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Andy Serkis and The Blockheads | Andy Serkis - Plays King Kong
5' 7¼" (1.71 m)
| Lylie Weech
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"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
Born to Lylie (Weech), a British mother who taught handicapped children, and Dr. Clement Serkis, a gynaecologist (born in Iraq of Armenian descent) who opened a hospital in Baghdad and was briefly imprisoned under Saddam Hussein's regime, Andy attended St. Benedict's School, Ealing, London, a Roman Catholic school.
Known for his frequent motion-capture performances