Andrew Lincoln, born September 14, 1973, in London, England, UK, is a British actor, known for his role in the TV series “The Walking Dead”.
Lincoln made his first on-screen appearance in 1994 in the British sitcom “Drop the Dead Donkey”.
His first major role was Edgar “Egg” Cook, one of the lead characters in the highly successful BBC drama This Life (1996–1997). He went on to star as probationary teacher Simon Casey in the Channel Four sitcom Teachers (2001–2003), and had a lead role as university lecturer and psychologist Robert Bridge in Afterlife (2005).
Lincoln has also appeared in several films, including Human Traffic (1999) and Love Actually (2003).
In 2009 Lincoln appeared in the stage production of Parlour Song. He went back to England after filming the Sky One TV series Strike Back in South Africa.He also starred alongside Vanessa Paradis in the French film Heartbreaker.
In 2010, Lincoln was cast as Rick Grimes, the primary protagonist in the surprised hit live-action zombie series “The Walking Dead”.