Hollywood’s Most Iconic & Beloved Animal Stars

From cats and dogs to horses and dolphins, Hollywood just wouldn’t be the same without animal actors. No matter the role, they almost always find a way to tug at your heartstrings and make even the worst movies and television shows bearable… pun intended.

Here’s a list of the most iconic animal stars in Hollywood—did your favorite make the list?

Rin Tin Tin

After being rescued during WWI, the German Shepherd named Rin Tin Tin went on to become a major Hollywood star, appearing in 27 films. His descendants continued to play roles long after he was gone in films and TV in the 1930s and 40s. “Rinny” even has his own popular radio show.


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