Chandler Riggs is an American child actor, best known for his role as Carl Grimes on the The Walking Dead, an AMC television horror drama series (2010-present.) Riggs was born in Atlanta, Georgia, the son of Gina Ann and William Riggs. He has a younger brother, Grayson. Riggs played a Munchkin in his musical theater debut, Atlanta’s Fox Theater production of The Wizard of Oz, and in 2009 at age nine got his first two major acting breaks simultaneously, as Tom in the film Get Low and a role in the television movie The Wronged Man.
Name: Chandler Riggs
Date of Birth: June 27, 1999
Place of Birth: Atlanta, Georgia
Place of Residence: Atlanta, Georgia
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Education: Etwoah High School in Woodstock, Georgia
Height: 5’ 6’’ / 68m
Weight: 12 lbs / 51 kg
Shoe size: 6 / 39
Dress size: 6
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Relationships: Currently single. He previously dated Hana Hayes in 2014.
Awards and Honors:
- 2012 – Young Artist Award, Best Performance in a TV Series – Leading Young Actor, Nominated
- 2012-Satellite Award, Best Cast – Television Series, Won
- 2013-Saturn Award, Best Performance by a Younger Actor in a Television Series, Won
- 2013-Young Artist Award, Best Performance in a TV Series – Leading Young Actor, Nominated
- 2014-Young Artist Award, Best Performance in a TV Series – Leading Young Actor ,Won
- 2015-Saturn Award, Best Performance by a Younger Actor in a Television Series, Nominated
Hobbies and Interests: Video games
Favorite Color: Red
Favorite Food: Ribbs
Favorite Music: Deadmau5, Coyote Kisses, Foo Fighters
Favorite Perfume: Lacoste
Favorite Book: John Gray “Straw Dogs ”, “The Social Conquest of Earth” by Edward O. Wilson.
Favorite Game: Minecraft
Favorite Actor: Thomas Jane
Favorite Actress: Laurie Holden (Laurie Holden Height and Weight Stats)
Favorite Movie “The Mist”
Favorite TV-Show: “Phineas and Ferb.”
- He’s an avid Minecraft player. Chandler loves Minecraft, everyone’s favorite indie building game. He’s super into video games in general, too. He used to have a YouTube channel called The Orange Trampoline featuring him and his buddies playing together. He has since deleted it, but it’s still pretty easy to find videos of him goofing around with his friends, whether in Minecraft or Grand Theft Auto IV.
- The Walking Dead isn’t his first horror project. TWD isn’t even Chandler’s first zombie project; his first film credit was 2006 horror comedy Jesus H. Zombie, in which Chandler played a zombie. Next year, you’ll be able to see him in the horror thriller Mercy.
- His middle name is Carlton.
- He plans to go to college to study acting.
- He auditioned to become the newest Spider-Man. Riggs took to social media this past June to reveal that he tried out for the role of the teenage Peter Parker that was ultimately given toTom Holland.
- He admits his on-screen dad, Andrew Lincoln (Andrew Lincoln Height and Weight Stats), has been his mentor all these years on set.
- He organizes a fan meeting every year.
- Riggs was cast as Carl Grimes on the AMC television series The Walking Dead (2010) at the age of 10.
- At one of scene, he had to eat so much pudding he hates it now.
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