Chandler Riggs is well known as an American child actor who achieved more widespread fame and popular recognition for his role as Carl Grimes on the The Walking Dead, an AMC television horror drama series which brought him Satellite Award for Best Cast - Television Series and Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor in a Television Series.
Chandler Riggs was a son of Gina Ann (Carlton) and William Riggs a member of the band Jillhammer. He found his passion in swimming, mountain biking, rollerblading and skiing . Chandler first played a Munchkin in his musical theater debut, Atlanta's Fox Theater production of The Wizard of Oz. His first two major acting breaks were made Tom in the film Get Low and and a role in the television movie The Wronged Man.
Chandler Riggs has a younger brother, Grayson