About meAbout Carl Proctor, one of London's leading casting directors and actors' headshot photographer
Carl Proctor actor’s headshot photography
As well as being a casting director for film and TV, I am now also one of London’s leading actors’ headshot photographers, taking mainly actors, but also directors, artists, writers and corporate clients.
I am recommended to clients by many of the top agencies in London and Dublin.
My Casting Director Actors’ Headshot Advice is widely shared by actors and agents in the UK, Ireland, US and Europe, by drama and film schools and on social media.
“This is honestly the most informative, beneficial and invaluable advice I’ve ever heard on headshots” – Jenny Fennessy.
PAN TAU (series) Germany / US. THE BIBLE (5 part series/American History Channel), RAILWAY MURDERS (Chris Durlacher/BBC) THE IMPRESSIONISTS (dir: Tim Dunn & Mary Downes/3 part BBC Series), THE RISE AND FALL OF ROME (various directors/BBC TV series), GENIE IN THE HOUSE (2 series for Nikelodeon), RENFORD REJECTS (4 series for Nikelodeon), THE SECRETARY WHO STOLE 4 MILLION (dir: Colin Barr/BBC), CANOE MAN, BOLTON FORGER, THE THIEVING HEADMISTRESS (dir: Norman Hull. Dragonfly Production/BBC), BEHIND CLOSED DOORS (dir: Andrew William/BBC Series), NUCLEAR RACE (dir: Toby Sculthorp/BBC TV), SUPERVOLCANO (dir: Tony Mitchell/BBC TV), DESPERADOS (dir: David Jackson & Paul Wroblewski/BBC Series), THE SOMME (dir: Detlef Siebert/BBC TV), A SERPENT IN EDEN (dir: Matthew Wortman/Lion TV for Channel 4), GEORGE CARMEN (dir: Colin Barr/BBC)
34 to date including: LUCID. SON OF GOD, BLOOD CREEK with Michael Fassbender, Dominic Purcell, Henry Cavill (dir: Joel Schumacher), THE WEDDING DATE with Debra Messing, Dermot Mulroney and Amy Adams, SHADOW OF THE VAMPIRE with John Malkovich and Willem Dafoe, which received 2 Oscar nominations (dir: Elias Merhige) TWELFTH NIGHT with an all star cast including Nigel Hawthorn, Helena Bonham Carter, Ben Kingsley, Richard E Grant, Imelda Staunton, Imogen Stubbs, Toby Stephens, Mel Smith. (dir: Trevor Nunn), ONE MORE KISS with Gerard Butler (dir: Vadim Jean), BIGGA THAN BEN with Ben Barnes (dir: Susie Halewood), CLOCKWORK MICE (dir: Vadim Jean) and MRS PALFREY AT THE CLAREMONT with Joan Plowright and Rupert Friend (dir: Dan Ireland)
BLITHE SPIRIT in Barbados (dir: Glen Walford), WE HAPPY FEW (dir: Stephen Rayne), WAY HOME (dir: Sue Dunderdale/Liverpool Everyman), LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES (dir: Tim Luscombe)
I have also cast over 250 commercials, as well as pop promos for household names including OASIS, RED SNAPPER, SUEDE, SPICE GIRLS, ROBBIE WILLIAMS and NATALIE IMBRUGLIA.
GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS (dir: Sam Mendes/Donmar Warehouse), TIMON OF ATHENS (dir: Trevor Nunn/Young Vic), Prince Hal in HENRY FOURTH PART I & II (dir: Richard Williams/Oxford Stage Company), PINTER EVENING (Holders Festival – Barbados), SANCTUARY (dir: Paulette Randall/Joint Stock), THE NORMAN CONQUESTS (dir: Ewan Smith/Watermill Theatre) and GOOD GOLLY MISS MOLLY (dir: Bob Eaton/Arts Theatre)
CANOE MAN (BBC), BOLTON FORGER (BBC), CORONATION STREET (Granada), HEARTBEAT (ITV), ANTIQUES ROGUE SHOW (BBC), GENIE IN THE HOUSE (Nickelodeon), EMMERDALE (ITV), ACT OF WILL (mini series), RENFORD REJECTS (Nickelodeon/C4), , LYTTON’S DIARY (ITV), JULIET BRAVO (BBC), THE MAN WHO CRIED (mini serires), ELLINGTON (ITV)
DEAD COOL (David Cohen), MRS PALFREY AT THE CLAREMONT (Dan Ireland), ONE MORE KISS (Vadim Jean), PHOENIX BLUE (Tony Maylam), UNDERSTANDING JANE (Caleb Lindsey)