Andy Serkis

Andy Serkis

British, Actor
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Andy Serkis

Andrew Clement Serkis (born 20 April 1964) is an English actor and film 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 the first two Star Wars sequel trilogy films, The Force Awakens (2015) and The Last Jedi (2017). In 2018, he portrayed the character of Baloo in his self-directed film, Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle.

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Full name at birth
Andrew Clement G. Serkis
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Claim to fame
Lord of the Rings
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Date of birth
20 April 1964
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Place of birth
Ruislip, London, England, UK
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Age
Occupation
Actor,Voice artist, director, author
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Height
5' 8" (173 cm)
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Distinctive feature
  • Turquoise Eyes...
  • Known for his frequent motion-capture performances...
  • Unkempt hair...
  • Known for his expressive facial movements with CGI characters...
  • Often cast by Peter Jackson...
  • Beard...
  • Father of Armenian descent, but born in Iraq...
  • His family name, Serkis, is of Armenian descent...
  • Often close shaven...
  • Greenpeace supporter...
  • Young Andy Serkis wanted to be an artist...
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Pets
  • Lorraine Ashbourne (m. 2002) (3 children)
  • Pet Cats
  • Jonathan Cavendish (business partner)
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ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Residence
  • Crouch End, North London, England, UK
  • Ruislip, London, England, UK
  • Baghdad, Iraq
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Net worth
$28,000,000 USD
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High school
St Benedict`s School, London, UK
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University
Lancaster University (studied visual art)
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Talent agency
  • Larry Taube, Principal Entertainment
  • Lou Coulson Associates
  • Creative Artists Agency
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