Jared Daperis

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Jared Daperis
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Jared Daperis on the red carpet 2013.
Born (1990-08-18) 18 August 1990 (age 28)
Melbourne, Australia
Years activeSince 1993

Jared Daperis (born August 18 1990) is an Australian actor. He has received a Young Artist Award nomination. Daperis' recent film work has been compared with that of a "young Mel Gibson",[1] whilst co-stars have likened him to Heath Ledger.[2] He is the middle child of three. He is the brother of actor and director Daniel Daperis and a younger sister, Stephanie Daperis.

Early life[edit]

Daperis attended Mentone Grammar School in the suburbs of Melbourne for his secondary education before graduating and moving to New York to study at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting.

He began acting at an early age appearing in the AFI award-winning short film The Order (1999), directed by Aden Young, and in television series such as Carla Cametti PD, "Ocean Star, Holly's Heroes, Stingers, Halifax f.p.[3] and as Little Joe Cartwright in the US series Ponderosa, the prequel to the hit TV series Bonanza. He also appeared in the Foxtel series Small Time Gangster alongside Gary Sweet. However, Daperis is best known for his leading role as the eponymous Squizzy Taylor, in Underbelly: Squizzy.

Film work includes the lead role in the Australian feature Playing For Charlie, composed by Academy Award winner Lisa Gerrard (Gladiator (2000) and Whale Rider in 2002 for which he received critical praise[4] and the Italian jockey Frankie Dettori in The Cup (2011), based on the 2002 Melbourne Cup. He lent his voice to the sheep ensemble in the animated Paramount movie Charlotte's Web (2006).

Daperis' performances on stage include the Melbourne and Singapore seasons of Cameron Mackintosh's Oliver!, in which he played the Artful Dodger, and IMG's The Full Monty at Melbourne's Art Centre.


Daperis (right) on the set of Small Time Gangster with director Jeff Walker
Year Title Type Episodes Role
2015-2017 House Husbands TV Series Joshua Naylor
2013 Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries TV Series Charlie Street
2013 Underbelly: Squizzy TV Mini-Series Squizzy Taylor
2011 Small Time Gangster TV Mini-Series Charlie
2011 The Cup Film Frankie Dettori
2009 Carla Cametti PD TV Series Johnno Carroll
2008 Playing For Charlie Film Tony Hobbs
2006 Hotel Sorrento Theatre Troy Moynihan
2006 Charlotte's Web Film Sheep V/O
2005 Holly's Heroes TV series Ralph Owen
 2005     [Blue Heelers]]  TV series   Jamie Hunter
2004 The Full Monty Musical Theatre Nathan
2003 Oliver! Musical Theatre Artful Dodger
2002 Ocean Star TV Series Trent Steadman
2002 Round The Twist TV Series Barnaby Von Clapp
2001 Ponderosa TV Series Little Joe Cartwright
2001 Like Mother Like Son Film Kenny Kimes
1999 The Order Film Jack


  1. ^ http://www.playingforcharlie.com/interview01.html
  2. ^ http://www.yourtv.com.au/blog.aspx?blogentryid=814256&showcomments=true
  3. ^ Jared Daperis on IMDb
  4. ^ "Movie: Playing for Charlie". SBS.com.au.

http://www.cpmgt.com.au/media/user_files/talent/54_cv.pdf http://www.playingforcharlie.com/interview01.html https://pro.imdb.com/name/nm0200840/awards http://www.sbs.com.au/films/movie/7057/Playing-for-Charlie-

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