Peter Harryson (b. 1948), full name John Peter Kaj Harryson, is a Swedish actor who voiced Ernie, Bad Bart and the cartoon parrot Hansson on Svenska Sesam. His father, John Harryson, voiced Bert on the series.
At the age of 16, Harryson started to work as a stagehand at the city theater in Göteborg, where his father also worked. He studied acting at Dramatens theater school, and graduated in 1970. Some of his many stage credits include Guys and Dolls and My Fair Lady. He starred on the TV series Hedebyborna (1978-1981), and from 1997 through 2005, he hosted the Swedish adaptation of the Irish quiz show The Lyrics Board (Så ska det låta).
Harryson's voice credits include Stuart Little 2 (as Snowbell), Care Bears, War of the Birds, Bananas in Pajamas (as the narrator), and many others. In 1999 he puplished the first of many cooking books in Sweden.
- Peter Harryson is not the only host of international versions of The Lyrics Board who has voiced Sesame Street characters. The host of the Danish version (Hit med Sangen) Amin Jensen voiced characters for Elmers Verden & Sesam, luk dig op.