Socratis Otto

Socratis Otto

Socratis Otto is one of Australia’s most versatile actors having appeared in a variety of roles across film, television and theatre.

As a graduate of NIDA, Socratis’ extensive theatre credits include Saturn’s Return, Fireface, Don Juan, Saint Joan and The Wonderful World of Dissocia for Sydney Theatre Company; Peribanez and A Midusmmer Night’s Dream for Company B Belvoir; Woyczeck for Malthouse Theatre, and Birdland for Melbourne Theatre Company. At the beginning of 2019 he was part of The Iliad: Out Loud, the critically acclaimed season for Belvoir and Sydney Festival.

Socratis is perhaps best known to audiences as Maxine Conway in Wentworth, a role he played throughout four seasons of the hugely popular television drama that has been screened in 90 countries across the globe.  His other TV credits include Young Lions, False Witness, The Pacific, Paper Giants: Magazine Wars, Home and Away, Carlotta and Serangoon Road.

In feature film, Socratis is currently shooting The Flood and has appeared in The Rage In Placid Lake, Macbeth, Monkey Puzzle, My Mistress and I, Frankenstein.

Socratis has taught actors film craft both at home and abroad, his training includes BA Dramatic Art NIDA, and Hons BA Creative Writing Literature & Drama Studies Macquarie University.

Socratis Otto

Film

THE FLOOD
Role: Miller, Dir: Victoria Wharfe McIntyre. Wagtail Prod. 2019
ENTER THE WILD
Role: Zac, Dir: Mark Forstmann. 2018
MY MISTRESS
Role: Leon, Dir: Stephen Lance. Mini Studios 2014
I, FRANKENSTEIN
Role: Zuriel, Dir: Stuart Beattie. Hopscotch Features 2014
GONE
Role: Jim, Dir: Heitor Dhalia. Summit Entertainment 2012
ANYONE YOU WANT
Role: Stirling, Dir: Campbell Graham. Fifth Floor Films 201
X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE
Role: Lead Technician, Dir: Gavin Wood. Twentieth Century Fox 2009
BEAUTIFUL
Role: Max, Dir: Dean O’Flaherty. Kojo Pictures 2009
IN HEARTS LEFT BEHIND (Short)
Role: Aden, Dir: Stephen De Villiers 2009
BEYOND WORDS (Short)
Role: Ben, Dir: Armand de Saint Salvy 2009
NIGHT WALKING (Short)
Role: Man, Dir: Leigh Richards 2009
MONKEY PUZZLE
Role: Zac, Dir: Mark Forstmann. Totem Films 2008
ELEVEN (Short)
Role: Tim, Dir: Lawrence Lim 2008
RESIDUE (Short)
Role: Kyle, Dir: Sebastien Guy. Roguy Films 2008
MACBETH
Role: Detective Mentieth, Dir: Geoffrey Wright. Mushroom Pictures 2006
TOWER BLOCK (Short)
Role: Dezza, Dir: Peter Powell
THE BIG DEAL (Short)
Role: Man, Dir: Gary Freedman
THE MATRIX RELOADED
Role: Operator, Dir: Andy Wachowski. Matrix 2 Productions 2003
THE RAGE IN PLACID LAKE
Role: Bozo, Dir: Tony McNamara. Rapacious Pictures 2003
RUNNING DOWN THESE DREAMS (Short)

Role: Dove, Dir: Jane Manning 2002

 

Television


WENTWORTH (Series 5)
Role: Maxine Conway, Dir: Various. Fremantle Media 2017
WENTWORTH (Series 4)
Role: Maxine Conway, Dir: Various. Fremantle Media 2016
WENTWORTH (Series 3)
Role: Maxine Conway, Dir: Various. Fremantle Media 2015
WENTWORTH (Series 2)
Role: Maxine Conway, Dir: Various. Fremantle Media 2014
CARLOTTA
Role: Christopher, Dir: Sam Lang. ABC 2014
SERANGOON ROAD
Role: Peter, Dir: Peter Andrikidis. HBO Asia 2013
PAPER GIANTS: MAGAZINE WARS
Role: Peter Dawson, Dir: Daina Reid. ABC 2013
THE DOCTOR BLAKE MYSTERIES
Role: Clive Churchill, Dir: Ian Barry. December Media 2013
RAKE (Series 2)
Role: Justin, Dir: Peter Duncan. Essential Media 2012
HOME & AWAY
Role: Robert Robertson, Dir: Various. Seven Network 2009-2011
DANCE ACADEMY
Role: Adam the Psychologist, Dir: Cherie Nowlan, Ian Gilmour. ABC 2010
MIRACLES
Role: Gerald Ameseder, Dir: Jennifer Peedom. ABC 2010
THE PACIFIC
Role: Father Keogh, Dir: David Nutter. First Division Productions 2010
FALSE WITNESS
Role: Shannon Cross, Dir: Peter Andrikidis. Screentime 2009
DARWIN’S BRAVE NEW WORLD
Role: Charles Darwin, Dir: Lisa Matthews. ScreenWorld 2009
THE LAST CONFESSION OF ALEXANDER PEARCE
Role: Soldier, Dir: Michael James Roland. Essential Media 2008
ALL SAINTS
Role: Hugh Dawson, Dir: Robert Marchand. Seven Network 2004
YOUNG LIONS
Role: Justin Carmody, Dir: Various. Quicksilver Productions 2002
CITY HOMICIDE (Pilot)
Role: Matt Ryan, Seven Network
OUTRIDERS
Role: Jason, Dir: Kevin James Dobson. Channel 9 2001
ALL SAINTS
Role: Adam Gray, Dir: Grant Brown. Seven Network 2001

Theatre

THE ILIAD: OUT LOUD
Role: Reader, Dir: William Zappa. Belvoir / Sydney Festival 2019
SAINT JOAN
Role: Destivet / Polly, Dir: Imara Savage. STC 2018
BIRDLAND
Role: Johnny, Dir: Leticia Caceres. MTC 2015
STOCKHOLM
Role: Todd, Dir: Scott Graham. STC 2010
THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF DISSOCIA
Role: Victor Hess / Dr Clark, Dir: Marion Potts. STC 2009
WOYZECK
Role: Woyzeck, Dir: Michael Kantor. Malthouse Theatre 2009
SATURNS RETURN
Role: Brendan, Dir: David Berthold. STC 2008
ARE YOU THERE?
Role: Francisco, Dir: Ros Horin. Ensemble Theatre 2006
PERIBANEZ
Role: Peribanez, Dir: Neil Armfield. Company B 2006
THREE FURIES
Role: The Model, Dir: Jim Sharman. Performing Lines / Adelaide/Auckland/Sydney Festival 2005 / 2006
A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM
Role: Oberon, Dir: Benedict Andrews. Belvoir St Theatre 2004
MORPH
Role: Be, Dir: Ben Winspear. STC
RABBIT
Role: Spin, Dir: Kate Gaul. Griffin Theatre 2003
MACBETH
Role: Lennox, Dir: Michael Kantor. Belvoir St Theatre 2003
HOUSE AMONG THE STARS
Role: Mathieu, Dir: Rosalba Clemente. STCSA 2001
DON JUAN
Role: Pete, Dir: Marion Potts. STC 2001
SALT
Role: The Man, Dir: Jennifer Hagan. STC 2001
FIREFACE
Role: Paul, Dir: Benedict Andrews. STC 2001

Webseries

DREAM CHANNEL
Role: Calculus, Dir: Jonny Peters. Cobbstar Productions

 

Training

2000 Graduate of NIDA

Media

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