Esko Salminen is distinguished and awarded Finnish actor.
Salminen is am actor of classical roles that need technique and physical ability. He has spent most of his career at the National Theater and the Helsinki City Theater. In the 1970s, Salminen had an intensive period at the Turku City Theater, where he was part of an ensemble that gained popularity with its strong interpretation of Aleksis Kivi's Seitsemän veljestä (Seven Brothers). Salminen began his film career in the latter years of the Finnish film studio season, mainly in comedies and hit song films. Since then, he has acted extensively in both dramas and comedies.
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