Ere Kokkonen

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Ere Kokkonen
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Ere Kokkonen in 2008.
Born Erkki Olavi Kokkonen
(1938-07-07)7 July 1938
Savonlinna, Finland
Died 16 October 2008(2008-10-16) (aged 70)
Helsinki, Finland
Occupation Director
Awards Special Telvis

Erkki Olavi "Ere" Kokkonen (7 July 1938 – 16 October 2008), born in Savonlinna, was a Finnish film director.

He worked closely with Spede Pasanen all the way from the 1960s until Spede's death, as a director and also a writer.

In 1991 Ere Kokkonen founded a film production company, Ere Kokkonen Oy, which is still working.


Kokkonen was awarded the Special Telvis award in February 2002.


Director, writer or actor


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