Three of our The Walking Dead current and former cast members had reason to celebrate! Xander Berkeley (Gregory), Laurie Holden (Andrea) and Emma Bell (Amy), all celebrated birthdays this past weekend!
On Saturday, Xander Berkeley turned 62 years young. Born Alexander Harper Berkeley in 1955, Xander is best known to us as the cowardly Gregory on The Walking Dead. He is also known for his role as George Mason on 24 and Sheriff Thomas McAllister on The Mentalist.
Xander has also made appearances in films and television shows such as Terminator 2: Judgement Day, A Few Good Men, Mommie Dearest, Apollo 13, Leaving Las Vegas, Nikita and Jericho.
When he is not working, Xander spends his time painting, sculpting and enjoying life with his wife and their two daughters. He is married to 24 and Twilight actress Sarah Clarke.
On Sunday, Laurie Holden celebrated her 48th birthday! Born in 1969, Laurie, who is also a producer, model and human rights activist, is best known to us for her role as Andrea on The Walking Dead. She has also had roles on The X-Files, The Mist, The Shield and Silent Hill.
More of her film and television credits include The Majestic, Fantastic Four, Dumb and Dumber To, Chicago Fire, The Abolitionists, and The Americans.
In 2018, she is set to join the crime drama Dragged Across Concrete which stars Mel Gibson and Vince Vaughn.
Laurie shares a birthday with her The Walking Dead series sister Emma Bell (Amy).
Also celebrating on Sunday with her on-screen sibling, Emma Jean Bell, Amy from The Walking Dead turned 31! She has also had roles in the films Frozen and Final Destination 5. From 2013 to 2014, Emma played Emma Brown in the Dallas revival.
Emma has had acting appearances in Third Watch, The Ghost Whisperer, Law & Order, Law & Order: SVU, Supernatural, CSI: Miami and American Horror Story: Roanoke.
Join us here at Fan Fest News in wishing Xander, Laurie and Emma a very Happy Birthday!!
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