Henrik Norman was born in Lund, where he also studied and took part in several performances at the university theatre. After graduation he worked as a radio and TV news reporter and then joined the Swedish Foreign Ministry in 1988. Having returned to Stockholm after a few years of assignments abroad, he got his first professional part in a play in 1996 and a year later decided to leave diplomacy and venture a new career in the realms of theatre.
His credits include playing Sigmund Freud in the musical Freudomamia (2005) and one of the male strippers in The Full Monty (2008), the Roman general Lycius in the international film Clash of the Empires (2011) and roles such as Prospero and Little John in big outdoor performances of the Tempest by Shakespeare (2010) and Robin Hood (2011). He has performed in classics such as the Seagull by Anton Chekhov (2007), No Exit by Jean Paul Sartre (2005) and To Damaskus by August Strindberg (2004).
In 2011 he played AlfonsÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ father in Alfons och trollkarlen at Intiman in Stockholm and in 2013 he played Alan in SESTÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s production of God of Carnage at Teater Brunnsgatan fyra. In 2014 he performed the role of Kurt in Strindberg’s The Dance of Death with GÃ¶rel Crona and Johannes Brost at Strindbergs Intima Teater and on tour. Henrik has also appeared in several Swedish TV-series and feature film, has recently recorded an audiobook and is a frequently used speaker for film, television and radio.