Gael Anderson Biography

Gael Anderson is the daughter of Scottish musician Ian Anderson and the wife of popular English actor Andrew Lincoln. Check out this biography to know about her childhood, personal life, and achievements.

Quick Facts

Born: 1970

Nationality: British

Famous: Actresses British Women

Age: 50 Years, 50 Year Old Females

Born in: London

Famous as: Andrew Lincoln's Wife


Spouse/Ex-: Andrew Lincoln (m. 2006)

father: Ian Anderson

mother: Shona Learoyd

siblings: James Duncan Anderson

children: Arthur Clutterbuck, Matilda Clutterbuck

City: London, England

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Gael Anderson is the daughter of Scottish musician and member of the British rock band 'Jethro Tull' Ian Anderson. She is the wife of popular English actor Andrew Lincoln. Gael has served as part of the crew in numerous films and TV series. She also performed in a few films of the 1970s. Gael is now married to Andrew for over a decade and is blessed with two adorable children. She is now a homemaker and takes care of the household.

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Birth & Education
  • Gael Anderson was born sometime in the 1970s. Her exact birthdate is not known yet. Gael’s father, Ian Anderson, is from Scotland and is a singer, songwriter, musician, and multi-instrumentalist. He is also known as a member of the British rock band 'Jethro Tull.' Gael’s mother, Shona Learoyd, is a homemaker. Shona married Ian in 1976 and is his second wife.
  • Gael has a brother named James Duncan Anderson, who is also a musician. He is the founding member of 'Hole Agency,' which represents various artists. Like his father, James is also a member of 'Jethro Tull.'
  • Gael attended 'Downe House School' in Thatcham, England.
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  • Gael began her career with films. However, in her career to date, she has mostly worked as a miscellaneous crew member in films. Gael made her acting debut with the 1972 film 'Gone Up North for a While,' in which she had a brief role. She then appeared in the 1975 drama film 'Landfall,' in which she played a character named ‘Elizabeth.’ Gael was then seen as a policewoman in the 1976 TV film 'The God Boy,' a movie based on a novel of the same name by author Ian Cross.
  • In 2001, Gael worked as a floor runner for the comedy-drama series 'Teachers,' which was aired on 'Channel 4.' She has worked as a crew member in several other movies and TV series.
Married Life
  • Gael met Lincoln for the first time in 2001, on the set of the TV series 'Teachers.' She was one of the supporting crew members of the series. Andrew would often visit the set as a guest director of 'Teachers.' Andrew spotted Gael while she was serving tea to the crew members and was instantly smitten by her beauty. Shortly after their brief rendezvous, they began dating each other. After dating for 4 long years, Gael and Andrew finally got married on June 10, 2006.
  • Gael and Andrew had a low-key wedding, and not much is known about the ceremony. Their daughter, Matilda Clutterbuck, was born a year later, in 2007. Their son, Arthur Clutterbuck, was born in 2010.
  • The family of four now lives in London and often travels to Cornwall in South West England for surfing.
  • Gael sports boyish blonde hair, spiked up and quite similar to that of Rod Stewart, the legendary British rock star of the 1970s and the 1980s, the period when Gael grew up.

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