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Andy Serkis

Andrew "Andy" Clement Serkis (born 20 April 1964) is an English film actor and director. He is best known for his performance capture roles comprising motion capture acting, animation and voice work for such computer-generated characters as Gollum in The Lord of the Rings film trilogy (2001–2003) and The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012), King Kong in the eponymous 2005 film, Caesar in the Planet of the Apes reboot series (2011–17), Captain Haddock / Sir Francis Haddock in Steven Spielberg's The Adventures of Tintin (2011), and Supreme Leader Snoke in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015). Upcoming performance capture roles include Supreme Leader Snoke in Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017), and Baloo in Jungle Book (2018). Serkis's film work in motion capture has been critically acclaimed. He has received an Empire Award, and two Saturn Awards for his motion-capture acting. He earned a Golden Globe nomination for his portrayal of serial killer Ian Brady in the British television film Longford (2006) and was nominated for a BAFTA for his portrayal of new wave and punk rock musician Ian Dury in the biopic Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll (2010). In 2015, he began playing Ulysses Klaue in the Marvel Cinematic Universe beginning with Avengers: Age of Ultron. Serkis has his own motion capture workshop, The Imaginarium Studios in London, which he used for Jungle Book. He made his directorial debut with the 2017 film Breathe. Description above from the Wikipedia article Andy Serkis, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Apr 20, 1964 In Ruislip, Middlesex, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
64
First Appeared:
In the series The Academy Awards 1953-03-18
Latest Project:
Movie Jungle Book 2018-10-17
Known For
Poster of The Jump
Poster of Royal Deceit
Filmography
Series Simon Schama's Power of Art Unknown 2018
Movie Jungle Book Baloo 2018-10-17
Series Shooting the Past Unknown 2018
Movie Black Panther Ulysses Klaue / Klaw 2018-02-14
Movie War for the Planet of the Apes Caesar 2017-07-11
Movie Star Wars: The Last Jedi Supreme Leader Snoke 2017-12-13
Movie Secrets of the Force Awakens: A Cinematic Journey Himself 2016-04-16
Movie There & Back Again: A Hobbit's Tale Recut Gollum 2015-01-22
Series Fungus the Bogeyman Narrator 2015-12-27
Movie Avengers: Age of Ultron Ulysses Klaue / Klaw 2015-04-22
Movie Making of Avengers: Age of Ultron Himself 2015-10-02
Movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens Supreme Leader Snoke 2015-12-15
Movie Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Caesar 2014-06-26
Movie The Magnificent Lion Boy Umberto Farini 2013-05-21
Movie London: The Modern Babylon Quotations spoken by 2012-08-03
Movie The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Gollum 2012-11-26
Movie Rise of the Planet of the Apes Caesar 2011-08-03
Movie Arthur Christmas Lead Elf #8 (voice) 2011-02-22
Movie Wild Bill Glen 2011-10-21
Movie Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll Ian Dury 2010-01-08
Series Accused 2010-11-15
Series Little Dorrit Rigaud 2008-10-26
Movie Little Dorrit Rigaud 2008-10-26
Movie Einstein and Eddington Albert Einstein 2008-11-29
Series The Graham Norton Show Himself 2007-02-22
Series Monkey Life Unknown 2007-08-13
Movie Stormbreaker Mr. Grin 2006-07-21
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Movie Longford Ian Brady 2006-10-26
Movie Flushed Away Spike 2006-10-22
Movie The Prestige Alley 2006-10-19
Movie King Kong Kong / Lumpy 2005-12-14
Movie Stories of Lost Souls Granny / Rastafarian / Hunter Jackson 2004-11-12
Movie 13 Going on 30 Richard Kneeland 2004-04-13
Movie Blessed Father Carlo 2004-05-16
Movie The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Gollum 2003-12-01
Movie The Escapist Ricky Barnes 2002-01-01
Series Icons Unknown 2002-05-01
Movie 24 Hour Party People Martin Hannett 2002-02-13
Movie Deathwatch Pvt. Thomas Quinn 2002-10-06
Movie The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Gollum 2002-12-18
Series Spooks Unknown 2002-05-13
Movie Pandaemonium John Thelwall 2001-06-29
Movie The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Gollum 2001-12-18
Movie Arabian Nights Kasim 2000-04-30
Movie Shiner Mel 2000-09-22
Movie Five Seconds to Spare Chester 2000-10-30
Movie Shooting the Past Styeman 1999-01-10
Movie Sweety Barrett Leo King 1999-04-16
Movie Oliver Twist Bill Sikes 1999-11-28
Movie Topsy-Turvy John D'Auban 1999-09-03
Series Oliver Twist Bill Sikes 1999-11-28
Movie Among Giants Bob 1998-06-24
Movie The Jump Unknown 1998-09-06
Movie Career Girls Mr. Evans 1997-06-01
Movie Agatha Christie's The Pale Horse Sergeant Corrigan 1997-07-01
Movie The Near Room Bunny 1995-08-20
Movie Royal Deceit Torsten 1994-02-23
Series GMTV Unknown 1993-01-01
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Series The Bill Unknown 1984-10-16
Series Natural World Narrator 1967-12-10
Series The Academy Awards Andy Serkis 1953-03-18