24 February 1921|
|Died||16 January 1992
|Spouse(s)||Tullü Johansson (m. 1943)|
|Children||3, including Pierre Lindstedt|
His father was a Social Democratic politician and Carl-Gustaf started his acting in a socialist youth theater club. Since his parents were poor he had to start work at the age of 16 as a delivery boy. Meanwhile, he continued with acting, performing at weddings and stag parties doing comedy pieces.
Lindstedt is mostly known for being a comedian but he has also been in many dramas. His films include What Are You Doing After the Orgy? and The Man on the Roof where he played the detective Martin Beck. At the 7th Guldbagge Awards he won the award for Best Actor for his role in Harry Munter.
He was father to the actor Pierre Lindstedt.
- "Harry Munter (1969)". Swedish Film Institute. 2 March 2014.