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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)
 2014 LEGO the Hobbit: The Video Game (Video Game)
Gollum (voice)
 2013 The Magnificent Lion Boy (Short)
Umberto Farini
 2011 Arthur Christmas
Lead Elf (voice)
 2011 Wild Bill
 2011 Death of a Superhero
Dr. Adrian King
 2010 Accused (TV Series)
Liam Black
- Liam's Story (2010) ... Liam Black
 2010 Animals United
Charles (English version, voice)
 2010 Enslaved: Odyssey to the West (Video Game)
Monkey / Pyramid (voice)
 2009 Risen (Video Game)
The Inquisitor (English version, voice)
 2009 Suicide Man (Short)
Taxi despatch (voice)
 2008 Little Dorrit (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.14 (2008) ... Rigaud
- Episode #1.11 (2008) ... Rigaud
- Episode #1.10 (2008) ... Rigaud
- Episode #1.9 (2008) ... Rigaud
- Episode #1.8 (2008) ... Rigaud
 2007 Heavenly Sword (Video Game)
King Bohan (voice)
 2007 Sugarhouse
 2007 Extraordinary Rendition
Maro, Interrogator
 2006 Longford (TV Movie)
Ian Brady
 2006 Flushed Away
Spike (voice)
 2006 Stingray (Short)
Stingray (voice)
 2005 King Kong
Kong / Lumpy
 2005 King Kong: The Official Game of the Movie (Video Game)
Lumpy (voice)
 2004 MI-5 (TV Series)
- Episode #3.8 (2004) ... Riff (uncredited)
 2004 Blessed
Father Carlo
 2003 Standing Room Only (Short)
Granny / Rastafarian / Hunter Jackson
 2003 The Simpsons (TV Series)
- Dude, Where's My Ranch? (2003) ... Cleanie (voice)
 2002 Deathwatch
Pvt. Thomas Quinn
 2002 The Escapist
Ricky Barnes
 2000 Five Seconds to Spare
 2000 Jump (Short)
 2000 Shiner
 2000 Pandaemonium
John Thelwall
 2000 The Jolly Boys' Last Stand
Anthony 'Spider' Dale
 2000 Arabian Nights (TV Movie)
 1999 Topsy-Turvy
John D'Auban
 1999 Touching Evil (TV Series)
Michael Lawler
- Innocent: Part 2 (1999) ... Michael Lawler
- Innocent: Part 1 (1999) ... Michael Lawler
 1999 Shooting the Past (TV Movie)
 1998 Clueless (Short)
 1998 Insomnia (Short)
 1998 The Jump (TV Series)
Steven Brunos
 1998 Sweety Barrett
Leo King
 1998 Among Giants
 1997/I Loop
 1997 Mojo
 1997 The Pale Horse (TV Movie)
Sergeant Corrigan
 1997 Career Girls
Mr. Evans
 1996 Stella Does Tricks
 1996 Kavanagh QC (TV Series)
MEM O'Brien
- The Burning Deck (1996) ... MEM O'Brien
 1995 The Near Room
 1994 Finney (TV Series)
 1994 Pie in the Sky (TV Series)
- Passion Fruit Fool (1994) ... Maxwell
 1994 Grushko (TV Series)
 1994 Royal Deceit
 1994 The Chief (TV Series)
Jacko Dolan
- Episode #4.3 (1994) ... Jacko Dolan
 1990-1993 The Bill (TV Series)
Alex Rackin / Dean Platt
- Return to Sender (1993) ... Alex Rackin
- One of the Boys (1990) ... Dean Platt
 1992 The Darling Buds of May (TV Series)
- Le Grand Weekend (1992) ... Greville
 1989 Streetwise (TV Series)
- Money Talks (1989) ... Owen
- Love and Money (1989) ... Owen
- Home Truths (1989) ... Owen
- Teamwork (1989) ... Owen
 1989 Saracen (TV Series)
- Into Africa (1989) ... Dudin
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His credits at the Nuffield Studio, Southampton include: Shakespeare's "Henry IV" Part I (1982), "Welcome Home" by Tony Marchant, "Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead" by Tom Stoppard (both 1983), "The Bundle" by Edward Bond (1984), and "Class Enemy" by Nigel Williams (1985). See more »

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Alternate Names:

Andy Serkis and The Blockheads


5' 8" (1.73 m)

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Personal Quote:

[on learning at 'ape school' how to walk and move like a simian, playing Caesar in Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)] When you are watching yourself as an actor who has played a computer-generated role [King Kong], obviously you are looking to see if your performance has fully manifested itself on the screen, and if it contains all the original intention that was put there. And what I've seen... See more »


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 »


Known for his expressive facial movements with CGI characters See more »



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