Armand Lohikoski

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Armand Lohikoski
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Born (1912-01-03)January 3, 1912
Astoria, Oregon, United States
Died March 20, 2005(2005-03-20) (aged 93)
Helsinki
Nationality Finnish
Occupation Film director

Armand Lohikoski (January 3, 1912 in Astoria, Oregon, United States – March 20, 2005 in Helsinki) was an American born - Finnish movie director and writer. He is best known as a director of a number of Pekka ja Pätkä movies.

Career

Before his career as a film director Armand Lohikoski had a long career mostly in media industry. He was Among other things he worked as a journalist and as a division director in Finnish Broadcasting Company, where he produced the first radio quiz in Finland, and as a head of Helsinki office of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Films. He was also the first to publish free newspapers in Finland.

Armand Lohikoski directed 18 long movies for major Finnish movie production company Suomen Filmiteollisuus. In addition he directed many short films and commercials.

Lohikoski wrote an interesting travel book Dollari on lujassa in 1946 of famous Helsinki based student choir, YL Male Voice Choir, visit to United States after the World War II. He wrote his own biography Mies Puupää-filmien takaa in 1993 and an aphorisms book Sattuvasti Sanottua in 2002. He died after a short illness in Helsinki.

Director - Filmography

Writer - Filmography

Actor - Filmography

External links

  • Armand Lohikoski on IMDb
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