Jukka Virtanen

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Jukka Virtanen

Jukka Jalmari Virtanen (25 July 1933 – 1 September 2019) was a Finnish entertainer and author. He won the Rose d'Or in 1965 for the entertainment program Lumilinna. He starred in the movies Millipilleri, Pähkähullu Suomi and Noin 7 Veljestä. Virtanen was the host of Levyraati from 1980 through 1997. Virtanen was born in Jämsänkoski, Finland.

Virtanen died from prostate cancer on 1 September 2019, aged 86.[1][2]

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  1. Hanhinen, Hanna; Aromaa, Jonni (2019-09-01). "Viihteen monitaituri Jukka Virtanen on kuollut" (in Finnish). Yle Uutiset. Retrieved 2019-09-01.
  2. Avola, Pertti (2019-09-01). "Muistokirjoitus: Jukka Virtanen oli suomalaisessa viihteessä ainut­laatuinen renessanssi­hahmo" (in Finnish). Helsingin Sanomat. Retrieved 2019-09-01. soft hyphen character in |title= at position 67 (help)

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