Fred Johanson is a Swedish musical artist, just returned from New York where he last season played opposite Glenn Close in as Max in Sunset Boulevard at Palace Theatre, Broadway, a role he also performed in 2016 at The Coliseum in London.
Johanson has had the leading roles in several of the most well-known musicals such as Jafar & Sultan in Aladdin at Prince Edward Theatre, London as well as Javert in Les Miserables, Pontius Pilate in Jesus Christ Superstar and Juan Peron in Evita, all the latter at Malmö Opera. At Cirkus in Stockholm, he has sung the role of Profetikus in Cats (2009). He has also sung the role of Javert in Les Miserables on tour in Denmark. At the Göteborg Opera, he did the Beast in Beauty and the Beast (2004/2005), a set which was also staged at Göta Lejon in Stockholm. Johanson has also sung Max in Sunset Boulevard at the Göteborg Opera (2010/2011).
Besides various recordings Johanson has dubbed the voices in a number of films, such as the lion Samson in the Disney film The Wild, as well as starred in the Swedish TV-show Så ska det låta several times. He has also appeared in numerous concerts such as Rhapsody in Rock at Circus in Stockholm, Night Of A Thousand Voices at the Royal Albert Hall and a tribute concert for Benny Andersson.