Svend Methling (1 October 1891 - 4 June 1977) was a Danish actor and film director. He was a director for Dansk Skolescene 1924-1929, for Folkescenen 1925 and for Komediehuset 1929-1930. He also worked as a director at the Det Ny Teater 1926-1929. From 1932 to 1962 he worked as an actor in numerous films often family musical oriented films. During this time he also directed several films but the bulk of his director work on film was in the 1940s.