Jake Speer is a graduate of NIDA. During his training Jake made a memorable impact as Richard in Shakespeare’s RICHARD III, amongst other roles. Following graduation Jake booked a series regular role on Australia’s highest rating drama series, HOME & AWAY playing Oscar Maguire.
Between graduating from NIDA and signing on to HOME & AWAY, Jake found time to produce, direct, write and star in the documentary film, LEETON: THE FORMATIVE YEARS. His next screen project is the short film INSIDE WATER which he wrote, and will star in alongside Myles Pollard and Maggie Dence.
On stage Jake was most recently seen in HAND TO GOD (The Alex Theatre) and in the musical KINKY BOOTS for Michael Cassell. Other theatre credits include BAREFOOT IN THE PARK (Ensemble Theatre) & THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR (regional tour). Film credits include BACKYARD ASHES directed by Mark Grentell.