Andy Serkis is an English film actor and director. He is best known for his performance capture roles comprising motion capture acting, animation and voice work for such computer-generated characters as Gollum in The Lord of the Rings film trilogy (2001–2003) and The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012), King Kong in the eponymous 2005 film, Caesar in the Planet of the Apes reboot series (2011–17), Captain Haddock / Sir Francis Haddock in Steven Spielberg’s The Adventures of Tintin (2011), and Supreme Leader Snoke in Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens (2015). Upcoming performance capture roles include Supreme Leader Snoke in Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi (2017), and Baloo in Jungle Book (2018).
After contracting polio at the age of 28, Robin Cavendish is confined to a bed and given only months to live. With help from his family and inventor Teddy Hall, Cavendish devotes the rest of his life to help fellow patients and the disabled.
Director: Andy Serkis
Writer: William Nicholson
Stars: Andrew Garfield, Claire Foy, Hugh Bonneville