Actor 101: Chandler Riggs

This is your go-to-guide for everything you need to know about Chandler Riggs.

Who is Chandler Riggs?

Chandler Riggs is an American actor and DJ.

When is his birthday?

27th June 1999

What is he best known for?

Chandler Riggs is best known for his role as Carl Grimes on AMC’s The Walking Dead.

Photo via The Walking Dead on Facebook.

What else do I need to know about him?

Riggs was born in Atlanta, Georgia. He began acting at the age of four, where much of his early work was within stage production, including The Wizard of Oz and Oklahoma. His first two feature film castings were for the Lifetime television film The Wronged Man (2010) and Get Low (2010). In 2010, Riggs was cast as Carl Grimes in the horror drama series The Walking Dead. For his role as Carl, Riggs was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor in a Television Series for five consecutive years and won the award three times in 2014, 2016 and 2018. Riggs also won the 2014 Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series – Leading Young Actor, after being nominated previously in 2012 and 2013.

Other projects of Riggs’ have included starring in the supernatural thriller film Mercy (2014) and the horror film Keep Watching (2017). Alongside acting, Riggs began DJ-ing at various events in the United States in 2017. He released his first song ‘Hold On’ under the stage name Eclipse in December of the same year. In January 2019, Riggs was cast as PJ in the ABC family drama series A Million Little Things.

What is his social media?

Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

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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.