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Uggie dies: 'The Artist' dog had that intangible star quality

Uggie dies: 'The Artist' dog had that intangible star quality

It's a sad day for animal lovers. The beloved canine star Uggie has died at age 13.  Uggie stole the hearts of moviegoers in the Oscar best-picture winner "The Artist" (2011) as the adorable and trusted sidekick of the film's star, played by Jean Dujardin. The plucky Jack Russell terrier soon became a sensation, appearing on red carpets  and such award shows as the Golden Globes and  the  Academy Awards. He won such awards as The Palm Dog, got his own app, cast his paw prints at the Chinese Theatre and barked his autobiography “Uggie: My Story.” I had the opportunity to interview Uggie for that book and found that, besides being a...

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