Emily Head

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Emily Head
Emily Head Jackass 3D London Premiere (cropped).jpg
Head in 2010
Emily Rose Head

(1988-12-15) 15 December 1988 (age 29)
OccupationActress, presenter
Years active2003–present
Parent(s)Anthony Head
Sarah Fisher
RelativesDaisy Head (sister)
Murray Head (uncle)

Emily Rose Head (born 15 December 1988) is an English actress, best known for her roles as Carli D'Amato in The Inbetweeners and Rebecca White in Emmerdale from 2016 until 2018.

Early life[edit]

Emily Head is the elder daughter of actor Anthony Head.[1] She attended the BRIT School in Croydon, where she completed a BTEC course in acting and was a schoolmate of singers Katy B and Adele.[2]


Head played a supporting role as Carli D'Amato in E4's sitcom, The Inbetweeners from 2008 until 2010 as well as appearing in its film The Inbetweeners Movie.[3][4]

Head also appeared in an episode of M.I. High, in which she played an evil mastermind involved in a bank scam.

In 2011, she appeared alongside Coronation Street star Craig Gazey in Jason Hall's play Third Floor.[5]

In December 2011, Head played Melissa Milcote in the Bristol Old Vic production of Helen Edmundson's Coram Boy at the Colston Hall in Bristol.[6]

In 2013, it was announced she would be appearing in the forthcoming Bravo drama Rita, playing the title character's daughter.[7][8]

In 2014, she played the iconic role of Angela "Ange" in an in-the-round production of Abigail's Party at Leicester's Curve.


In September 2016, it was announced Head would be joining the cast of the popular soap opera Emmerdale, playing the role of Rebecca White. Rebecca is the daughter of Lawrence White (John Bowe), half-sister of Chrissie White (Louise Marwood) and aunt of Lachlan White (Thomas Atkinson). Head made her first appearance as Rebecca on 11 October 2016. As of 2018, Head has left Emmerdale.


Year Title Role Notes
2005 Trial & Retribution: The Lovers Natalie Franke One episode
2007 Doc Martin Poppy, "Movement" One episode
2008 The Invisibles Grace Riley[9] Supporting role
2008–2010 The Inbetweeners Carli D'Amato Main role
2010 MI High Bre (Waitress) One episode
2010 Doctors Liz Wates One episode
2011 The Inbetweeners Movie Carli D'Amato
2011 My Piece of the Pie Baby-sitter Londres One episode
2011 William & Catherine: A Royal Romance William's University Friend Hallmark Movie
2012 Robot Chicken Bella Swan / Mary Poppins / Wife Three episodes
2015 Doctors Paula Dowling One episode
2016–2018 Emmerdale Rebecca White Regular role
2017 Loose Women Herself Guest panellist


  1. ^ "Good looks must run in the family! Anthony Head brings his pretty actress daughters to the screening of Joss Whedon's Much Ado About Nothing". Daily Mail. 11 June 2013.
  2. ^ "Emily Head: The Inbetweeners actress on the men in her life (including her famous father)". Daily Mail. 30 July 2011.
  3. ^ The Official Emily Head Site Archived 9 May 2008 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ Pink, Stuart (23 November 2009). "'I won't strip for lads mags'". The Sun (UK). Retrieved 17 December 2013.
  5. ^ Masters, Tim (4 October 2011). "Corrie star Craig Gazey heads for Third Floor". BBC. Retrieved 17 December 2013.
  6. ^ "Bristol Old Vic Theatre". Bristol Old Vic. 31 May 2018.
  7. ^ Eames, Tom (17 June 2013). "'Inbetweeners' star Emily Head joins US drama 'Rita'". Digital Spy. Retrieved 17 December 2013.
  8. ^ "Emily Head aiming to crack America". TV Guide (UK). 17 June 2013. Retrieved 17 December 2013.
  9. ^ Liz (20 August 1996). "The Official Emily Head Site Filmography". Anthonyshead.org. Retrieved 17 August 2011.

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