Andy Serkis

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.

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YearTitleCharacterRelease Date
2018Black PantherUlysses Klaue2018-02-16
2017Star Wars: The Last JediSupreme Leader Snoke2017-12-15
2017Horror ShowThe Demented Clown2017-12-07
2017War for the Planet of the ApesCaesar2017-07-14
2016Secrets of the Force Awakens: A Cinematic JourneyHimself2016-03-14
2015Fungus The Bogeyman2015-12-27
2015Star Wars: The Force AwakensSupreme Leader Snoke2015-12-18
2015J.R.R. Tolkien's The HobbitGollum2015-12-01
2015Avengers: Age of UltronUlysses Klaue / Klaw2015-05-01
2014Dawn of the Planet of the ApesCaesar2014-07-11
2013The Magnificent Lion BoyUmberto Farini2013-05-21
2012The Hobbit: An Unexpected JourneyGollum2012-12-14
2012London: The Modern BabylonQuotations spoken by2012-10-12
2012Wild BillGlen2012-03-23
2011The Adventures of TintinCaptain Haddock / Sir Francis Haddock (voice)2011-12-20
2011Arthur ChristmasLead Elf #8 (voice)2011-11-23
2011Brighton RockMr. Colleoni2011-08-26
2011Burke & HareWilliam Hare2011-08-05
2011Rise of the Planet of the ApesCaesar2011-08-04
2011Death of a SuperheroDr. Adrian King2011-05-04
2010Sex & Drugs & Rock & RollIan Dury2010-05-05
2008Einstein and EddingtonAlbert Einstein2008-11-29
2008The CottageDavid2008-04-29
2007Extraordinary RenditionMaro, Interrogator2007-08-20
2006Recreating the Eighth Wonder: The Making of 'King Kong'Himself2006-11-14
2006Flushed AwaySpike2006-11-02
2006LongfordIan Brady2006-10-26
2006The PrestigeAlley2006-10-19
2006StormbreakerMr. Grin2006-10-06
2005King KongKong / Lumpy2005-12-14
2005King Kong: Peter Jackson's Production DiariesHimself2005-12-13
2004BlessedFather Carlo2004-12-13
2004Stories of Lost SoulsGranny / Rastafarian / Hunter Jackson2004-11-12
200413 Going on 30Richard Kneeland2004-04-13
2003The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the KingGollum2003-12-17
2002The Lord of the Rings: The Two TowersGollum2002-12-18
2002DeathwatchPvt. Thomas Quinn2002-10-06
200224 Hour Party PeopleMartin Hannett2002-02-13
2002The EscapistRicky Barnes2002-01-01
2001The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the RingGollum2001-12-19
2001PandaemoniumJohn Thelwall2001-06-29
2000Five Seconds to SpareChester2000-10-30
2000Stella Does TricksFitz2000-01-28
1999Topsy-TurvyJohn D'Auban1999-09-03
1999Shooting the PastStyeman1999-01-10
1998Sweety BarrettLeo King1998-10-25
1998The Jump1998-09-06
1998Among GiantsBob1998-06-24
1997Career GirlsMr. Evans1997-08-08
1997Agatha Christie's The Pale HorseSergeant Corrigan1997-07-01
1995The Near RoomBunny1995-08-20
1994Royal DeceitTorsten1994-08-10
1970Untitled Third Tintin FilmHaddock (rumored)
1970The Adventures of Tintin: Red Rackham's TreasureCaptain Haddock (rumored)
1970El Hobbit Editado - Parte 1: Un Viaje Inesperado
1970El Hobbit Editado - Parte 2: Partida y Regreso