Andy Clement Serkis
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
His Walt Disney Pictures' roles include Supreme Leader Snoke in the 2015 Lucasfilm science fiction film Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens and Ulysses Klaw in the 2015 Marvel Studios film Avengers: Age of Ultron. He will presumably reprise these roles with the films Star Wars Episode VIII and Star Wars Episode IX, as well as in 2018 with Black Panther, respectively.