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Born: April 20, 1964 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Middlesex, England, GB Profession: Cast ...
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Made professional acting debut in "Privates on Parade"
1993:
Featured in the Royal Court production of "Hush"
1993:
Early film credit, "Prince of Jutland"
1994:
Garnered attention for playing a gangster in the TV production "Finney"
1995:
Won acclaim for turn in the gritty play "Mojo" at the Royal Court; reprised role in the 1997 film version
1997:
First feature film with director Mike Leigh, "Career Girls"
1998:
Had co-starring role in the film "Among Giants"
1999:
Cast as Bill Sykes in the British TV remake of "Oliver Twist"
1999:
Appeared in Mike Leigh's "Topsy Turvy"
2000:
Had featured role in "Pandaemonium"
2001:
Co-starred on the London stage in "A Lie of the Mind"
2001:
Provided the vocals and physicality for the character of Gollum in "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy (lensed 1998-2000); released over a three-year period: "The Fellowship of the Rings" (2001), "The Two Towers" (2002) and "The Return of the King" (2003)
2002:
Cast in the WWI horror film, "Deathwatch"
2004:
Played Jennifer Garner's boss in the comedy "13 going on 30"
2005:
Acted as the model for the oversized ape in Peter Jackson's remake of "King Kong"; also had a small role as Lumpy the Cook
2006:
Co-starred as Ian Brady in the British TV movie, "Longford"; written by Peter Morgan (Channel 4/HBO)
2006:
Had a small role opposite Hugh Jackman and Christian Bale in Christopher Nolan's "The Prestige"
2008:
Portrayed Albert Einstein in the British drama "Einstein and Eddington" (BBC/HBO)
2009:
Played the evil villain Capricorn in "Inkheart"
2009:
Appeared as the murderous French rogue Rigaud in the BBC Television adaptation of Charles Dickens' "Little Dorrit"
2011:
Played a computer-generated ape in "Rise of the Planet of the Apes"
2011:
Lent his vocal talent in "The Adventures of Tintin," directed by Steven Spielberg
2012:
Returned to Middle Earth as Gollum in "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey," based on the novel by J.R.R. Tolkien and directed by Peter Jackson

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