Andy Serkis

Andy Serkis

  • Birthday: 1964-04-20
  • Place of birth: Ruislip, Middlesex, England, UK
  • Also know as: أندي سركيس

Biography

Andrew Clement Serkis (born 20 April 1964) is an English actor, director and producer. He is best known for his performance capture roles comprising motion capture acting, animation, and voice work for computer-generated characters such 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 (2011–2017), Captain Haddock / Sir Francis Haddock in Steven Spielberg's The Adventures of Tintin (2011), and Supreme Leader Snoke in the 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. Serkis is one of the highest-grossing actors of all time, number ten, and his 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 2020, Serkis received the BAFTA Award for Outstanding British Contribution To Cinema. In 2021, he won a Daytime Emmy Award for the series The Letter for the King (2020). Serkis portrayed Ulysses Klaue in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) and Black Panther (2018). He also played Alfred Pennyworth in The Batman (2022). Serkis has his own production company and motion capture workshop, The Imaginarium in London, which he used for Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle. He made his directorial debut with Imaginarium's 2017 film Breathe. He directed Venom: Let There Be Carnage (2021), which is set in Sony's Spider-Man Universe.

Filmography

The Cottage

2008

As David

Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll

2010

As Ian Dury

Brighton Rock

2010

As Mr. Colleoni

Death of a Superhero

2011

As Dr. Adrian King

Stories of Lost Souls

2004

As Granny / Rastafarian / Hunter Jackson

Burke & Hare

2010

As William Hare

Extraordinary Rendition

2007

As Maro, Interrogator

The Magnificent Lion Boy

2013

As Umberto Farini

Loop

1997

As Bill

The Jolly Boys' Last Stand

2000

As Anthony 'Spider' Dale

A Christmas Carol

2020

As Marley's Ghost (voice)

Grushko

1994

As Pyotr

A Christmas Carol

2019

As Ghost of Christmas Past

Inkheart

2008

As Capricorn

Einstein and Eddington

2008

As Albert Einstein

The Adventures of Tintin

2011

As Captain Haddock / Sir Francis Haddock (voice)

Sugarhouse

2007

As Hoodwink

Great Performers: Horror Show

2017

As The Demented Clown

SAS: Red Notice

2021

As George Clements

Luther

0000

As

13 Going on 30

2004

As Richard Kneeland

Shiner

2000

As Mel

Longford

2006

As Ian Brady

The Escapist

2002

As Ricky Barnes

Five Seconds to Spare

2000

As Chester

Mojo

1997

As Potts

Among Giants

1998

As Bob

Long Shot

2019

As Parker Wembley

Career Girls

1997

As Mr. Evans

Wild Bill

2011

As Glen

Stella Does Tricks

1997

As Fitz

24 Hour Party People

2002

As Martin Hannett

Flushed Away

2006

As Spike (voice)

The Near Room

1995

As Bunny

Sweety Barrett

1999

As Leo King

King Kong

2005

As Kong / Lumpy

The Prestige

2006

As Alley

Shooting the Past

1999

As Styeman

Agatha Christie's The Pale Horse

1997

As Sergeant Corrigan

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

2017

As Supreme Leader Snoke

Pandaemonium

2001

As John Thelwall

The Batman

2022

As Alfred Pennyworth

Blessed

2004

As Father Carlo

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

2015

As Supreme Leader Snoke

London: The Modern Babylon

2012

As Spoken Quotations (voice)

The Jump

1998

As

Stormbreaker

2006

As Mr. Grin

Deathwatch

2002

As Pvt. Thomas Quinn

Topsy-Turvy

1999

As John D'Auban

Royal Deceit

1994

As Torsten

Black Panther

2018

As Ulysses Klaue

Arthur Christmas

2011

As Lead Elf (voice)

Avengers: Age of Ultron

2015

As Ulysses Klaue / Klaw

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

2019

As Snoke (voice)

Production

Breathe

2017

As Director

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

2014

As Second Unit Director

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

2012

As Second Unit Director

Animal Farm

0000

As Director

The Giant's House

0000

As Director

The Ritual

2017

As Producer

The Long and Short of It

2003

As Assistant Location Manager

Next Goal Wins

2023

As Executive Producer

Animal Farm

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As Producer

No One Gets Out Alive

2021

As Executive Producer

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