Timo is an international actor trained in the renowned Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. He has worked in the UK and in Finland both on stage and screen.
After living and studying several years in the UK, Timo moved to Finland in 2020. Despite the pandemic, Timo managed to get work in a number of projects throughout all the mediums.
Timo has worked on stage, in commercials, as a VO actor, in feature and short films, in TV-series and on several projects for Finnish national TV, YLE.
Amongst others his stage work includes plays like Picnic by William Inge, A Bright Room Called Day by Tony Kushner and As You Like It by William Shakespeare.
Example of his screen work includes Emmy nominee series Wingman prod. YLE, FAST prod. Yellow Film & TV and Rose d'Or nominee Stop Nyqvist prod. YLE
His voice work includes Winter War stories for War and Peace museum Muisti, radio drama for YLE and bed time stories for Night Night website.
Timo is a tall broad shouldered actor with a strong stage and screen presence. He brings his characters across with expressiveness, but as truthful and natural human beings. His typecasting is often characters with authority or fragility. E.g. Russian ex KGB or a simple minded lonely man, looking for love of his life.
Timo speaks Finnish, English, Estonian and Russian. He is trained by British Academy of Stage and Screen Combat in three weapons and he is skilled in bass guitar and singing.
Timo is gaining momentum in the industry and he is constantly training to improve. He is hungry for exciting new opportunities to tackle and astounding stories to tell.
Do not hesitate to get in touch.
Height: 6'4" (193cm)
Weight: 17st. (108kg)
Playing Age: 30 - 40 years
Year of Birth: 1987
Appearance: Eastern European,
Nationality: Finnish, Estonian
Eye Colour: Brown
Hair Colour: Light/Mid Brown
Hair Length: Short
Facial Hair: Stubble, willing to shave
Voice Quality: Deep
Voice Character: Serious
Memberships: Spotlight, Equity,
Imatra City Theatre | Pam Gems' - Piaf | dir. Timo Rissanen |
Premiere 04.02.2023 - https://teatteri-imatra.fi/ohjelmisto/piaf-%E2%80%93-pikkuvarpunen
Koko Theatre | Pikkuveli - Väikevend| dir. Samuli Reunanen |
Premiere 04.04.2023 - https://www.kokoteatteri.fi/event-details/pikkuveli-vaikevend-2023-04-11-19-00
Blankface Oy. | Lapua 1976 | dir. Toni Kurkimäki | 2023
Elokuvatuotantoyhtiö Rytinä | Kuriiri | dir. Eeva Voitila | 2020
Yellow Film & TV | Manni | dir. Jussi Hiltunen and Max Ovaska | 2022
Yellow Film & TV | Nurses | dir. Juha Lankinen | 2022
YLE | Stop Nyqvist | dir. Juha Lankinen | 2021
Yellow Film & TV | FAST| dir. Saara Cantell | 2020
YLE | Wingman | dir. Kari Ketonen | 2020
Post Theatre Collective | Out of Touch | dir. David Kozma | 2021/2022
Crescent Theatre | Picnic | dir. Danièle Sanderson | 2019
Birmingham Hippodrome | As You Like It | dir. Scott Ellis | 2018
Charles the wrestler / Duke Senior
Old Rep | Three Winters | dir. Lise Olson | 2018
RBC | A Bright Room Called Day | dir. Hannah Kaye | 2018
RBC | Terror | dir. Stephen Simms | 2018
Birmingham Hippodrome | The Hostage | dir. Jake Murray | 2017
RBC | A Woman of No Importance | dir. Alan Dunnett | 2017
Sidewalk Salsa | Pakolais Cabaret | dir. Tatjana Bodjansky | 2015
Phoenix Theatre London | Wealth Secrets | dir. Jorge Diaz | 2014
Työväen Akatemia | Kirsikkapuisto (Cherry Orchard) | dir. Marjaana Kuusniemi | 2014
Vantaan Näyttämö | Suomen Hevonen | dir. Esko Vuorio | 2013
Jermyn St. Theatre | Butter Wouldn't Melt | 2021
VICE | Doppelganger | dir. Oobah Butler | 2019
Post Theatre Collective | Middle Eastern Bloc s.2. ep. Inside | dir. David Kozma | 2021
Teatteri 2.0 | Kun Kissakin Kuoli Aloin Nauraa | dir. Elina Snicker | 2021
War and Peace Museum - Muisti | dir. Pekka Laasonen | 2020
Risto Ryti, Api, Heikka, Onni
Verimalja | dir. Jarno Elonen | 2020
The Night Night Website | Noah and The Monster Under the Bed | dir. Ella Stone | 2019
Sean McGrail Films | This is Our Town | dir. Sean McGrail | 2019
RBC | A Man in The Room | dir. Clifford Milner | 2019
RBC | Siege in The Turtle Head Point | dir. Clifford Milner | 2019
YLE | Kallion Kimppa | dir. Jarno Kuosa | 2021
Lucy Loves Stories | Atria | dir. Johannes Salonen | 2021/2022
Mjölk | Telia "Avaa maailmasi" | dir. Miikka Lommi | 2020
Street hockey - father
Hasan & Partners | Sisu - Potku | dir. Tuomas Salminen | 2020
Lucy Loves stories | Fazer Leipomoherkut | dir. Johannes Salonen | 2020