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Asta (II)

Asta was Hollywood's foremost canine scene-stealer, a charismatic dynamo of a wire-haired terrier (real name Skippy) born sometime during 1931. Universally adored by depression-era movie audiences after being cast as the four-legged sidekick of retired private detective Nick Charles and his wife Nora Charles (played by William Powell and Myrna Loy... See full bio »

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Known For


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 1941 The Perfect Snob
Beano (uncredited)
 1940 I'm Still Alive
Skip (uncredited)
 1939 Another Thin Man
 1938 Topper Takes a Trip
'Mr. Atlas' - Dog (as Skippy)
 1938 I Am the Law
Dog (uncredited)
 1938 Bringing Up Baby
George the Dog (uncredited)
 1937 Sea Racketeers
Skipper (as Skippy)
 1936 After the Thin Man
 1935 The Big Broadcast of 1936
Dog (uncredited)
 1935 The Daring Young Man
Skippy (uncredited)
 1935 It's a Small World
Sookie (uncredited)
 1935 Lottery Lover
Pom Pom (as Skippy)
 1934 The Firebird
Rex (uncredited)
 1934 Midnight Alibi
Skippy (uncredited)
 1934 Fog Over Frisco
Ragsy (uncredited)
 1934 The Thin Man
Asta (uncredited)
 1933 The Kennel Murder Case
Terrier at Dog Show (uncredited)
 1932 The Half-Naked Truth
Dog in Butcher Shop (uncredited)
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Show Show Self (1 credit)
Show Show Archive footage (4 credits)

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Alternate Names:

Asta The Dog | Skippy

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A wire hair fox terrier. His appearance in the Thin Man series in the thirties created a huge interest in the breed which led to over-breeding.

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