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Kari Heiskanen

Kari Heiskanen was born on March 16, 1955 in Hämeenlinna, Finland as Kari Olavi Heiskanen. He is an actor and writer, known for Three Wise Men (2008), Beyond the Law (1987) and The Redemption (1997). He has been married to Sara Paavolainen since 1980. They have three children. See full bio »

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Known For

(2008)
Beyond the Law Jari Jokela
(1987)
The Redemption Chaplain Patrick Sillman
(1997)
(1993)

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 2018 Bordertown (TV Series)
Seppo Laakkonen
- Viiden sormen harjoitus 2/2 (2018) ... Seppo Laakkonen
- Viiden sormen harjoitus 1/2 (2018) ... Seppo Laakkonen
 2018 Tyhjiö
Pihla's father
 2014-2016 Mustat lesket (TV Series)
Bror 'Buntta' Pentikäinen
- Totuus (2016) ... Bror 'Buntta' Pentikäinen
- Silminnäkijä (2016) ... Bror 'Buntta' Pentikäinen
- Kuka olikaan voittaja? (2016) ... Bror 'Buntta' Pentikäinen
- Ramin kesä -77 (2016) ... Bror 'Buntta' Pentikäinen
- Mystinen partneri (2016) ... Bror 'Buntta' Pentikäinen
 2015 Vasen ja oikea (TV Movie)
Esko Seppänen
 2013-2014 Kansan mies (TV Series)
Tuomas Lagerqvist
- Taistelijan paluu (2014) ... Tuomas Lagerqvist
- Niskasta kiinni (2014) ... Tuomas Lagerqvist
- Kaikki hajoaa käsiin (2014) ... Tuomas Lagerqvist
- Väliaikaista (2013) ... Tuomas Lagerqvist
- Irtiotto (2013) ... Tuomas Lagerqvist
 2012 Police Investigates (Short)
Esimies
 2012 Naked Harbour
Johtaja
 2011 Garbage Prince
Juhani Pohjakallio
 2011 Virta (TV Series)
Martti Hallikainen
- Oma huone 2/3 (2011) ... Martti Hallikainen
- Oma huone 1/3 (2011) ... Martti Hallikainen
 2011 Brothers
Ivar
 2010 Kallio (TV Series)
Kari Heiskanen
- Kari Heiskanen (2010) ... Kari Heiskanen
 2009 The House of Branching Love
Neighbour (Lauri)
 2009 Easy Living (TV Series)
Linkola
- Läpimurto (2009) ... Linkola
 2008 Three Wise Men
Erkki
 2008 Harvoin tarjolla (TV Series)
Timo Urpola
- Episode #1.12 (2008) ... Timo Urpola
- Episode #1.11 (2008) ... Timo Urpola
 2007 The Year of the Wolf
Mikko Groman
 2006 God's Teeth (Short)
Pastori
 2006 Uudisraivaaja (TV Series)
Rami Laine
- Vielä kerran (2006) ... Rami Laine
- Uudisraivaaja (2006) ... Rami Laine
- Tuotto-odotuksia (2006) ... Rami Laine
- Haastattelu (2006) ... Rami Laine
- Puhelin johon yrititte soittaa (2006) ... Rami Laine
 2005 The Copyist (TV Movie)
Hugo
 2003 Kirje isältä (TV Mini-Series)
Paroni Leopold
 2003 Woman in the Meadow (TV Movie)
Pekka Kannisto
 2003 Young Gods
Juristi
 2003 Sänky (TV Series)
Otto Pulliainen
- Kohtalon voimoo (2003) ... Otto Pulliainen
 2002 Yhteinen huone (TV Series)
 2001 Who Will Comfort Viivi? (TV Movie)
Pekka (voice)
 1999 Ambush
Lance Corporal Jussi Lukkari
 1998 Presidentin mies (TV Mini-Series)
Pääministeri Pentti Lopola
- Episode #1.3 (1998) ... Pääministeri Pentti Lopola
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... Pääministeri Pentti Lopola
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... Pääministeri Pentti Lopola
 1998 Team Ahma (TV Series)
Stadilainen
- On the Road (1998) ... Stadilainen
 1997 The Redemption
Chaplain Patrick Sillman
 1997 The Mercenary Soldier
Ylikoski - The Blond
 1996 Mahdottoman tavallinen Jorma Laine (TV Series)
Hamlet / Signor Pizza
- Show Must Go On (1996) ... Hamlet
- Viimeiseen pitsaan (1996) ... Signor Pizza (voice)
 1995-1996 Harjunpää ja heimolaiset (TV Series)
Timo Harjunpää
- Episode #1.4 (1996) ... Timo Harjunpää
- Episode #1.3 (1996) ... Timo Harjunpää
- Episode #1.2 (1996) ... Timo Harjunpää
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... Timo Harjunpää
 1995 The Name of the Incident (TV Series)
Neurologi
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... Neurologi
 1995 Jäähyväiset ilman suudelmia (TV Mini-Series)
Santeri Autero
- Huumepoliisi murhajutussa (1995) ... Santeri Autero
 1994 Play It All
Cinematographer Timo Korpi
 1993 Harjunpää and the Persecutors
Timo Harjunpää
 1991-1992 Nyhjää tyhjästä (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #1.16 (1992) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.15 (1992) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.14 (1992) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.13 (1992) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.12 (1992) ... Various Characters
 1992 Isänmaan kaikuja (TV Series)
 1991 Postia marsalkalle (TV Movie)
Rural Police Chief
 1991 Muuttolinnun aika
Pekka
 1990 Huojuva talo (TV Mini-Series)
Eero Markku
- OSA 5 (1990) ... Eero Markku
- OSA 4 (1990) ... Eero Markku
- OSA 3 (1990) ... Eero Markku
- OSA 2 (1990) ... Eero Markku
- OSA 1 (1990) ... Eero Markku
 1990 Lumisade (TV Movie)
 1990 Annabel Lee (TV Movie)
Pauli
 1989 Sinitaivas (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1989)
 1989 Hyrrä (TV Movie)
ylivääpeli Lampi
 1989 Anni tahtoo äidin
Timo Nieminen, Timppa
 1989 Cha Cha Cha
Furniture salesman
 1988 Oudot jutut (TV Series)
Postimies Korttola
- Kätketyt kasvot (1988)
- Freeze (1988)
- Postimiesten elämänkulku häiriintyy (1988) ... Postimies Korttola
 1987 Beyond the Law
Jari Jokela
 1987 Viinin kärsimykset Venäjällä 1812 (TV Movie)
Caulaincourt
 1986-1987 Tabu (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Kohti luokatonta yhteiskuntaa (1987) ... Various Characters
- Vieraita ja vihollisia (1987) ... Various Characters
- Väki ja valta (1987) ... Various Characters
- Työstä ja taistelusta (1987) ... Various Characters
- Yksisarvisesta kaksimieliseen (1987) ... Various Characters
 1987 Älä itke Iines
Wino I / Film Director
 1987 Vapaus (TV Movie)
 1986 The White Dwarf
Martin Johannes Borg
 1985 Tähti sumussa (TV Movie)
 1984-1985 Mutapainin ystävät (TV Series)
Various characters / Various Characters
- Supistukset uhkaavat postiautoliikennettä (1985) ... Various characters
- Nenä, monipuolinen laatutuote (1985) ... Various characters
- Molskis ja savea silmään (1984) ... Various Characters
 1985 Calamari Union
Frank
 1984 Raw War (TV Movie)
 1983-1984 Velipuolikuu (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Isovelipuolikuu (1984) ... Various Characters
- Hömppä on hömppää (1984) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.6 (1983) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.5 (1983) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.4 (1983) ... Various Characters
 1984 Angelas krig
 1984 Sista leken
Kärlekspar
 1983 Hero of Night (Short)
 1983 The Boys of Jesus (Short)
Nyrkkeilijä
 1982 18 valokuvaa (TV Movie)
Gallen-Kallela
 1982 The Archer
Aki
 1982 Ollaan kuin kotonanne (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #1.5 (1982) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.4 (1982) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.3 (1982) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.2 (1982) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.1 (1982) ... Various Characters
 1982 The Iron Age (TV Mini-Series)
Jouko
- Ensimmäinen osa: Kultanainen (1982) ... Jouko
 1981 Kauhea murhamies Lalli (TV Movie)
Kestikka Hyväneuvo
 1981 Sotamies Jokisen vihkiloma (TV Movie)
Nuori mies
 1980 Teatterituokio (TV Series)
Veikko
- Iltamien jälkeen (1980) ... Veikko
 1980 Elinan surma (TV Movie)
Uolevi
 1978 Elämänmeno (TV Series)
Mara
- Osa 3 (1978) ... Mara
 1978 Autumn Is to Change It All
Kari Haapanen
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Has directed several plays in Finnish theaters during the 1990s and 2000, including William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice in Tampere (2006) and Bertolt Brecht's The Threepenny Opera in Helsinki (2007).

Alternate Names:

Heiskanen Kari
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Trivia:

Brother of Ilkka Heiskanen (I)

Star Sign:

Pisces

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