Petra Nielsen is one of Sweden's most famous musical stars.
With a career that stretches over 35 years, she has so far appeared in about 20 musical productions. Some of them include: West Side Story, Grease, Fame, The Addam's Family, A Chorus Line and Chicago.
She was awarded DN's culture price, Kasper in the year 1991, that same year she was also awarded with "privatteatrarnas Guldmask", for her portrayal as "Rizzo" in Grease.
Petra has been awarded with the "Guldmask" award twice more since then, in 1996 and 1999, for her portrayals of Cassie in "A Chorus Line", and Roxie in "Chicago".
Her performance as Roxie Hart took her to West End in London as well as Broadway in New York.
Petra is a charachter actress, and has played many spoken- and bigger roles, both in comedy as well as drama productions.
Two of these roles include "Anna Holt" a series where she portrayed a police officer for "SVT", as well as "Oss Kvinnor Emellan" a drama series for SVT.
Her latest contribution was in the Netflix movie "EUROVISION", where she sings "Come and Play". The movie soundtrack was nominated for a Grammy in 2020.
Personal dataAge 56
SkillsDriver's license (B-körkort)
Petra Nielsen's CV
|2018||Broarna i Maddison County (Maximteatern, Stockholm & Slakthuset, Malmö)|
|2017||La Cage aux folles (Östgötateatern)|
|2011-2014||The Adam's Family (Musical)|
|2009||Panik på Klinik|
|2008||Foot loose (Musical)|
|2006||Petra von Kants Bittra Tårar (Musical)|
|2005||Gays and Dolls (Musical)|
|2005||Garbo The Musical|
|2003||The Full Monty (Musical)|
|2001||Chicago (Musical) Schubert Theatre, New York|
|2000||Chicago (Musical) Adelphi Theatre in London|
|1999||Chicago (Musical) Gothenburg-Stockholm|
|1996||A Chorus Line (Musical)|
|1989||West Side Story (Musical)|
|2013||En Pilgrims Död (mini Series)||Gertrud|
|2008||Livet i Fagervik (TV-Series)||Astrid Holmström||Kjell Sundvall|
|2006||Sök/Search (Movie)||Mona||Maria von Heland|
|2006||Frostbite/Frostbiten (Movie)||Annika Wallén||Anders Banke|
|2004||Kvinnor Emellan (TV-series)||Myran||Fredrik T. Olsson|
|1996-1999||Anna Holt (TV-series)||Anna Holt (Lead)|
|1993||Rosenbaum (TV-series)||Annette Joninger||Kjell Sundvall|
|1991||Storstad (TV-series)||Katja||Christoffer von Platen|
|1986||Bödeln och Skökan (TV-Movie)||Kvinnlig Fånge||Hrafn Gunnlaugsson|
|1986||Beskyddarna (TV-Movie)||Saga Sjöder||Mikael Ekman|