Biography of Andrew Lincoln
Andrew Lincoln's childhoodBorn in London, Andrew grew up ten years old in the town of Hull, and then the family lived in the city of Bath. In addition to Andrew, his elder brother Richard grew up in the family. At that time, Andrew wore the name Klatterbak.
After school, he became a student at the Academy of Dramatic Art. In the UK, this educational institution is considered the most prestigious for those who want to get into the world of cinema. During training, before the start of any shooting, the young man decided to take a pseudonym instead of a surname. So he became Andrew Lincoln.
The beginning of a career Andrew Lincoln, the first roleCareer is not immediately formed. At first, the roles were rare. He played in the television series Throw a Dead Ass. It is these shootings that can be considered a debut.
Important for the career was the role of Edgar Cook, which went to Lincoln in the drama "This Life." Andrew's work was praised by critics. The film was broadcast on the Air Force channel for two years. Next, the actor worked on the filming of such films as "Woman in White", "Gangster No. 1", "Break away!", "Criminal Angels", etc.
Andrew Lincoln and Norman Reedus
In 2003, it hit the hit film “Real Love”. The actor appeared there in the role of Mark. In “After Death,” he played a psychologist and lecturer by the name of Robert Bridge. In the same year, on the NVO channel, Andrew took part in several episodes of The Canterbury Tales, playing Alan King. A year later, the mini-series "Sleep with me", with the participation of Lincoln. In the 2009th, the actor played Edgar Linton in the film adaptation of the novel by Emile Bronte. The name of the TV movie is “Thunderstorm Pass”.
The Walking Dead - promo series with Andrew Lincoln
As Andrew himself said in an interview, at that time he was more famous for his voice due to dubbing than movie roles.
Andrew Lincoln in The Walking DeadIn 2010, the actor became popular immediately after the release of the first episode of the television series The Walking Dead. Filming takes place in America. The actor spends most of the year there. The first time, until he was used to and did not adapt to the new place, the family was with him. Even before the shooting, Andrew’s many relatives supported him, saying that such a role should not be abandoned, it could become significant in his career. And it turned out to be true. By 2010, Lincoln didn’t have good roles, one can say that at that time his career began to decline. The proposal to withdraw in the Living Dead was just what we needed.
The director's version ... Andrew Lincoln - Rick Grimes.
Throughout the film, Rick still manages to find his family. Next comes the struggle to survive in a changed world.
Lincoln considers this role important for himself, since for the most part before that he played in various comedies, but here he has a serious character. He hopes that after such a rewarding experience, he will be offered diverse roles.
Andrew Lincoln Personal LifeAndrew married in the 2006th. His wife became Gaeli Anderson. Her father is the lead singer of "Jethro Tull" - a rock band popular in the UK. In 2007, the family was replenished with a new member - Gaeli and Andrew had a daughter. The girl was named Matilda. Soon their son, Arthur, was born.
Andrew Lincoln in the sitcom The Walking Dead
After the Walking Dead setcom gained unprecedented popularity, attention to Andrew from the press increased significantly, and for fans of the film the actor became a cult figure. Paparazzi are now long on duty in those places where he may appear, and catch random shots.
Georgia, where the Walking Dead are filming, the actor really likes. He loved America and is happy that the filming takes place there. He is not embarrassed by any weird, as the actor put it, the weather, nor the harsh summer. Andrew admires the beauties of Georgia.
Lincoln's wife is a great rider. In The Walking Dead, there are many moments where Andrew's character jumps on a stallion. According to Gaeli Anderson, her husband coped with it perfectly, despite the fact that he had never been astride before. Lincoln himself considers this not his merit, but the merit of a surprisingly intelligent stallion.