Maija Paunio


Maija studied theoretical philosophy and painting before attending Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama to study acting in England. After graduating she appeared on stage in London and has ever since worked extensively on stage, film, and tv.

Maija’s most recent work includes the American film Dual, which premiered at Sundance2022, directed by Riley Stearns, produced by XYZ Films, and starring Karen Gillan and Aaron Paul.

Maija has a wide scale working in several languages in tv series from a psychological thriller The Replacement to sci-fi Next of Kin and nordic noir Bordertown.

Maija speaks excellent English, Russian, Swedish, and her native Finnish.

She is based both in London and Helsinki.


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