Louis Ashbourne Serkis

Louis George Ashbourne Serkis (born 19 June 2004) is an English actor. He is best known for playing Alex in the 2019 fantasy adventure The Kid Who Would Be King.[2]

Louis Ashbourne Serkis
Louis George Ashbourne Serkis[1]

(2004-06-19) 19 June 2004 (age 15)
Years active2014–present

Early lifeEdit

His father, Andy Serkis, is also an actor and film director, and his mother, Lorraine Ashbourne, is an English stage, film and television actress.


He began acting in television roles. In May 2016, Serkis made his film debut in the film Alice Through the Looking Glass, playing the Young Hatter. In July 2017, he played Peter in the English version of Mary and the Witch's Flower, and also appeared in The Current War. In November 2018, he appeared as the wolf cub Bhoot in Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle, a film directed by and co-starring his father. In February 2019, he starred as Alex in The Kid Who Would Be King.



Year Title Role Notes
2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Cute Young Hobbit Extended Edition
2016 Alice Through the Looking Glass Young
Tarrant Hightopp
2017 Mary and the Witch's Flower Peter
English dub
The Current War Older Dash
2018 Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle Bhoot
Also motion capture
2019 The Kid Who Would Be King Alex


Year Title Role Notes
2014 Endeavour Tommy Cork Episode: "Neverland"
2016–2017 Noddy, Toyland Detective Noddy 6 episodes
2017 Taboo Robert
SS-GB Douggie Archer 3 episodes


  1. ^ a b https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV3G-FTF2
  2. ^ "Joe Cornish on the Brexit parallels of 'The Kid Who Would Be King'". Los Angeles Times. 25 January 2019. Retrieved 3 February 2019.

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