Born into a famous acting family, Václav Vydra Sr. and Dana Medřická, he was undoubtedly destined for an acting career.
He studied acting at the Prague Conservatory (1977), and subsequently worked in various theatre ensembles, for example in the Jaroslav Průcha Theatre in Kladno - Mladá Boleslav,between 1979-1994 in the Municipal Theatres of Prague and since 1995 he has been a member of the ensemble of the Na Vinohradech Theatre. You can currently see him in three productions - Man Never Knows, Straw Hat and The Auditor. In addition to his home stage, he also appears in productions of other ensembles, for example in the Theatre Bez Zabradli, the Musical Theatre in Karlín and the Kalich Theatre. With more than a hundred diverse roles to his credit (mainly comedy titles), he also has considerable experience in the musical theatre industry. In addition to theatre, he is also involved in other disciplines and is often cast in film and television. He also works in a radio and occasionally does dubbing. In addition to his artistic activities, he is a passionate horse breeder and promoter of holistic horse care. He first appeared at the Hybernia Theatre in 2008 in a stage version of Švejk as Field Marshal Katz.