Antti Luusuaniemi

Hair Color: BlondEye Color: BlueHeight: 185Weight: 85

Education:MA in Theatre Arts, Theatre Academy of Helsinki 2000-2004

Languages:Mother Tongue: FinnishFluent in: English and SwedishFamiliar with: German

Biography

Antti Luusuaniemi was born in Tammisaari, which is a mainly Swedish speaking city in the south part of Finland. After his graduation from the Theatre Academy of Helsinki in 2004, the Scandinavian actor worked 14 years in the Finnish National Theatre and played demanding roles such as Platonov, Macbeth, and Frankenstein.  

He has appeared in many award-winning films and TV-series in Finland and abroad. In 2015 Antti was nominated for the Best Performance in a Drama (A Brat) in Los Angeles New Filmmakers Best of 2014 Award. He worked with Rade Serbedzija (Before the Rain, Snatch, Eyes Wide Shut) in ‘The Liberation of Skopje’ feature film (2016), where he played a Nazi officer Herzog in German. The Oscar-nominated director Selma Vilhunen (Do I Have To Take Care of Everything) chose Antti for a lead role in her feature film ‘Little Wing’, that gain international recognition in TIFF 2016. 


He has co-written, developed and starred a comedy TV-series entitled ‘Wingman’ for The Finnish Broadcasting Company (YLE) in 2016. The second season of the ‘Wingman’ TV-series is Emmy nominated in the 2019 International Emmy Awards in New York. 

Currently, Antti is starring the highly popular Finnish series Syke’s 7th season (Nelonen), and he is the lead actor of the upcoming Finnish feature film (Täydellinen Joulu) at the end of October 2019.

His working languages are Finnish, English, Swedish and German.

Curriculum Vitae

Awards

2019
Nominated: International Emmy Awards, for 'Wingman'

Film

2019
Täydellinen Joulu JanneTaru MäkeläBronson Club
2018
Syv rigtigeLead/Kari PuttonenLenka HellstedtSolar Films
2017
Kuudes kertaRicky/LeadMaarit LalliMaarit Lalli
Leikin varjollaTapio/LeadVisa Koiso-KanttilaMika Ritalahti
2016
The Liberation of SkopjeColonel HertzogRade SerbedzijaMike Downey
Nuotin vierestäRainesaloLauri NurkseElla Piesala
Little WingIlmariSelma VilhunenAho/Nordberg
2010
HustlersAce/LeadLauri NurkseFryckman/Selin
Under the North Star 2Ilmari SalpakariTimo KoivusaloTimo Koivusalo
2009
Under the North StarIlmari SalpakariTimo KoivusaloTimo Koivusalo
2005
PromiseStaff SergeantIlkka VanneAsko Apajalahti
Shadow of the EagleAnttiTimo KoivusaloTimo Koivusalo

Short films

2018
ProeliumPeterJuha PursiainenJuma Production
2017
FestivalSupportingJäppi Savolainen
2013
The EscapistJussiNiklas LindgrenKaroliina Lindgren
A BratHammarberg/LeadKimmo YläkäsHannu Oksanen
2012
All Hallows WeekAki/LeadJussi HiltunenKaarle Aho/Kai Nordberg
2006
RispectMan/LeadMarja PyykköJesse Fryckman
2005
Mun LappiJarkko/LeadHanna BergholmAleksi Hyvärinen

Television

2019
M/S RomanticKaideYellow Film & TV
2017
SeitsemäntoistaSeitsemäntoista (TV Mini-Series) E.N. SetäläYLE
2016-2018
Luottomies / WingmanWriter / Lead, TommiYLE
2014-2019
SykeMax Hansson/LeadJoona Tena/Aleksi Mäkelä/Taavi VartiaOlli Haikka
2014
RajaJulian/LeadHanna MayletPekka Ruohoranta
Black WidowsRaimoMarja Pyykkö/Veikko AaltonenTarja Ahava/Roope Lehtinen/Mikko Pöllä
2012-2016
RobaPetriJoona TenaOlli Haikka
2012
KotikatuOttoHeikki KujanpääJanne Virtanen
Helsingin HerraStefan/LeadAleksi Salmenperä/Anders EngströmTarja Ahava/Roope Lehtinen/Mikko Pöllä
2010
VirtaTommiRike JokelaOlli Haikka
2009
Lokakuun valoaMakkonen/LeadMikko MattilaIlmo Laevuo
UutishuoneLauriLauri NurkseTeea Hyytiä
JuurikasvuaMika/LeadSaara SaarelaTarja Ahava/Roope Lehtinen/Mikko Pöllä
Tuntematon sotilasLammioKristian Smeds/Mikko KuparinenYLE
2008
Married to a LieLeadMinna VirtanenMinna Virtanen
2007
Pelkkää lihaaRopi/LeadLauri NurseLiisa Akimoff
2006
Akkaa päälleManMikko MattilaIlmo Laevuo
Mogadishu AvenueJormaMikko MattilaIlmo Laevuo
2003
Kaverille ei jätetäOverdriveMikko MattilaIlmo Laevuo

Theater

2013
FrankensteinViktor FrankensteinMika MyllyahoFinnish National Theatre
2009
PlatonovPlatonovMichael BaranFinnish National Theatre
2007
Unknown SoldierLeadKristian SmedsFinnish National Theatre
2006
The Death of a SalesmanHappyA-E HalonenFinnish National Theatre
2004
A Midsummer Night's DreamLysanderA-E HalonenFinnish National Theatre
2003
A View from the BridgeRodolphoA-E HalonenFinnish National Theatre

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