Michael Socha is an English actor best known for his roles in the critically acclaimed films This Is England and Summer; and the television series This Is England '86, This Is England '88 and Being Human.
He also has a starring role as Will Scarlet (The Knave of Hearts), who reluctantly follows the White Rabbit to Victorian England to spring Alice from an asylum and to take her back to Wonderland, in the fantasy drama television series Once Upon a Time in Wonderland.
Socha hails from Derby, Derbyshire, England. His television credits include Inspector George Gently, Undercover, Homefront and This is England 1988, which resulted in a BAFTA win for Best Mini-Series in 2012.
He also appeared in This is England 1986, Paradox, Dive, The Unloved, Married Single Other, Coming Up, Silent Witness and Casualty.
In 2008 Socha played Daniel in the BAFTA Scotland winner for Best Feature Film, Summer. He also starred in Better Things, the indie film Dogging, A Love Story, This is England, Cut, Shank, Break Clause, Bonded by Blood, Twenty8k, Spike Island and Svengali.
Socha trained with the Carlton TV Workshop and has a National Diploma of Performing Arts from Burton College.
His sister is Misfits actress Lauren Socha.