Andy Serkis

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Andy Serkis

Born: April 20, 1964, Ruislip, London, England, UK

Andy Serkis Height: 1.73m

Andy Serkis was born in 1964 in Ruislip Manor, West London. His father – a doctor, and his mother – pathologist. Andy runs a child to be creative, engaged in painting, dreaming of becoming an artist. The Lancaster University he began to study painting after graduation; there it awakens interest in the theater. After graduation, he plays in the Theatre Lancaster “Dukes & raquo ;. Andy lot of acting, he worked almost all known English theater, and among his works – significant and very serious role in the”King Lear & raquo ;,”Othello & raquo ;,”A Midsummer Night’s Dream & raquo ;,”Macbeth & raquo ;,”Faust & raquo ;. Probably, even the wildest dreams of many actors on reaches the heights on which managed to visit Andy Serkis. He was not less fortunate and on television. In 1987, he started in a very small role in the television series, and in the 1990s had played leading roles in television movies. The first work in the”cinema”It was for Andy Serkis in 1993 role in the film”Grushko & raquo ;, followed were roles in the”careerist”(1997),”Among Giants”(1998),”Pandemonium”(2000),”Billy Fingal”(2000),”Avenger”(2001). He noted in the TV movies –”Oliver Twist”(1999) and”Arab adventure” (2000).

However, the revelation and discovery for the audience was the work of his most famous roles – the role of Gollum from the trilogy, Peter Jackson “Lord of the Rings”(2001-2003). Although, actually, Andy Serkis viewers have not seen – acting in close cooperation with a team of special effects, dressed in a special suit hung with sensors, it only”presented” their plasticity and the voice of the hero of the film. After processing the movements and facial expressions of the actor in the history of cinema there was one of the most realistic characters created by computer. All the 18 months it took to location filming, Serkis spent next to his character in New Zealand and has been busy in all the scenes where there should be Gollum. His performance so impressed the director, that while working on the computer effects Gollum tried to do as much as possible like the actor.

2005 “presented”Andy Serkis”King Kong”– a new remake of the famous”King Kong”1933 by director Peter Jackson. Of course, Jackson could not think of another King Kong – they can only be Serkis! Andy Serkis studied the behavior of gorillas in Africa in the run-up to fulfill the role. In this film, it”paid” his voice is not only King Kong, but another character – Lumpy the cook.

His acting work includes more than fifty roles, among recent roles were in the films “Prestige & raquo ;,”Stormbreaker & raquo ;,”Muybridge”and others. In 2008 he was nominated for the award”Golden Globe”for her role in the miniseries”Longford”.

Andy Serkis – winner of “Saturn”for”Actor”in the”Lord of the Rings & raquo ;. And his character Gollum won the film award MTV in the category of”the best virtual character”.

Andy Serkis is married to Lorraine Eschborn, in their family of three children.

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