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Samuli Edelmann (born July 21st in Pori) was attending the University of Theatre Arts in 1989-1991.
As an actor, Edelmann has been nominated for the Finnish Movie Award five times (The Tough Ones, Me and Morrison, Rock and Roll Never Dies, Life For Sale, Northbound) and twice for the best supporting role (Restless, Vares – Private Eye).
Edelmann has appeared in over 20 movies, including roles in Sweden and Hollywood.
As a singer, Edelmann has won three Emma Awards. He is one of the most commercially popular Finnish male artist who has published almost twenty albums.
A resident of Rovaniemi, Olavi Angervo (born November 22nd 2003 in Helsinki) is starting his fourth year in the local Steiner school. He was bitten by the acting bug a few years ago when he had a role in Jungle Book in Rovaniemi theatre. Last year he had a role as the young Unto Mononen in the musical Satumaa at the same stage.
Besides theatre and movies, his passions are football, playing violin and singing.
Olavi's family: father Lauri, mother Anna, little brother Niilo and herding dog Helmi.
Matleena Kuusniemi, winner of the Jussi Award, made her breakthrough in Restless.
(born September 24th 1973 in Espoo) graduated as a Master of Theatre Arts as late as 2002 because of her busy work schedule.
Kuusniemi has appeared in television, movies and on theatre stages. She became a household name as Noora in the tv-series Academy of Hearts (1998) but real break-through was the role of Ilona in Restless (2000), directed by Aku Louhimies. She won her first Finnish Movie Award from the film Frozen Land (2005).
Her most important movie roles include Above Dark Waters, The Home of Dark Butterflies, Frozen Land and Restless.
In television her most prominent appearance was a central role in the multi-awarded tv-series Fragments.More:Wikipedia, IMDB