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Andy Serkis

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| lifetime= b. 20 April 1964
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| lifetime= [[April 20]], [[1964]]
 
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'''Andy Serkis''' played [[Gollum]] in [[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]]. He also appeared as Sméagol in [[Peter Jackson's The Return of the King|The Return of the King]], and is rumoured to reprise his role in [[Guillermo del Toro's The Hobbit]]. He based the gulping swallow sound "gollum" on his pet cat coughing up a furball.
  
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Serkis also provided voices for various [[Orcs]] in [[Peter Jackson's The Two Towers|The Two Towers]] and the [[Witch-king of Angmar]] in The Return of the King.
  
'''Andy Serkis''' played [[Gollum]] in [[The Lord of the Rings]]. He based the gulping swallow sound "gollum" on his pet cat coughing up a furball!
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Together with [[Gary Russell]], he wrote a book about his acting experience, titled ''[[Gollum: How We Made Movie Magic]]''.  
  
He is married to actress Lorraine Ashbourne, having met her while both were performing at Manchester's Royal Exchange Theatre in the play "Your Home in the West"
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==External links==
 
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* [http://www.serkis.com/ Official website]
 
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andy_Serkis Wikipedia Profile]
 
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[[Image:Andy Serkis as Smeagol (holding the One Ring).jpg|thumb|300px|left|''Andy Serkis'' in the opening scene to [[Peter Jackson's The Return of the King]]]]
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File:Andy Serkis as Gollum (in motion capture suit).jpg
Andy Serkis
LifetimeApril 20, 1964
PortrayedGollum
InPeter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings
IMDbProfile

Andy Serkis played Gollum in Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings. He also appeared as Sméagol in The Return of the King, and is rumoured to reprise his role in Guillermo del Toro's The Hobbit. He based the gulping swallow sound "gollum" on his pet cat coughing up a furball.

Serkis also provided voices for various Orcs in The Two Towers and the Witch-king of Angmar in The Return of the King.

Together with Gary Russell, he wrote a book about his acting experience, titled Gollum: How We Made Movie Magic.

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