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Jarry Baker MP

"Jarry", "Jari"

New York City, New York, United States

Two of Josephine Baker 's sons, Jean-Claude and Jarry (Jari), grew up to go into business together, running the restaurant Chez Josephine on Theatre Row, 42nd Street, New York, which celebrates Baker's...

8/21/2019 Yesterday

Harlin (born Renny Lauri Mauritz Harjola, 15 March 1959) is a Finnish-American film director and producer. He is best known for Die Hard 2 (1990), Cliffhanger (1993), The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996) and...

4/2/2012 9/23/2021

Walfred Robert Moisio (1910 - 2002)

was a well known artist [photography] in his day. Below is a biographical sketch, courtesy of, E-Photo Newsletter Issue 134 10/5/2007:In the midst of the Great Depression, Mosio put h...

5/23/2021 5/23/2021

Marian Nixon (1904 - 1983)

"Marian Nixon"

Marian Nixon (October 20, 1904 - February 13, 1983 in Los Angeles, California) was an American film actress. She was born into an American-Finnish family, and her original name was Marja Nissinen Caree...

3/30/2008 2/10/2021

Oskari Tokoi (1873 - 1963)

Pohjanmaan kiinnostavat profiilit. Nro 2 (keskeneräinen) Oskari Tokoi Antti Oskari Tokoi (ent. Hirvi, 15. toukokuuta 1873 Kannus – 4. huhtikuuta 1963 Leominster, Massachusetts, Yhdysvallat) (89 vuot...

7/10/2010 1/26/2021

Mike Markkula MP


Mike Markkula= Armas Clifford " Mike " Markkula Jr. is an American electrical engineer, businessman and investor. He was an angel investor and the second CEO of Apple Computer, Inc ., providing critica...

11/17/2020 11/24/2020

Dr. Franklin Allen Neva (1922 - 2011)

From Wikipedia:Franklin A. NevaFranklin Allen Neva (June 8, 1922 in Cloquet, Minnesota – October 16, 2011 in Billings, Montana) was a virologist and physician who discovered Boston exanthem disease, he...

11/10/2020 11/11/2020

Walters, a Representative from California; born in Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif., May 14, 1962; B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, Calif., 1984; sales representative; business executiv...

10/4/2015 6/10/2020

Irene Esther Irvine (1909 - 1997)

3/11/2020 3/11/2020

Richard Dean Anderson (born January 23, 1950) is an American television and film actor, television producer and composer. He began his television career in 1976 as Dr. Jeff Webber in the American soap ...

5/3/2011 2/11/2020

Mairi Chisholm's latest costume designs include the feature "Kings," starring Halle Berry and Daniel Craig and television shows Mr Robot, Sleepy Hollow, and Lucifer.===References*

12/8/2019 12/8/2019

Kari Chisholm MP


Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, United States

Kari Chisholm is a Democratic political consultant based in Portland, Oregon in the United States. His commentary on the Heisman Trophy has been regularly sought in sports coverage, and his now defunct...

12/8/2019 12/8/2019

Jori Chisholm MP


Seattle, King County, Washington, United States

Jori Lance Chisholm is an American professional bagpipe player and teacher who lives in Seattle, Washington. Chisholm is a successful solo competitor winning the United States Gold Medal four times and...

12/8/2019 12/8/2019

India Oxenberg was born and raised in California. She is the daughter of Catherine Oxenberg and the step-daughter of Casper Van Dien. Her grandmother is Princess Elizabeth of Yugoslavia. Oxenberg grew ...

9/15/2011 10/6/2019

T-Bone Slim (1882 - 1942)

"T-Bone Slim"

"Matt Arlund", relative "Matt Houghton" "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 23 February 2021), Matt Arlund, 1917-1918.

4/16/2019 4/16/2019

William Eric Aalto (1915 - 1958)

"William Oliver Ahlström", "Bill"

William ”Bill” Eric Aalto, alkuaan William Oliver Ahlström, (30. heinäkuuta 1915 New York – 11. kesäkuuta 1958 New York) oli amerikansuomalainen sotilas ja runoilija. Hän oli Espanjan sisällisodan sekä...

4/16/2019 4/16/2019

Michael Gary Karni (1941 - 2002)

Michael Karnille myönnettiin ansioistaan korkein ulkomaalaisille annettava Suomalainen kunniamerkki, eli Suomen valkoisen ruusun ritarikunnan merkkiHe was born in Virginia and raised in Cook. He receiv...

2/9/2019 2/10/2019

Andrew Niemi (1892 - 1962)

"Antti Syrjäniemi"

"Amerikan suomalaisten sivistyshistoria : johtavia aatteita, harrastuksia, yhteispyrintöjä ja tapahtumia siirtokansan keskuudessa" Liiton vuosikokouksessa v. 1922 päätettiin tarkemman jäsenmerkinnän ...

5/21/2018 2/5/2019

John Kustaa Nikander (1855 - 1919)

9/19/2018 1/3/2019

Albert Salmi (1928 - 1990)


Albert was given the name Alfred at birth, but later he started using the first name given by his schoolfriends, Albert. Spotlights and Shadows. Sandra Grabman. Bear Manor Media, 2010. . Born in Brookl...

8/7/2010 8/24/2018

Shura Baryshnikov MP

"Shura", "Alexandra", "Baryshnikova"

Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States

Aleksandra Lange Baryshnikov (born 1981) is an American dancer, choreographer, dance educator and actress. Aleksandra Lange Baryshnikov is the daughter of ballet dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov and actress ...

3/27/2012 6/14/2018

Bonita Lynn Pietila MP


Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States

Bonita Pietila is a Finnish-American casting director, best known for her work on The Simpsons , with which she has won three Emmy Awards (in 1998, 2000 and 2001). Pietila has been with the series sinc...

5/9/2018 5/18/2018

Christine Lahti MP

"Christine Ganz"

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States

Lahti==Christine Ann Lahti (born April 4, 1950) is an American actress and filmmaker. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for the 1984 film Swing Shift. Her other film r...

7/11/2010 4/19/2018

Mary Teresa Barra (née Makela, born December 24, 1961) is the Chief Executive Officer and Chairperson of the General Motors Company. She has held the CEO position since January 15, 2014, and she is the...

12/14/2016 4/16/2017

Greta Peck (Kukkonen) (1911 - 2008)

"Greta Konen", "Greta Rice"

Gregory Peck oli naimisissa 1942–1954 suomalaissukuisen Greta Kukkosen kanssa, ja häntä kutsuttiinkin lempinimellä "suomalaisten vävypoika". Peck vieraili Suomessa tammikuussa 1953. Pariskunta sai kolm...

6/15/2007 2/23/2017

ée Kathleen Zellweger (born April 25, 1969) is an American actress, producer and voice artist. She first gained widespread attention for her role in the film Jerry Maguire (1996), and subsequently rece...

11/23/2010 1/28/2017

How she got her name

9/22/2011 1/28/2017

Karamzin a _ *b. Stjernvall ( Demidov ) (In Finland) → Pavel Pavlovich Demidov, prince of San Donato her son → Aurora Pavlovna Pavlovna Comtessa di Noghera his daughter → Prince Paul of Yugoslavia her ...

2/1/2008 1/28/2017

Leslie Mann (born March 26, 1972) is an American actress best known for her roles in comedic films such as The Cable Guy (1996), George of the Jungle (1997) The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005), Knocked Up (2...

3/11/2014 1/28/2017

Paul Kartheiser (born May 5, 1979) is an American actor best known for playing Pete Campbell in Mad Men and Connor in the WB TV series Angel.Early lifeKartheiser was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the...

10/28/2016 1/27/2017

Joel McHale MP

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States

Joel Edward McHale (born November 20, 1971) is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and television host. He is best known for hosting The Soup (2004–2015) and his role as Jeff Winger on the N...

7/13/2010 1/27/2017

Jennifer Tilly MP

"Jennifer Tilly"

Jennifer Tilly is a Canadian-American actor and poker player. She is a World Series of Poker Ladies' Event bracelet winner. She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her ro...

12/31/2013 1/27/2017

Meg Tilly MP

"Meg Tilly"

Toronto, Toronto Division, Ontario, Canada

Meg Tilly is a Canadian-American actor and novelist. For her role in the 1985 film Agnes of God , she won a Golden Globe Award and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Her o...

1/15/2013 1/27/2017

Ethan Peck is an American actor. He is best known for his work in the ABC Family series 10 Things I Hate About You , where he portrayed Patrick Verona, a role originated by Heath Ledger in the film of ...

9/24/2012 1/27/2017

Armi Kuusela MP


San Diego, California, United States

Armi Helena Kuusela (1934-) is a Finnish charity worker, model and beauty queen. In 1952 she won the national beauty contest Suomen Neito and was presented with a trip to the United States to participa...

8/25/2014 1/27/2017

Nancy Juvonen MP

New York, New York, United States

Nancy Juvonen is an American film producer. She and Drew Barrymore own the production company Flower Films.Among the films she has produced are Never Been Kissed (1999), Charlie's Angels (2000), Donnie...

3/8/2014 1/27/2017

Phil Mickelson MP


Rancho Santa Fe, San Diego County, California, United States

Phil Mickelson is an American professional golfer. He has won 42 events on the PGA Tour, including five major championships: three Masters titles (2004, 2006, 2010), a PGA Championship (2005), and an O...

10/31/2016 1/27/2017

Aileen Wuornos MP (1956 - 2002)

"Lee Wuornos"

was born to teenage parents. Her biological father was a convicted child molestor and committed suicide in prison. Her mother was allegedly disowned from the family for eloping with him. Aileene had a ...

12/15/2008 1/27/2017

1/15/2016 1/27/2017

Ann Mayer (/ˈmaɪər/; born May 30, 1975) is an American information technology executive, currently serving as the president and Chief Executive Officer of Yahoo!, a position she has held since July 201...

10/24/2015 1/27/2017

Linus Torvalds MP

Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, United States

Linus Benedict Torvalds (1969-) is a Finnish software engineer who is the creator, and for a long time, principal developer of the Linux kernel , which became the kernel for operating systems such as t...

6/10/2010 1/27/2017

Jorma Ludwik Kaukonen, Jr. MP

Pomeroy, Meigs County, Ohio, United States

Jorma Ludwik Kaukonen, Jr. (1940-) is an American blues, folk, and rock guitarist, best known for his work with Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna . In ranking guitarists, Rolling Stone magazine ranked hi...

7/20/2015 1/27/2017

Jaco Pastorius MP (1951 - 1987)

"Jaco", "Mowgli"

John Francis Anthony Pastorius III (December 1, 1951 – September 21, 1987), known as Jaco Pastorius, was an influential American jazz musician, composer, big band leader and electric bass player. He is...

10/16/2011 1/27/2017

Lars Valerian Ahlfors (18 April 1907 – 11 October 1996) was a Finnish mathematician, remembered for his work in the field of Riemann surfaces and his text on complex analysis. Background Ahlfors was bo...

7/7/2008 1/27/2017

Emil Edward Hurja (1892 - 1953)

Emil Edward Hurja (22. tammikuuta 1892 Crystal Falls, Michigan, Yhdysvallat – 30. toukokuuta 1953 Washington D.C., Yhdysvallat) oli yhdysvaltalainen poliittinen vaikuttaja, toimittaja ja kirjailija.[1]...

3/4/2010 1/27/2017

Pamela Denise Anderson (born July 1, 1967) is a Canadian American actress, model, producer, author, activist, and former showgirl, known for her roles on the television series Home Improvement, Baywatc...

4/2/2008 1/27/2017

David Lynch MP

Los Angeles, CA, United States

He is an American filmmaker and visual artist. Over a lengthy career, Lynch has employed a distinctive, unorthodox (and now known as "Lynchian") approach to narrative filmmaking that has become instant...

8/6/2010 1/27/2017

George Gaynes MP (1917 - 2016)

"George Jongejans", "George Gaynes"

George Gaynes (born George Jongejans; May 16, 1917 – February 15, 2016) was a Finnish-born American singer and actor of stage, screen and television and voice artist.Gaynes' most recognized role in cin...

2/1/2010 1/27/2017

Paige "Matt" Damon is an American actor, writer and philanthropist whose career was launched following the success of the film Good Will Hunting, from a screenplay he wrote with friend Ben Affleck. The...

3/19/2007 1/27/2017

Jessica Phyllis Lange (born April 20, 1949) is an American actress who has worked in film, theatre and television. The recipient of multiple awards, Lange is regarded as one of the première female acto...

2/11/2009 1/27/2017

Maila Nurmi MP (1922 - 2008)

"Maila Nurmi", "Vampira", "Syrjaniemi"

Maila Elizabeth Syrjäniemi , alias Maila Nurmi was a Finnish-American actress and television personality who created the campy 1950s character Vampira . The daughter of a Finnish immigrant, Nurmi was b...

1/21/2015 1/27/2017

Eliel Saarinen MP (1873 - 1950)

"Eliel Saarinen"

Gottlieb Eliel Saarinen was a Finnish-American architect known for his work with art nouveau buildings in the early years of the 20th century. He was also the father of famed architect Eero Saarinen.Sa...

7/5/2009 1/27/2017

Eero Saarinen MP (1910 - 1961)


Eero Saarinen is, outside of Finland, the most prominent Finnish architect of all times. In Finland, he is (arguably) second to his father Eliel Saarinen only. If not in Finland, Saarinen is considered...

8/4/2009 1/27/2017

John Morton, signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1724 - 1777)

"Signer of the Declaration of Independence"

Patriot of the American Revolution for PENNSYLVANIA - SIGNER OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE. DAR Ancestor # A081814 John Morton (1725 – April 1, 1777) was a farmer, surveyor, and jurist from the Pr...

3/7/2007 1/27/2017