Lars Hjertner is originally from the south of Dalarna and his career started with the Horndal Variety in 1979. He plays the violin and sings, has studied acting at Calle Flygare and dance at Kulturama. Ten years with Länsteatern in Skaraborg has resulted in parts from Einstein in Arsenic and Old Lace to Robert in Maratondansen and Kenickie in Grease. Also worth mentioning is Spela Allan and the one man show Änglaknäpp. At Oscars in Stockholm he has played in Cyrano (as a substitute for the main role played by Mikael Samuelsson, for which he received a sholarship) and My Fair Lady.
Every summer he plays Mats in Himlaspelet in Leksand. At the Göteborg Opera Lars has played a narrator in Junker Nils av Eka, Will in Some Enchanted Evening and Schlomo Metzenbaum in FAME. During the spring 2004 he made great success, in the leading role in the musical Stop the World - I Want to Get Off. During the season 2004/2005 he will star in the musicals I do, I do and The Beauty and the Beast.