Elina Salo

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Elina Salo
Elina Salo vuonna 1961.jpg
Elina Salo in 1961, Moscow
Born Aino Elina Salo
(1936-03-09) 9 March 1936 (age 82)
Sipoo, Finland
Other names Aino Elina Maisala[1]
Occupation Actor
Years active 1956–present
Spouse(s) Pertti Maisala (1963–1975)

Aino Elina Salo (born 9 March 1936 in Sipoo, Finland) is a Finnish film, theatre and television actress who has also done work in radio as a voice actor in children’s programming. In her career that began in 1956, Salo has appeared in over 50 films and television shows but she is best known for her work in Aki Kaurismäki’s films. She has been awarded three Jussi Awards for her work. In 2010, she was awarded the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Commandeur).[2] Elina was also Little My in the Finnish dub of Moomin.

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  1. ^ Kuka kukin on 2003, pp. 885–886. Helsinki: Otava, 2002. ISBN 951-1-18086-X
  2. ^ "Elina Salo faite commandeur des Arts et Lettres" (in French) Retrieved 28 May 2014.

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