Daisy Head

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Daisy Head
Born
Daisy May Head

(1991-03-17) 17 March 1991 (age 29)
Fulham, London, England
OccupationActress
Years active2004–present
Parent(s)Anthony Head
Sarah Fisher
RelativesEmily Head (sister)
Murray Head (uncle)
Helen Shingler (grandmother)

Daisy May Head (born 17 March 1991) is an English actress. She played Grace in the American drama series Guilt, Amy Stevenson in BBC One's drama The Syndicate, and Kate Bottomley in the third season of Hulu series Harlots.

Early life and education[edit]

Head was born in Fulham, London. She is the daughter of actor Anthony Head and younger sister of actress Emily Head.[1] Daisy attended Kingswood School in Bath before going on to train at the Dorothy Coleborn School of Dance.[2][3][4]

Career[edit]

Head's first role was appearing alongside her father in the TV series Rose and Maloney. She has subsequently appeared in a number of TV programmes, including Trial and Retribution, Doc Martin and Holby City.

In 2010, she made her film debut in playing Chloe Chambers in The Last Seven, alongside Danny Dyer and later that year she played Daisy in CBBC's musical film Rules of Love alongside future Rixton frontman Jake Roche.

In 2016, she starred as Arriane Alter in the British/Australian/American romantic fantasy film Fallen as well as in the new Underworld film Underworld: Blood Wars as Alexia.

In November 2015, it was announced that Head will take the lead role of Grace in Freeform's drama series Guilt[5] about an American student in London whose roommate is murdered. The series concluded after 10 episodes.[6]

In 2017, Head starred in the Shakespearean Pilot A Midsummer's Nightmare alongside Casey Deidrick.[7][8]

Daisy now currently has a supporting role in Kay Mellor's new ITV drama Girlfriends which started airing in January 2018.[9] In May 2017 it was announced that she would be starring alongside Daisy Ridley in 2018 film Ophelia.[10]

Head joined the cast of Harlots as Kate Bottomley in the Hulu series' third season in 2019.[11] In October 2019, it was announced Head would play Genya Safin in upcoming Netflix series Shadow and Bone, an adaptation of fantasy book series Shadow and Bone and Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo.[12]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2010 The Last Seven Chloe Chambers
2014 Heart of Lightness Bolette
2016 Fallen Arriane Alter
2016 Underworld: Blood Wars Alexia
2018 Ophelia Christina
2019 The Ninth Olivia Reed
2019 Exit Eve Claire Short Film

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2004 Feather Boy Kate Barber Main role
2005 Rose and Maloney Daniella Terry Episode: "Some Fine Day"
2005 Trial & Retribution Naomi Franke Episode: "The Lovers: Part 1"
2005 Patrick's Planet Christina Main role
2007 Doc Martin Mandie Jordan Episode: "Movement"
2010 Holby City Miri Gellert 2 episodes
2010 Rules of Love Daisy Television film
2011 Doctors Victoria Liston Episode: "Quarantine"
2012 Endeavour Jenny Crisp Episode: Pilot
2012 The Proxy Sarah Recurring role, 8 episodes
2013 When Calls the Heart Julie Thatcher Television film; as Daisey Head
2015 Suspects Emily Perkins Episode: "Connections"
2015 The Syndicate Amy Stevenson Main role (series 3)
2016 Guilt Grace Atwood Main role
2017 A Midsummer's Nightmare Elena Television pilot (aired on Lifetime)
2018 Girlfriends Ruby Main role
2019 Harlots Kate Bottomley Main role (season 3)
2020 Shadow and Bone Genya Safin In production

References[edit]

  1. ^ Clark, Caren (17 January 2018). "Anthony Head: 'It's so lovely to be working with my daughter Daisy in Girlfriends'". WhatsOnTV. Retrieved 20 February 2020.
  2. ^ Kingswood Drama (31 May 2015). "See Kingswood Alumni Daisy Head in @BBCOne #TheLottery on Tuesday at 9pm. Break a Leg Daisy!". Retrieved 20 February 2020 – via Twitter.
  3. ^ "Kingswood In Focus - December 2009". Issuu. 30 November 2009. Retrieved 20 February 2020.
  4. ^ "Daisy Head - Guilt". ABC. Retrieved 20 February 2020.
  5. ^ "Amanda Knox-Themed 'Guilt,' Tim Kring Drama Score ABC Family Series Orders". The Hollywood Reporter. 5 November 2015.
  6. ^ "'Guilt' Canceled By Freeform After One Season". Deadline Hollywood. 20 October 2016.
  7. ^ "'A Midsummer's Nightmare': Daisy Head To Topline Lifetime's Shakespearean Pilot, Casey Deidrick Set As A Male Lead". Deadline Hollywood. 21 October 2016.
  8. ^ "How Many Episodes Is 'A Midsummer's Nightmare'? This Horror Anthology May Be Cut Short". Bustle. 31 July 2017.
  9. ^ "Girlfriends Casting" (Press release). ITV Press Centre. 3 July 2017.
  10. ^ "Daisy Head Joins Daisy Ridley In 'Ophelia'; Matt Johnson Boards Indie Comedy 'The Point'". Deadline Hollywood. 18 May 2017.
  11. ^ O'Keefe, Meghan (15 July 2019). "'Harlots' Sexy New Girl Kate Bottomley is Anthony Head's IRL Daughter". Decider. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  12. ^ Harris, Latesha (2 October 2019). "TV News Roundup: Netflix Reveals Cast of New Series 'Shadow and Bone'". Variety. Retrieved 2 October 2019.

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