Nathan Head

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Nathan Head
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Born (1980-10-08) 8 October 1980 (age 38)
Years active2006–present

Nathan Head (born 8 October 1980) is a British actor known for his work in independent horrors. He trained in Manchester, where he took acting classes at the Northern Actors Centre,[1] whose patrons included Sarah Lancashire, Shobna Gulati and Brigit Forsyth.[2]

Early career[edit]

Nathan Head first rose to success with his role as demonic Raymond Korkinsky in the award-winning film The Archangel Murders, which was shown at Cannes in 2010.[3][4][5] The film had a limited theatrical release in October 2009, playing alongside Halloween and Someone's Knocking at the Door. Head also voiced a character in the animated spin-off Underworld Tales.

The Horror Genre[edit]

Nathan Head is best known for his work in the British horror genre, notably his leading roles in the films Theatre Of Fear and the mockbuster Exorcist Chronicles. Theatre Of Fear entered the Asda UK DVD charts at number 19[6] and Exorcist Chronicles gained recognition in America upon its release via Time Warner Cable. Both films received positive reviews from Silver Screen magazine, Scream Magazine and Rue Morgue magazine[7] as well as being featured in The Guardian[8] and leading genre publication Fangoria Magazine, Exorcist Chronicles' popularity even led to Nathan Head appearing on BBC Merseyside to talk about his love for the horror genre and his years of experience in acting in horror prosthetics, creature makeup and special effects makeup.[9]


Title Role Director / Production Company
Ouijageist (2018) Mark John R. Walker, ScrapFilms[10]
Jurassic Predator (2018) Dominic[11] Andrew Jones, North Bank Entertainment / Sony Pictures
Hellriser (2017) - nominated for National Film Awards 'best thriller' 2018[12] Colin Green[13] Steve Lawson, Creativ Studios[14] / 88 Films
The Toymaker (2017) Officer Heinrich Berger[15] Andrew Jones, North Bank Entertainment / Sony Pictures
Grindsploitation (2016) Nathan Tony Newton, Troma[16]
Book Of The Dead (2015) Stuart[17] Damian Morter, Safehouse Pictures / Wonderphil Productions
Legacy Of Thorn (2014) John Lawrence[18] MJ Dixon, Mycho Entertainment / Red:Fuse Releasing
Theatre Of Fear (2014) Trinculo Moreau[19] Andrew Jones, North Bank Entertainment / 4Digital Media
Dead Walkers: Rise Of The 4th Reich (2013) Professor Mastema[20] Philip Gardiner, Chemical Burn Entertainment / Gravitas Ventures
Exorcist Chronicles (2013) [21] Philip Gardiner, Reality Entertainment / Time Warner Cable
The Zombie King (2012) [22] The Third Soul[23] Aidan Bellizaire, Northerngirl Productions / Templeheart Films
The Damned United (2009) Photographer Tom Hooper, BBC Films / Sony Pictures
Tuck Bushman and the Legend Of Piddledown Dale (2009) Ray The Roofer Chris Lumb, Lumbfilm / Chemical Burn Entertainment
The Archangel Murders (2009) Raymond Korkinsky Sean Candon, CM Films
Goal III: Taking on the World (2009) Stand-in for Kuno Becker Andrew Morahan, Milkshake Films

Television appearances[edit]

Year Title Role Director / Production Company Broadcast
2015 Y Lle[24] Dorian D'Arcane / Himself[25] Antena S4C / Channel 4
2013 Robot Wars: Battling On[26] Narrator[27] Nikhil Chavda, Robot Wars LLC Official Documentary
2012 The Sleeper Effect[28] Damien Longley Aidan Bellizaire, Footlong Films (unaired pilot)
2011 Crimes That Shook Britain John Light[29] Johnny Perks, Title Role The History Channel, Bio & Crime and Investigation Network
2007 Doctors Clarky Chris Jury, BBC BBC1
2007 The Street Sarah's Boyfriend Terry McDonough, ITV Productions BBC1
2007 Doctor Who Voyage of the Damned Glamorous Man (uncredited) James Strong, BBC BBC1


FM Radio

From August 2009 to July 2011 Nathan Head could be heard on the weekly Matinée Show on 103.6FM, Sundays 15:00 to 17:00.[30] He was part of the Matinée team since Summer 2009 and as well as co-presenting the show he also read the entertainment news following the highlights from the Sky News Centre at 16:00.[31]

103.6FM The Matinée Team in 2011.

Internet Radio

Nathan produced and hosted a feature on Online World Radio called The Showbiz Slot, covering various entertainment themed subjects. The show was initially broadcast on Online World Radio in 2010 and then later released on iTunes as a podcast in 2011 with a second series released in 2012.[32]

Other Media[edit]

In September 2017 Head recorded a short audio contribution for inclusion in the official eleventh YouTube anniversary video of colourisation artist Stuart Humphryes[33]


  1. ^ "About Nathan Head".
  2. ^ "Actors Centre North to close | News". 2012-06-14.
  3. ^ "Festival of Fantastic Films".
  4. ^ "Upcoming Horror Movies | Latest Horror Films".
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  7. ^ "Press".
  8. ^ "Bright lights of Hollywood beckon for Grappenhall actor".
  9. ^ "Audio".
  10. ^ "Ouijageist (2018)".
  11. ^ "Jurassic Predator".
  12. ^ "Nominations for 2018 National Film Awards UK announced".
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  14. ^ "FEATURE FILM PRODUCTION - Creativ Studios Leicester".
  15. ^ "Robert and the Toymaker".
  16. ^ http://www.nathanhead.tvgallery%20-%20featurefilm%20-%20MiscRoles.html#Grindsploitation
  17. ^ "Cult films and the people who make them: Tuck Bushman and the Legend of Piddledown Dale". 2013-01-12.
  18. ^ "Legacy of Thorn".
  19. ^ "Theatre of Fear (2014)".
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  22. ^ "The zombie king film -".
  23. ^ "The zombie king film -".
  24. ^ "Episode #5.8".
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  26. ^ "Robot Wars: Battling on".
  27. ^ "About Nathan Head".
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  32. ^ "The Showbiz Slot".
  33. ^ "Nathan Head on Babelcolour's 11th Anniversary". YouTube. Retrieved 3 Sep 2017.

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