Socratis Otto is an Australian actor who has appeared in television series including Young Lions, Wentworth, and Home and Away. He is also known for his roles in The Goddess of 1967 and Two Doors Down films.
After making his debut in the acting industry in 1995, Socratis Otto has had a long career, appearing in various television series and movies.
The actor has won over audiences worldwide with his appealing personality, good looks, and fine acting skills. He has taken on many challenging roles since the beginning of his career, and he continues to do so.
|Date of birth
|May 5, 1970
|Place of birth
|New South Wales, Australia
|52 Years Old
|6 feet 1 inch (185 cm)
|60 kg (136.6 lbs)
|A public school, National Institute of Dramatic Art NIDA)
|Awards and nominations
|Broadway World Sydney Awards
Early Life and Family
Actor Socratis Otto was born in Sydney, Australia, on May 5, 1970.
The eldest son of his family, he grew up in a Greek immigrant community in a suburb of Brisbane.
As a child, he was formally interested in sports and also keenly interested in writing.
By the time he grew up to be a teenager, he realized that acting was his forte, so he decided to have a career in the showbiz industry.
Socratis graduated from a public school in Sydney before going to college and earning a degree in creative writing and literature.
After graduating, he pursued an acting training program at the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA).
He graduated from NIDA in 2000. After graduation, Otto auditioned for roles on stages, in films, and on television.
Personal Life and Relationships of Socratis Otto
Socratis Otto is in a relationship with New Zealand-born actress Danielle Cormack. Both actors met on the set of Wentworth, an Australian television series, where they played prison guards.
The couple started dating in 2014 and have been together since then.
Danielle Cormack has an extensive career in theatre, television, and film. She was married to Pana-Hema Taylor before divorcing him in 2013.
However, she started dating Socratis after getting divorced from her husband.
In the past, the actor was rumored to be hooking up with his fellow actress Laurie Foell.
In fact, they met while working on the Australian soap opera Home and Away. They also had an onscreen relationship in that film.
However, they have never confirmed or denied these rumors about their personal lives.
The Career of Socratis Otto
Socratis Otto made his film debut in 2001 partly for the Sydney Theatre Company. He played a part in its production Salt, making his first appearance on stage. This role can be marked as his first acting performance.
Then, he made a television debut that same year as Jason in the Australian children’s series Outrider, in the episode Aliens: Part 4. He also played Adam Gray’s character in All Saints before portraying Justin Carmody, the protagonist of Young Lions, a television drama series that garnered him tremendous popularity within the Television Industry.
In 2003, the actor played the role of Charles Darwin in the drama-documentary Darwin’s Brave New World.
Later, he made an appearance in the television series Dance Academy. In this series, he played the role of Adam, a psychologist.
Similarly, in 2013 he appeared in the mini-series Paper Giants; Magazine Wars and played the role of Peter Dawson.
The actor got his start in the movie industry with a role in the short film Running Down These Dreams, released in 2002. He played the part of Dove in this film, and some of his additional roles have been minor roles such as Tim in Elven (2008), Attacker in Beyond Words (2009), and Kyle in Residue (2008).
In Nightwalking (2009) and In Hearts Left Behind (2009), he played Joe and Aden, respectively.
The actor received acclaim for his appearance as an operator in The Matrix Reloaded, released in 2003. He has continued working on movies of the science-fiction (SCi-Fi) genre, including The Rage in Placid Lake, released in 2003, and Monkey Puzzle, released in 2010.
Socratis Otto was recently nominated for the BroadwayWorld best actor award for his roles in these films.
Socratis Otto’s Net Worth
Socratis Otto has amassed a fortune of about $1 million throughout his decades-long career in acting. He has often played roles that have impressed audiences and brought him economic stability and fame.
Socratis’ net worth continues to grow, and he can be expected to become wealthier in the years ahead.
His work as both a stage actor and screen actor has helped him earn a large fortune.
The movie X-Men Origins Wolverine starring Hugh Jackman, in which Socratis Otto appeared, grossed $373 million at the box office worldwide.
The movie The Matrix Reloaded, also starring Andy Arness and Ray Anthony, grossed $150 million at the box office; it’s clear that those movies made Socratis a millionaire.
As well as appearing in those blockbusters, Socratis has had many other roles in movies over the course of his career—earning an average salary of $60 thousand to $320 thousand per film role.