Irina Björklund

Actress | Soundtrack | Music Department
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KNOWN FOR 
The American (2010) | Ambush (1999) | Me and Morrison (2001)
AWARDS 
3 wins & 4 nominations More »
AKA 
Irina Bjorklund
NICKNAME  
Irkku
HEIGHT 
5' 5" (1.65m)
AGE RANGE *
Performs ages 35-40
GUILDS *
SAG | EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY | BMI | TEOSTO  Less
ETHNICITY *
Caucasian
HAIR *
Brown (Shoulder Length)
EYES *
Green
PHYSIQUE *
Slim
VOICE TYPE *
Alto
ATHLETICS *
Ice Skating | Water Skiing | Snow Skiing | Swimming | Equestrian  Less
ACCENTS *
Scandinavian | Russian | Finnish | French  Less
LANGUAGES *
Finnish | Swedish | Russian | French  Less
INSTRUMENTS *
Musical Saw
WORK HISTORY *
Voice Over | Film | Music Video | Radio | Theater | Commercial | Industrial | Television  Less
JOB TYPES *
Performer in Movie Title Song | Writing | Acting | Composing  Less
CITIZENSHIP *
(with valid passport) (Authorized to work in United States)
UNPAID WORK *
Not willing to work unpaid
VANITY URL *
http://www.imdb.me/irinabjorklund
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Past Film & Video (47 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
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  • Primary photo for Karjalan kunnaillaKarjalan kunnailla (TV Series) Neve ( 11 episodes, 2011–2012 )  Less 2011–2012 11
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  • Primary photo for TalismanenTalismanen (TV Mini-series) Tanja ( 2 episodes, 2003 )  Less 2003 2
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  • Primary photo for Postimiehen varjoPostimiehen varjo (TV Series) Teija Suhonen ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000 1
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  • Primary photo for Jakkulista feministiJakkulista feministi (TV Movie) Gimma  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Team AhmaTeam Ahma (TV Series) Pankkivirkailija ( 1 episode, 1998 )  Less 1998 1
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  • Primary photo for The Burning BoatThe Burning Boat (TV Short) Lisbeth (voice) (version: Finnish)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Iso D: LegendaIso D: Legenda (TV Special) Woman in a Miniskirt  Less 1997
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  • Primary photo for SarasvuoSarasvuo (TV Series) Herself - Musical guest ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014
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  • Primary photo for Efter TioEfter Tio (TV Series) Herself - Intervjuvad av Malou ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for SolskenSolsken (TV Series) Herself  Less 2010–  €15K
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Education (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FORMAL EDUCATIONYEARCITY/STATE
  • Theater Academy of Helsinki * – Candidate 1996 Helsinki/Finland
SPECIAL TRAININGYEARCITY/STATE
  • National Opera of Helsinki * – Classical Ballet 1988 Helsinki/Finland

Additional Awards (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

EVENTYEAR
  • Jussi Award/Finland * – Best Actress 2002
  • Tampere Short Film Festival * – Versatility Award 1996
  • Berlin International Film Festival * – Shooting Star Award 2004

Prior Job Titles (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

TITLE
  • Actress *
  • Singer *
  • Composer *

Additional Resume Info (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

UPLOADED RESUME
  • *

    In the US:
    McCaffrey Talent Management 1-818-785-1886
    In EUROPE:
    Actors in Scandinavia
    laura@actors.fi
    ____________________________________________________________________________
    ______________

    IRINA BJORKLUND
    ____________________________________________________________________________
    ______________

    Education:The Theatre Academy of Finland

    Memberships: Screen Actors Guild, European Fim Academy

    |FILM |DIRECTOR |PRODUCTION COMPANY, YEAR |

    |TÃHTITAIVAS TALON YLLà |Saara Cantell |Pystymetsà Oy, Finland, 2012 |
    |TIE POHJOISEEN |Mika KaurismÃki |Marianna Films, Finland, 2012 |
    |PRIEST OF EVIL |Olli Saarela |Matila-Rohr Prods, Finland, |
    |THE AMERICAN |Anton Corbijn |2010 Blackbeam ent/Focus Features, |USA 2010 |
    |DIVORCE A LA
    |FINLANDAISE |Mika KaurismÃki ||Marianna Films, Finland, 2008 |
    |BLACK OUT |JP Siili | |Filmiteollisuuus Fine, Finland, 2008
    |THREE WISE MEN |Mika KaurismÃki |Marianna Films, Finland, 2008|
    |THE BUTCHER |Jesse Johnson |Worldfilms, USA, 2007
    |COLORADO AVENUE Claes Olsson |Kinoproductions, Finland, 2006|
    |THE VIOLENT KIND |Geoff Pepos |Roguearts & Rhythmfilms, USA, |2006 |
    |DUSTCLOUDS | |Filip Rymzsa |m31films, USA, 2005 |
    |PIERVYI POSLE BOGA, |Vasilij Chiginskij ||Fortun film, Russia, 2004 |
    |LOST |Darren Lemke |Silver crest Entertainment, |USA, 2004 | |
    |HONEY BABY |Mika KaurismÃki |Stamina Media, Germany, 2004 |
    |THE THIRD WAVE |Anders Nilsson | |Sonet Film, Sweden, 2003 | |
    |LAND OF LOVE |Ilkka Vanne |Matila-Röhr Prod, Finland, |2003
    |RED IS THE COLOR OF.. |Anne Norda |Bear Island Films, USA, 2002 |
    |ME AND MORRISON*|Lenka Hellstedt |Solar Films. Finland, 2001 | |
    |YORICK*** |John Pascoe |Fool's Guild Prods., USA, 2001|
    |UNE FEMME DANS LA RUE | |Olivier Bourbeillon |Paris-Brest Prods., France, |2000 |
    |THE IRON GIANT,
    (Finnish voice of Annie) |Pekka Lehtosaari |Warner Bros./Werne, Finland, | |2000 |
    |THE RESTLESS** |Aku Louhimies |Solar Films, Finland, 2000 |
    |BIOTERROR |Antti Jokinen |Solar Films/Canal+, France, |1999 |
    |AMBUSH* |Olli Saarela |Matila-Rohr Prods, Finland, |1998 |
    |ASPHALTO |Ilppo Pohjola |Chrystal Eye Prods., Finland, |1997
    |BLACK, WHITE, RED |Claes Ohlsson |Kinoproduction, Finland, 1996 | |
    |THE ROSEGARDEN |Maria Ruotsala | |Kinoproduction, Finland, 1996 | |
    |MAIGRET EN FINLAND |Pekka Parikka |YLE TV1/Dune France, 1995 |

    |TELEVISION |DIRECTOR |PRODUCTION COMPANY, YEAR |

    |INGET LJUS I TUNNELN |Lauri Nurkse |Zodiak, Finland, 2011 |
    |KARJALAN KUNNAILLA |Matikainen/Putkinen/Mustonen|Selkie-Filmi, Finland, 2009 |
    |****ISABELLA |Anders Engstrom |Svengcom, Finland, 2006 |
    |MOBELHANDLARENS DOTTER |John Olsson |Giraff Film Sweden, 2005 |
    |TALISMANEN |Christian Wegner |Moviola, Sweden, 2001 |
    |MUODOLLISESTI PÃTEVÄ |Aleksi MÃkelà |Solar Films/TV4, Finland, 1999|
    |JAKKULISTA FEMINISTI |Sulevi Peltola |YLE TV1, Finland, 1999 |
    |GOLD FEVER IN LAPLAND |Ake Lindman Ake Lindman Prods., Finland, 1998 |
    |KAVERILLE EI JÄTETÄ |Taneli MÃkelà |SÃihky Prod./TV4, Finland, |1998 |
    |VÃGSJÃLAR Titte Tornroth |FST/ TV1, Finland , 1997 |

    |THEATRE

    |MEMBER OF The Open
    |Fist Theatre in Los
    |Angeles 2004-06

    |OEDIPUS REX |Esa-Pekka Salonen |St:holm Philharmonic, |Belgium/Sweden 2009 |
    |FOR SHEER LOVE OF ME |Mikko Viherjuuri |Sta Barbara Center Stage|Theatre, USA, 2007
    |SPEAKING IN TONGUES | |Steven Spinella |Open Fist Theatre, USA, 2005 |
    |THE COSMONAUT'S LAST
    |MESSAGE TO THE WOMAN HE|
    |ONCE LOVED IN THE
    |FORMER SOVIET UNION |Neel Keller |La Jolla Playhouse, USA, 2000 |
    |LE MARTYR DE ST SEBASTIEN|Esa-Pekka Salonen |Stockholm Philharmonic, 1999 | |LULU |Hilda Hellwig |The Swedish Theatre, Helsinki,| |1997
    |THE SEAGULL |Kama Ginkas |The Theatre Academy, Helsinki,| |1996
    |KILLER JOE |Maarit Ruikka |The Viirus Theatre, Finland,1995-96 |


    SKILLS:

    Languages: Fluent French, Swedish, Finnish, English, some Russian, some
    Spanish

    Special skills: Plays the musical saw, some guitar, good dancer.
    Cross-country skiing, ice skating, song writing, singing - three solo
    albums.

    AWARDS:

    **** The Finnish TV Awards, Nomination: Best Actress 2007
    Shooting Star, Berlin International Film Festival 2004
    ***The Finnish Film Academy Awards, Winner: Best Actress 2002
    **Methodfest, Los Angeles, Festival Director's Award for Best Actress 2001
    *The Finnish Film Academy Awards, Nomination: Best Actress 1999

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