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]
Occupation Actor
Years active 2005–present

Chandler Carlton[2] 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.[3]

Riggs was cast as Carl Grimes on the AMC television series The Walking Dead at the age of 10.[4] In 2012 and 2013, he was nominated for the Young Artist Award for Best Leading Young Actor for his role on the show.

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Jesus H. Zombie Zombie
2009 Get Low Tom
2010 The Wronged Man Ryan Gregory (age 7)
2011 Terminus Daniel Short film
2014 Mercy George Bruckner

Television

Year Title Role Notes
2010–present The Walking Dead Carl Grimes Series regular

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Work Result
2012 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV Series - Leading Young Actor The Walking Dead Nominated[5]
Satellite Award Best Cast - Television Series Won
2013 Saturn Award Best Performance by a Younger Actor in a Television Series Won[6]
Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV Series - Leading Young Actor Nominated[7]

References

  1. ^ Fall, Cristine (2010-11-18). "Q&A - Chandler Riggs (Carl Grimes)". AMC. Retrieved 2011-01-25. 
  2. ^ Riggs, Chandler (July 2014). "Untitled". Instagram. Retrieved October 2, 2014.
  3. ^ "Chandler Riggs: Biography", TV Guide. Retrieved June 10, 2013.
  4. ^ Langshaw, Mark (2010-06-16). "Carl joins 'Walking Dead'". Digital Spy. Retrieved 2011-01-25. 
  5. ^ "33rd Annual Young Artist Awards". YoungArtistAwards.org. Retrieved 2013-03-31. 
  6. ^ The 40th Saturn Award Winners
  7. ^ "34th Annual Young Artist Awards". YoungArtistAwards.org. Retrieved 2013-03-31. 

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