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Andy Serkis

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. Description above from the Wikipedia article Andy Serkis, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Apr 20, 1964 In Ruislip, Middlesex, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
19
First Appeared:
In the movie Agatha Christie's The Pale Horse 1997-07-01
Latest Project:
Movie Long Shot 2019-05-02
Known For
Filmography
Movie Long Shot Parker Wembley 2019-05-02
Movie Black Panther Ulysses "Claw" Klaue 2018-02-13
Movie Star Wars: The Last Jedi Supreme Leader Snoke 2017-12-13
Movie War for the Planet of the Apes Caesar 2017-07-11
Movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens Supreme Leader Snoke 2015-12-15
Movie Avengers: Age of Ultron Ulysses Klaue / Klaw 2015-04-22
Movie Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Caesar 2014-06-26
Movie The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Gollum 2012-11-26
Movie Rise of the Planet of the Apes Caesar 2011-08-03
Movie Inkheart Capricorn 2008-12-17
Movie The Cottage David 2008-04-29
Movie Flushed Away Spike 2006-11-02
Movie The Prestige Alley 2006-10-19
Movie King Kong Kong / Lumpy 2005-12-12
Movie Stories of Lost Souls Granny / Rastafarian / Hunter Jackson 2004-11-12
Movie The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Gollum 2003-12-01
Movie The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Gollum 2002-12-18
Movie The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Gollum 2001-12-18
Movie Agatha Christie's The Pale Horse Sergeant Corrigan 1997-07-01