Finnish-Russian actress Alina Tomnikov is considered to be one of Finland’s most well-known actors. She graduated from the Theatre Academy of Helsinki in 2013, and soon began working on-screen in both Finland, and Russia. In recent years, she has started to work on more international productions, and has several upcoming projects due for release. Her previous work includes: Dome Karukoski’s THE GRUMP; as ‘Alicia’ in NIGHT GOES LONG; Aku Louhimies’s acclaimed war epic UNKNOWN SOLDIER; ARCTIC CIRCLE; SYKE; Aleksi Mäkelä’s feature film LOVE RECORDS; RATAMO; as well as Teemu Nikki’s feature EUTHANIZER playing the role of ‘Elisa’; and J-P Siili’s drama VELJENI VARTIJA. Alina played the lead in Heikki Kujanpää’s television series DONNA, which won the Diversity & Inclusion award in MipCom in Cannes, and has been sold worldwide to countries including Sweden, Norway, and the US. Recently, she can next be seen as ‘Natalya Alekseevna’ in the Russian drama CATHERINE - THE PRETENDERS. Earlier this year, Alina finished shooting the lead role in the Sky Original television series FUNERAL FOR A DOG, playing the part of ‘Tuuli Kovero’. The eight-part series is based on Thomas Pletzinger’s acclaimed novel of the same name, and it was filmed in Italy, Germany, Bulgaria, New York, & Cuba. It is set for release in 2022.