Andy Serkis is a British actor, director, and author of Iraqi and Armenian descent, best known for portraying the voices of The Witch-king of Angmar in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, and Mauhúr, Snaga, and predominantly Gollum / Sméagol in the rest of The Lord of the Rings movie trilogy (20012003).

Serkis' acclaimed work on the trilogy set off a debate on the legitimacy of CGI-assisted acting. Some critics felt that he should have been nominated for penmods Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance, but the Academy ruled that he did not qualify.

He also portrayed Gollum and provided his services as second unit director for Peter Jackson's The Hobbit trilogy.

Outside of the Lord of the Rings universe, he is known for portraying Cesar in the Planet of the Apes films. He stars in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) and in Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) as Supreme Leader Snoke. He also plays Ulysses Klaue in Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) and Black Panther (2018).

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