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Creator / Daisy Head

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Daisy May Head (born 17th March 1991, in Fulham, London) is an English actress.

She is primarily a television actress; some of her major roles include starring as Grace Atwood on the short-lived series Guilt, a main role as Kate Bottomley in the third season of Harlots, and portraying Genya Safin in Shadow and Bone, a television adaptation of Leigh Bardugo's The Grishaverse. In 2010 she had her first film role in The Last Seven; her notable film roles include Alexia in Underworld: Blood Wars and Cristiana in Ophelia (opposite Daisy Ridley and Naomi Watts). She is also set to appear in an upcoming Dungeons & Dragons movie, set for release in 2023.

She is the daughter of actor Anthony Head (perhaps best known for his role as Rupert Giles in Buffy the Vampire Slayer); her sister, Emily Head, is also an actress. Daisy acted alongside her father in the 2016 series Guilt and the 2018 series Girlfriends.


Filmography includes:

  • Doc Martin (2007) as Mandie Jordan
  • Holby City (2010) as Miri Gellert
  • The Last Seven (2010) as Chloe Chambers
  • Doctors (2011) as Victoria Liston
  • Endeavour (2012) as Jenny Crisp
  • Guilt (2016) as Grace Atwood
  • Fallen (2016) as Arriane Alter note 
  • Underworld: Blood Wars (2017) as Alexia
  • Girlfriends (2018) as Ruby
  • Ophelia (2018) note  as Cristiana
  • Harlots (2019) as Kate Bottomley
  • Wrong Turn (2021) as Edith
  • Shadow and Bone (2021) as Genya Safin
  • Dungeons & Dragons (2023)


Tropes associated with the creator and her works:

  • Fake American: She portrays American Grace Atwood in Guilt.
  • Fake Nationality: She portrays Danish noblewoman Lady Cristiana in Ophelia.
  • Real-Life Relative: A downplayed example in Guilt, where she plays the stepdaughter of a character played by her real-life father Anthony Head.