Andrew Clement "Andy" Serkis
is an English film actor, voice actor, director, and author. He is best known for doing the motion capture acting of Gollum
from Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings
and The Hobbit
trilogies, as well as King Kong
in the 2005 Peter Jackson remake
in the Planet of the Apes
reboot trilogy. He also voicd Spike in DreamWorks/Aardman's 2006 film Flushed Away.
His Disney roles include Supreme Leader Snoke in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and Ulysses Klaw in Avengers: Age of Ultron and Black Panther.
Andy Serkis speaks at the 2013 San Diego Comic Con.
Andy Serkis at premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens in December 2015.
Andy Serkis speaks onstage at the 88th annual Academy Awards in February 2016.
Andy Serkis visiting The Late Show with Stephen Colbert in September 2016.
Andy Serkis attending the 2017 Toronto International Film Fest.