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Andy Serkis


English film actor, director and author Andy Serkis is 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), the eponymous King Kong in the 2005 film, Caesar ... See full bio »

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  Untitled Third Tintin Film (announced)
Haddock (rumored)
 2019 Squadron 42 (Video Game) (post-production)
Thul'Oquray
 2019 Mowgli (completed)
Baloo
 2018 Black Panther
Ulysses Klaue
 2015 Fungus the Bogeyman (TV Mini-Series)
Narrator
- Episode #1.1 (2015) ... Narrator (voice)
 2015 Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Supreme Leader Snoke
 2015 Monstrous Creature (Short)
Tongue (voice)
 2015 Volume (Video Game)
Guy Gisbourne (voice)
 2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron
Ulysses Klaue
 2013 The Magnificent Lion Boy (Short)
Umberto Farini
 2011 Arthur Christmas
Lead Elf (voice)
 2011 The Adventures of Tintin
Captain Haddock / Sir Francis Haddock (voice)
 2011 Wild Bill
Glen
 2011 Death of a Superhero
Dr. Adrian King
 2010 Accused (TV Series)
Liam Black
- Liam's Story (2010) ... Liam Black
 2010 Burke and Hare
William Hare
 2010 Konferenz der Tiere
Charles (English version, voice)
 2010 Enslaved: Odyssey to the West (Video Game)
Monkey / Pyramid (voice)
 2010 Brighton Rock
Colleoni
 2010 Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll
Ian Dury
 2009 Risen (Video Game)
The Inquisitor (English version, voice)
 2009 Suicide Man (Short)
Taxi despatch (voice)
 2008 Inkheart
Capricorn
 2008 Little Dorrit (TV Mini-Series)
Rigaud
- 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
 2008 Einstein and Eddington (TV Movie)
Albert Einstein
 2008 The Cottage
David
 2007 Heavenly Sword (Video Game)
King Bohan (voice)
 2007 Sugarhouse
Hoodwink
 2007 Extraordinary Rendition
Maro, Interrogator
 2007 Arena (TV Series documentary)
The Driver
- Underground (2007) ... The Driver (voice)
 2006 Simon Schama's Power of Art (TV Series documentary)
Vincent Van Gogh
- Van Gogh (2006) ... Vincent Van Gogh
 2006 Longford (TV Movie)
Ian Brady
 2006 Flushed Away
Spike (voice)
 2006 The Prestige
Alley
 2006 Stingray (Short)
Stingray (voice)
 2005 King Kong
Kong / Lumpy
 2005 King Kong: The Official Game of the Movie (Video Game)
Lumpy (voice)
 2004 13 Going on 30: Bloopers (Video short)
Richard Kneeland (uncredited)
 2004 The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-Earth (Video Game)
Smeagol / Gollum / The Witch King (voice)
 2004 MI-5 (TV Series)
Riff
- Episode #3.8 (2004) ... Riff (uncredited)
 2004 Blessed
Father Carlo
 2004 13 Going on 30
Richard Kneeland
 2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (Video Game)
Gollum / The Witch-king (voice)
 2003 Standing Room Only (Short)
Granny / Rastafarian / Hunter Jackson
 2003 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Cleanie
- Dude, Where's My Ranch? (2003) ... Cleanie (voice)
 2002 Deathwatch
Pvt. Thomas Quinn
 2002 The Escapist
Ricky Barnes
 2002 24 Hour Party People
Martin Hannett
 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
 2000 Arabian Nights (TV Mini-Series)
Kasim
- Episode #1.2 (2000) ... Kasim
- Episode #1.1 (2000) ... Kasim
 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)
Styeman
 1998 Clueless (Short)
David
 1998 Insomnia (Short)
Harry
 1998 The Jump (TV Series)
Steven Brunos
- Episode #1.3 (1998) ... Steven Brunos
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... Steven Brunos
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... Steven Brunos
 1998 Sweety Barrett
Leo King
 1998 Among Giants
Bob
 1997/I Loop
Bill
 1997 Mojo
Potts
 1997 The Pale Horse (TV Movie)
Sergeant Corrigan
 1997 Career Girls
Mr. Evans
 1996 Stella Does Tricks
Fitz
 1996 Neneh Cherry: Woman (Video short)
 1996 Kavanagh QC (TV Series)
MEM O'Brien
- The Burning Deck (1996) ... MEM O'Brien
 1995 The Near Room
Bunny
 1994 Finney (TV Series)
Tom
- Episode #1.6 (1994) ... Tom
- Episode #1.5 (1994) ... Tom
- Episode #1.4 (1994) ... Tom
- Episode #1.3 (1994) ... Tom
- Episode #1.2 (1994) ... Tom
 1994 Pie in the Sky (TV Series)
Maxwell
- Passion Fruit Fool (1994) ... Maxwell
 1994 Grushko (TV Series)
Pyotr
- Episode #1.3 (1994) ... Pyotr
- Episode #1.2 (1994) ... Pyotr
- Episode #1.1 (1994) ... Pyotr
 1994 Royal Deceit
Torsten
 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)
Greville
- Le Grand Weekend (1992) ... Greville
 1989-1992 Streetwise (TV Series)
Owen
- Episode #3.4 (1992) ... Owen
- Episode #3.3 (1992) ... Owen
- Episode #3.2 (1992) ... Owen
- Episode #3.1 (1992) ... Owen
- Episode #2.9 (1991) ... Owen
 1989 Saracen (TV Series)
Dudin
- Into Africa (1989) ... Dudin
 1989 Made in Spain (TV Movie)
Hooligan
 1989 Morris Minor's Marvellous Motors (TV Series)
Sparky Plugg
- Kidnap (1989) ... Sparky Plugg
- Love Is in the Air (1989) ... Sparky Plugg
- President (1989) ... Sparky Plugg
 1989 The New Statesman (TV Series)
Peter Moran
- The Haltemprice Bunker (1989) ... Peter Moran
- The Wapping Conspiracy (1989) ... Peter Moran
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Other Works:

He acted in Lionel Bart's musical, "Oliver", at the Theatre Royal in York, North Yorkshire, England with Ted Richards, Linda Dobell, Julian Bleach, Simon Clark, John Fleming, Nicholas Murchie and James Tomlinson in the cast. Jonathan Petherbridge was the director. Melly Still was the choreographer. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Andy Serkis and The Blockheads

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[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 »

Trivia:

"The Imaginarium" London-based production and performance capture studio, is headed by Serkis and his friend and business partner Jonathan Cavendish. See more »

Trademark:

Known for his frequent motion-capture performances See more »

Nickname:

Gollum

Star Sign:

Taurus

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