Andrew Lincoln, an English actor, was born on 14 September 1973, in London, England. He is well known for his lead role as Rick Grimes on the AMC horror drama series, The Walking Dead. He first made his appearance in the role in the BBC drama, The Life.
Later, he made his appearance in sitcom Teachers as Simon and in the 2003 romantic comedy film, Love Actually as Mark.
Andrew Lincoln Early Life and Education
He was born and grown up in London. His birth name was Andrew James Clutterbuck. He is the son of a South African nurse and an English civil engineer. When he 18 months old, his family moved to Hull and later moved to Bath when he was nine years old.
When he was 14 years, he attended Beechen Cliff School and performed acting for the first time in a production of Oliver. He became interested in acting after spending a summer at the National Youth Theatre.
He attended The Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts after leaving school and began using Andrew Lincoln as a stage name.
Andrew Lincoln Career
He made his first screen appearance in an episode of the sitcom, Drop the Dead Donkey. He made his appearance in a leading role in the drama, This Life. He appeared on several British dramas and television series including Wuthering Heights, The Woman in White, and The Canterbury Tales.
He appeared on several British dramas and television series including Wuthering Heights, The Woman in White, and The Canterbury Tales.
He also made his appearance in many films including Gangster No. 1, Human Traffic, and Heartbreaker. He played the character of Mark in the film, Love Actually(2003). This film role gained him wider recognization, and he became well known all over the world.
Andrew Lincoln Personal Life
He married Gael Anderson on June 10, 2006. Gael is the daughter of former flutist and vocalist, Gael Anderson. The couple has two children, Arthur and Matilda.
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