TERRY NOTARY (Kong Mo Cap Services) is an actor, director,
creature performer, animal movement specialist, choreographer and stunt
coordinator who has worked with the industry's leading directors, including
Steven Spielberg, James Cameron, Peter Jackson and Ron Howard. Notary has served
as movement choreographer and performed in a slate of films on the cutting edge
of performance capture.
Upcoming he again portrays alpha chimp Rocket in "War for the Planet of the
Apes." Notary previously portrayed Rocket in both "Rise of the Planet of the
Apes" and "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. " He also served as movement
choreographer and stunt coordinator on the films, as well as on 2001's "Planet
of the Apes." His work will also next be seen in Andy Serkis' "Jungle Book:
Origins." In addition to choreographing, Notary also served as the film's second
Previous films in which he served as movement choreographer and mo cap performer
include "Warcraft: The Beginning," "The Adventures of Tintin," "The Incredible
Hulk," and "The Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer." His other films as
movement choreographer include "Suicide Squad," "The BFG," "Fantastic Four,"
"The Hobbit" Trilogy, "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen," "Superman Returns"
and "How the Grinch Stole Christmas."
While at university, Notary was a four-time NCAA All American and captain of the
UCLA gymnastics team. Upon graduating with a BA in theater, he was recruited by
the Cirque du Soleil, where he and 15 other performers from around the world
formed Cirque's prestigious troup maison and created the show "Mystere." For
five years, Notary performed in the acclaimed production as a lead acrobat and
character performer, as well as lead acrobat on the teeter board, Chinese poles
and trampoline as well as musician on the taiko drums. When not working in film,
he teaches master class movement workshops around the world. Plans are underway
for Notary to direct his first feature.