Gustav Edvin Adolphson was a Swedish stage and screen actor and director. He made his stage debut in 1912, his first film "Thomas Graal's Best Child" (1918), and directed the first Swedish sound film, "Säg det i toner/ The Dream Waltz" in 1929. He was actress Harriet Bosse's third husband (1927–1932) and is father of actress Kristina Adolphson (b. 1937) and songwriter/composer Olle Adolphson (1934–2004). Edvin Adolphson appeared in more than 500 roles.