BirthdayJanuary 12, 1924
BirthplaceKeuruu, Finland

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Matti Kassila

    Full name: Matti Kassila
    Also known as: Matti Kassila, Kassila, Matti
    Professions: Director, Writer, Actor
    Nationality: Finnish
    Occupation: Film director

  2. Matti Kassila Biography

    Matti Kassila (born 12 January 1924 in Keuruu) is a Finnish film director who achieved fame as one of the most prominent Finnish filmmakers in the 1950s and 60s. He is most famous for the series of four Inspector Palmu movies, based on the character created by Mika Waltari. During his long career, he has won seven Jussi awards, including a concrete Jussi for lifetime achievement, and received numerous other commendations. His 1959 film Punainen viiva was entered into the 1st Moscow International Film Festival.

  3. Matti Kassila Family

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