Anne Marie Pohtamo

Anne Marie Pohtamo (born 15 August 1955) is a Finnish actress, model and beauty queen who was the second woman from Finland to capture the Miss Universe crown. She claimed the Miss Universe crown in 1975 at the pageant held in El Salvador.[citation needed]

Anne Marie Pohtamo
Anne Marie Pohtamo

(1955-08-15) 15 August 1955 (age 66)
Height5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
TitleMiss Finland 1975
Miss Universe 1975
Beauty pageant titleholder
Hair colorBlonde
Eye colorGreen
Miss Finland 1975
Miss Universe 1975

Pohtamo was crowned by Miss Universe 1972 Kerry Anne Wells, not by her predecessor Amparo Muñoz, as Muñoz resigned after six months reign, when she refused a trip to Japan.[1]

Pohtamo is partly of Russian descent.[2]


  1. ^ "Amparo Muñoz muere a los 56 años". El Periódico de Catalunya. EFE. 28 August 2014. Retrieved 1 March 2011.
  2. ^ Veronica Shenshin (Aleksanteri Institute): VENÄLÄISET JA VENÄLÄINEN KULTTUURI SUOMESSA Archived 20 December 2016 at the Wayback Machine (PDF) (in Finnish)

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Miss Universe
Succeeded by