Tiina Lymi

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Tiina Inkeri Lymi (born 3 September 1971 in Tampere) is a Finnish actress, director, screenwriter and author. [1] [2] [3] She received a Jussi Award as the Best Leading Actress for her work in the 1993 film Akvaariorakkaus. [4]


Early life and education

Tiina Lymi was born in Tampere in 1971 and grew up with her single mother. She went to the Tampere University High School. [5]


Lymi had her first film role in 1993 in Akvaariorakkaus, receiving the Jussi Award for Best Actress. Since then, she has appeared in several films, plays and television series, and worked as a theater and television director.

Lymi also wrote a column for Aamulehti . [5]

Personal life

Lymi was married for 12 years to actor Eero Aho until 2006. They have two daughters, Iida (1994) and Ella (1997). Iida has appeared in the film Joki and Ella together with their parents in the film Juoksuhaudantie and in the film Käsky. Ella entered the Theater Academy in 2018 and is also studying to be an actress. [6] During their careers, Lymi and Aho often performed together in other contexts, such as in the KOM theater and television series Vuoroin vieraissa. [7]

Selected filmography

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  5. 1 2 "Nordisk Film". 16 October 2011. Archived from the original on 16 October 2011. Retrieved 13 July 2020.
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  7. "Tiina Lymi muuttaa Helsinkiin! – Viihdeuutiset – 7 päivää". 6 May 2012. Archived from the original on 6 May 2012. Retrieved 13 July 2020.