Miranda Otto is known for her exceptional acting performance in the movies such as “Emma’s war”, The last days of Chez Nous, and for her role as Eowyn in the most popular series “The Lord of the rings: The Return of the king.” After her role as Eowyn in the most popular series, The Lord of the rings, she won and was nominated for more than seven prestigious Awards.

Quick Info 
Full NameMiranda Otto
Date Of Birth16 December 1967
Birth PlaceBrisbane, Queensland, Australia
Parent(s)Barry Otto
Lindsy Otto
SpousePeter O’Brien
Age54 Years
HeightNot Known
EthnicityHalf German and half Australian.
Net WorthUSD $4 million


Who are the parents of Mirando Otto?

Miranda Otto, born on 16 December 1967,  is a well-known Australian Actress. She was born on the Eastern side of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. She was born to Barry Otto and Lindsy Otto. Her father and mother were both actors and actresses. She gives credit for her acting to her parents. Besides father and mother, Miranda has a paternal half-sister named Gracia otto. Miranda started her professional career acting when she was eighteen years old. since her childhood, she was fascinated with arts and acting.Miranda Otta

How was childhood of Otto like?

Miranda Otto spent her whole childhood in Newcastle with her parents. When she turned six, her parents divorced. She, then moved to Hong Kong to live with her grandparents for a short period of time. She was close to her father and used to fly back to Sydney just to spend weekends and holidays with her father. She loved to do acting from her early age. Maybe it is because her parents were actors themselves. She even used to write scripts for her father as a child.

She belongs to the Australian Nationality and she has a mixed ethnicity of half german and half Australian. While her stay in Melbourne, she used to write scripts and design flyers with her friends. She enjoyed doing that.


Where did Mirando go to School?

As a child, Miranda Otto attended Newcastle High school. She was graduated from Newcastle high school in 1978. Later in 1981, she attended the National School of Dramatic Art in order to give wings to her dreams. She graduated in 1985 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts. While her stay in Hong Kong, her Grandparents used to teach her from home.

In an interview held in 2016, she had said that “I get education from my grandparents more than I get  from schools and universities.”


How did Otto start her Career?

Miranda Otto started her career in the Cinema when she was only eighteen years old. She was cast as Emma Grange in the 1986’s popular movie Emma’s War. This was her first debut movie. Later in 1987, Otto was cast as Stevie in the movie Initiation.



Miranda was so talented and compatible in the matter of acting. Her performance in 1991’s The 13th floor is one of the most selling movies in Australian film history. The following year she was cast as Nell Tiscowitz in the movie named “The Girl who came late”. For her outstanding performance in this movie, she was nominated for the most prestigious award called Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actress.

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In 1992, She did another project called “The Last days of chez Nous.” as Annie. With an IMDb rating of 8.5 out of 10, this movie was the reason why she is known worldwide.

Miranda had already driven the eyes of many directors, scriptwriters, and producers toward her. Between 1993 and 1996 she had done three popular movies named The Nostradamus Kid as Jennie O’Brien, Sex is a Four Letter Word as Viv, and Love Serenade as Dimity Hurley.

The following year that is1997 is a huge year for her after she was cast in the movie The well as Katherine.

She had done more than Fifty-Nine movies in her entire life. Some of her most popular TV series and movies are The Thin Red Line, In the Winter, kin, Close Your Eyes, the Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, The Lord of the rings: the return of the king, Blessed, The jack Bull, rake and many more.


How many awards has Miranda Otto won?

She was nominated for the Australian Film Institute Award for best-supporting Actress and also nominated for the Film Critics Circle of Australia award for best female supporting Actor. For her performance in ‘The well’ movie, she was nominated for the Australian Filma institute Award for Best actress AND Film Critics Circle of Australian Award for Best Female Actor.


Relationship Status

Miranda Otto was married to Peter O’Brien in 2003. These lovebirds are blessed wth with one daughter and her name is Darcey O’Brien.

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Body Measurement

Miranda Otto is blessed with a height of 5feet and five inches. Her total weight is 58kg(126 lbs). Her bra size is 34B and her dress’s size is 4 (US). She has a blonde hair color and eye color of Light brown with a bossy type of Hourglass, Miranda’s body measurement is 36-26-36.


Net Worth

The total net worth of Miranda Otto is $4 million according to a survey done by Celebrity Net Worth Magazine in January 2021.


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