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Urho Somersalmi est un Acteur Finlandais né le 23 septembre 1888 à Kemi (Finlande)

Urho Somersalmi

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Nationalité Finlande
Naissance 23 septembre 1888 à Kemi (Finlande)
Mort 12 avril 1962 (à 73 ans) à Helsinki (Finlande)

Urho Somersalmi (formerly Sundell, 23 September 1888 – 12 April 1962) was a Finnish actor. He worked in the Finnish National Theatre from 1908 to 1958. Somersalmi was often seen in roles of masculine heroes or first-time lovers. His physical appearance was very suitable for such roles; and in the beginning of his career, he was often criticized for superficiality. Somersalmi was awarded the Pro Finlandia medal in 1948. He married actress Aili Somersalmi in 1912.

Somersalmi was involved in the Finnish film industry from the beginning. In 1913, he had his first small film role in a Teuvo Puro film Sylvi, the first Finnish drama film. His final appearance was in the Finnish-Soviet co-production film Sampo (1959) in which he played the role of Väinämöinen.

In April 1962, Somersalmi killed his wife with an axe he had received as a gift from Finnish Actors' Union. Then he hanged himself on the ceiling lamp hook.

Le plus souvent avec

Stina Berg
Stina Berg
(2 films)
Vilhelm Bryde
Vilhelm Bryde
(2 films)
Risto Orko
Risto Orko
(1 films)
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Filmographie de Urho Somersalmi (4 films)

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Le jour où la Terre Gelé, 1h31
Réalisé par Risto Orko, Alexandre Ptouchko
Origine Finlande
Genres Fantasy, Aventure
Thèmes La musique, Musique
Acteurs Urho Somersalmi, Anna Alekseïevna Orotchko, Ada Vojtsik, Marvin Miller
Rôle Väinämöinen
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Basé sur la mythologie finlandaise, ce film retrace les exploits de Lemminkainen alors qu'il courtise la foire Annikki et combat la méchante sorcière Louhi. Louhi kidnappe Annikki pour obliger son père à construire pour elle un Sampo, un dispositif magique qui crée du sel, du grain et de l'or. Quand Lemminkainen tente (et échoue) de récupérer le Sampo, Louhi vole le soleil, plongeant le monde dans l'obscurité glacée.
À travers les rapides, 1h50
Réalisé par Mauritz Stiller
Origine Suede
Genres Drame
Acteurs Jenny Hasselquist, Urho Somersalmi, Karin Molander
Rôle Stranger
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In a remote place of Sweden, men working on the digging of a canal to dry up a marsh are housed in the nearby farms. In one of them live Johan and his mother together with a young girl, Marit. One of the workers tries unsuccessfully to kiss her. Some time later, while Johan is out floating timber on the other side of the river, he falls and crushes his leg. He lights a fire that Marit sees from the house. She crosses the river on a rowing boat and carries him back home and takes care of him. On his sick-bed, he asks her to be his wife. She accepts it quite unresponsively. Johan's mother is determined to avoid what she sees as a misalliance. He reminds her how 18 years before they had found her on the side of the road next to her dying mother. The mother orders Marit to leave the house but Johan, seeing the scene from his sick-bed orders her to stay and eventually marries her against his mother's will.