Andy Serkis

by follers on October 20, 2012

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 comments… read them below or add one }

ames August 3, 2018 at 11:54 pm

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

neiltennant July 23, 2017 at 12:31 pm

Serkis is a pseudo Greek name

it was actually Serkian

madman June 30, 2016 at 6:38 am

“Serkis” was apparently originally “Serkisian”.

roro4721 July 7, 2014 at 12:09 pm

Lol, “Clement”

neiltennant July 23, 2017 at 12:32 pm

clemens or clement is very common in germany and means CLEMENTIA (latin)= wise

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