Birth Name: Eija Annikki Vilpas
Place of Birth: Kellokoski, Tuusula, Uusimaa, Finland
Date of Birth: 17 July, 1957
Ethnicity: Finnish, Karelian
Eija Vilpas is a Finnish actress. She is the daughter of Kirsti (Käki) and Matti Vilpas.
Eija has three children with her former husband, actor Ville Virtanen.
Eija’s paternal grandfather was named Martti Vilpas.
Eija’s paternal grandmother was named Elma Susanna Nordman.
Eija’s maternal grandfather was Hugo Käki (the son of Konstantin Eliaanpoika Käki and Helena Koskelainen). Hugo was born in Viipurin msrk. Konstantin was the son of Elias Eliaanpoika Käki and Elisabet Heikintytär Koskelainen. Helena was the daughter of Juho Antinpoika Koskelainen and Helena Hyrkkö.
Eija’s maternal grandmother was Lyddia/Lydia Sahala (the daughter of Elias Heikinpoika Sahala and Anna Heikintytär Sipiläinen). Lyddia was born in Järvenpää, now part of Vyborgsky District, Leningrad Oblast, Russia. Elias was the son of Heikki Simonpoika Sahala and Eva Gabrielintytär Järvenpää. Anna was the daughter of Heikki Juhonpoika Sipiläinen and Eeva Antintytär Myyrä.
Source: Genealogy of Eija Vilpas – https://www.geni.com