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Uuno Kailas

Biography

Finnish poet, translator, and writer from the Tulenkantajat literary motion. His many poetry collections consist of Paljain Jaloin and Isien Connect. He participated in the war-time Aunus expedition. He released his debut poetry collection, Tuuli ja tahka, in 1922. He experienced from schizophrenia. His mom passed away when he was youthful, and he grew up by his spiritual grandmother. He and Lars Jansson had been both Finnish writers.

Quick Facts


Full Name Uuno Kailas
Date Of Birth March 29, 1901
Died March 22, 1933, Nice, France
Place Of Birth Heinola, Finland
Profession Poet
Star Sign Aries

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#Fact
1 Had one child with his second wife Mona, who died in a car accident at 1977. Their son Jani also died in a car accident at 1994.
2 Has two children with his third wife Riitta; Jenni (born 1979) and Joonas (born 1982).
3 Has two children with his girlfriend Stina; Ukko (born 1995) and Sampo (born 1996). Loiri has also been engaged with Marita Hakala 1989-1993.
4 During his long career as singer he has been awarded several times in Finland. In 1986 he won Special Emma, in 2003 as Best Male Singer, in 2003 award for Best Finnish Music Album, in 2006 as Best Male Singer and in 2007 as Best Male Singer.
5 Finnish entry in The Eurovision Song Contest in 1980.
6 Three of his albums has been awarded gold, 6 of them platinum.
7 Producer Joonas Loiri is his son.
8 He is skilled player of snooker & pool.
9 He is very popular singer in Finland. He has been awarded three gold records and for six platinum record. His album "Eino Leino" is 23th most sold Finnish album for its 117,903 sales.
10 Is nearly as well known as a singer. He has recorded several albums, from folk songs and couplets to tangos. Some of his recordings are based on the lyrics of Hermann Hesse or Eino Leino, the famous Finnish poet.
11 Plays a flute, too.
12 Has two sons (b. 1995 and 1996) with Stina Toljander


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Elämältä kaiken sain 2015 Urho
Joulukalenteri: Porokuiskaajan arvoitus 2014 TV Series Joulupukki
Tie pohjoiseen 2012 Leo Porola
Varasto 2011 Mynttinen
Kaksipäisen kotkan varjossa 2005 Verneri
Uuno Turhapuro - This Is My Life 2004 Uuno Turhapuro Nasse-setä Jean-Pierre Kusela
Tähtikeinu 2003 TV Movie Eino Leino
Pahat pojat 2003 Jouko Takkunen
Rumble 2002 Leo
Jurismia! 2002 TV Series Gisella Mai
Muodollisesti pätevä 2001 TV Series Heimo Monni
Mustan kissan kuja 2000 TV Series Ilpo Karhu
Susi rajalla 2000 TV Series Ilpo Karhu
Hurmaava joukkoitsemurha 2000 Mikko Heikkinen
Talossa on Saatana 1999 Short Kuolema
History Is Made at Night 1999 Shopkeeper
Sokkotanssi 1999 Himanen
Putkinotko 1998-1999 TV Mini-Series Juutas Käkriäinen
Lääkärit tulessa 1998 TV Series Leonardo Da Mac Gyver
Johtaja Uuno Turhapuro - pisnismies 1998 Uuno Turhapuro
Team Ahma 1998 TV Series Vesa-Matti Loiri
Kummeli kultakuume 1997 Eugen von Lahtinen
Lihaksia ja luoteja 1996 TV Series Dunlop
Uuno Turhapuro 1996 TV Series Uuno Turhapuro
Ruuvimies 1995 TV Movie Simo Nikander
Kesäyön unelma 1994 TV Movie Puk
Vääpeli Körmy - Taisteluni 1994 Taiteilija Loiri
Uuno Turhapuron poika 1993 Uuno Turhapuro
Ripa ruostuu 1993 Father
Vesku rempallaan 1992 TV Series
Kuka on Joe Louis? 1992 Valmentaja
Uuno Turhapuro Suomen Tasavallan Herra Presidentti 1992 Uuno Turhapuro
Vääpeli Körmy ja vetenalaiset vehkeet 1991 Uuno Turhapuro (uncredited)
Uuno Turhapuro herra Helsingin herra 1991 Uuno Turhapuro
Vesku show 1988-1991 TV Series Various Characters
Uunon huikeat poikamiesvuodet maaseudulla 1990 Uuno Turhapuro / Tyyne
Tupla-Uuno 1988 Uuno Turhapuro / Hugo Töttersberg
Spede show 1970-1987 TV Series Various Characters
Uuno Turhapuro - kaksoisagentti 1987 Uuno Turhapuro (as Vesku Loiri)
Älä itke Iines 1987 Passport forger
Pikkupojat 1986 Make / Upseeri Jäpälä
Liian iso keikka 1986 Hikka
Uuno Turhapuro muuttaa maalle 1986 Uuno Turhapuro
Lyhyitä erikoisia 1986 TV Series Ilmari Ahde
Uuno Epsanjassa 1985 Uuno Turhapuro Nasse-setä
Hei kliffaa hei! 1985 Auvo
Kepissä on kaksi päätä 1984 TV Movie
Uuno Turhapuro armeijan leivissä 1984 Uuno Turhapuro
Lentävät luupäät 1984 Robotti
Uuno Turhapuron muisti palailee pätkittäin 1983 Uuno Turhapuro
Jon 1983 Heikki Öljynen
Ulvova mylläri 1982 Gunnar Huttunen
Uuno Turhapuro menettää muistinsa 1982 Uuno Turhapuro
Rauta-aika 1982 TV Mini-Series Ilmari
Uuno Turhapuron aviokriisi 1981 Uuno Turhapuro (as Vesku Loiri)
Pedon merkki 1981 Usko
Tup-akka-lakko 1980 Gangsteri Luigi alias Interpol-agentti Rauno Riipainen / kirkkoherranviraston virkailija / Uuno Turhapuro
Seth Mattsonin tarina 1979 TV Movie
Parempi myöhään 1979 TV Series Musical quest
Koeputkiaikuinen ja Simon enkelit 1979 Gangster Luigi / clerk in vicar's office / tourist to Moscow / ...
Tuonelan joutsen 1978 TV Movie Lemminkäinen
Rautakauppias Uuno Turhapuro, presidentin vävy 1978 Uuno Turhapuro
Tykkimies Kauppalan viimeiset vaiheet 1977 TV Movie Kauppala
Häpy endkö? Eli kuinka Uuno Turhapuro sai niin kauniin ja rikkaan vaimon 1977 Uuno Turhapuro
Lottovoittaja UKK Turhapuro 1976 Uuno Turhapuro
Seitsemän veljestä 1976 TV Movie Tuomas
Rakastunut rampa 1975 Sakris Kukkelman
Professori Uuno D.G. Turhapuro 1975 Uuno Turhapuro
Ystävyysottelu 1975 TV Movie
Robin Hood ja hänen iloiset vekkulinsa Sherwoodin pusikoissa 1974 TV Movie Robin Hood
Uuno Turhapuro 1973 Uuno Turhapuro
Lasinen eläintarha 1973 TV Movie Jim
Hanski 1966-1972 TV Series Vesku / Sankari
Hellyys 1972 Osku
Kaikki tyrkkii toisiaan 1971 TV Movie
Hirttämättömät 1971 Lonely Rider
Kahdeksas veljes 1971 Jaska (as Vesku Loiri)
50 pientä minuuttia 1970 TV Series Various Characters
Jussi Pussi 1970 Jussi Lietesalo
Pohjan tähteet 1969 Paavali Pohja
Oma 1969 TV Movie
Leikkikalugangsteri 1969 Kamreeri
Näköradiomiehen ihmeelliset siekailut 1969 Antti Vasa
Jatkoaika 1968-1969 TV Series Nissinen
Olispa kerran 1968 TV Series
Noin 7 veljestä 1968 Huovi
Keikka 1968 TV Movie Pieter
Jännitysnäytelmä 1968 TV Series McNeil
Miehemme maassa 1968 TV Movie
Murheenlaakso 1968 TV Series
Kunnon sotamies Svejkin seikkailuja 1968 TV Series Luutnantti Spiro
Luule kanssamme 1968 TV Movie
Lapualaismorsian 1967 Vesku, "Vihtori Kosola" (uncredited)
Sotasankarit 1967 TV Mini-Series
Kahden maanantain muisto 1967 TV Movie Jerry
Teatterituokio 1967 TV Series Koll / Poika
Kivenhakkaaja Valperin painajaiset 1967 TV Movie
Piirakat 1967 TV Movie Kauko - Airin veli
Olviretki Schleusingenissa 1967 TV Movie Tommi
Ihmisiä elämän pohjalla 1967 TV Movie Aljoshka
Spedevisio 1965 TV Series Various
The Boys 1962 Jaakko Hoikka, "Jake" (as Matti Loiri)

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Uuno Turhapuro - This Is My Life 2004 planning
Vesku rempallaan 1992 TV Series writer - 4 episodes
Uuno Turhapuro Suomen Tasavallan Herra Presidentti 1992 planning
Uuno Turhapuro herra Helsingin herra 1991 planning
Vesku show 1988-1991 TV Series writer - 31 episodes
Hei kliffaa hei! 1985 planning
Uuno Turhapuro armeijan leivissä 1984 planning
Speedy Gonzales - noin 7 veljeksen poika 1970 uncredited
Pohjan tähteet 1969 writer

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Retrohelmet 2015 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Tie pohjoiseen 2012 performer: "Kuolleet lehdet", "Tuomittuna kulkemaan"
Ruisrock - 40 vuotta rockia ja rakkautta 2011 TV Movie documentary performer: "Tästä asti aikaa"
Vesku 2010 Documentary arranger: "4+20" / performer: "Laulu on iloni ja työni", "Naurava kulkuri", "Kosolan tulolaulu", "Lapin kesä", "Suomalainen tulee toimeen omillaan", "Kohtalokas samba", "Se kuitenkin liikkuu", "Virta venhettä vie", "Albatrossi", "Potkut sain", "Vilukukka", "4+20", "Rakkauden ammattilainen", "Kaiken nähnyt"
Yle Live: Vesa-Matti Loiri 2009 TV Movie documentary performer: "Tästä asti aikaa", "Myrskypääsky", "Pyhä toimitus", "Hetken tie on kevyt", "Lapsuuden sankarille", "Olkinainen", "Voi kuinka me sinua kaivataan", "Rakkauden ammattilainen"
Magneettimies 2009 Documentary performer: "Sisältäni portin löysin"
Ivalo-Inari-Kasari 2009 TV Movie performer: "Tästä asti aikaa", "Myrskypääsky", "Pyhä toimitus", "Jos tahdot tietää", "Silmitön talvi", "Miksi naiset aina rakastuvat renttuihin", "Mun nimeni on nimessun", "Meitä odotellaan mullan alla", "Hetken tie on kevyt", "Lapsuuden sankarille", "Olkinainen", "Voi kuinka me sinua kaivataan", "Sisältäni portin löysin", "Rakkauden ammattilainen"
Kaksipäisen kotkan varjossa 2005 performer: "Pelimannin perintö", "Elonkorjuu", "Kissankellojen soittaja", "Monta syytä jatkaa"
Johtaja Uuno Turhapuro - pisnismies 1998 performer: "Soitto soi", "Köyhä laulaja"
Tuttu juttu 1997 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Uuno Turhapuro 1996 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Kuka on Joe Louis? 1992 performer: "Albatrossi"
Vesku show 1989 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Spede show 1985 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Soolo suoraan sydämestä 1983 TV Movie documentary performer: "Menninkäinen ja päivänsäde"
The Eurovision Song Contest 1980 TV Special performer: "Huilumies"
Eurovision laulukilpailu 1980 - Suomen karsinta 1980 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Tulkaa kotiin 1979 TV Movie performer: "Tulkaa kotiin", "Elegia", "Ja vuodet ne käy", "Höyhensaaret", "Kun muistelen", "Nocturne", "Hautalaulu", "Laulajan laulu", "Väinämöisen laulu", "Lapin kesä"
Lapin kesä 1978 TV Movie performer: "Carmen Saeculare", "Väinämöisen laulu"
Pop Liisa 1976 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Eurovision laulukilpailu 1975 - Suomen karsinta 1975 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Syksyn sävel 1972 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Pohjan tähteet 1969 performer: "Horts Wessell/Die Fahne hoch"
Oma 1969 TV Movie performer: "Suomalainen tulee toimeen omillaan"
Näköradiomiehen ihmeelliset siekailut 1969 performer: "Heititpäs huulen"
Jatkoaika 1968 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Luule kanssamme 1968 TV Movie performer: "Vain yhtä pyydän", "Mustalaislaulu"

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Kauhea murhamies Lalli 1981 TV Movie singer
Hellyys 1972 musician: flute

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hirttämättömät 1971 as Loiri

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Klovni 1986 Short

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
SA-int 1984 1984 TV Series Himself - Performer
Kerran vielä, Pojat! 1983 TV Movie documentary Himself
Soolo suoraan sydämestä 1983 TV Movie documentary Himself
Spede show 1982 TV Series Himself - Various Characters
Rauta-ajan raportti 1982 TV Movie documentary Himself
Vesku 20 vuotta eli Uunosta Einoon 1982 TV Movie Himself
Vanha! ihmisiä, vuosia, elämää vanhalla ylioppilastalolla 1980 Documentary short Himself
The Eurovision Song Contest 1980 TV Special Himself - Finnish Entry
Eurovision laulukilpailu 1980 - Suomen karsinta 1980 TV Series Himself
Tulkaa kotiin 1979 TV Movie Himself - Performer
Laulunlyömät 1979 TV Series Himself
Lapin kesä 1978 TV Movie Himself - Performer
Hyvää iltaa Helsinki - täällä Varsova 1977 TV Movie Himself
Pop Liisa 1976 TV Series Himself - Host
Eurovision laulukilpailu 1975 - Suomen karsinta 1975 TV Series Himself
M-show 1972 TV Series Himself
Syksyn sävel 1972 TV Series Himself - Contestant
Sarja kuvia 1971 Documentary short Himself (narrator)
Suomi 50 vuotta 6.12.1967 1967 TV Movie documentary Himself
Riemuloma Palandereilla 2016 TV Series Himself
Arman LIVE 2016 TV Series Himself - Guest
Loirinuotiolla 2015 TV Series Himself - Host
Vain elämää 2014 TV Series Himself
Hjallis 2014 TV Series Himself
Huomenta Suomi 2009-2013 TV Series Himself
Sarasvuo 2013 TV Series Himself
Aamu-TV 2012-2013 TV Series Himself
45 minuuttia 2012 TV Series documentary Himself
Heikki & Mikko Show 2012 TV Series Himself
Näin tehtiin Varasto 2011 TV Movie documentary Himself
Ruisrock - 40 vuotta rockia ja rakkautta 2011 TV Movie documentary Himself
Torilla tavataan - MM-kultajuhlat 2011 TV Movie Himself - Performer
Ohjaaja matkalla ihmiseksi - Mikko Niskasen tarina 2010-2011 TV Series documentary Himself
Marja Tyrnin Joulushow 2010 TV Series Himself
Arto Nyberg 2004-2010 TV Series Himself
Vesku 2010 Documentary Himself
Yle Live: Vesa-Matti Loiri 2009 TV Movie documentary Himself
Magneettimies 2009 Documentary Himself
Mansikkapaikka 2009 TV Series Himself
Ivalo-Inari-Kasari 2009 TV Movie Himself - performer (vocals & harmonica)
Viihteen 50 2007 TV Series Himself
Ruben 2006 TV Series Himself
Ruben & Joonas 2005 TV Series Himself
Hyppönen Enbuske Experience 2004 TV Series Himself
Making of 'Pahat pojat' 2003 Video documentary short Himself
Leikin varjolla 2003 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
Sininen laulu - Suomen taiteiden tarina 2003 TV Series documentary Himself
Yokotai 2003 TV Series Himself
Top 40 2003 TV Series Himself
Huips 2003 TV Movie Himself
Koomikon kuva - Spede Pasanen 1930 - 2001, osa 1 2002 TV Movie documentary Himself
Minä, sinä, hän - Kiitoskonsertti Spedelle 2001 TV Movie Himself
Estradilla: Vesa-Matti Loiri - Legenda 2001 TV Movie Himself - Performer
Tuttu juttu 1992-2001 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest / Himself
Bioterror 1999 Documentary Narrator (voice)
Näin tehtiin Uuno Turhapuro 1998 TV Movie documentary Himself
BumtsiBum! 1998 TV Series Himself
Seppo Hovin seurassa 1997 TV Series Himself
Kymppitonni 1987-1996 TV Series Himself
Pelimies Vesku 1994 TV Series Himself - Host
Hyvät herrat 1992 TV Series Himself
Suomi-Neidon syntymäpäivät 1992 TV Movie Himself
Paha yskä 1989 TV Series Himself
Lapsuuteni Suomi 1987 TV Series documentary Himself
Emma 1986 1986 TV Movie Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Retrohelmet 2015 TV Series Himself / Jean-Pierre Kusela
Nyt uutta Suomessa! - Suomalaisen mainonnan historia 2014 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
Daa-da daa-da - Syksyn sävel -retro 2011 TV Series Himself
Viihdevuodet 2005 TV Movie Himself
Speden parhaat 2003 TV Series Various Characters / Himself
Keskioluen tarina 2003 TV Movie documentary Himself (uncredited)
Koomikon kuva - Spede Pasanen 1930 - 2001, osa 2 2002 TV Movie documentary Various
Erään oopperan synty 1996 Documentary Vihtori Kosola Lapualaisoopperassa
Spede show 1975-1986 TV Series Various Characters

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013 International Competition Award BIFEST - Bari International Film Festival Best Actor Tie pohjoiseen (2012)
2011 Lifetime Achievement Award (Elämäntyöpalkinto) Kultainen Venla
2003 Best Actor Brussels International Independent Film Festival International Competition Pahat pojat (2003) · Peter Franzén
· Niko Saarela
· Lauri Nurkse
· Jasper Pääkkönen
2003 Lifetime Achievement in Comedy HUIPS, Finland
2000 Special Telvis Telvis Awards
1998 Lifetime Achievement Jussi Jussi Awards
1990 Special Venla Venla Awards
1988 Telvis Telvis Awards Male TV Performer (Mies TV-esiintyjä)
1987 Telvis Telvis Awards Male TV Performer (Mies TV-esiintyjä)
1986 Telvis Telvis Awards Male TV Performer (Mies TV-esiintyjä)
1985 Telvis Telvis Awards Male TV Performer (Mies TV-esiintyjä)
1983 Jussi Jussi Awards Best Actor (Paras miespääosa) For exceptionally extensive acting performance in the year's films.
1982 Jussi Jussi Awards Best Supporting Actor (Paras miessivuosa) Pedon merkki (1981)
1976 Jussi Jussi Awards Best Actor (Paras miespääosa) Rakastunut rampa (1975)
1963 Diploma of Merit Jussi Awards Young Actor (Nuori näyttelijä) Pojat (1962)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013 Jussi Jussi Awards Best Actor (Paras miespääosa) Tie pohjoiseen (2012)


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