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Anthony Head Biography

Birth Place:
Camden Town, London, England

Fast Facts

  • First gained fame in his native England for his West End stage debut playing Jesus in Godspell
  • Became noticed in the U
  • S
  • after starring in a series of Taster's Choice coffee commercials in the late 1980s and early 1990s that featured a romance that centered on a couple's mutual enjoyment of a specific brand of coffee
  • Best known to American audiences for the role of Rupert Giles in the TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer
  • Played Frank-N-Furter in a London production of The Rocky Horror Show in the 1990s
  • Has devoted time to a number of various charities, including the Royal United Hospital Bath's Forever Friends Appeal and various animal-welfare organizations