53 years old (Born on April 20, 1964)
British, Actor; He is famous from Gollum in Lord of the Rings Trilogy.Andy`s attended St Benedict`s School in UK. Andy appeared in Neneh Cherry`s music video for her song "Woman" in 1996. Andy feels at home wherever he goes, due to him traveling around a lot as a child. In 2001, Andy directed a short film, Snake. Andy appeared in an film about deforestation, The Ancient Forests for Greenpeace in 2004. The film was narrated by Ewan McGregor and had a soundtrack composed by Angelo Badalamenti.
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Fun Facts About Andy Serkis
Andy based his voice for Gollum in the Lord Of The Rings films on his cats` voices when coughing up furballs.
Andy is 5 feet 8 inches tall.
Growing up, Andy wanted to be a painter or graphic artist.
Andy`s father was a doctor in Iraq and his mother schooled handicapped children.
Andy is a vegetarian.
Andy owns one of the two prop rings made for the Lord Of The Rings films. The other belongs to Elijah Wood.
Although he wasn`t discouraged from being a painter, his mother always wanted him to get a "proper job".
Another passion of Andy`s is mountaineering.
Andy has three sisters and one brother.
Andy`s trademark is his turquoise eyes.
Andy is currently producing and starring in Freezing Time (2007), about Eadweard Muybridge, a photography pioneer that is considered the founder of modern cinema, and was also a self-confessed murderer.
When he is mucking around with his kids, Andy sometimes uses his "Gollum" voice. He also sometimes uses this voice when they misbehave.
On December 13, 2007, Andy Serkis was nominated for a Golden Globe Award in the "Actor In A Supporting Role - Series, Mini-Series Or Television Movie" category for his performance in Longford.