UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - OCTOBER 02: Actor Andrew Lincoln attends the season 5 premiere of "The Walking Dead" at AMC Universal City Walk on October 2, 2014 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Actor 101: Andrew Lincoln

Who is Andrew Lincoln?

Andrew Lincoln is a British actor.

When is his birthday?

14th September 1973

What is he best known for?

Andrew is best known for his role as Rick Grimes on AMC’s horror drama series, The Walking Dead, and Mark in the romantic comedy film, Love Actually.

Photo via The Walking Dead’s Facebook page.

What else do I need to know about him?

As well as playing the lead in The Walking Dead, Lincoln has appeared in other TV shows and films, including Channel 4’s sitcom Teachers and the romantic comedy film Love Actually. He’s also done voice-overs for documentaries and adverts, including Adidas, Classic FM and the BBC. Andrew directed two episodes of the third season of Teachers, leading him to be nominated for a BAFTA for Best New Director (Fiction) in 2004. Lincoln won the 2014 People’s Choice Award for Favourite TV Anti-Hero. He’s also won the 2015 Saturn Award for Best Actor on Television. Both of these awards were for his role in The Walking Dead.

What is his social media?

He currently does not have any public social media accounts.

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Written by Georgia Brown

A 20 year old from the UK. I like bands and video games. If you believe in music like I do, I'm sure we'll get on well.