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About Tony


Tony D. Head is an award nominated actor who returned to New York city in 2014 where he was featured in the critically acclaimed off Broadway production of "Hounds of War" at the Abingdon theatre. Tony played Major Bobby Reed in the HBO hit series "The Wire", and has appeared in HBO's "The Corner ,VEEP , and numerous other prime time shows including more recently CBS's Madame Secretary. In 2018 he will be appearing in "Asunder:The series playing Austin Blair, the head of a powerful cosmetic company , "Cracka" a new pilot with Keke Palmer and Hakeem Kae Kazeem , the feature film "Strive" starring Danny Glover,and the new web series" Bronx Special Investigations Unit". In April 2017 he was nominated best guest actor for the award winning drama "Pride: The Series by The Indie Series Awards. Tony lives in the Bed Stuy neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York.

Credits

  • Strive

    Strive (2019)
    Film (Drama) Actor Kalani is a black teenage girl living in Harlem with her older brother Jacob, and her younger sister, Bebe, while her mother struggles to make ends meet for the family. As Kalani's siblings get caught in a myriad of hardships, Kalani teeters on the brink of ruin as she struggles to keep both her family and her dream alive. Written by zaba

  • Cracka

    Cracka (2018)
    Film (Drama, History and Sci-Fi) Actor Former US Special Forces hero, Mike Stone, now a White Supremacist soldier is suddenly thrust back in a time, when Blacks rule.

  • Losers Hate to Win

    Losers Hate to Win (2018)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Actor This comedy is a political satire set in a small town loosely based on the 2016 Presidential election.

  • Asunder the Series

    Asunder the Series (2018)
    Television (Drama) Actor A soap opera digital series that follows the affluent, yet dysfunctional Chandler family, who own Chandler Parfums and Cosmetics Corporation in New York City. CEO and CFO Thomas and Adele Chandler are always trying to stay one step ahead of their arch enemies the Blair family, who own Blair Natural Fragrances Ltd. Thomas and Adele are juggling being head of a fragrance empire, all while trying to train their children to eventually take over the business one day. Their middle son Xavier struggles with his bisexuality, oldest daughter Kamryn and her husband Elijah are dealing with infertility, and their youngest daughter Khloe is hiding her secret relationship with the Blair's youngest son Dallas. The Chandlers will deal with a series of scandals, lies, and betrayals that will rock the Big Apple to its very core. Starring Robert McKay (Hidden Figures, Ladder 49, Jersey Girl) as Thomas Chandler; Kim Brockington (Guiding Light, School of Rock) as Adele Chandler; Lauren B. Martin (As The ... Written by Landra V. Phillips

  • Ursa Minor

    Ursa Minor (2018)
    Film (Short and Crime) Actor Add a Plot »

  • Madam Secretary

    Madam Secretary (2018)
    Television (Drama) Actor A political drama which looks into the life of the Secretary of State as she tries to balance work with family.

  • Rock Bottom Retirement

    Rock Bottom Retirement (2018)
    Film (Short and Drama) Actor Desperate measures are taken when a middle aged man feels the pressure of a non-existent retirement.

  • Bear

    Bear (2017)
    Film (Short and Thriller) Actor Guy, who refuses to confront his estranged father's death, begins to see his ghost.

  • Homegoing

    Homegoing (2017)
    Film (Short and Drama) Actor On the afternoon of her mother's funeral, a strong willed young woman decides to establish contact with her estranged father and the family he chose.

  • Park Bench

    Park Bench (2017)
    Film (Short and Drama) Actor Everyday William Haggle goes through the motions of his same daily routine of scrapping together money to buy bird food and feed his pigeons. He goes to the same pet store and sits on the same bench to feed the same birds day after day, and day after day the same kids mess with him. When one of Williams pigeons is injured it leads him into Joyce's veterinary office, and unknowingly a new friendship that helps him deal with the source of his depression and mountainous. Written by Alex DeMarco

  • Simoune

    Simoune (2017)
    Film (Short and Drama) Actor An escort sets out to avenge the murder of her friend, who is widely believed to have committed suicide.

  • Blue Diamonds

    Blue Diamonds (2017)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Actor Add a Plot »

  • Pride: The Series

    Pride: The Series (2014 - 2016)
    Television (Drama) Actor Four individuals connected by blood, friendship, sex, and love are dragged into the classic battle between good versus evil.

  • The One Time Thing

    The One Time Thing (2016)
    Film (Drama) Actor A Good Samaritan unknowingly hooks up with a girl dating a boxer, but things get tense when he comes home early from training.

  • Privilege

    Privilege (2016)
    Film (Short and Drama) Actor Privilege is a short film that reflects on the epidemic of police brutality in communities of people of color. The audience witnesses the effects of such an encounter when it strikes an affluent African American family who, despite their accomplishments and achievements, realize they can still fall victim to the violent world which they thought they were far removed from.

  • Tenebrae

    Tenebrae (2016)
    Film (Short and Sci-Fi) Actor A paranoid hacker works to uncover a conspiracy while an exiled alien struggles to find her way home.

  • Roadies

    Roadies (2016)
    Television (Comedy, Drama and Music) Actor A road crew helps with a rock band's major multi-city tour.

  • True Crime with Aphrodite Jones

    True Crime with Aphrodite Jones (2016)
    Television (Documentary, Crime, Mystery and Reality-TV) Actor Add a Plot »

  • Pecan Pie

    Pecan Pie (2015)
    Film (Short, Crime and Drama) Actor A prisoner on the execution table is asked for his final statement; stories of horrendous criminals and their last meals unfold.

  • Runaway Overture

    Runaway Overture (2015)
    Film (Short, Drama, Family and Music) Actor Runaway Overture uses visual storytelling to open up the world of classical music to newer, younger, and more diverse audiences. Inspired by the Overture to Tannhauser and shot without dialogue, Runaway Overture tells the story of an orphaned young painter who leaves home for the last time, willing to brave all obstacles for an opportunity in New York City. At the same time, it also tells the story of an aging painter who struggles to let go of his dreams of becoming a great artist, once he realizes that his relationship with his daughter has taken a back seat.

  • Haunted Illusion

    Haunted Illusion (2015)
    Film by Allan Manzi (Drama and Short) Actor Upon finding his wife's dead body, one man's American dream erupts into a suburban nightmare.

  • Veep

    Veep (2015)
    Television (Comedy) Actor Former Senator Selina Meyer has accepted the call to serve as Vice President of the United States. The job is nothing like she imagined and everything she was warned about. 'Veep' follows Meyer and her staff as they attempt to make their mark and leave a lasting legacy, without getting tripped up in the day-to-day political games that define Washington. Written by HBO

  • Mr. Right

    Mr. Right (2014)
    Television (Comedy) Actor MR. RIGHT is a comedy series that follows Bryce as he navigates his life after getting his heart broken on a reality TV dating show. Now he's looking for love in all the wrong places- namely, New York City, where he meets Jane, a workaholic lawyer who seems to have little time and even less interest in him.

  • Destiny Jones

    Destiny Jones (2014)
    Film (Short, Crime, Drama and Thriller) Actor A tough New York City Detective confronts her childhood abuser in the middle of a high profile case.

  • Air

    Air (2014)
    Film (Short and Drama) Actor Add a Plot »

  • Nocturnal Attorney

    Nocturnal Attorney (2014)
    Television (Drama) Actor Add a Plot »

  • The Peter Austin Noto Show

    The Peter Austin Noto Show (2014)
    Television (Comedy) Actor Fun, laughs and show business personalities.

  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

    Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2014)
    Television (Crime, Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Actor In the criminal justice system, sexually based offenses are considered especially heinous. In New York City, the dedicated detectives who investigate these vicious felonies are members of an elite squad known as the Special Victims Unit. These are their stories. Written by John Craig

  • The Wire

    The Wire (2002 - 2006)
    Television (Crime, Drama and Thriller) Actor Set in Baltimore, this show centers around the city's inner-city drug scene. It starts as mid-level drug dealer, D'Angelo Barksdale beats a murder rap. After a conversation with a judge, Det. James McNulty has been assigned to lead a joint homicide and narcotics team, in order to bring down drug kingpin Avon Barksdale. Avon Barksdale, accompanied by his right-hand man Stringer Bell, enforcer Wee-Bey and many lieutenants (including his own nephew, D'Angelo Barksdale), has to deal with law enforcement, informants in his own camp, and competition with a local rival, Omar, who's been robbing Barksdale's dealers and reselling the drugs. The supervisor of the investigation, Lt. Cedric Daniels, has to deal with his own problems, such as a corrupt bureaucracy, some of his detectives beating suspects, hard-headed but determined Det. McNulty, and a blackmailing deputy. The show depicts the lives of every part of the drug "food chain", from junkies to dealers, and from cops to politicians. Written by Yuri

  • Head of State

    Head of State (2003)
    Film (Comedy) Actor One candidate for the presidency dies in an accident a couple of weeks before the election. Meanwhile the alderman Mays Gilliam becomes a hero when he rescues a woman and her cat from an old house that would blow up. However his fiancee Kim does not pay his bills and dumps him, and Gilliam loses everything including his fancy car. When Senator Bill Arnot sees the news on television, he plots a scheme with the party advisors Martin Geller and Debra Lassiter to invite Mays to be the party nominee and lose the election for the other candidate, Vice-President Brian Lewis. Four years later, he would be the candidate and would have the chance of winning the election. Mays has a terrible beginning of campaign but when his older brother Mitch Gilliam meets him in Chicago, he advises Mays to be himself. Will he have the chance to be the first African American President of the USA? Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • The Agency

    The Agency (2001)
    Television (Drama and Thriller) Actor A look at the inner workings of the CIA.

  • The Corner

    The Corner (2000)
    Television (Crime and Drama) Actor Chronicles West Baltimore family living in poverty on the front lines of America's drug war.

  • Thunderheart

    Thunderheart (1992)
    Film (Crime, Mystery and Thriller) Actor An FBI man with Sioux background is sent to a reservation to help with a murder investigation, where he has to come to terms with his heritage. Slowly he rejects the intimidating tactics of his fellow FBI agents, who are not so interested in solving the crime as covering up an incriminating situation with the locals, and as he becomes more tuned to his heritage, the locals begin trusting him. Based on actual Reservation occurrences of the '70s. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

  • A Man Called Hawk

    A Man Called Hawk (1989)
    Television (Drama and Action) Actor This series features the character from Spenser for Hire. This time he is the star. We find Hawk now in Washington. D.C., and there he is called upon to help those who need his help or whose lives may be in danger. Also people from his past come calling to settle old scores or to collect/settle old debts. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

  • Deadly Illusion

    Deadly Illusion (1987)
    Film (Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Romance and 1 More) Actor A stranger pays Billy Dee Williams to kill his wife. But instead Billy, who is a Private Detective, tells the wife her husband tried to do. When she turns up dead anyway, Billy is suspected. Hopefully with the assistance of his secretary/girlfriend he can solve the case before the police catch up to him. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

  • Ishtar

    Ishtar (1987)
    Film (Action, Adventure, Comedy, Music and 1 More) Actor Two terrible lounge singers get booked to play a gig in a Moroccan hotel but somehow become pawns in an international power play between the CIA, the Emir of Ishtar, and the rebels trying to overthrow his regime. Written by Stern

  • Hotshot

    Hotshot (1987)
    Film (Drama) Actor The story of an American soccer player trying to make it big who turns to Pele, the greatest soccer player of all time, for guidance.

  • Permanent Wave

    Permanent Wave (1986)
    Film (Short) Actor This is fastpaced drama about sexual harassment in the workplace from a child's perspective. The "Beautiful Dreamer Salon" is owned by Eva, a single parent who manages to juggle her clients, her employees, and her daughter, all in a day's work. Her multicultural clientele interact in hilarious sequences with the equally diverse hairdressers. The film allows a deeper look at sexual harassment on the job and other issues that lie just below the surface of everyday life in the workplace Written by Anonymous

  • Power

    Power (1986)
    Film (Drama) Actor Pete St. John is a powerful and successful political consultant, with clients spread around the country. When his long-time friend and client Ohio senator Sam Hastings decides to quit politics, he is rapidly drafted to help with the campaign of the man destined to succeed him, unknown and mysterious businessman Jerome Cade. In parallel and unaware of the potential dangers, he proceeds to unravel the mystery surrounding Hastings dropping out with the aide of his ex-wife, a prominent Washington-based journalist. But interests more powerful than local arm wrestling are at stake and things start getting awry. Written by Jaber <_Jaber_@yahoo.com>

  • The Last Dragon

    The Last Dragon (1985)
    Film (Action, Comedy, Drama and Music) Actor In New York City, a young man searches for the "master" to obtain the final level of martial arts mastery known as the glow. Along the way, he must fight a martial arts expert corrupted with power, and rescue a beautiful singer from an obsessed music promoter. Written by <akil@uclink4.berkeley.edu>

  • Turk 182!

    Turk 182! (1985)
    Film (Action, Comedy and Drama) Actor Jimmy Lynch is angry because his older brother, who was injured as a result of an off duty fire rescue, is denied benefits by the city. At the same time, Mayor Tyler is embroiled in a political scandal that he denies all previous knowledge of. Jimmy begins painting "Tyler Knew, Turk 182" as an embarrassment to the mayor. The mayor is furious at this grafitti appearing all over the city and orders the police to find the artist. Jimmy's "Turk 182" spraypaints continue to appear. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

  • Out of the Darkness

    Out of the Darkness (1985)
    TV Movie (Crime, Drama and Thriller) Actor "Out of the Darkness" is a gripping thriller telling the true story of the hunt and capture of David Berkowitz, a.k.a. "Son of Sam" - the infamous serial killer who stalked New York City in the 1970s. Written by Jaromir Krol <jaromirk@kr.onet.pl>

  • Daniel

    Daniel (1983)
    Film (Drama) Actor The fictionalized story of Daniel, the son of Paul and Rochelle Isaacson, who were executed as Soviet spies in the 1950s. As a graduate student in New York in the 1960s, Daniel is involved in the antiwar protest movement and contrasts his experiences to the memory of his parents and his belief that they were wrongfully convicted. Written by Michael C. Berch <mcb@postmodern.com>

  • First Monday in October

    First Monday in October (1981)
    Film (Comedy and Drama) Actor Ruth Loomis becomes the first woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court. A staunch conservative, she immediately runs into conflict with Dan Snow, the high court's resident liberal. Although, they never agree on the issues before the Court, they develop a respect and affection for one another after several comedic encounters. Written by Dave Gan <longbow@bigfoot.com>

Awards

  • Indie Series Nomination for Best Guest Actor in a Drama
    (2017)

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