Eeva-Kaarina Volanen

Eeva-Kaarina Volanen (January 15, 1921 Kuusankoski – January 29, 1999 Helsinki) was a Finnish actress.[1] She worked at the Finnish National Theatre for 45 years (1945–1990). Her husband was professor Sakari Puurunen (July 25, 1921 Iisalmi – August 5, 2000 Helsinki). They had no children.

Jussi Award 1950. Journalist, singer and actress Annikki Arni (left) has handed Jussi Award to actress Eeva-Kaarina Volanen

Volanen died suddenly in 1999, at age 78.

AwardsEdit

  • Jussi Award four times: three times as best actress, in 1948, 1949, and 1950, and in 1992 she received a Lifetime achievement Jussi Award.[citation needed]
  • Pro Finlandia medal of the Order of the Lion of Finland in 1966.[2]
  • Ida Aalberg award.

FilmographyEdit

  • Synnin jäljet (1946)
  • "Minä elän" (1946)
  • Suopursu kukkii (1947)
  • Naiskohtaloita (1947)
  • Toukokuun taika (1948)
  • Ruma Elsa (1949)
  • Prinsessa Ruusunen (1949)
  • Katupeilin takana (1949)
  • Katarina kaunis leski (1950)
  • Hallin Janne (1950)
  • Kesäillan valssi (1951)
  • Kolmiapila (1953)
  • Onnelliset (1954)
  • Kun on tunteet (1954)
  • Musta rakkaus (1957)
  • Pala valkoista marmoria (1998)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Eeva-Kaarina Volanen, Helsingin Sanomat (in Finnish)
  2. ^ Kinnunen, Matti (6 December 1991). "Pro Finlandia -mitalilla on palkittu 650 suomalaista taiteilijaa". Helsingin Sanomat (in Finnish). p. D 2.