Andrew Lincoln Biography

Andrew Lincoln

Quick Facts Of Andrew Lincoln

Celebrated Name Andrew Lincoln
Age 46 Years
Nick Name Andrew
Birth Name Andrew James Clutterbuck
Birth Date 1973-09-14
Gender Male
Profession Actor
Awards Won Saturn Award for Best Actor on Television in 2015 and 2017
Nationality American
School Beechen Cliff School
Genre Male
University The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London
Total Number of Awards 6
Best Known For Hit Tv series like "The Walking Dead" 103 series and "Ride with Norman Reedus" in 2019.
Birth Nation America
Body Measurement 40-14-33
Bicep Size 14
Chest Size 40
Waist Size 33
Body Shape Athletic body shape
Brothers Richard Clutterbuck
Children 2
Debut Television Show/Series His first major role was as the character Egg in the BBC drama This Life (1996–1997).
Son Arthur Clutterbuck
Daughter Matilda Clutterbuck
Wife Gael Anderson
Hair Color Light Brown
Eye Color Blue
Sexual Orientation Straight
Ethnicity White
Father was Civil Engineer
Marital Status Married
Mother was a Nurse
Height 1.78 m (5 feet 10 inches)
Weight 80 kg (176 lbs)
Net Worth USD 16 million
Place Of Birth Hull, Yorkshire, London
Horoscope Virgo
Origin British from his father's side and South African from his mother's side
Married Date June 10, 2006.

An English born Actor and director Andrew Lincoln is famous for his voice in the Uk as he provides voice-overs for both television and radio. After graduation from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art Drama School (RADA) drama school, he began to use "Andrew Lincoln" as his stage name. 

 Lincoln's first big break came when he was cast as Edgar 'Egg' Cook in the popular UK drama series This Life (1996). Various roles followed including that of teacher Simon Casey in the Channel 4 series Teachers (2001), and as Mark in the hit film Love Actually (2003). In 2010, he was cast in The Walking Dead (2010), a live-action drama series based on the comic of the same name. Lincoln plays the lead character of Rick Grimes. He won the Saturn Award for Best Actor on Television in 2015 and 2017 respectively.

What is Andrew Lincoln famous for?

  • Role as Rick Grimes in the tv series, The Walking Dead.
  • His first major role was the character Egg in the BBC Drama "This life"(1996-1997).
  • His voice is familiar in the UK as he provides voice-overs for both television and radio advertising, as well as narration for documentaries.

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Where is Andrew Lincoln From?

Real name Andrew James Clutterbuck (Andrew Lincoln was named after graduation from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art Drama School as a stage name). He was born on September 14, 1973, in Hull, Yorkshire, London into a working-class family and relocated with his family in Bath, Somerset when he was 10 years old. He hasn't disclosed his father's and mother's name but his father was a civil engineer and his mother was a nurse. He is a white ethnicity from his father's side and South African from his mother's side. He has one elder brother named Richard Clutterbuck who grew up together. He holds a British nationality and he is Roman Catholic by his religion and he is Virgo by his zodiac sign.

He has attended Beechen Cliff School at the age of 9 and after leaving school, he studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art Drama School (RADA) in London.

Social Media Presence

As he is connected with social media he has gathered a huge fan following:

Instagram: Andrew [email protected] and has 84K followers.

Facebook: Andrew [email protected] and has 167.5K followers.

Career

While attending ‘Beechen Cliff School’ in Somerset, he played the first role of his life. He played ‘The Artful Dodger’ in a play titled ‘Oliver!’ He was 14 years old at that time and the experience of acting on stage profoundly impacted him. Following this, he decided to turn it into a full-time profession. while in high school, Andrew devoted an entire summer learning at the National Youth Theatre in London and became interested in acting as a career. Following his graduation, he attended the "Royal Academy of Dramatic Art" in London.

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He started his on-screen acting career with a guest role in the series ‘Drop the Dead Donkey.’ He made his film debut in 1995, with one of the lead roles in the award-winning film ‘Boston Kickout.’ After playing key roles in series such as ‘This Life’ and ‘Shipwrecked,’ he had his major acting breakthrough in the early 2000s when he played ‘Mark’ in the ensemble romantic comedy film ‘Love Actually.’ After starring in a supporting role in the series ‘Afterlife’ in 2006, Andrew earned a breakthrough role in 2010. He was signed to play ‘Rick Grimes,’ one of the lead roles in the hit post-apocalyptic zombie drama series titled ‘The Walking Dead.’ This role is perhaps his best-known role yet.

In 1995, Andrew made his film debut with one of the lead roles in the film ‘Boston Kickout.’ Although the drama film failed to secure a wide release, it was largely appreciated at many international and national film festivals. His performance also received appreciation, making it a fairly good beginning for his acting career. However, despite this success, his film career struggled to hold a firm ground. Meanwhile, his TV career moved forward with guest roles in series such as ‘The Woman in White’ and ‘Bomber.’ In 2000, he was hired as a narrator in the reality TV series ‘Shipwrecked.’ He narrated 27 episodes of the series. He has also contributed as a narrator for the fictional textbook ‘Quidditch Through the Ages,’ written by Kennilworthy Whisp and created by JK Rowling.

He went on to star in a number of British television series and dramas such as The Woman in White, The Canterbury Tales, and Wuthering Heights, most notably as probationary teacher Simon Casey in the successful Channel 4 sitcom Teachers. He also had a lead role as a university lecturer and psychologist Robert Bridge in the Afterlife and starred in the Sky 1 series Strike Back with Richard Armitage in 2010.

He is best known for his role in the film "Love Actually" and the TV Series "The Walking Dead".

He spent the next five years bouncing from bit parts on the big screen and roles on TV, before landing the standout character of Simon Casey in the popular series Teachers in 2001. On the big screen, his highest-profile contribution came when he famously declared his love to Keira Knightley in Love, Actually.

Along with the actions he is a prolific voiceover artist who has narrated a number of documentaries and TV and radio commercials.

Andrew also indulges in social work. He is a regular supporter of ‘Shelter,’ a British charity that works toward providing housing for homeless people.

Awards

According to The New York Times, Lincoln's role on The Walking Dead made him "the center of one of the world's biggest pop culture franchises". Lincoln has received various awards and nominations for his portrayal of Rick Grimes; he won the Saturn Award for Best Actor on Television in 2015 and again in 2017 and also won 2014, People's Choice Awards — Favorite TV Anti-Hero.

He has won Golden Nymph Award for outstanding actor drama series in 2007, has won Satellite awards for Best Ensemble Television (Special achievement award) in 2012.

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Who Is Andrew Lincoln Married to?

Andrew Lincoln is a straight on sexual orientation. Andrew Lincoln married Gael Anderson on June 10, 2006, who is the daughter of Ian Aderson; popular Vocalist, Flautist, and musician and acoustic guitarist of British rock band Jethro Tull. Apple Martin, the daughter of Coldplay's Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow, served as a flower girl at his wedding. The couple has two children one daughter named Matilda Clutterbuck born in 2007 and a son named Arthur Clutterbuck born in 2010.

Andrew Lincoln family

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How Tall is Andrew Lincoln?

He has an athletic body. He is 1.78m(5feet 10 inches)tall and has a weight of 80kg (176lbs). 

40-14-33 inches ( Chest-biceps-waist) are his body measurements. He wears No 10 (US) shoe size and he has light brown hair color and Blue is his eye color.

What is Andrew Lincoln Net Worth?

As he is in the acting profession, his primary income source is acting. While working with The Walking Dead, he made $650 thousand per episode. Andrew Lincoln holds a net worth of about $16 million with his sheer talent and good looks.


Did You Know?

  • Andrew attended Beechen Cliff Secondary school in Bath, Somerset (UK), before going on to attend Royal Academy of Dramatic Art Drama School
  • His voice is familiar in the UK as he provides voice-overs for both television and radio advertising, as well as narration for documentaries.
  • In 2004, Empire Magazine nominated Andrew for a Best Newcomer award for his performance as Mark in Richard Curtis's film Love Actually (2003).
  • In 2001, Andrew went to Ghana for a month with Voluntary Services Overseas to experience how volunteers and development agencies work for first hand.
  • The flower girl at his wedding to Gael Anderson was Apple Martin, the daughter of actor Gwyneth Paltrow and Coldplay singer Chris Martin.
  • His Father-in-law is Ian Anderson, popular Vocalist, Flautist and musician and acoustic guitarist of the British rock band Jethro Tull
  • Starred on several British shows, including This Life and Strike Back, before landing the lead role of Georgia sheriff Rick Grimes on AMC zombie series The Walking Dead.
  • He is close friends with co-star Norman Reedus.