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Andy Serkis

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Andy Serkis
Lifetimeb. 20 April 1964
PortrayedGollum in:
 Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings

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!

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"