Chandler is a young actor from Atlanta, Georgia. He bagan his career doing local theater and tv movies like The Wronged Man. His breakout role in his short career is that of Carl Grimes in the critically acclaimed AMC series; The Walking Dead.
One of Chandler Riggs favorite games is Minecraft. He also starred in over 10 episodes of 'Hershels Land' as a special guest with UberHaxorNova and DanzNewzMachinima. He was informed about Hershels Land at Gold Coast Supanova 2012.
On December 1st, 2011, Chandler attended a meet and greet with fans in Marietta, Georgia to raise funds for the Isaiah Alonso Foundation.
Chandler's talent agent is Barbara Garvey.
One of Chandler's favorite tv shows isPhineas and Ferb.
Chandler will be attending the 2012 DragonCon in Atlanta, Ga.
Though his Walking Dead character Carl may carry a "real" gun, Chandler isn't allowed by Georgia law to even handle a weapon that can shoot a projectile. He uses a cap gun in his scenes.
Chandler celebrated his birthday on set early in the second season of The Walking Dead. The crew got him a cake that said in icing, "Don't Open Dead Inside".
Chandler attended Wizard World 2011 in Philidelphia, PA.
Chandler was once a member of the Cub Scouts.
Chandler's favorite horror monster is Jason Voorhees from the Friday the 13th movie series.
Chandler's father is a musician with the band Jillhammer.
Chandler has been in the films: Get Low (2009) and The Wronged Man (2010) which starred Robert Duvall.
Chandler is a fan of horror films. His favorite is The Mist.
Chandler: (on preparing for the role of Carl Grimes) I prepared for Carl by reading the comic books and thinking about how he must have felt. We also watched a few movies that featured kid actors in intense roles to get an idea of what would be expected of me.
Chandler: (when asked if the world would be ready for a zombie apocalypse) I just think that the world is too prepared. You know, if an outbreak were to happen,..everybody would be prepared enough. I..you know we have seen all these zombie movies and The Walking Dead. We know to shoot them in the head.