is an English film actor, director, and author who is best known for doing the motion capture acting of Gollum
from Peter Jackson
's The Lord of the Rings
and The Hobbit
trilogies, as well as King Kong
in the 2005 Peter Jackson remake
in the Planet of the Apes
His Disney roles include Supreme Leader Snoke in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and Ulysses Klaw in Avengers: Age of Ultron and Black Panther.