Monday, January 26, 2009
T'is the season for award shows. We've already been through the Golden Globes and the Critics Choice Awards. Last night I watched the Screen Actors Guild show. And Academy Awards nominees were recently announced. All the celebrity buzz got me to thinking about animal actors. Turns out they have their own awards, called the PATSY (Picture Animal Top Star of the Year) Awards. Despite the unfortunate term, I was glad to see that Hollywood honored its animal actors, too. Don't set your TIVO yet because it appears the awards aren't scheduled for anytime soon. Guess those who produce award shows for people don't want to be upstaged. After all, you know what actors say about working with children or animals!
I decided to make a mental listing of my favorite animal actors. Animal Planet website has its own choices and while some of mine appeared on their list, others did not. If you'd like to see how your picks measure up to theirs, check out:
Now there's some real winners!