'Strike Back: Origins': 'The Walking Dead's' Andrew Lincoln wages a different battle

Before he fought zombies on "The Walking Dead," Andrew Lincoln waged a different battle on weekly television.Cinemax's run of the action series "Strike Back" began with what was the show's second season in its native England. Now the cable network is backing up to present the initial episodes -- featuring Lincoln, before he became opponent-of-the-undead Rick Grimes on the current AMC hit, as the Iraq War veteran chief of the covert British spy bureau known as Section 20 - under the title "Strike Back: Origins," beginning Friday, Oct. 25."I was trying to rack my brains to remember the show and even my character's name," the pleasant Lincoln admits to Zap2it of discussing his "Strike Back" experience anew. "I had just done a play by Jez Butterworth, a very good writer who's a friend of mine, with Toby Jones. This was my next job after that, and it was my first foray into the action decade...



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