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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

Ajolähtö Aaro - työnjohtaja
(1982)
The Boys Director
(1962)
Sissit Director
(1963)
Lapualaismorsian Professor
(1967)

Filmography

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 1983 Joen saartama talo (TV Movie)
Väisälä
 1983 Hamsterit (TV Mini-Series)
Jallu
- Episode #1.2 (1983) ... Jallu
 1982 Rauta-aika (TV Mini-Series)
Tiera
- Kolmas osa: Lemminki (1982) ... Tiera
- Toinen osa: Sampo (1982) ... Tiera
- Ensimmäinen osa: Kultanainen (1982) ... Tiera
 1982 Ajolähtö
Aaro - työnjohtaja
 1980 Vámmentes házasság
Man on pier
 1978-1979 Sodan ja rauhan miehet (TV Mini-Series)
Stalin
- Suomen valinta (1979) ... Stalin
- Sama kaiku on askelten... (1979) ... Stalin
- Uhkapeli (1978) ... Stalin
- Kutsu Moskovaan (1978) ... Stalin
 1978 Syksyllä kaikki on toisin
Kalervo Haapanen
 1977 Pulakapina
Heikki Niskanen
 1974 Omat koirat purivat (TV Movie)
Ilmari Kianto
 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 Laulu tulipunaisesta kukasta
Voice of "Palsami" (uncredited)
 1968 Asfalttilampaat
Tourist (uncredited)
 1968 Täällä Pohjantähden alla
Sotatuomari
 1967 Lapualaismorsian
Professor (uncredited)
 1967 Elokuva jalostavasta rakkaudesta (TV Movie)
Netsajev, elokuvaohjaaja
 1966 Käpy selän alla
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 Tuntematon sotilas
Mielonen
 1955 Tähtisilmä
Mr. Sumppu - artist
 1950 Tanssi yli hautojen
Ylioppilas
 1949 Katupeilin takana
Avustaja (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | See more »

Alternate Names:

Kalervo Lehto
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Of his 14 feature films, 9 were based on novels. See more »

Trademark:

Amateur actors

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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