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Saturday 20 February 2010, by Webmaster
Date of Birth : 20 February 1954
Location : Camden, London, England, UK
Birth Name : Anthony Stewart Head
Height : 6’ 1" (1.85 m)
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. IMDb Mini Biography By: Lucille
Spouse : Sarah Fisher (1982 - present) 2 children
Brother of Murray Head.
He is left-handed.
His mother, Helen Shingler, played Madame Maigret in the original BBC series of "Maigret" (1960).
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 the musical episode "Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Once More, with Feeling (#6.7)" (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" (1997).
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 performance in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Once More, with Feeling (#6.7)" (2001), 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 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 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).
A huge fan of "Doctor Who" (1963), and auditioned for the role of the Eighth Doctor in the TV movie, Doctor Who (1996) (TV). He later appeared as a villain in "Doctor Who: School Reunion (#2.3)" (2006) and Doctor Who: The Infinite Quest (2007) (TV).
Father of Daisy Head.
Father of Emily Head.
Divides his time between homes in Los Angeles and England.
Grew up in Hampton, and attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts.
Musical talent was showcased early on in his career when, for two Christmas seasons, he appeared as Joseph in Joseph and His Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat at the Everyman Theatre in Cheltenham in the late 1970s.
Was originally cast in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007), as a ghost of one of Sweeney Todd’s victims. This character would have sung "The Ballad of Sweeney Todd", its reprises, and the "Epilogue". These songs were recorded, but eventually cut before filming began, as director Tim Burton felt that the songs were too theatrical for the film.