Dog star of The Artist retires

The Artist has just won big at the BAFTAs which is a good indication that the film may do equally as well at this year’s Oscars.

According to The Telegraph, Uggie the dog star of the film is being retired.

Uggie, a Jack Russell, also starred in Water for Elephants.  He’s 10 years old and his younger brother Dash will be carrying on the acting tradition.

You can catch a bit of Uggie’s work in this trailer for The Artist, courtesy of YouTube:

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