Jasper Pääkkönen Biography

Birthday: 1980-07-15
Place of Birth: Helsinki, Finland
Height: 5' 10¾" (1.80 m)
Wiki Biography: Jasper Pääkkönen, according to Finnish tabloid Ilta Sanomat, is "the most profitable film actor in Finland" for having starred in three of Finland's biggest box office hits during his career. Many of Pääkkönen's films have made #1 in the Finnish box office, including Pahat Pojat (Bad Boys - a true story) which is the all time most successful film in the Finnish box office. Other Pääkkönen's commercial and critical successes include Matti (#2 in Finland's all time box office), Frozen Land and Lapland Odyssey. For his role in Pahat Pojat, Pääkkönen was awarded Best Actor Award in Brussels International Independent Film Festival. He has earned international praise from film critic Michael Giltz from Huffington Post who called the actor "handsome and compelling" in his role in Lapland Odyssey. Film critic Leslie Felperin from Variety named Pääkkönen a "rising thesp, showing impressive range" in his starring role in Matti. In 2006 the European Film Promotion introduced Pääkkönen as the Shooting Star of Finland at the Berlin international film festival. Apart from his work in film, in 2009 Pääkkönen founded the Pokerisivut.com poker magazine together with film producer Markus Selin. In 2010 Pokerisivut.com was awarded Best Overall Affiliate at the London 2010 iGB Affiliate Awards. Pääkkönen is a member of the Vision Fly Fishing world team and has appeared in fly fishing TV shows and DVD's as a celebrity guest.

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Filmography

Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Ihmiselon ihanuus ja kurjuus Arvi Hongisto 1988 Drama
Pahat pojat Eero Takkunen 2003 Biography, Crime, Drama
Levottomat 3 Aleksi 2004 Drama, Romance
Vares - Yksityisetsivä Jarmo 2004 Action, Comedy, Crime
Frozen Land Niko Smolander 2005 Drama
Matti Matti 2006 Biography, Comedy, Drama
Muumi ja vaarallinen juhannus Muumipeikko 2008 Animation, Family, Fantasy
Kummeli Alivuokralainen Kikke 2008 Comedy
Rööperi Korppu 2009 Biography, Crime, Drama
Napapiirin sankarit Kapu 2010 Comedy, Drama, Romance
Vares - Pahan suudelma Kyypakkaus 2011 Crime, Drama, Thriller
Vares - Huhtikuun tytöt Kyypakkaus 2011 Crime, Drama, Thriller
Vares - Sukkanauhakäärme Kyypakkaus 2011 Crime, Drama, Thriller
Vuosaari Anders 2012 Drama
Vares - Uhkapelimerkki Kyypakkaus 2012 Crime, Drama, Thriller
Vares - Pimeyden tango Kyypakkaus 2012 Crime, Drama, Thriller