Cooper Andrews - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 17, 2022

Cooper Andrews
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: The Walking Dead (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : March 10, 1985 (age 38)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Andrew Lawrence Cooper
Birth Place: Smithtown, Long Island, New York, USA
Horoscope: Pisces
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: 1

Hannah (younger sister)

High School: Dunwoody High School
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Samoan, Hungarian, Jewish)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife's Name: Abin Shim

Body Measurements

Height: 1.87 meter (6 feet 2 inch)
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Cooper Andrews?

Cooper Andrews, born Andrew Lawrence Cooper, is an actor by profession and American by nationality. He is well known for portraying the character Jerry in The Walking Dead.

Cooper Andrews – Age, Parents, Siblings

Cooper Andrews’ birth took place on March 10, 1985, in Smithtown, Long Island, New York, USA. His full name is Andrew Lawrence Cooper. His father is of Samoan descent and his mother is of Hungarian Jewish descent. He is not the only child of her parents and has a sibling, a younger sister named Hannah.

Cooper Andrews with his mother and sister (Image: Twitter- posted March 2017)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Cooper Andrews attended Dunwoody High School, and graduated from the same. His ethnicity includes Samoan, and Hungarian Jewish.

Cooper Andrews – Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Andrews dated Abin Shim and married his longtime girlfriend in 2019. They had tied the knot on their six-year anniversary and their wedding took place in their backyard, officiated by Khary Payton.

He does not have any children with his wife yet. He often features her on Twitter.

Cooper Andrews, Abin Shim (Image: Twitter, posted April 2017)

Cooper Andrews – Career

Early Days

Andrews began his career as an actor in the mid-2000s. His debut screen role was in the 2006 film Death of Seasons. This was followed by appearances in the films Golgotha (2008), Mandie and the Secret Tunnel (2009), etc. His portrayal of Yo-Yo Engberk in episodes of the TV series Halt and Catch Fire gained him wide recognition. He played the character from 2014 to 2016, for a total of 17 episodes.

Films, Series

Over the years Cooper Andrews has starred in the films Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (2016), Den of Thieves (2018), Shazam! (2019), Darlin' (2019), Shazam! Fury of the Gods (2023), etc, and in the TV film Thin Ice (2017). Moreover, he has portrayed characters in the episode(s) of the TV series The Red Road (2015), Limitless (2015), Hawaii Five-0 (2016), and S.W.A.T. (2017). 

Among all his work, Cooper Andrews is best known for portraying Jerry in AMC’s horror show The Walking Dead (2016-present).

Lennie James, Cooper Andrews, Khary Payton in The Walking Dead (Image: Comic Book)


On the set of The Walking Dead, Cooper Andrews has worked with Steven Yeun, Ross Marquand, Cassady McClincy, Josh McDermitt, and Eleanor Matsuura.

Cooper Andrews – Net Worth, Salary

The figure on the net worth and annual salary of Cooper Andrews is under review.

Cooper Andrews – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Cooper Andrews is followed by thousands of followers.

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