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Andrew Lincoln

Andrew Lincoln is a professional English actor. Andrew Lincoln is best known for his role as Egg in the BBC Drama “This Life”.

Early Life and Childhood

Andrew Lincoln was born Andrew James Clutterbuck on September 14, 1973, in his birthplace, London, England. His age is currently 50 years old.

However, the names of his parents are not disclosed but his father was a Civil Engineer and his mother was a South African nurse. When he was 18 months old, his family relocated to Hull. Similarly, he has an older sibling named Richard Clutterbuck.

Likewise, he holds British nationality but his ethnicity is unavailable. As born on September 14, his birth sign is Virgo. Likewise, he follows Roman Catholicism.


Talking about his educational background, he attended Beechen Cliff School, where he played The Artful Dodger in a school performance of Oliver! at the age of 14.

After finishing high school, he enrolled in the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) theatre program where he started using the stage name “Andrew Lincoln.”

Andrew Lincoln – Relationship Status

In terms of his romantic state, he is a married man. On June 10, 2006, Lincoln tied the knot with Gael Anderson, daughter of Ian Anderson. They have two kids named Matilda (2007), and Arthur (2010).

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Caption: Andrew Lincoln was captured with his wife
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Andrew Lincoln – Career and Professional Life

Lincoln made his television debut in “Births and Deaths,” a Channel 4 comedy episode of Drop the Dead Donkey, in 1994. He had his breakout role as Edgar “Egg” Cook, one of the main characters in the popular BBC drama This Life, in 1995, not long after graduating from drama school.

Later, he appeared in several British television dramas and series, including The Woman in White, The Canterbury Tales, and Wuthering Heights. His most famous role was as Simon Casey, a probationary teacher in the popular Channel 4 sitcom Teachers.

He co-starred with Richard Armitage in the 2010 Sky 1 television series Strike Back, and he played the lead part of a university lecturer and psychologist Robert Bridge in the film Afterlife.

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Caption: Andrew Lincoln was captured in one of the shootings in his movie
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Moreover, the character of AMC’s live-action television series The Walking Dead, based on the post-apocalyptic horror comic book of the same name, Rick Grimes, was cast as Lincoln in April 2010.

Sheriff’s deputy Grimes returns from a month-long sleep in the middle of an unidentified bacteria zombie apocalypse. Lincoln committed to the program in 2010 for a potential six-year run.

After that, he restructured a contract for two more seasons. On November 4, 2018, Lincoln made his farewell appearance on the program after earlier stating that he wanted to spend more time with his kids.

Furthermore,  Lincoln was cast in the drama Penguin Bloom in 2019 and filmed his first appearance outside of The Walking Dead in 2010.

Andrew Lincoln – Awards and Nomination

Andrew Lincoln has earned several awards and nominations throughout his career. In addition to his nominations for the Saturn Awards in 2011 and 2013, Lincoln most recently received a nomination for Best Actor in a Drama Series at the 2013 Critics Choice Television Awards.

Lincoln received six BAFTA Award nominations between 2002 and 2004 in addition to a 2003 British Comedy Award nomination for Best British Comedy Show. Lincoln was also nominated for a BAFTA TV Award for Best New Director for his work on the program (Fiction).

Moreover, he won the Golden Nymph Award (2007) for Outstanding Actor for his performance in Afterlife. Likewise, he also earned IGN Summer Movie Award for Best TV Hero in 2010.

Moving on, his other awards include Satellite Awards for Best Ensemble Television, Saturn Awards for Best Actor on Television, and many more.

Net Worth 2024

Along with popularity and fame, Andrew has also earned a decent amount of money throughout his career. As of 2022, he has a net worth of $16 million. But at this time, his salary is unavailable.

Social Media

Reflecting on his social media presence, he is active on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. His Instagram handle is @andrewjjlincoln where he has more than 147k followers and 414 post shares.

Likewise, he has more than 1.7k followers on his @clutterbuck73 Twitter account. Similarly, his official Facebook page has more than 1.6 million followers.

Body Measurements

Coming to his physical measurements, he has a height of 5 feet 10 inches and a weight of 80kg. Likewise, he has an athletic body build with a chest size of 40 inches and a biceps size of 14 inches.

And, his waist size is 33 inches. Similarly, he wears a shoe of 10 (US). He has a pair of blue eyes with light brown hair color.

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Caption: Andrew Lincoln posing for a photo
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