ANTHONY Head has returned to British TV as he’s about to star in The Split. Here is all you need to know about the actor and his career so far… Who is Anthony Head and how did he start …
ANTHONY Head has returned to British TV as he’s about to star in The Split.
Here is all you need to know about the actor and his career so far…
Getty Images – Getty Anthony Head is an acclaimed actor across stage and screen
Who is Anthony Head and how did he start his career?
Born in Camden in 1954, Anthony Head is a British actor and musician who got his career break starring in TV commercials for coffee brand Gold Blend.
He has acting talent in his blood – Anthony’s father was a documentary filmmaker and his mother was an actress.
Anthony’s early acting days were spent on the stage in productions including Chess and The Rocky Horror Show.
He moved to the US temporarily in the 1990s to find more work, telling Broadway World: “Around that time I was finding I had a limited marketability in the UK, partly because of the ads – I was being offered a lot of handsome chap from next door type roles in Agatha Christie touring productions.”
What movies and TV shows has Anthony Head starred in?
Anthony Head is best known internationally for portraying the role of Rupert Giles in Buffy the Vampire Slayer between 1997 and 2003.
He’s also an established comedy actor having starred in Little Britain and The Inbetweeners.
Anthony has also made his mark on the big screen in A Street Cat Named Bob, The Iron Lady and Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters.
A keen musician, Anthony released an album called Staring at the Sun in 2014. The collection included a mix of covers and original work.
He is now about to appear in the BBC divorce drama, The Split.
Rex Features One of Anthony’s most-loved roles is Rupert Giles in Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Who are Anthony’s famous daughters?
Anthony has passed on the acting bug to daughters Daisy and Emily.
Daisy Head stars opposite her father in ITV drama Girlfriends. She has also appeared in popular shows such as Guilt, The Syndicate and Suspects.
Emily Head appeared alongside her father in The Inbetweeners. She has also currently holds the role of Rebecca White in long-running soap Emmerdale.
Rex Features Anthony starred opposite daughter Daisy Head in ITV drama Girlfriends