Andy Serkis

English film actor, director and author. He is 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 "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" (2011) and "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" (2014) and Captain Haddock in Steven Spielberg's "The Adventures of Tintin" (2011)

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Gollum is entirely based on the notion of addiction. The way that the ring pervades him, makes him craving, lustful, depletes him physically, psychologically and mentally.