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Anthony Head

Ruppert Giles in Buffy the vampire slayer

Photos Anthony Head Birth name: Anthony Stewart Head
Birth date: 1954/02/20 (69 years old)
Birth place : Camden, Angleterre

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Biography for Anthony Head

Anthony Stewart Head was born on February 20, 1954 in Camden Town, North London, England. He grew up in Hampton, which was near London. He's the youngest son of his parents, Seafield Head (a documentary filmmaker) and Helen Shingler (an actress). He has an older brother named Murray Head. Head has a girlfriend, named Sarah Fisher (they've been living together for the past 15 years). They met each other when he was 28 and she was 18. She's a former theatre administrator, but nowadays she's an animal trainer. They have two daughters, named Emily Rose (born 1989) and Daisy May (born 1991). Besides acting, Head is also a good singer. In 1983, he was in a band named 'Two Way'. The band released a 45 single with three songs,produced by Richard Dodd and Ron Roker. Head's other skills are: horse riding, swimming, scuba diving, piano, guitar and stage fighting.

Anthony Stewart Head did not spend his childhood, nor his adolescence in front of the cameras although he is always bathed in the world of cinema. His father Seafield Head is a filmmaker and his mother Helen Shingler is an actress. He and his big brother, Murray Head, are passionate about music. He still plays in small plays from the age of six. He then entered the Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts). He left it in 1976 to start working in the cinema, theater and television. But English and American viewers know him mainly for his participation in various advertising films (Nescafé, Taster's Choice). He also plays in musicals, including the famous Rocky Horror Picture Show.

Anthony is also a very good singer. He is even part of a group, Two Way. In 1992 he left England and moved to the United States. In 1999, he obtained the role of Rupert Giles in the series for Ados Buffy against vampires.

Anthony Head is a British actor known for his roles in the Buffy television series against vampires, Merlin and The Tudors, as well as for his appearances in the films The Iron Lady and Percy Jackson: The Monster Sea. He was born on February 20, 1954 in Camden Town, London, England.

Head began his acting career in the 1970s, playing in plays and television productions. He was a great success with his role as Rupert Giles in the Buffy series against the vampires, who made him known to the general public. Since then, he has played in many other television and cinematographic productions, especially in the Merlin and The Tudors series, as well as in the films The Iron Lady and Percy Jackson: the Monsters' Sea.

Apart from his acting career, Head is also a singer and a musician. He released a solo album in 2001 and played in several musical productions, notably in the Broadway musical "Rocky Horror Show". In addition, it also appeared in television advertisements for brands such as Lurpak and PG TIPS.

In general, Anthony Head is a talented and versatile actor, who has been able to make a name for himself in the world of entertainment thanks to his exceptional performance in a wide range of roles. He continues to actively work in the world of cinema and television, and he is considered one of the most promising actors of his generation.


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Title Role
Sweeney Todd (2007) (post-production) Ballad Ghost
Macbeth (2007) (post-production) Duncan
Amelia and Michael (2007) Michael
Persuasion (2007) (TV) Sir Walter Elliot
Comic Relief 2007: The Big One (2007) (TV) Various
The Magic Door (2007) (V) George
Sparkle (2007) Tony
Little Britain The Prime Minister / ... (18 episodes, 2003-2006)
Little Britain: Live (2006) (V) Prime Minister
Destroy All Humans! 2: Make War Not Love (2006) (VG) (voice) (as Anthony Stewart Head) Ponsonby
Him and Us (2006) (TV) Max Flash
Scoop (2006) Detective
The Children's Party at the Palace (2006) (TV) Captain Hook - Peter Pan
Doctor Who Mr. Finch (1 episode, 2006)
Hotel Babylon Mr. Machin (1 episode, 2006)
Rose and Maloney Dr. David Terry (1 episode, 2005)
Imagine Me & You (2005) Ned
Framing Frankie (2005) Dennis Folley
M.I.T.: Murder Investigation Team Stewart Masters (1 episode, 2005)
Monarch of the Glen Chester Grant (4 episodes, 2004)
Fat Slags (2004) Victor
New Tricks Sir Tim (1 episode, 2004)
Reversals (2003) (TV) Mr. Andrew Barton
And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself (2003) (TV) (as Anthony Stewart Head) William Benton
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Chaos Bleeds (2003) (VG) (voice) (as Anthony Stewart Head) Rupert Giles
I'll Be There (2003) Sam Gervasi, Paul's manager
My Family Richard Harper (1 episode, 2003)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Rupert Giles (122 episodes, 1997-2003)
Manchild James (4 episodes, 2002-2003)
Fillmore! Professor Third (2 episodes, 2002)
Spooks Peter Salter (1 episode, 2002)
Silent Witness Henry Hutton (1 episode, 2001)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (2000) (VG) (voice) (as Anthony Stewart Head) Rupert Giles
Best Actress (2000) (TV) (as Anthony Stewart Head) Colin Truemans
Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place Dr. Staretski (1 episode, 1999)
Jonathan Creek Adam Klaus (1 episode, 1997)
Roger Roger (1996) (TV) Jimmy Price
NYPD Blue Nigel Gibson (1 episode, 1995)
Ghostbusters of East Finchley Terry (1 episode, 1995)
VR.5 Oliver Sampson (10 episodes, 1995)
Royce (1994) (TV) Pitlock
Highlander Allan Rothwood (1 episode, 1993)
The Detectives Simon (1 episode, 1993)
Woof Again! Why Me? (1992) (V)
The Comic Strip Presents... Recording Studio Engineer / ... (2 episodes, 1984-1988)
Rockliffe's Babies Chris Patterson (1 episode, 1988)
Woof! (1988) TV Series Bentley (unknown episodes)
Collina del diavolo, La (1988) Michael Toyle
Pulaski Dudley Fielding (1 episode, 1987)
A Prayer for the Dying (1987) Rupert
Boon Richard Rathbone (1 episode, 1987)
Howards' Way Phil Norton (5 episodes, 1985)
C.A.T.S. Eyes James Sinden (1 episode, 1985)
Bergerac Bill (1 episode, 1981)
Lady Chatterley's Lover (1981) Anton
Love in a Cold Climate (1980) (mini) TV Series Tony Kroesig
Secret Army Hanslick (1 episode, 1979)
The Mallens (1979) TV Series Weir
Accident Simon Lovell (1 episode, 1978)
Lillie (1978) (mini) TV Series William Le Breton


He is left handed.

Appeared in a series of popular 'Nescafe Gold Blend' coffee adverts in the UK in the 1980s. The adverts were re-edited for broadcast in the US where the coffee is known as 'Taster's Choice'.

Sang in a musical episode of "BUFFY..." which aired in the US on 6 November 2001.

His own home in Somerset which he shares with Sarah, Daisy and Emily was used for the filming of some episodes of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer".

Once played Dr. Frank N Furter in a London stage production of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show". He met his partner, Sarah, at the National Theatre in England. He was performing in 'Danton's Death'.

After musical performances on "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" (1997), he teamed up with artist George Sarah to create the album 'Music for Elevators' which was released on February 5th 2002.

On August 1, 2004, after the May 11, 2004, horrifying incident in which 9 people were killed and more than 40 were injured in an explosion at ICL Plastics in Glasgow, Scotland, he was the headliner at a science fiction convention to raise money for the for the Grovepark Memorial Fund (for victims and their families). He met fans at the Thistle Hotel. With him were Paul Darrow (from _"Blake's 7" (1978)_ )and Michael Sheard.

Named #5 of the Top Ten Sexiest Men of the Buffy / Angel universe in a fan poll by the Buffy the Vampire Slayer fanzine (2004).

is a huge fan of Doctor Who

Divides his time between homes in Los Angeles and England.

Grew up in Hampton, and attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts.


Spouse : Sarah Fisher (1982 - present) 2 children

Brother of Murray Head.

His mother, Helen Shingler, played Madame Maigret in the original BBC series of "Maigret" (1960).

Father of Daisy Head

Father of Emily Head

Author of the card

  • Creation date: 01/07/2003 by doudoune

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