Swedish film and television actor best known for playing the title character in the crime series Sebastian Bergman. he has also been in films such as Roseanna and The Hunters.
He started his career in theatre and first appeared on television playing Puck in A Midsummer's Night's Dream.
He won the 1992 Guldbagge Award for "Best Male Actor" for his performance in Min Store Tjocke Far (My Big Fat Father).
He married Birgitta Lassgård in 1982, and they had three children.
He appeared in the 2006 film After the Wedding, which starred Mads Mikkelsen.