003 and worked in movies and theatre. She played in Kungliga Dramatiska Teatern and in Riksteatern where she for example performed role of Masja in Anton Chekhovs The Seagull (2008) directed by Lars Norén. In Finland Heiskanen has worked with Aki Kaurismäki in Lights in the Dusk (2006). She also played in Aleksi Salmenperä's A Man's Work (2007) and was nominated for Jussi Awards from both performances. In 2008, Heiskanen starred in the leading role of Jan Troell's Everlasting Moments, for which she won the Guldbagge Award for Best Actress and the Best Actress Award from Valladolid International Film Festival. The film won the Guldbagge Award for Best Film and was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 66th Golden Globe Awards. It also made the January shortlist for Best Foreign Language Film at the 81st Academy Awards, but wasn't selected as one of the final nominees. Description above from the Wikipedia article Maria Heiskanen, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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Aug 21, 1970 In Kuopio, Finland
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Il Capitano: A Swedish Requiem 1991-11-15
Latest Project:
Movie The Longest Day 2020-01-26
Known For
Poster of Hella W
Poster of Solsidan
Poster of Man's Job
Poster of The Fire Engine That Disappeared
Movie The Longest Day Unknown 2020-01-26
Movie Ravens Gärd 2017-10-13
Series Raja Marita 2014-02-23
Movie Boy Upside Down Unknown 2014-08-29
Movie Open Up to Me Silva 2013-03-08
Movie Apeiron Umbra's mother 2013-09-25
Movie Faro Socialkvinnan / The Social Services Woman 2013-03-15
Movie All That Matters Is Past Ragnhild 2012-11-02
Movie The Last Sentence Pirjo 2012-12-07
Movie Hella W Kerttu Nuorteva, "Elina Sigrid Hämäläinen" 2011-01-01
Series Solsidan Barnmorskan 2010-01-29
Movie Everlasting Moments Maria Larsson 2008-09-24
Movie Man's Job Katja 2007-02-23
Movie Lights in the Dusk Aila 2006-02-03
Movie As White as in Snow Merja 2001-02-15
Movie The Fire Engine That Disappeared Carla 1993-07-02
Movie Il Capitano: A Swedish Requiem Minna 1991-11-15