Andy Serkis

Birth Name: Andrew Clement G. Serkis

Place of Birth: Uxbridge, Middlesex, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 20 April, 1964

Ethnicity: Armenian, English, possibly other

Andy Serkis is a British actor, director, and author.

His mother, Lylie A. M. (Weech), is British. His father, Clement F./Georgis/George Serkis, who was from Iraq, was of Armenian descent. The family surname may have originally been Serkisian. Andy is married to actress Lorraine Ashbourne, with whom he has three children, including actor Louis Ashbourne Serkis.

Andy’s maternal grandfather was George Strudwick Weech (the son of William James Weech and Lilie Alice Hatchett). George was born in Fulham, London. William was the son of William James Weech and Agnes Mary Howard.

Andy’s maternal grandmother was named Jean Sayegh. The surname Sayegh can be of Arab origin.

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5 Responses

  1. ames says:

    The guy who played Gollum is actually kind of good-looking.

  2. neiltennant says:

    Serkis is a pseudo Greek name

    it was actually Serkian

  3. madman says:

    “Serkis” was apparently originally “Serkisian”.

  4. roro4721 says:

    Lol, “Clement”

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