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Andrew Clement G. Serkis was born April 20, 1964, in Ruislip Manor, West London, England. He has three sisters and a brother. His father, Clement Serkis, an ethnic Armenian whose original family surname was "Serkissian", was a Medical Doctor working abroad, in Iraq; the Serkis family spent a lot of time traveling around the Middle East. For the ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 27 wins & 35 nominations. See more awards »

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 2018 Black Panther (announced)
Ulysses Klaue / Klaw (rumored)
 2011 Arthur Christmas
Lead Elf (voice)
 2011 Wild Bill
 2011 Death of a Superhero
Dr. Adrian King
 2010 Animals United
Charles (English version, voice)
 2007 Sugarhouse
 2007 Extraordinary Rendition
Maro, Interrogator
 2006 Flushed Away
Spike (voice)
 2005 King Kong
Kong / Lumpy
 2004 Blessed
Father Carlo
 2002 The Escapist
Ricky Barnes
 2000 Five Seconds to Spare
 2000 Shiner
 2000 Pandaemonium
John Thelwall
 2000 The Jolly Boys' Last Stand
Anthony 'Spider' Dale
 1998 Sweety Barrett
Leo King
 1998 Among Giants
 1997/I Loop
 1997 Mojo
 1996 Stella Does Tricks
 1995 The Near Room
 1994 Royal Deceit
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Played Marlow & Mephistopheles in "Berlin Days, Hollywood Nights", a new play by Nigel Gearing - Place Theatre, London (1987). See more »

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4 Interviews | 7 Articles | See more »

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Andy Serkis and The Blockheads


5' 8" (1.73 m)

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[on playing Gollum in Lord of the Rings:] "Everyone has their own interpretation of what he is, what he looks like and how he sounds. So it was up to me to just trust my own instincts." See more »


He went to St Benedict's School, London, UK. See more »


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