Andrew Lincoln (born Andrew James Clutterbuck in 14 September 1973) is an English actor. He first became known for playing the role of Egg in the BBC drama This Life, followed by other roles such as Simon in the Channel 4 sitcom Teachers and Mark in the British Romantic Comedy Love Actually. His voice is familiar in the UK as he provides voice-overs for both television and radio advertising, as well as narration for documentaries. He is now best-known for his portrayal of the character Rick Grimes in the AMC television series The Walking Dead.
- Drop the Dead Donkey
- This Life
- Love Actually
- Holby City
- Wuthering Heights
- Strike Back
- The Walking Dead
- But Not Too Foreign: His father is an English civil engineer and his mother is a South African nurse of English descent.
- Enforced Method Acting: His brother is a teacher and Andrew went to school with him for a few weeks to research his part in Teachers.
- Shakespearian Actors: He studied at RADA and has worked with both the London's National Youth Theatre and the Royal Nationale Thetre, where he performed both Romeo and Juliet and Hamlet.
- Star-Making Role: As Rick Grimes. That being said, he received nominations, particularly the Empire Award for best newcomer, for his role as Mark in Love Actually.