Andrew Lincoln Biography

Andrew James Clutterbuck's first acting role was in a school production of "Oliver!" as Artful Dodger. After deciding to make acting as his professional career, he began using Andrew Lincoln as his stage name. In 1994, he made his on-screen debut, starring in an episode of Channel 4 sitcom "Drop the Dead Donkey" titled "Births and Deaths". The following year, after completing his drama school, he was immediately offered to play Edgar 'Egg' Cook, one of the leading characters on the hit BBC drama "This Life".

Lincoln's other notable TV series included "The Woman in White"," The Canterbury Tales", and "Wuthering Heights". In fact, it was the sitcom "Teachers" that earned him people's attention and his role as probationary teacher Simon Casey became one of his most notable TV roles. After its success, he went on appearing on "Afterlife" and "Strike Back".

Also acting on big screen, Lincoln's famous appearances were in "Human Traffic", "Gangster No. 1", and "Heartbreaker", but it was the 2003 "Love Actually" that became most notable. He got an Empire Award for the category of Best Newcomer for his character as Mark in the movie. Besides, he was also nominated for Best Ensemble Acting PFCS Award. In addition to films and TV series, the London, England born actor has also appeared on such plays, as "Hushabye Mountain", "Blue/Orange", "The Late Henry Moss", as well as "Parlour Song".

Lincoln, who was born on September 14, 1973, has been married to wife Gael Anderson since June 10, 2006. They have two children together; Matilda and Arthur.