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Mikko Niskanen (I) (1929–1990)

Mikko Niskanen (1929-1990) was a Finnish film director, writer, producer and actor. He started his directing career in 1962 after studying film making in Moscow. His first feature film The Boys (1962) was a proof of his talent and earned him a Jussi Award for directing. During the next 12 months he also directed movies Sissit (1963) - which he won... See full bio »

Died:

(age 61) in Helsinki, Finland

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Known For

Eight Deadly Shots
(1972)
Gotta Run!
Gotta Run! Aaro - työnjohtaja
(1982)
The Boys
The Boys Director
(1962)
Sissit
Sissit Director
(1963)

Filmography

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 1983 Joen saartama talo (TV Movie)
Väisälä
 1983 Hamsterit (TV Mini-Series)
Jallu
- Episode #1.2 (1983) ... Jallu
 1982 The Iron Age (TV Mini-Series)
Tiera
- Kolmas osa: Lemminki (1982) ... Tiera
- Toinen osa: Sampo (1982) ... Tiera
- Ensimmäinen osa: Kultanainen (1982) ... Tiera
 1982 Gotta Run!
Aaro - työnjohtaja
 1980 Duty Free Marriage
Man on pier
 1978-1979 Sodan ja rauhan miehet (TV Mini-Series)
Stalin
- Suomen valinta (1979) ... Stalin
- Uhkapeli (1978) ... Stalin
- Kutsu Moskovaan (1978) ... Stalin
 1978 Autumn Is to Change It All
Kalervo Haapanen
 1972 Eight Deadly Shots (TV Mini-Series)
Pasi
- Viina se ol kaiken pahan alku (1972) ... Pasi
- Sanokaa sille yhteiskunnalle (1972) ... Pasi
- Kuulkaa korpeimme kuiskintaa (1972) ... Pasi
 1971 Song of the Bloodred Flower
Voice of "Palsami" (uncredited)
 1968 Asfalttilampaat
Tourist (uncredited)
 1968 Here, Beneath the North Star
Sotatuomari
 1967 Girl of Finland
Professor (uncredited)
 1967 Elokuva jalostavasta rakkaudesta (TV Movie)
Netsajev, elokuvaohjaaja
 1966 Skin, Skin
Man in the dance hall
 1963 Kovan onnen lapsia (TV Movie)
Tirkkonen, poliisi
 1963 Perhe-elämää (TV Movie)
Baarinisäntä
 1963 Omena putoaa (TV Movie)
Filosofi
 1962 Hän varasti elämän
Youngster driving scooter (uncredited)
 1962 Juurakon Hulda (TV Movie)
Tohtori Alinen
 1958 Verta käsissämme
Artist
 1958 Autuas eversti
Officer
 1958 Pekka ja Pätkä Suezilla
YK-sotilas #2
 1958 Paksunahka
Detective
 1958 Kahden ladun poikki
Tukkijätkä
 1957 Pekka ja Pätkä sammakkomiehinä
UN-soldier #2
 1957 Herra Sotaministeri
Messenger (uncredited)
 1957 1918
Mies kadulla
 1956 Ratkaisun päivät
Taistelulähetti (uncredited)
 1955 Tähtisilmä
Mr. Sumppu - artist
 1950 Dancing on Graves
Ylioppilas
 1949 Katupeilin takana
Avustaja (uncredited)
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Show Show Self (9 credits)
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | See more »

Alternate Names:

Kalervo Lehto
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Trivia:

He has won more Jussi awards for directing than anyone else. See more »

Trademark:

Amateur actors

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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