Tommy Tabermann (1947-2010 / Ekenäs)
Tommy Tabermann was a Finnish contemporary poet and politician, radio personality and journalist. Since 1998 and until 2006 he was known to Finnish audiences for his witty role as team captain in the weekly Saturday night television show Uutisvuoto, the Finnish version of Have I Got News For You, opposite the bestselling author Jari Tervo. Tervo recently characterised his popularity with the following anecdote: "When he was sixty, nine out of ten persons in an elevator at the Stockmann department store (in Helsinki) recognised him. The tenth person was Japanese."
He left the show in the spring of 2007 in order to run for the Parliament of Finland. Running as a Social Democrat ... more »
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