Pekka Strang - Biography

Last Modified: Jun 13, 2023

Pekka Strang
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: The Last Kingdom: Seven Kings Must Die (film)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : July 23, 1977 (age 46)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Pekka Kristian Strang
Birth Place: Helsinki, Finland
Horoscope: Leo
Father's Name: Jukka Strang
Mother's Name: Camilla Strang Andersson
Siblings: 1

Janne Strang (older brother)

University: Theatre Academy of Finland
Ethnicity: Swedish
Nationality: Swedish, Finnish


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife's Name: Pia Leppäniemi
Children: 1

Body Measurements

Height: 1.88 meter (6 feet 2 inch)
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Pekka Strang?

Pekka Strang is an actor, artistic director by profession, and Swedish, Finnish by nationality. He is best known for his work in the TV series Bäckström, Sipoon Herttua: Duke of Sipoo, Mies joka kuoli, Onnela.

Pekka Strang – Age, Parents, Siblings

Pekka Strang was born on 23 July 1977 in Helsinki, Finland. His full name is Pekka Kristian Strang, his mother’s name is Camilla Strang Andersson and his father’s name is Jukka Strang. He is not the only child of his parents and has a sibling, an older brother named Janne Strang, and both were raised in Vasa, Finland.

young Pekka Strang with his father in 1978 (Source: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

After graduation from high school, Pekka Strang joined the Theatre Academy of Finland in 1997. He graduated from the same in 2001.

His ethnicity is Swedish.

Pekka Strang – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Pekka Strang married his longtime girlfriend Pia Leppäniemi in 1996. He and his wife have one child together, who was born in 2004.

There are no rumors of divorce surrounding the married pair.

Pekka Strang with his newborn in 2004 (Source: Instagram)

Pekka Strang – Career

Early Days

Strang’s debut screen role was in the 2001 film Drakarna över Helsingfors as Dani Bexar. This was followed by roles in the films Producing Adults (2004), Colorado Avenue (2007), Kolmistaan (2008), Naked Harbour (2012), Simo Times Three (2012), etc and in episodes of the TV series Yhteinen huone (2002), Kuumia aaltoja (2003), Akkaa päälle (2006), Kaikki kunnossa (2007), among others.

Finally, in 2013, Pekka Strang was cast as Konstaapeli Pastori in the TV series #lovemilla. He portrayed the recurring character for a total of 8 episodes, from 2013 to 2014, which gained him recognition and diverse work.

Films, Series

Over the years, he has starred in the films Armi Alive! (2015), We Are the Pirates of the Roads (2015), Tom of Finland (2017), 95 (2017), Juice (2018), Dogs Don't Wear Pants (2019), Se upp för Jönssonligan (2020), Chempion mira (2021), The Knocking (2022), The Last Kingdom: Seven Kings Must Die (2023), Peluri - Kuolema on elävien ongelma etc.

Moreover, Pekka Strang has portrayed characters in the episodes of the TV series Ihon alla (2016), Vihreät Valot: Väärät bileet (2016), Bordertown (2016), Kimmo (2017), Onnela (2017-2018), Sipoon Herttua: Duke of Sipoo (2018-2019), Aktivistit (2019), Maly zgon (2020), Mister8 (2021), Transport (2022), Rosvopankki (2023), Bäckström (2020-2022), among others.

Since 2005, he has been working as artistic director for Lilla Teatern in Helsinki.

Pekka Strang in The Last Kingdom: Seven Kings Must Die (Source: Instagram)


On the set of The Last Kingdom: Seven Kings Must Die, Pekka Strang has starred alongside Jacob Dudman, Cavan Clerkin, Ross Anderson, Alexander Dreymon, and Elaine Cassidy.

Pekka Strang – Net Worth, Salary

The figure on the net worth and annual salary of Pekka Strang is under review and will be updated.

Pekka Strang – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

Strang is active on social media handle Instagram but is absent from Twitter and Facebook.

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