Rolf Lydahl is a freelance actor with almost 40 years of experience in film, television, theater and musicals. He completed his education at the Theater Academy in Malmö in 1984.
Rolf has participated in quite a few film and television productions over the years. Recently, he has been seen in SVT’s Tunna blå linjen and in Tv4’s Bäckström, which is now coming with new seasons. Just finished filming Paradis City and Whiskey on the Rocks.
Among the many roles he has played are Mackie Kniven in Tolvskillingsoperan, Lopachin in The Cherry Orchard, Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet, Jean in Miss Julie and the title roles in Nils Holgersson’s wonderful journey, Gösta Berling’s saga and Per Gynt. He has toured with his own music shows around the country and appeared in many musicals, e.g. Hair at Stockholm City Theater and Jesus Christ Superstar and Evita at Göta Lejon.
In recent years, he has, among other things, appeared in Varning på stan nu kung i bar unwell again at Göta Lejon, Billy Elliot at Kulturhuset stadsteatern, played Monsieur Firmin in The Phantom of the Opera at Cirkus, Higgins in My Fair Lady at Kulturhuset stadsteatern, Dan in Next to Normal at Uppsala stadsteatern. And in the last year at Malmö Opera, he has played the priest Stig in Som som i himmelen and Florenz Ziegfeld in Funny Girl. Rolf has just finished playing My fantastic friend at Kulturhuset Stadsteatern and from January -24 he will again play Dan in Next To Normal, this time at Malmö Opera.