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Born 20 February 1954 in Camden Town, North London, England. Grew up in Hampton, near London.

Parents: Seafield Head, documentary filkmaker; created Verity Films, a British production company. Helen Shingler, actress; played Madame Maigret in "Maigret" (TV series 1960-63).

Brother: Murray Head.

Unmarried, met Sarah Fisher when he was 28 and she was 18. She's a former theatre administrator, now an animal trainer. They've lived together for the past fifteen years. Children: Emily Rose (born 1989) and Daisy May (born 1991).

Divides his time between Los Angeles and England, just outside Bath.

Got the acting bug at the age of six. Played the Herald in the Jackdaw of Rheims at six, and the Emperor in the Emperor's New Clothes at seven. Acted and wrote plays in school. After high school, worked for his father's company for a year as an assisting editor, then joined the London Academy of Dramatic Arts, where he stayed until 1976.

(Skills: Horse riding, swimming, scuba diving, piano, guitar, stage fighting.)

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  • Biography from ASH press kit, 1998.
  • ASH biography on


  • Anthony Head resume, 1997
  • Biography from ASH press kit, 1998.
  • Chess playbill 1988.
  • Soap Opera Digest, March 17, 1998..
  • Internet Movie Database.
  • "Full of beans and out of his tree," Herald (Glasglow), February 12, 1994, by Jackie Mcglone

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