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Andrew James Lincoln, born Andrew James Clutterbuck (born 14.9.1973)
Andrew Lincoln is an English actor most notable for his portrayal as the American, Rick Grimes on the award winning television series The Walking Dead.

Childhood: Andrew was born in London to a South African, nurse mother and an English civil engineer father. He grew up in Hull and moved to Bath at the age of ten before obtaining a place at the prestigious, London Academy of Dramatic Arts where he changed his name to from Clutterbuck to Lincoln.

Acting Career: Lincoln made his first on screen performance in Channel Four's, BAFTA award Winning, Drop the Dead Donkey, featuring on the episode titled 'Births and Deaths' aired in 1994. He continued to act in small television roles and television films including: Boston Kickout and Over Here before being cast as a permanent role on successful television series, This Life. The series won the 1998 Drama of the Year at the Royal Television Society awards. This Life ended in 1997 after airing its second series whilst Lincoln continued to act in short films and television films before being cast in crime thriller, Gangster No. 1. Lincoln played Maxie King alongside Malcolm McDowell and David Thewlis. In 2003 Lincoln made his film appearance as Mark on British hit, Love Actually. The film featured an all star cast including: Hugh Grant, Colin Firth, Rowan Atkinson, Emma Thompson, Bill Nigh, Liam Neeson, Martin Freeman and Keira Knightley. Lincoln went onto act in twenty and writes two episodes of channel four's television series, Teachers. The series was successful releasing four series between the years of 2001 - 2004. Lincoln did further television work including series and films such as: Lie with Me before co-starring in Afterlife. An award winning mystery horror series for which Lincoln won Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series at the Monte-Carlo TV Festival. Lincoln acted in more supporting and co-starring television roles before being cast in feature film Heartbreaker, a romantic comedy filmed in France. During 2010 Lincoln appeared in six episodes of the four series running Strike Back starring Philip Winchester and Sullivan Stapleton. Lincoln played Mr. Clarke in Made in Dagenham before being cast as lead role Rick Grimes in the award winning television series, The Walking Dead. Lincoln will reprise his role as Rick during series four of the Walking Dead.

Personal Life: Andrew Lincoln married the daughter of musician Ian Anderson, Gael Anderson on June 10th 2006. He has two children.



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Andrew Lincoln seen at a 90-Minute Special Edition Of 'Talking Dead' as presented by AMC held at Hollywood Forever, California, United States - Sunday 23rd October 2016

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Robert Kirkman, Norman Reedus, Andrew Lincoln and Charlie Collier seen at a special edition of 'The Walking Dead's Talking Dead' presented by AMC - Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 24th October 2016

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'The Walking Dead' Mid-Season Premiere: When Running Is No Longer An Option [Spoilers]


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'The Walking Dead' has left us feeling a little silly with the mid-season 6 premiere 'No Way Out'. We were feeling pretty tense after the 4-minute clip released prior to the showing which saw Abraham, Sasha and Daryl confronted by some armed bandits, but we can finally breathe a sigh of relief having seen that moment's unlikely resolution.

Norman Reedus in The Walking DeadDaryl saves the day in 'The Walking Dead' mid-season 6 premiere

If you didn't see the clip, here's a quick recap. Daryl (Norman Reedus), Abraham (Michael Cudlitz) and Sasha (Sonequa Martin-Green) are on their way to Alexandria when a bunch of bikers known as The Saviors intercept them and demand they hand over their weapons - and, indeed, any other supplies they may have - claiming that everything now belongs to the mysterious Negan. They truly looked defeated but, as usual, Daryl had some tricks up his sleeve.

Continue reading: 'The Walking Dead' Mid-Season Premiere: When Running Is No Longer An Option [Spoilers]

Andrew Lincoln Thinks His Love Actually Character Was A Bit Of A 'Stalker'


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Love Actually is considered one of the most romantic films of all time and the scene where Andrew Lincoln’s character confesses his love for Keira Knightley is one of the movie’s most memorable moments. But 12 years on, Lincoln might just have said what we’ve all been secretly thinking, that his character is actually a bit of a stalker.

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Speaking about his character Mark, Lincoln told The Wrap: “He is a stalker. That was my question to Richard Curtis, ‘Do you not think we’re sort of borderline stalker territory here?’ And he said, ‘No, no. Not with you playing it, darling. You’ll be alright.’”

Continue reading: Andrew Lincoln Thinks His Love Actually Character Was A Bit Of A 'Stalker'

Playing Dead: Sometimes There's Only One Way To Avoid 'The Walking Dead' [Spoilers]


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It looks like that's the end of Alexandria as the eighth episode of 'The Walking Dead' - entitled 'Start To Finish' - wraps up the first half of season six and the final adventures of Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) and company for the year.

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As much as it was such a relief to discover that Glenn (Steven Yeun) had miraculously survived a walker ambush, unfortunately the team found themselves in need of another miracle when the walls of Alexandria became breached with the collapse of the church tower. And after that, things only went from bad to worse. 

Continue reading: Playing Dead: Sometimes There's Only One Way To Avoid 'The Walking Dead' [Spoilers]

No More Glenn News, But 'The Walking Dead' Delivers Yet Another Shocker [Spoilers]


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With 'The Walking Dead' viewers still sore about Glenn's death in episode three, some sort of explanation, or indeed confirmation, was needed. And it turns out we're still none the wiser come episode five: 'Now'. To make matters worse, everyone is totally losing faith.

Steven Yeun in The Walking DeadCircumstances surrounding Glenn's death are still up in the air

It seemed Rick (Andrew Lincoln) and the gang had finally reached a safe haven at the beginning of the series in the form of Alexandria, but now the barricades have broken on that plan when the Wolves showed up and wrecked everything. They can't actually leave Alexandria without encountering the walkers and there's no word on what's happened to Glenn and the other members of his group. Episode four gave us some background on Morgan's (Lennie James) involvement in the whole series, but this is the first time since October that we've received an update on these troops' lives.

Continue reading: No More Glenn News, But 'The Walking Dead' Delivers Yet Another Shocker [Spoilers]

Thank You, No Thank You! The Latest Death On 'The Walking Dead' Breaks Hearts [Spoilers]


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Wow. So the creators of 'The Walking Dead' really know how to break our hearts. Regular viewers of the never-ending zombie series will be used to grieving by now, but the latest death has proved to be way too much for some fans.

Andrew Lincoln in The Walking DeadRick faces ever more difficult hurdles in this season's 'The Walking Dead'

We're only three episodes into 'The Walking Dead' season six, and already one of the best characters has seemingly been killed off. While everyone was hoping that the reckless and seriously dodgy Father Gabriel (Seth Gilliam) would be the next to bite the dust, producers have taken the story completely the other way and wiped off one of the only remaining members of the original cast. We can only hope that we haven't seen the last of him.

Continue reading: Thank You, No Thank You! The Latest Death On 'The Walking Dead' Breaks Hearts [Spoilers]

Andrew Lincoln , Chandler Riggs - 'The Walking Dead' Season Six Premiere and Ultimate Fan Event at Madison Square Garden - Arrivals at The Walking Dead, Madison Square Garden - Manhattan, New York, United States - Friday 9th October 2015

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'Walking Dead' Spin-Off Gets Commissioned For Two Seasons


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A 'Walking Dead' spin-off series has been given the green-light for two seasons straight off the bat. The currently untitled show, set in Los Angeles, will star Cliff Curtis, Kim Dickens, Frank Dillane and Alycia Debnam Carey.

Walking DeadThe Walking Dead spin-off will air in the summer, with season two coming in 2016

"From the beginning of The Walking Dead on AMC, we've been asked questions about what was going on in other parts of the zombie apocalypse, and what it looked like as the world really did 'turn.' Through this new series, we're going to find out," Charlie Collier, AMC president, said in a statement.

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'The Walking Dead' Stuns Viewers With The Show's Biggest Tragedy [Spoilers]


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It's been a gruelling season for Rick Grimes and friends so far in 'The Walking Dead', as they are forced to escape yet another so-called safe haven and finally discover where Beth has been held captive - but it seems there's yet more tragedy for this doomed group.

Emily Kinney in 'The Walking Dead' season 5
'Coda' saw a tragic end for Beth

Characters are disappearing faster than they are arriving in 'The Walking Dead' nowadays, with season 5 proving to be a particularly bloody affair. The midseason finale 'Coda' finally arrived yesterday (November 30th 2014), but once again left viewers with a lot more questions than answers.

Continue reading: 'The Walking Dead' Stuns Viewers With The Show's Biggest Tragedy [Spoilers]

Andrew Lincoln - PALEYfest the interactive pop culture event New York presented 'The Walking Dead' at the Paley Center for Media in New York, New York, United States - Saturday 11th October 2014

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Steven Yeun, Andrew Lincoln and Norman Reedus

Andrew Lincoln and Norman Reedus - An Evening With The Walking Dead Cast at Paley Center - New York, United States - Saturday 11th October 2014

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'The Walking Dead' Renewed For Season Six, But Long Can It Last?


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AMC has unsurprisingly renewed The Walking Dead for a sixth season. The news comes just days before the fifth season premiere of the zombie show hits screens. 

The Walking DeadThe Walking Dead is returning for season 6

"We could not be more excited for October 12th as we share new episodes of 'The Walking Dead' with fans around the globe," said AMC president Charlie Collier.

Continue reading: 'The Walking Dead' Renewed For Season Six, But Long Can It Last?

Prepare For More Zombies! Walking Dead Spin-Off Gets Green Light


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Good news for zombie fans! Hit AMC show 'The Walking Dead' is getting a spin-off, and it's going to explore unchartered areas of the televison show's vast world.

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Looks like more zombies are heading are way

The show stars British actor Andrew Lincoln as Rick Grimes, a sheriff's deputy who wakes up to find the world around him ravaged by a zombie outbreak, and began airing on October 31st 2010. Since then it has survived four seasons, with the fifth gearing up to start in October, and has gained legions of loyal fans across the world as well as receiving widespread critical acclaim. Other actors

Continue reading: Prepare For More Zombies! Walking Dead Spin-Off Gets Green Light

The Walking Dead Season 5 Is So Disturbing, Lauren Cohen Thinks Stuff Might Get Cut


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After four seasons of some pretty intense zombie action, The Walking Dead enters its fifth this October. And according to some of the stars of the show, The Walking Dead Season 5 opens with some NSFTV stuff. 

The Walking Dead season 4For those of you who don't remember what happened at the end of The Walking Dead season 4

"This episode is so disturbing," said actress Lauren Cohan whose character Maggie Greene spent the majority of season 4 fighting to find her husband, Glen. "Some of the the stuff they shot yesterday, I don't know if it'll make it to TV,” she added.

Continue reading: The Walking Dead Season 5 Is So Disturbing, Lauren Cohen Thinks Stuff Might Get Cut

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Andrew Lincoln

Date of birth

14th September, 1973

Occupation

Actor

Sex

Male

Height

1.78




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