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Masa Niemi (1914–1960)

Masa Niemi was born on July 20, 1914 in Viipuri, Finland as Martti Elis Niemi. He was an actor, known for Pekka ja Pätkä neekereinä (1960), Pekka ja Pätkä ketjukolarissa (1957) and Pekka Puupää (1953). He died on May 3, 1960 in Tampere, Finland. See full bio »


(age 45) in Tampere, Finland

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 1960 Isaskar Keturin ihmeelliset seikkailut
1. myyntimies (uncredited)
 1959 Just an Ordinary Finn
Artist Pätkänen, member of art foundation
 1959 Ei ruumiita makuuhuoneeseen
Spanish restaurant-keeper
 1958 Kahden ladun poikki
Mies Hukarinperässä
 1954 Majuri maantieltä
Masa Pikkarainen / Mikko Pikkarainen
 1954 Taikayö
Mr. Small (uncredited)
 1954 Hei, rillumarei!
Actor Matti Niemi
 1953 Me tulemme taas
 1953 Lentävä kalakukko
Leevi Lindroos / Läski-Leevi
 1952 Kipparikvartetti
 1945 Suviyön salaisuus
Shopkeeper (as Martti Niemi)
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Alternate Names:

Martti Niemi


4' 11¾" (1.52 m)

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Many kids were his fans. They loved him because his role as "Pätkä" (Shorty). He was a good in comedies and very popular. He suffered from depression which drove him to the suicide in Tampere. He wrote in the night he died "Silloin on hyvä olla kun on nolla. -Masa" ("It is good to be when you are zero -Masa").

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