Chandler Riggs

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Chandler Riggs
Chandler Riggs 2013.jpg
Riggs at the 2013 Florida SuperCon
Born(1999-06-27) June 27, 1999 (age 15)
Atlanta, Georgia, USA[1]
OccupationActor
Years active2005–present
 
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Chandler Riggs
Chandler Riggs 2013.jpg
Riggs at the 2013 Florida SuperCon
Born(1999-06-27) June 27, 1999 (age 15)
Atlanta, Georgia, USA[1]
OccupationActor
Years active2005–present

Chandler Riggs (born June 27, 1999) is an American child actor, best known for his role as Carl Grimes on the AMC television series The Walking Dead.

Life and career

Riggs was born in Atlanta, Georgia, the son of Gina Ann (Carlton) and William Riggs.[2]

Riggs was cast as Carl Grimes on the AMC television series The Walking Dead at the age of 10.[3] In 2012 and 2013, he was nominated for the Young Artist Award for Best Leading Young Actor for his role on the show.[citation needed]

Filmography

Riggs at the 40th annual Saturn Awards

Film

YearTitleRoleNotes
2006Jesus H. ZombieZombie
2009Get LowTom
2010The Wronged ManRyan Gregory (age 7)
2011TerminusDanielShort film
2014MercyGeorge Bruckner

Television

YearTitleRoleNotes
2010–presentThe Walking DeadCarl GrimesSeason 1–present (series regular)
Satellite Award for Best Cast – Television Series (2012)
Saturn Award Best Younger TV Actor (2014)

Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryWorkResult
2012Young Artist AwardBest Performance in a TV Series - Leading Young ActorThe Walking DeadNominated[4]
Satellite AwardBest Cast - Television SeriesWon
2013Saturn AwardBest Performance by a Younger Actor in a Television SeriesWon[5]
Young Artist AwardBest Performance in a TV Series - Leading Young ActorNominated[6]

References

  1. ^ Fall, Cristine (2010-11-18). "Q&A - Chandler Riggs (Carl Grimes)". AMC. Retrieved 2011-01-25. 
  2. ^ "Chandler Riggs: Biography", TV Guide. Retrieved June 10, 2013.
  3. ^ Langshaw, Mark (2010-06-16). "Carl joins 'Walking Dead'". Digital Spy. Retrieved 2011-01-25. 
  4. ^ "33rd Annual Young Artist Awards". YoungArtistAwards.org. Retrieved 2013-03-31. 
  5. ^ The 40th Saturn Award Winners
  6. ^ "34th Annual Young Artist Awards". YoungArtistAwards.org. Retrieved 2013-03-31. 

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