Tuesday, January 31, 2012

RIP Leo Lastumäki

Actor Leo Lastumäki has died

The beloved Finnish actor Leo Lastumäki is dead. He died Saturday night January 29, 2012 at his home in Kemi, saiid Hill-Wood biographer, Sven Pahajoki. Lastumäki was 84 years old.

Lastumäki starred in a number of theaters in parts of Finland, including Pori, Imatra, Tampere, Mikkeli, Vaasa and Helsinki. On TV, Lastumäki appeared in series like Pirate Radio, ÄWPK - Älywapaa fire and Ällitälli. Lastumäki’s movies were mostly comedies, such as Spede Pasanen, Uuno Turhapuro movies including his only Euro-western “Speedy Gonzales – the Son of About Seven Brothers”. His last film role was in “Dog Nail Clipper” in 2004. Leo also appeared in the Finnish northern film “Villi Pohjola” a semi-western.   

LASTUMAKI, Leo (Leo Antero Lastumäki)
Born: 12/28/1927, Liminka, Finland
Died: 1/29/2012, Kemi, Finland

Leo Lastumäki's western - actor:
Speedy Gonzales – the Son of About Seven Brothers – 1970 (Rudolf)

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