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Andy Serkis


He was born Andy Serkis on April 20, 1964, in Ruislip Manor, West London, England. He has three sisters and a brother. His father, an ethnic Armenian, named Serkissian, was a Medical Doctor working abroad, in Iraq, and the Serkis family spent a lot of time traveling around the Middle East. For the first ten years of his life, Andy Serkis used to ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 17 wins & 25 nominations. See more awards »

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  Untitled Third Tintin Film (announced)
Haddock (rumored)
 2014 Godzilla (completed)
Godzilla
 2013 The Magnificent Lion Boy (Short)
Umberto Farini
 2011 Arthur Christmas
Lead Elf (voice)
 2011 Wild Bill
Glen
 2011 Death of a Superhero
Dr. Adrian King
 2010 Animals United
Charles (English version, voice)
 2009 Suicide Man (Short)
Taxi despatch (voice)
 2007 Sugarhouse
Hoodwink
 2007 Extraordinary Rendition
Maro, Interrogator
 2006 Flushed Away
Spike (voice)
 2006 Stingray (Short)
Stingray (voice)
 2005 King Kong
Kong / Lumpy
 2004 Blessed
Father Carlo
 2003 Standing Room Only (Short)
Granny / Rastafarian / Hunter Jackson
 2002 Deathwatch
Pvt. Thomas Quinn
 2002 The Escapist
Ricky Barnes
 2000 Five Seconds to Spare
Chester
 2000 Jump (Short)
Shaun
 2000 Shiner
Mel
 2000 Pandaemonium
John Thelwall
 2000 The Jolly Boys' Last Stand
Anthony 'Spider' Dale
 1999 Topsy-Turvy
John D'Auban
 1998 Clueless (Short)
David
 1998 Insomnia (Short)
Harry
 1998 Sweety Barrett
Leo King
 1998 Among Giants
Bob
 1997/I Loop
Bill
 1997 Mojo
Potts
 1997 Career Girls
Mr. Evans
 1996 Stella Does Tricks
Fitz
 1995 The Near Room
Bunny
 1994 Royal Deceit
Torsten
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Other Works:

Played Jerry in "Sugar", a musical adaptation of Some Like It Hot (1959) - West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds (1991). See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 7 Articles | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Andy Serkis and The Blockheads

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

"We didn't want to anthropomorphize him to the point where we were explaining every single little gesture. Gorillas, both in captivity and the wild, have an enigmatic quality - a sense of disconnect, of otherness" - on his title character in King Kong (2005). See more »

Trivia:

Completing and Directing Motion Capture for Playstation 3's game 'Heavenly Sword' at Weta Digital in Wellington, New Zealand. Plays the Character of 'King' in the game. See more »

Trademark:

Known for his frequent motion-capture performances See more »

Nickname:

Gollum

Star Sign:

Taurus

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