October 18, 2021
Eija Pokkinen (born 6 December 1939 in Kirvu) is a Finnish actress, model and translator of films and books. Pokkinen has starred in Risto Jarva's films Holiday and the Year of the Rabbit, Jaakko Pakkasvirta in the film The Green Widow and later as Jouko's mother in the series Iron Age. In addition to acting, she has worked as a photographic model and mannequin in Paris, among other places. Pokkinen has translated a large number of films, especially in English, Italian and French, as well as literature from comics and children's books into non-fiction and adult fiction.