|Dimitris Michael Stratas|
|Hair color:brown||Height:183 cm|
|Eyes color: green||Weight:125 kg|
He was born and raised in Athens. He studied Marketing at Baruch College, City University of New York. He took his first theatre and TV courses there, and he also studied at HB Studio with Herbert Berghof, Carol Rosenfeld and Steven Strimpell among others. After his return to Greece he enrolled and graduated from “Ramba” Drama School. He studied classical singing with Anastasia Monogeni of the National Greek Opera, and dance with Kay Holden, as well as with Magda Gerosideri and others at “Chorokinissi”.
In New York, he appeared at Baruch, in Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest” (Algernon), in Loesser, Swerling & Burrows musical “Guys and Dolls” (Liverlips Louie) and in Arthur Schnitzler’s “La Ronde” (Soldier).
Other favorite roles include Tom from Tennessee Williams “The Glass Menagerie”, Treplev from Anton Chekhov’s “The Seagull”, and Bobby from David Mamet’s “American Buffalo”.
His filmwork includes the lead in Nadja Tennstedt’s short film “So Lonely” (in N.Y.), and also the lead in Giorgos Noussias short film “Location Scouting” (in Athens). In the way of feature films he appeared as “Kritikos” in Yannis Fagras “Still looking for Morfine ” (Panhellenic Union of Film Critics award – 2001) and also in Reppas –Papathanassiou “Crying came out of Paradise” and Pantelis Voulgaris “Brides”.
He has appeared in many television series and in numerous commercials, most notably as “Newton” in the “Frulite on the Go” campaign between 2002 and 2006.
As a singer he appeared with the Greek National Opera Choir in the Concert, Video, and Recording of Vangelis’ “Mythodea”.
After a number of years of absence from showbiz, he made a comeback as “William” in the Canadian play “Insomnia” by Daniel Brooks and Guillermo Verdecchia , in English, in the winter of 2015, with “Prospero” theatre company, which rejuvenated his pursuit of acting.
This has yielded so far, a commercial in Cyprus for Primetel mobile telephony, where he appeared as a barman, serving Santa Claus.
Greek – Native
English – Very fluently. Accents: Greek, British, American, Cockney, Southern, French, German.
French – Well.
Spanish, German, Italian - a little