Kosti Klemelä

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Kosti Klemelä
Born (1920-02-29)29 February 1920
Metsämaa, Finland
Died 26 March 2006(2006-03-26) (aged 86)
Helsinki, Finland

Kosti Klemelä (29 February 1920 – 26 March 2006) was a Finnish actor. He is best remembered for playing the role of Lt. Koskela in the Edvin Laine film The Unknown Soldier (1955).[1] In addition to his film career, he worked for the Finnish National Theatre until his retirement. He considered his theatrical career to be more important to him than his film career.[2]

He is buried in the Hietaniemi Cemetery in Helsinki.[3]

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  1. ^ "ELONET – Kosti Klemelä". KAVA. Retrieved 30 January 2013. 
  2. ^ Meri, Lauri. "Kosti Klemelä – Muistokirjoitus – Muistot – HS.fi". Helsingin Sanomat. Retrieved 30 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "Hietaniemen hautausmaa – merkittäviä vainajia" (PDF). Helsingin seurakuntayhtymä. Retrieved 27 August 2016. 

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