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Actor / Biography / Famous People / Net Worth · July 18, 2022

Andy Serkis: Who is he? His family? His career? His relationship? His net worth?

Andrew Clement Serkis, better known by his stage name Andy Serkis, is an English actor, narrator, and film director who has been in the entertainment industry since 1985.

Andy Serkis

Andy Serkis: His Age, family and Early life?

While his father used to work abroad, Andy Serkis spent his early years in Britain with his mother and brothers. He afterwards enrolled at St. Benedict’s School in Ealing. After that, he went to Lancaster University to earn a degree in theatre and visual arts. He graduated from there in 1985. After that, he joined The Country College and started broadcasting on Bailrigg FM, the campus radio station. Additionally, he made an appearance at the Nuffield Studio, where he had created and produced plays.

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Andy Serkis’ performance as the main character in Berrie Keeffe’s play “Gotcha” compelled him to switch his major and complete his independent studies degree. The Tin-Pot Foreign General and the Old Iron Woman by Raymond Briggs was thereafter accepted by him at Lancaster.

Andy Serkis: What does he do for living? His career? 

When Andy Serkis was in his third year of college, he joined the backstage crew at the Duke’s Playhouse to obtain his Equity card. After that, he appeared in a variety of items as an actor.

After 16 months, he obtained his Equity card, joined a number of touring companies, and played the role of Bouncer in the productions of William Shakespeare’s tragedies “King Lear” and “The Winter’s Tale.” He also appeared in the films “Dogboy,” “Mojo,” and “Hurlyburly.”

After appearing as Greville in an episode of the English comedy-drama television series “The Darling Buds of May,” he also began a career in television. He then appeared in the British romantic comedy “Loop” in 1997, and then in the film “Oliver Twist,” which is based on Charles Dickens’ novel of the same name. In addition, he had a role in the 2000 film “The Jolly Boys Last Sands.”

Later, he became well-known and gained notoriety after appearing as Gollum in the 2001–2003 “Lord of the Rings” film trilogy, in which he also provided motion capture motions and provided the CGI (computer-generated imagery) character’s voice.

He later performed critically lauded motion capture work in a number of films, including the 2005 remake of “King Kong,” “Rise of the Planet of the Apes,” “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,” and “War for the Planet of the Apes.” He also took on the role of King Bohan in the 2007 video game “Heavenly Sword,” for which he had contributed the motion capture and voiceover.

Additionally, Andy Serkis was once more spotted working on the “Tintin” trilogy from Peter Jackson and Steven Spielberg, which was based on the cartoon “The Adventures of Tintin,” and lending his voice to it. He was observed in 2009 assuming the fictional persona Screwtape and giving voice to the apologetic book “The Screwtape Letters” by C.S. Lewis. He was subsequently cast as William Hare in the 2010 film “Burke and Hare.”

In 2011, Serkis reprised his role as Caesar in the film “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” and the TV show “The Accused.” For his amazing portrayal as Caesar, he was later recognized with a Best Supporting Actor Oscar nomination, and his fame in the film industry increased. He was regarded as a creative artist as well. In addition, he was chosen to play the main character in “Enslaved: Odyssey to the West,” a video game.

In the 2012 film “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” which was followed by parts released in 2013 and 2014, Andy Serkis said he will reprise his role as Gollum. Following that, he received an invitation from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in June 2012. Later, he was seen once more portraying Caesar in “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” in 2014 and “War for the Planet of the Apes” in 2017.

Later, he appeared in the movies “Godzilla” in 2014, “Avengers: Age of Ultron” in 2015, and “Black Panther” in 2018, where he reprised his role. Following that, he was given the opportunity to portray Supreme Leader Snoke in the 2015 film “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” He later reprised the role in “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” and “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” in 2019. In the three-part 2019 miniseries “A Christmas Coral,” he was also featured as the Ghost of Christmas Past.

Directing

The Hobbit, where Andy Serkis launched his directing career, has been seen under his direction. A statement that he would produce “Venom: Let There Be Carnage,” the follow-up to the superhero movie “Venom,” which will be released on June 25, 2021, was also made after he was spotted directing the movie “Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle.”

Andy Serkis: His relationship status? His spouse?

Andy Serkis wed his beloved Larraine Ashbournes, an English actress, in July 2002. In Crouch End, North London, where they had given birth to their children Ruby, Sonny, and Louis, Serkis resided with his wife and family. His entire family entered the acting industry, with Luis and Ruby beginning their careers with the 2019 film “The Kid Who Would Be King” and being cast in the 2020 television series “The Letter for the King,” respectively. In the action drama “Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle,” which Serkis is directing, Louis gave his voice.

Andy Serkis: Net Worth. How much money does he make?

The estimated net worth of Andy Serkis is $28 million.

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Andy Serkis: His general information.

Full nameAndrew Clement Serkis
Date of birth20 April 1964
Birth PlaceRuislip Manor, Middlesex, England
OccupationActor, Film Director, Narrator
Net worthUS $28 million