Ingvar Hirdwall

PROFILE | NEWS

Hirdwall was born in Stockholm, and was educated at Gothenburg City Theatre stage school 1957-1960. Since the early 1960s he has been active as an actor in many films, TV series and on theatrical stages, mainly Stockholms stadsteater. He is well known in Sweden, often portraying obstinate or strange characters, like the eccentric neighbor in the many Swedish Martin Beck TV-movies made from 1997 on. He was also often in director Lars Molin's productions. In December 1993, Hirdwall played the leading role in the Swedish TV company SVT's annual children's Christmas “Advent calendar” - Tomtemaskinen (The mechanical santa), one of the Pettson and Findus stories by Sven Nordqvist - with one 15-minute part shown each day up until Christmas Eve. Hirdwall played the character of Pettson.

Hirdwall received the Swedish Guldbagge Award for Best Actor at the 17th Guldbagge Awards for Barnens ö (Children's Island) and the Thaliapriset prize in 1993.

Hirdwall is married to the actress Marika Lindström. They have two children, director Jacob Hirdwall and actress Agnes Hirdwall.

MOVIE CREDITS:
1996: Johansson - Potatishandlaren
1983: Egon - Midvinterduell
1978: John - Rikedom
2003: Karl Henrik - Miffo
1980: Stig Utler - Barnens ö
2009: Grannen - Beck - I stormens öga
2015: Grannen - Beck 29 - Invasionen
2004: Davies - Fastighetsskötaren
1997: Düber - En kvinnas huvud
1982: Gunnar Grävmo - Dom unga örnarna
1963: Sixten - Kvarteret Korpen
2007: Grannen - Beck - Den svaga länken
2002: Grannen - Beck - Sista vittnet
1989: Annika's father - 1939
2015: Halvar - Miraklet i Viskan
2015: Valdemar - Beck 27 - Rum 302
2015: Grannen - Beck 28 - Familjen
2018: Grannen - Beck 36 - Den Tunna Isen
2018: Grannen - Beck 37 - Utan uppsåt
2018: Grannen - Beck 38 – Djävulens advokat
1983: Gustaf Edgren - Berget på månens baksida
2015: Grannen - Beck 30 - Sjukhusmorden
2016: Grannen - Beck 34 - Sista dagen
1962: Fredriksson - Trängningen
2018: Grannen - Beck 35 - Ditt eget blod
1987: Dr. Herbert Ahlström - Ondskans år
2003: Knut - Om jag vänder mig om
1976: Åke Eriksson - Mannen på taket
1989: Petra's Father - Miraklet i Valby
1998: Egon Andersson - Den tatuerade änkan
1984: Fors - Mannen från Mallorca
2006: Boston - Offside
2005: Mats pappa John - Mun mot mun
2001: Grannen - Beck - Hämndens pris
2010: Grannen - Beck - Levande begravd
2003: Roland - Mamma pappa barn
2013: Lundberg - Wallander 27 - Den orolige mannen
1998: The Neighbor - Beck 05 - Pensionat Pärlan
1998: The Neighbor - Beck 04 - Öga för öga
1998: The Neighbor - Beck 03 - Vita nätter
1974: Horn - Gustav III
1998: Grannen - Beck 06 - Monstret
1998: Grannen - Beck 07 - The Money Man
1995: mannen i morgonrock - Pensionat Oskar
2006: Grannen - Beck - Skarpt läge
2002: The Neighbor - Beck - Okänd avsändare
2016: Grannen - Beck 32 - Steinar
1997: Grannen - Beck 01 - Lockpojken
1997: Grannen - Beck 02 - Mannen med ikonerna
1986: Restaurateur - Kunglig toalette
1990: Axel - Honungsvargar
1992: Sockander - KvällsPressen
2007: Grannen - Beck 23 - Det tysta skriket
2005: Birger Johansen - Deadline Torp
2007: Grannen - Beck 21 - Den japanska shungamålningen
2007: Grannen - Beck 24 - I Guds namn
1994: Teljegin - Onkel Vanja
1963: Pajen - Min kära är en ros
1980: Affischören - Ett drömspel
1986: Monty - Fläskfarmen
2001: Grannen - Beck 10 - Mannen utan ansikte
1996: Edman - Juloratoriet
2016: Grannen - Beck 31 - Gunvald
2007: Grannen - Beck 20 - Advokaten
2006: Grannen - Beck 19 - Gamen
1997: The king - Tartuffe - hycklaren
2006: Gunnar Bergström - Den enskilde medborgaren
1998: Grannen - Beck - Spår i mörker
2009: Dirch Frode - Män som hatar kvinnor
1996: The old man - Ett sorts Hades

TV CREDITS:
1985: Läraren - August Strindberg: Ett liv
1978: John - Svenska noveller
1999: Grannen - Beck
1992: Jan - Kejsarn av Portugallien
2005: Lundberg - Wallander
1981: Axel Oxenstierna - Drottning Kristina
1992: Sockander, chefredaktör - Kvällspressen
1981: Bernt Svensson, Primus son - Babels hus