Top 25 Animal Actors

by sergio91 | created - 14 Aug 2016 | updated - 27 Aug 2016 | Public

This Is A list Of Films That Are about Man's Best Friends

1. Bart the Bear

Actor | The Edge

Bart the Bear was perhaps one of Hollywood's most remarkable animal stars. The Alaskan brown bear was born in 1977 and was brought in by Utah animal trainer Doug Seus. Bart started to train in acting in 1980 and grew to 9 feet tall, the average for brown bears.

Bart starred in The Great Outdoors (...

Bart earned more than $6 million

2. Bart the Bear

Actor | Without a Paddle

Bart the Bear II is an 8.5-foot tall, 1,110-pound Alaskan brown bear whose impact on wildlife has been even bigger than his body or his acting accomplishments. Also known as Little Bart, Bart II is small only in comparison to his predecessor, Bart the Bear, who stood a foot taller and 400 pounds ...

3. Sadie

Actress | Man in the Chair

Sadie was born in October 2001 in California, USA. She was an actress, known for Man in the Chair (2007), Fold (2008) and 24 Hours on Craigslist (2005). She died on February 11, 2016 in North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.

4. Moose

Actor | My Dog Skip

Moose was the youngest of a litter of four, yet was also the biggest, hence his name. Hyper and destructive as a pup, he eventually found his way to Birds & Animals Unlimited, where he got his job playing Eddie on 'Frasier', before going on to act in the film My Dog Skip (2000), along with his son,...

eearned a total of $10,000 for each episode

5. Max

Actor | The Mask

Max is known for The Mask (1994) and Mr. Accident (2000).

6. Buddy

Actor | Air Bud

Buddy was born in 1988. He was an actor, known for Air Bud (1997) and Full House (1987). He died on February 11, 1998.

7. Crystal the Monkey

Actress | The Hangover Part II

Crystal the Monkey is no small bananas. In just five of her movies, she holds a box office gross of over $2.5 Billion. Her film, "Hangover 2" opened at $177.8 Million, the largest opening weekend in history for a comedy. She has worked with some of the biggest directors in Hollywood. She has held ...

was paid a total of $12,000 for each episode, which equates to a total of $264,000 per season

8. Katie

Actress | The Loop

Katie is known for The Loop (2006) and Friends: The Stuff You've Never Seen (2001).

9. Manis the Orangutan

Actor | Every Which Way But Loose

Manis was the trained orangutan that played Clyde, Clint Eastwood's sidekick from the 1978 box office hit Every Which Way But Loose. Its 1980 sequel, Any Which Way You Can (1980), did not feature Manis, as he had grown too much between productions. The orangutan that played Clyde the orangutan in ...

10. Tory The Sea Lion

Actor | Andre

Tory The Sea Lion was born in 1984 in California, USA. He is an actor, known for Andre (1994).

11. Terry

Actress | The Wizard of Oz

Without question, the most known dog in movie history. Many dogs tried to eclipse Toto's success, most recently, The Men In Black dog. Most don't know that Toto has an autobiography that's available in most stores. She almost lost her life when she broke her foot in The Wizard of Oz. Toto (Terry) ...

12. Enzo

Actor | My Dog Skip

Enzo was also used as a stand-in for his father in the popular sitcom Frasier (1993), as the role of Eddie Crane. Enzo was one of a few puppies bred specifically as possible replacements for Moose, as it became clear that Frasier was a hit and would enjoy a long run. A daughter, Miko, was ...

13. Flipper

Actor | Flipper

Flipper was played by five female dolphins; Susie, Patty, Squirt, Scotty and Kathy. The five dolphins performed all of Flipper's scenes except the famous tail walk, a trick they were unable to master completely. A male dolphin named Clown was brought in for scenes involving the tail walk. The ...

14. Keiko

Actor | Free Willy

Keiko, a Genus Orca whale, was born in 1976 and captured off the coast of Iceland in 1979. He was sold to the marine park industry, and in 1985 he arrived to Reino Aventura in Mexico City where and lived a normal life for a captive whale until 1993. In that year, he was cast as "Willy" in the movie...

This is the staring player in the Free Willy movies earned over $36 million

15. Pal

Actor | Lassie Come Home

Pal the dog (a Rough Collie) was born on June 8, 1940 in North Hollywood, California, USA. He is best known and remembered for Lassie Come Home (1943) and Courage of Lassie (1946), The Painted Hills (1951). Though he was a male, he received notoriety for playing the famous character Lassie. He was ...

earned up to $4,000 every week

16. Bonny

Actress | Seven Psychopaths

Bonny was born in 2010. She is an actress, known for Seven Psychopaths (2012).

17. Molly

Actress | Francis Covers the Big Town

Though she was best known as Francis the Talking Mule, her real name was Molly. Molly was known for Francis Goes to the Races (1951), Francis (1950) and Francis Goes to West Point (1952). Molly won a prestigious award In 1951, when she became the very first animal to win the coveted Picture Animal ...

18. Orangey

Actor | Breakfast at Tiffany's

Orangey the Cat is the only feline double-winner of the Patsy Award, the animal kingdom's equivalent of the Oscar. The Patsy Award is given out by the American Humane Association's Hollywood branch and stands for Picture Animal Top Star of the Year. Orangey won his first Patsy for his cinema debut ...

19. Trigger

Actor | Hollywood Canteen

Trigger, Roy Rogers' beautiful Golden Palomino stallion, and co-star with Roy in many of his movies and Roy's TV show, was often billed as "the smartest horse in the movies".

The two of them appeared in dozens of westerns in the 1930s and 40s, always chasing and thwarting the bad guys, and working ...

20. Howard

Actor | Lassie

Howard is known for Lassie (1997).

21. Mason

Actor | Cable Beach

Mason is known for Cable Beach (2004).

22. Lassie the Dog

Actress | Lassie

Contrary to popular belief, Lassie was actually a laddie. The female collie originally cast as the lovable canine was replaced due to her excessive shedding of fur during production of Lassie Come Home (1943) and replaced with a more impressive looking male animal named Pal. Pal, born in 1940, was ...

23. Buck

Actor | Married with Children

Buck was the name of the original family dog in the hit sitcom "Married... with Children" (1987-1997). It was played by the dog actor Michael, trained by Steven Ritt. Several episodes included voice-overs which revealed Buck's thoughts. The dog was a Briard, a French breed of large shepherd dogs. ...

24. Rin Tin Tin

Actor | While London Sleeps

The first 'Rin Tin Tin', who along with his heirs starred in numerous films and television series, was discovered during World War I, September 15, 1918, by US Air Corporal Lee Duncan and his battalion in Lorraine, France. At a bombed out dog kennel, Duncan found a mother Shepherd Dog and her ...

Rin Tin Tin held the starring role in 26 movies for the Warner Brothers Studios and received a total of $6,000 per week

25. Lassie

Actress | The Magic of Lassie

The canine that began the world's love affair with the collie breed was named Pal. Pal's lineage could be traced back to 'Old Cockie' (born 1868), England's first celebrated Rough Collie. A male, Pal was born at the Glamis Kennels in North Hollywood in June 1940. His initial owner passed the dog on...

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