Birthday Boy: Andy Serkis

On the 20th of April, Andy Serkis celebrates his birthday.


Andy Serkis was born on April 20, 1964, in London, UK.

Serkis became a world-wide phenomena appearing as Gollum in Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings movie franchise.

His acting and face is so recognizable, that even the CGI used to modify it could not fool the audiences - they can all tell that Gollum is no other than Serkis.

Serkis started his acting career in theatre in the early '80s. His small screen debut came with TV series The New Statesman (1989) and he had his silver screen debut in Royal Deceit (1994), alongside Gabriel Byrne, Helen Mirren and Christian Bale.

With little less than 100 movies and TV shows under his belt, Serkis is one of the busiest actors in the industry. He will appear in 7 forthcoming movies in the next 2 years!

Andy Serkis is married with Lorraine Ashbourne, a popular English actress best known for her roles in King Kong (2005), Oranges and Sunshine (2010) and The Selfish Giant (2013).

Serkis is currently finishing his second directorial effort Mowgli (2018).

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1 Comment

  1. cesar23
    Cheers man, happy bday!

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