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Aarne Tarkas (1923–1976)

Aarne Tarkas was born on December 19, 1923 in Porin mlk., Finland as Aarne Saastamoinen. He was a director and writer, known for Nina ja Erik (1960), Radio tekee murron (1951) and Yö on pitkä (1952). He was married to Inke Tarkas. He died on October 7, 1976 in Spain. See full bio »


(age 52) in Spain

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Nina ja Erik
Nina ja Erik Director
Radio tekee murron
Yö on pitkä
Yö on pitkä Director
Hän varasti elämän


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 1971 Eeva (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Naisten yö (1971)
 1966-1970 Kuten haluatte (TV Series) (22 episodes)
- Neuvottelut (1970)
- Jännitystä (1970)
- Intohimo (1969)
 1969 Kesälomalaiset (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1968-1969 Herra Kenonen (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Muuan hymy (1968)
 1968 Jännitysnäytelmä (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Leikki tulella (1968)
- Ovi (1968)
 1967 Köysi (TV Movie)
 1965-1966 Sisarukset (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- Elokuun Amor (1966)
- Piilominät (1966)
- Murtovarkaus (1966)
- Maalaisserkku (1966)
 1965 Pohjalainen rapsodia (TV Movie)
 1965 Tammikuun rapsodia (TV Movie)
 1963 Teerenpeliä
 1961 Oksat pois...
 1961 Minkkiturkki
 1961 Tähtisumua
 1960 Nina ja Erik
 1958 Paksunahka
 1956 Rintamalotta
 1955 Villi Pohjola
 1955 Sankarialokas
 1954 Kovanaama
 1952 Yö on pitkä
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His nick-name was "Paukku-Arska" (Bang-Arska), because of his fondness to set up explosions as a part of his films. See more »



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