Andrew Clement "Andy" Serkis (born 20 April 1964) is an English movie, television, stage, voice actor, comedian, movie producer, and writer who is known for his roles in The Lord of the Rings movie series, King Kong, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, and in The Adventures of Tintin. He has won two Saturn Award in 2002 and in 2011 and a Screen Actors Guild Award in 2003.
Serkis was born on 20 April 1964 in Ruislip, Middlesex, England and studied at St Benedict's School, Ealing, Lancaster University, and in The County College. Serkis has been married to Lorraine Ashbourne since 2002. They have three children.