Michael Socha


Date Of Birth

December 13, 1987


Michael Socha is most famous for his roles on TV series like This Is England '86, This Is England '88 and Being Human, as well movies like This Is England and Summer. He went to St Benedict Catholic School, where he often rebelled and skipped school. He auditioned for the lead role in a school play at the age of 11 but to no avail. The following year, he auditioned in a play being cast by the Chellaston Youth Players in attempt to prove his teachers wrong and prove that he has what it takes to pursue acting. After landing the lead role in the play, he acted in several productions.

Socha tried to work in a manufacturing factory though he quit since he didn't enjoy it. He then attended Burton College but left school to work at another factory. He also worked at a car wash.

In 2006, Socha finally got his big break as he was cast in the movie This Is England. This was followed by more movie gigs, including Lady Margaret, Better Things, Summer , Public Sex and Jade. In 2008, he was cast on the TV series Casualty as Ryan Malone though he only appeared in six episodes. At present, he stars on the ABC spin-off series Once Upon a Time in Wonderland.

Place of Birth

Derby, Derbyshire, England, UK

Birth Name

Michael Socha




2013 Once Upon a Time in Wonderland (TV Series)
2013 Svengali
2011-2013 Being Human (TV Series)
2012 Homefront (TV Mini-Series)
2012 Spike Island
2012 Twenty8k
2011 This Is England '88 (TV Series)
2011/III Hit and Run (Short)
2010 This Is England '86 (TV Series)
2010 Break Clause
2010 Bonded by Blood
2010 Dive (TV Movie)
2010 Shank
2010 Married Single Other (TV Series)
2010 Cut
2010 Labour (Short)
2010 The Good Men of Leicester (Short)
2009 Paradox (TV Mini-Series)
2009 Harvest (TV Movie)
2008-2009 Casualty (TV Series)
2009 Bale (Short)
2009 The Unloved (TV Movie)
2009 Jade (Short)
2009 Public Sex
2008 Summer
2008 Better Things
2007 Lady Margaret (Short)
2007 Soft (Short)
2006 This Is England


5' 8" (1.73 m)

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