Andy Serkis

Andy Serkis

🐣 Apr 20 1964 (age 55)
📍 Ruislip, Middlesex, England, UK
27 movies 2 shows 2 director

Biography

Andrew "Andy" Clement Serkis (born 20 April 1964) is an English film actor and director. He is best 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), King Kong in the eponymous 2005 film, Caesar in the Planet of the Apes reboot series (2011–17), Captain Haddock / Sir Francis Haddock in Steven Spielberg's The Adventures of Tintin (2011), and Supreme Leader Snoke in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015). Upcoming performance capture roles include Supreme Leader Snoke in Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017), and Baloo in Jungle Book (2018).

Serkis's film work in motion capture has been critically acclaimed. He has received an Empire Award, and two Saturn Awards for his motion-capture acting. He earned a Golden Globe nomination for his portrayal of serial killer Ian Brady in the British television film Longford (2006) and was nominated for a BAFTA for his portrayal of new wave and punk rock musician Ian Dury in the biopic Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll (2010).

In 2015, he began playing Ulysses Klaue in the Marvel Cinematic Universe beginning with Avengers: Age of Ultron. Serkis has his own motion capture workshop, The Imaginarium Studios in London, which he used for Jungle Book. He made his directorial debut with the 2017 film Breathe.

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Known for

Filmography

2021 The Batman
Alfred Pennyworth
2019 Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
Snoke (voice)
2019 Long Shot
Parker Wembley
2018 Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle
director
2018 Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle
Baloo
2018 Black Panther
Ulysses Klaue / Klaw
2017 Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Supreme Leader Snoke
2017 Breathe
director
2017 War for the Planet of the Apes
Caesar
2017 The Graham Norton Show (1 episodes)
Himself
2015 Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Supreme Leader Snoke
2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron
Ulysses Klaue / Klaw
2014 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Caesar
2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Gollum
2011 The Adventures of Tintin
Captain Haddock / Sir Francis Haddock (voice)
2011 Arthur Christmas
Lead Elf #8 (voice)
2011 Burke & Hare
William Hare
2011 Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Caesar
2008 Inkheart
Capricorn
2008 The Cottage
David
2006 Flushed Away
Spike (voice)
2006 The Prestige
Alley
2006 Stormbreaker
Mr. Grin
2005 King Kong
Kong / Lumpy
2004 13 Going on 30
Richard Kneeland
2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Gollum
2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Gollum / Snaga (voice) / Mauhúr (voice)
2002 Deathwatch
Pvt. Thomas Quinn
2002 24 Hour Party People
Martin Hannett
2001 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Gollum / Witch-king of Angmar (voice)