Lindy Larsson Forss was born in Ljuder, Sweden in 1974. He has studied at The University College of Acting in Stockholm. He has worked at some of the major theatres in Sweden like The Royal Dramatic Theatre, Malmö City Theatre, Stockholm City Theatre, Malmö Opera and Uppsala City Theatre.
In 2020 he played Hedwig in Hedwig and the Angry inch at Malmö City Theatre, directed by Dritero Kasapi. During the last years he has played roles such as The Leading Player in Pippin and Professor Higgins in My Fair Lady at Malmö Opera, Feste in Twelfth Night at The Royal Dramatic Theatre, Frida Kahlo in Kahlo - The Concert at Republique in Copenhagen, The Emcee in Cabaret at Malmö City Theatre, Che in Evita at Malmö Opera and Claudius in Hamlet at Uppsala City Theatre.
A documentary film about Lindy, Lindy the Return of Little Light, was released in 2019. The film focused on his life, artistry and his Romani heritage.
He is the singer in the orchestra Lindy & Bon Bon Band. In 2010 he received the Thalia Prize (Kvällsposten) for his role interpretation of Carmen at Malmö City Theatre. In 2011 he received Såstaholms Film and Stage Art Award for his collective artistry.
At Maxim Gorki Theatre he has appeared in productions by Yael Ronen such as Roma Armee, Yes but No and Rewitching Europe. In 2018 he was part of Marta Górnicka's choral production Grundgesetz at the Brandenburger Tor and was part of the Queer Week »Pugs in Love« 2019 with From Hell with Love. He has also appeared in various formats and festivals, such as »The Long Night of Coming Out« and »Hilton 437« at Studio Я. From the middle of the 20/21 season Lindy Leonard Forss is a permanent member of the ensemble at Gorki.