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Andy Serkis is an English actor best known for playing Gollum in the Lord of the Rings trilogy.

Andy Serkis Biography

Andy Serkis was born on April 20, 1964 in Ruislip, Middlesex, United Kingdom

He wanted to be an artist since he was a child because he was a painting lover.

He studied Visual Arts at Lancaster University and chose Drama as a sub-subject to his course as he had no interest in acting at the time.

He became interested in acting when he played a rebellious teenager who takes a teacher hostage in Barrie Keeffe’s play “Gotcha.” He received a lot of admiration and motivation from others, which led him to choose acting as his main discipline.

He follows vegetarianism.However, during the filming of Lord of the Rings, he started eating fish instead of other meats

What is Andy Serkis known for?

He is also known for his role as Caesar in the Rise of the Planet of the Apes movie.

andy serkis age

Andy Serkis is 58 years old this year

Andy Serkis height

Andy Serkis is 5’8″ or (173 cm tall) in 2020.

Andy Serkis Nationality

Andy Serkis is British

andy serkis parents

His father is Clement Serkis and his mother is Lily Serkis.

When he opened the hospital in Baghdad, his father, a gynecologist, had been imprisoned under Saddam Hussein.


His father was of Armenian descent but was Iraqi. Their last name was originally “Serkisian”

Andy Serkis’ career

Andy Serkis joins the Royal Court Theatre, and has been in hits such as Puppy Boy in the Oliver Twist TV movie, Bill Sykes, Hurlyburly and Schaff in Wilson Milam Productions Tsbury Street.

After gaining a lot of experience in the theater, he went on to television and made his television debut in the TV show The New Statesman, playing the role of Peter Moran in 1989.

Andy has had many small roles in many TV shows and films, some notable ones are – Greville in the 1992 episode Dear Buds in May, Albert Einstein in BBC/HBO Productions Einstein and Eddington, and Beer’s 1997 film Loop.

Andy started his acting career and joined a local theater troupe called Duke’s Playhouse, earning an Equity card as a backstage member.

He shot to fame as Gollum in the Lord of the Rings trilogy series based on the novel of the same name from 2001-2003.

Andy also voices three CGI characters, Robbie Magasiva, Jed Brophy and Brent McIntyre.

andy serkis wife

On July 22, 2002, Ashburn married actor Andy Serkis.

andy serkis children

Andy Serkis has three children, a daughter Ruby and two sons Sonny and Louis Ashbourne Serkis (born 2004 19 June 2019), the latter starred in the film “Son of the King” (2019).

As of 2020, Andy Serkis’ net worth is estimated to be around $31 million.


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