Despite prices and a long career, Hedlund is called "one of our most famous unknown actors".
Born in 1933 in Ersmark, Skelleftea, he worked in several major theaters and participated in about 50 films and TV series. Among other things, he participated in "Hunters", "Three Love" and "Doctors of the Archipelago". In 1969, he won Guldbagge for the role of Harald in the movie "Adalen 31".
"I was lucky in the profession and I met many good people," Hedlund said in an interview with Norran 2011.
Roland Hedlund was 85 years old.