Otto Farrant is a British actor who is recognized for his performance in Amazon Prime’s thriller series, Alex Rider. Likewise, he is known for his appearance in films such as Clash of the Titans, and Salmon Fishing in the Yemen. Further, his notable television works include The White Queen, War & Peace, and Mrs. Wilson.
Otto was born on April 17, 1997, in England, United Kingdom. He is 23 years old as of 2020. At an early age of 11, Farrant began acting in stage productions. Otto performed in stage plays at the National Theatre and Shakespeare’s Globe theatre. Let’s know some interesting facts about this rising star.
Otto Farrant was born on Wednesday, November 13, 1996 (age 26 years; as of 2022), and he hails from Hammersmith in London, England. His zodiac sign is Scorpio. He did his schooling at Graveney School in London. He first got interested in acting after watching Gavroche, a fictional character in the play ‘Les Misérables,’ singing the song “Little People.” Later, he pursued a course in theatre at Stagecoach Theatre School in Battersea, London .
What is Otto Farrant’s Status in Relationships?
Farrant hasn’t revealed a single detail regarding his romantic life up to this point. This British actor is presumably concentrating on growing his career in his early 20s. As a result, he could be single and doesn’t currently have a partner.
Farrant is incredibly private about his personal life. He might have had a few prior love encounters, but there is no solid proof. Additionally, the actor from The White Queen is not associated with any disputes or allegations of any kind.
Since Farrant is not active on social media, it is challenging to get his daily updates. Who knows, he might be looking for the ideal spouse.
Otto Farrant began his journey as a theatre artist at the age of eleven when he was hand-picked from his school to portray the role of Robin in ‘The Merry Wives of Windsor’ (2008), staged at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, London. While talking about the onset of his acting career, he said,
At school I was not academically that great at English, I was much better in maths and sciences, and I almost did a degree in physics and maths…However, I was always in the school plays. One day I was picked to do a play at the Globe and off the back of that I got an agent and from there it snowballed.”
Thereafter, he managed to juggle his academics alongside the theatre. Other theatrical productions in which he appeared include Oedipus (2008) as Eteocles, The Habit of Art (2009) as Charlie, and Little Platoons (2011) as Sam. In 2014, he played the role of the young collector in the revival of the play ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ in which he shared the stage with Gillian Anderson, an established American actress.
He came into the limelight when he appeared in the 2016 satirical comedy play ‘Once in a Lifetime,’ staged at Young Vic Theatre, London. In the play, he played the role of Rudolph Kammerling, a quirky German film director.
In 2017, Otto Farrant, along with his fellow actor Finn Cooke, wrote and directed ‘Spool,’ a charming combination of text and dance, sound and imagery, and mind and body. ‘Spool’ is an introspective analysis representing the co-dependency of Mind and Body as a relationship that eventually turns sour.
Otto Farrant made his film debut in 2010 with the action fantasy film ‘Clash of the Titans’ in which he played the role of Young Perseus. Other feature films under his belt include The Great Ghost Rescue (2011) and Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011).
In 2010, Otto Farrant made his television debut with the British crime-drama ‘The Bill’ in which he played the role of Archie Powell in the episode titled “Who Dares Wins.” Thereafter, he appeared in various television series like The White Queen (2013), War & Peace (2016), and Mrs. Wilson (2018).
In 2020, Otto Farrant struck stardom with his digital debut when he played the titular role in Amazon Prime’s critically acclaimed series Alex Rider. The series showcases the life of Alex Rider, a teenage schoolboy recruited by MI6, the British international intelligence service, who is kidnapped and tortured by a band of mysterious operatives.
How much is Otto Farrant’s net worth?
According to celebritynetworth, the well-known British actor Otto Farrant has a net worth of $3 million. Robert Glenister, another actor, has a comparable net worth. Farrant has been involved in the entertainment sector since 2010 and has made a respectable sum of money as an actor. Farrant might make more than $37,000 every episode, compared to the $45,000–53,000 average salary for performers.
Otto has so far been a part of a couple highly popular films that have made a great deal of money at the box office. For instance, Clash of the Titans (2010), in which he portrayed youthful Perseus, brought in $493.2 million. Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, a 2011 comedy-drama, earned $34.6 million at the box office.
Because of his training in theater, Farrant performs each role with ease. Most reviewers and audience members praise Otto’s performance. Farrant had appearances in television shows such The Bill, The White Queen, Silk, and War & Peace between 2010 and 2018.
Watch the official trailer for Alex Rider, a web series about spy thrillers!
Otto landed the lead role in Alex Rider, a thriller web series for Amazon Prime Video, in 2019. Farrant co-stars in the television adaptation of a book series with Vicky McClure and Stephen Dillane.
Height (approx.): 5′ 8″
Hair Colour: Dark Brown
Eye Colour: Dark Blue