Andrew Lincoln is an English actor who is known for his role as Rick Grimes, in the AMC horror television series, The Walking Dead. He first gained worldwide attention for his roles in the BBC drama This Life, followed by roles such as Simon Casey in the Channel 4 sitcom Teachers and Mark in the Christmas-themed romantic comedy film Love Actually (2003).
Andrew Lincoln Biography
Andrew Lincoln was born on the 14th of September 1973, in London, England, United Kingdom. He’s currently 48 years old.
|Birth Name||Andrew James Clutterbuck|
|Date of Birth||14 September 1973|
|Place of Birth||London, England|
|Age||48 years old|
Family and Education
Andrew is the son of an English civil engineer and a South African nurse. He has an older brother named Richard Clutterbuck. He has English roots from his father’s side while his mother is of South African descent.
Andrew attended Beechen Cliff School and then enrolled at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) drama school from where he got his stage name “Andrew Lincoln”. He also went to the National Youth Theatre in London before joining Royal Academy, where he became interested in acting.
Andrew Lincoln Wife
Andrew Lincoln married Gael Anderson, daughter of Ian Anderson, on 10 June 2006. The couple has two children, Arthur Clutterbuck and Matilda Clutterbuck. Andrew met Gael on the sets of the television show, Teachers, where he worked as a director for two episodes and Gael was his personal assistant. Love stuck between the two instantly and dated for some time before entering into wedlock.
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 10 inches|
Centimeters – 178 cm
Meters – 1.78 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 80 kg|
Pounds – 176 lbs
|Hair Color||Light Brown|
|Distinctive Features||Curly Hair|
Andrew first appeared in the 1995 film Boston Kickout as Ted. Lincoln appeared in several films such as Human Traffic and Gangster No. 1, especially his role as Mark in the 2003 film Love Actually gained him wider recognition
In 1994, Andrew guest appeared in the Channel 4 sitcom Drop the Dead Donkey as Terry.
Playing the lead role as Rick Grimes in the AMC post-apocalyptic horror television series—based on the eponymous comic book series of the same name—The Walking Dead.
- Song – Just a little lovin’ (By Shelby Lynne)
Andrew Lincoln Net Worth
His net worth is estimated at $16 million US dollars as of 2023. The salaries for his appearance as the lead role in The Walking Dead adds up great value to his staggering net worth. Over the years, he has appeared in various television series, films, and stage shows.
Andrew Lincoln Facts
At the age of 14, he first landed his acting role as the Artful Dodger in a school production of Oliver.
Despite Lincoln plays the lead role in The Walking Dead, he does not watch the show, because he claims he wants his acting to seem real.
The director of The Walking Dead insists he speaks in an American accent all the time, even if there weren’t shooting.
He got help from his brother who works at a school to prepare for his role in the 2001 film Teachers.
Andrew has won a total of 5 awards for his role in The Walking Dead, including IGN Summer Movie Award for Best TV Hero (2010), Satellite Awards for Best Ensemble – Television (2012), People’s Choice Award for favorite TV Anti-Hero (2014), and Saturn Award for Best Actor on Television (2015 & 2017).