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Baiba Liepa

Baiba is a music teacher at Riga Academy. She defied the wishes of her parents, and perhaps her own better judgement, to marry a policeman.

I don't need your help, thank you so very much!

She was part of the freedom movement in Latvia in the late eighties, and was arrested many times. Recently, her relationship with Karlis has deteriorated. He's gone quiet, become withdrawn, and she's worried that he might be having an affair or mixed up with criminals. When Wallander arrives in Riga, she can't deny her attraction for him. In difficult circumstances, she starts to uncover more of Karlis's secrets.

Ingeborga Dapkūnaitė

Ingeborga DapkunaiIngeborga Dapkūnaitė was born on 20 January 1963 in Vilnius, when Lithuania was still part of the USSR (from Wikipedia).