Bio & CV

Johanna Ruonala

Hair Color: Blonde Eye Color: Green/Blue Height: 176

Education:

Speech Communication: University of Tampere, PhD Student, 2014- University of Helsinki, Master of Arts, 2013 Acting: 5 Week Voice Over Training, New York Film Academy, 2020, Online Actors Academy Finland / One Year Training / Meinser Technique, Helsinki, 2019-2020 Acting in Film / Tom Sayer, Actors Academy Finland, Helsinki, 2019 Meisner Technique, Domestic Relationships / Steven Ditmyer, Vienna, Austria, 2019 Helsinki Theatre Academy, Theatre and Education, 2018-2019 Meisner Technique, Emotional Preparation / Steven Ditmyer, Helsinki, Finland, 2018 Meisner Technique, Independent Activity / Steven Ditmyer, Helsinki, Finland, 2018 Meisner Technique, Introduction / Ashlie Walker, Helsinki, Finland, 2018 Strasberg Method, Intensive Class / Andre Landzaat / Ilmaisuverstas, Helsinki, Finland 2018 Helsinki Theatre Academy, Improvisation, Basic and Follow-up / Simo Routarinne, Finland, 2018 Improtaivas / Improvisation intensive week/ Simo Routarinne & Hannu Risku, Kruusila, Finland, 2018 Other: Radio reporter / Laajasalo Institute / Helsinki, Finland, 2006

Biography

Johanna is a very versatile actor from Helsinki, Finland. She was porn and raised in Kemi, Finland. She has a wide-ranging acting experience from various types of professional productions. Johanna is playing Kiira Lahtinen in the daily series Salatut Elämät, the most viewed Finnish TV Series in Finland. Kiira was her breakthrough in Finnish TV. Before Salatut Elämät Johanna has been doing  many other supporting TV roles in Finnish TV such as Keihäsmatkat, Modernit Miehet, Onnela, Syke and Sunnuntailounas as well as several indie films and music videos. Some of her other screen acting work includes roles in various comedy sketches such as Blokkes and Sanonnot, witch have given her valuable experience in comedy acting. In addition to her screen acting, she has stage acting experience from Teatteri Kultsa. Johanna is also doing a lot of voice work in TV/radio adverts.  Johanna has got a very strong background in sports (track and field) and she is strong in dancing. Johanna has also took singing lessons and she has been performing as an artist for several years.

Curriculum Vitae

Film

2019 Olen Suomalainen / Flight attendant

Short films

2020 Night Drive / Dancer in a bar

2020 Kova pala purtavaksi / Aada

2020 Jonna ❤ Jonna / Jonna

2019 Suhde Suhteellisempi Suhteeton / Leading Lady

2018 Se Oikea / Leading Lady

Television

2020- Salatut Elämät / Kiira Lahtinen

2020 Syke / Real Estate Agent

2020 Pohjolan Laki / Judge Nurmi

2019 Keihäsmatkat / Liisa

2019 Onnela / Casting Person

2018-2019 Modernit Miehet / Janina

2019 Jättekiva / Personal Trainer

2018 Suden Hetki / Teacher

2018 Sunnuntailounas / Woman in a film

2017 Ratamo / Reporter

Theatre

2020 Fok_It – Viisitoista Vuodenaikaa / Jaana

2020 Elviksen Keittiö / Jill

2019 Sketsi –Suomi / Multiple roles

2012 Lähtö / Daughter

2009 Hennalan Soittokunta / Multiple roles

2011-2014 IRTI Improvisation group