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Andy Serkis

Andy Serkis

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Famous as :

Actor

Birth Name :

Andrew C. G. Serkis

Birth Date :

April 20, 1964

Birth Place :

Ruislip, London, England, UK

Spouse :

Lorraine Ashbourne (actress, since 22-Jul-02)

Claim to fame :

As Gollum/Smeagol in movie "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers" (2002)

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Andy Serkis' 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Role Revealed

May 28, 2015 22:26:15 GMT

What character is going to play in the much-anticipated "" has been unearthed. The actor best known for his motion-capture roles in "Lord of the Rings" and "Planet of the Apes" movies is set to do what he does best.
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Freida Pinto Will Reunite With Andy Serkis for 'Jungle Book: Origins'

May 09, 2015 05:05:43 GMT

who co-starred in "", will reteam up with the actor for his directorial debut, "". According to Deadline, she will play one of the live-action characters for the Warner Bros. film, but the role she will play is still under wraps.
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Andy Serkis Reportedly Playing Ulysses Klaw in 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'

January 24, 2015 04:05:39 GMT

' role in "" allegedly is revealed. According to a report by Schmoes Know, the actor is playing Dutch physicist Ulysses Klaw in the highly-anticipated sequel to "". Klaw is the villain in Avengers story as well as "" as he murders Wakandan leader T'Chaka, the father of T'Challa a.k.a. Black Panther.
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Andy Serkis Says He Plays One Character in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

December 18, 2014 03:52:58 GMT

has teased some new details about his mystery character in "". Speaking to Entertainment Weekly, Serkis revealed that it is his character who narrates the teaser trailer released earlier this month, but he was reluctant to share more info. "I have to be very careful about how I answer these questions. The character ... He's been through some stuff."
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Andy Serkis to Play Two Roles in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

December 02, 2014 16:48:23 GMT

's role in "" may have been revealed. In addition to narrating the teaser trailer, the Caesar of the new "Planet of the Apes" franchise is reportedly tapped to play two roles in the upcoming seventh installment of the "Star Wars" series.
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Andy Serkis Says New 'Planet of the Apes' Franchise May Stretch to Five Movies

November 22, 2014 05:41:29 GMT

The "Planet of the Apes" rebooted franchise will likely go beyond trilogy. In a chat with MTV, who plays the Ape leader, Caesar, in the rebooted series hints, "It might be three films. It could be four. It could be five."
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Andy Serkis and Matt Reeves Tease Third 'Planet of the Apes' Movie

November 11, 2014 08:21:57 GMT

What "" sequel might entail is teased by and Matt Reeves. "The ape community has fallen apart. There's potential war," Serkis tells The Hollywood Reporter. "He's going to have to lead the apes in darker times. I think it's going to be very powerful."
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Andy Serkis' 'Jungle Book: Origins' Books October 2016 Date

August 02, 2014 01:11:32 GMT

' adaptation of Mowgli classic tale gets a release date. According to Nikki Finke, the project titled "" is scheduled by Warner Bros. to make its way out across the States starting October 21, 2016.
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Andy Serkis Confirms He Lands Role in 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'

June 30, 2014 07:36:45 GMT

let it slip that he'd landed a role in "". The actor made the exciting revelation when he talked about his new film "" in a new interview with Variety.
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'Star Wars Episode VII' Cast Get LEGO Treatment

June 26, 2014 02:47:39 GMT

The cast of "Star Wars Episode VII" were LEGO-lized. The toy company revealed a LEGO version of the table read photo that became a viral hit earlier this year for revealing the returning and new cast of the highly-anticipated movie for the first time.
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Andy Serkis Tapped to Direct Warner Bros' 'The Jungle Book'

March 21, 2014 04:58:45 GMT

boards Warner Bros.' live-action adaptation of "The Jungle Book (2016)". The Hollywood Reporter learns that the actor will serve as a director, replacing Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu who bowed out of the project due to scheduling conflicts.
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Andy Serkis Explains Why It's Hard to Return as Gollum in 'The Hobbit'

December 10, 2012 06:38:41 GMT

Playing Gollum in Peter Jackson's "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy had changed ' life as an actor. He successfully brought the first photo-realistic character to life using the motion-capture performance, and since then became a digital acting specialist in a number of successful films. Despite all the success, Serkis admitted that reprising his iconic role as Gollum in "" was not as easy as it might seem.
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First Trailer for 'The Hobbit' Will Be Released Around Christmas

November 15, 2011 06:52:48 GMT

The first teaser trailer for "" will likely be dropped in a foreseeable future. Though the film will only come out near the end of 2012, recently revealed that the trailer could be unleashed just in time for this year's Christmas.
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Andy Serkis Locked to Return to 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' Sequel

November 04, 2011 07:05:53 GMT

is set to reprise his role as Caesar in the sequel of "". Deadline reported that Serkis has signed a seven-figure deal with 20th Century Fox to make his return as the lead ape in the follow-up movie.
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Andy Serkis to Be Second Unit Director on 'The Hobbit'

April 07, 2011 07:09:25 GMT

British actor has been handed a huge honor on the set of the "Lord of the Rings" prequel, "The Hobbit", in New Zealand - moviemaker Peter Jackson has made him his second unit director.
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Owen Wilson's Girlfriend Pregnant With His First Child

January 11, 2011 02:57:10 GMT

has become the latest celebrity to join parenthood this year. His publicist Ina Treciokas announced on January 10 that the actor and girlfriend Jade Duell, whom he has been dating for more than a year, "are happy to be expecting a baby" together.
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Ian McKellen and Andy Serkis Officially Join 'The Hobbit'

January 11, 2011 02:22:03 GMT

and are following in the footsteps of their "Lord of the Rings" co-stars, and , by joining the cast of "The Hobbit". They have signed up to reprise their roles as Gandalf and Gollum respectively in the two-part movie set in The Middle Earth.
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'Star Trek 2' Won't Feature Khan, but Focuses on a Classic Character

October 26, 2010 09:56:59 GMT

A new talk about possible villain for "" sequel has surfaced. Badass Digest (via Collider) claims an informant placed close to the production of the upcoming movie tells them that Khan Noonien Singh will not be the villain in the upcoming movie.
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'Justin Bieber: Never Say Never' Debuts Full Trailer

October 26, 2010 09:25:57 GMT

Just hours after a teaser trailer for "" was launched, a full-length trailer for the movie makes its way out via Apple. It gives a longer preview to the upcoming 3-D movie with footage from 's stage performances, backstage preparation and other regular activities.
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Justin Bieber Is Set to Launch Collection of Fragrance

October 26, 2010 08:58:21 GMT

surely has a lot to come. After announcing his plans to release an unplugged album on November 23 and biopic "" in February 2011, the "Baby" hitmaker will also launch a new fragrance which is scheduled to hit Wal-Mart stores on Black Friday, November 26, Women's Wear Daily reported.
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'Burke and Hare' Visits London for World Premiere, Gets New Clips

October 26, 2010 08:51:10 GMT

"" has got its first red carpet treatment during the world premiere on Monday, October 25. Taking place at the Chelsea Cinema in London, England, the event welcomed and who portray the killer duo in the movie.
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Andy Serkis Strangled by Crazed Female Fan for Refusing to Impersonate Gollum

October 20, 2010 07:20:22 GMT

was once strangled by a crazed female fan after refusing to impersonate his "Lord of the Rings" character Gollum for her. The British actor was enjoying a family trip to Disneyland in the U.S. when a young woman approached him and asked the star to speak in his most famous role's creepy voice.
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Kim Kardashian Getting Her Own Wax Figure

June 30, 2010 04:03:44 GMT

has unraveled the mystery of why she recently had her bottom measured. On Tuesday, June 29, the 29-year-old reality TV star revealed that she is getting her very own wax figure at Madame Tussauds museum in New York City, joining other celebrities who have received the treatment, including , and .
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Andy Serkis Cast as Smart Chimp in 'Rise of the Apes'

June 30, 2010 03:44:07 GMT

will literally lead "Rise of the Apes". The British actor has been tapped to play Caesar, the intelligent chimpanzee that will provoke the revolt against human. Breaking the news is Chris Petrikin, Fox's VP of Corporate Communications, who tweets, "This is cool: Gollum reteams with Weta. Andy Serkis to star as Caesar in 'Rise of the Apes,' portraying chimp who leads the simian revolt."
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Danny Glover on Haiti Destruction: It's Like Aftermath of World War Two

March 29, 2010 04:19:00 GMT

"Lethal Weapon" star is shocked by the extent of the devastation caused by the Haiti earthquake, comparing the destruction to the aftermath of World War Two. Haiti was rocked by a massive earthquake in January, leaving hundreds of thousands dead and an estimated one million people homeless.
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'Avatar' Leads Winners List of Empire Film Awards

March 29, 2010 04:14:35 GMT

James Cameron's "" ruled Britain's Empire Film Awards on Sunday night, March 28, taking home three of the top trophies. The sci-fi epic won the coveted Best Film honor and Cameron landed the Best Director award, while was named the Best Actress at the ceremony in London.
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Jennie Garth to Become Author of Children's Books

March 02, 2010 06:43:50 GMT

is following in the footsteps of her former "Beverly Hills, 90210" co-star - the actress is writing her first children's book. Spelling, already a bestselling adult author, recently announced she was expanding her literary credentials with her first kids' book, scheduled for release in September.
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Carly Simon to Write Autobiography

March 02, 2010 06:34:50 GMT

is refusing to let a biographer document her story - because she fears a book about her life would be "full of inaccuracies" like her former lover Warren Beatty's recent tome. The singer admits she was shocked when she read Peter Biskind's recent book about her ex-boyfriend - "Star: How Warren Beatty Seduced America" - which included claims the actor had slept with more than 12,000 women.
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Autopsy Results on Marie Osmon's Son Put on Hold

March 02, 2010 06:23:43 GMT

The cause of death of 's troubled son Michael Blosil has been deferred pending toxicology results. The 18-year-old, who was adopted as a baby by Osmond and her ex-husband Brian Blosil, was found dead on the street outside his apartment building in Los Angeles on Friday evening, February 26. Officials are said to be treating Blosil's death as suicide.
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Police Ruins Megadeth's Video Shoot

March 02, 2010 06:04:43 GMT

Police officers were called to a 's video shoot after the rockers decided to use a tank in the promo. The band has been on location filming a clip for their latest single, "The Right to Go Insane", but the shoot was thrown into chaos when cops arrived at the set to investigate the use of a heavy duty armored vehicle by film-makers.
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