Academy Awards Dog Names

Academy Awards Dog Names

"Award winning names for your dog star."

Hollywood has featured many great dog stars including Lassie, Rin Tin Tin and Benjy, but sadly none of these canine thespians has yet been selected by the Academy to receive the coveted Oscar.

But that doesn't mean you can't name your dog after one of the greats of the silver screen. On this page we list some excellent choices of dog names derived from some true Hollywood legends.

We've picked a few to get you started:

GENE:Gene Hackman (The French Connection)

RUSSELL:Russell Crowe (Gladitor)

HALLE:Halle Berry (Monster's Ball)

PATTY:Patty Duke (The Miracle Worker)

And the award goes to...

ALEC Alec Guinness (The Bridge on the River Kwai)
BRANDO Marlon Brando (The Godfather)
BRODY Adrien Brody (The Pianist)
BURT Burt Lancaster (Elmer Ganter)
CAGNEY James Cagney (Yankee Doodle Dandy)
CLIFF Cliff Robertson (Charly)
COLIN Colin Firth (The King's Speech)
COOPER Gary Cooper (Sergeant York & High Noon)
DANIEL Daniel Day-Lewis (My Left Foot & There Will Be Blood)
DE NIRO Robert De Niro (Raging Bull)
DENZEL Denzel Washington (Training Day)
DOUGLAS Michael Douglas (Wall Street)
DREYFUSS Richard Dreyfuss (The Goodbye Girl)
DUSTIN Dustin Hoffman (Rain Man)
DUVALL Robert Duvall (Tender Mercies)
ERNEST Ernest Borgnine (Marty)
FINCH Peter Finch (Network)
GABLE Clark Gable (It Happened One Night)
GENE Gene Hackman (The French Connection)
GEOFFREY Geoffrey Rush (Shine)
HANKS Tom Hanks (Philadelphia/Forest Gump)
HOPKINS Anthony Hopkins (The Silence of the Lambs)
HUMPHREY Humphrey Bogart (The African Queen)
JACK Jack Lemmon (Save the Tiger)
JAMIE Jamie Foxx (Ray)
JEFF Jeff Bridges (Crazy Heart)
JEREMY Jeremy Irons (Reversal of Fortune)
JON Jon Voight (Coming Home)
KEVIN Kevin Spacey (American Beauty)
KINGSLEY Ben Kingsley (Gandhi)
LIONEL Lionel Barrymore (A Free Soul)
MARVIN Lee Marvin (Cat Ballou)
NICHOLSON Jack Nicholson (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest & As Good as it Gets)
NICOLAS Nicolas Cage (Leaving Las Vegas)
NIVEN David Niven (Separate Tables)
PACINO Al Pacino (Scent of a Woman )
REX Rex Harrison (My Fair Lady)
RUSSELL Russell Crowe (Gladitor)
SIDNEY Sidney Poitier (Lilies of the Field)
SPENCER Spencer Tracy (Captains Courageous/Boys Town)
STEWART James Stewart (The Philadelphia Story)

AUDREY Audrey Hepburn (Roman Holiday)
BANCROFT Anne Bancroft (The Miracle Worker)
BARBRA Barbra Steisand (Funny Girl)
BETTE Bette Davis (Dangerous)
CHARLIZE Charlize Theron (Monster)
CHER Cher (Moonstruck)
CHRISTIE Julie Christie (Darling)
DIANE Diane Keaton (Annie Hall)
ELIZABETH Elizabeth Taylor (Butterfield 8)
EMMA Emma Thompson (Howards End)
FAYE Faye Dunaway (Network)
FRANCES Francs McDormand (Fargo)
GERALDINE Geraldine Page (The Trip to Bountiful)
GLENDA Glenda Jackson (Women in Love/A Touch of Class)
GRACE Grace Kelly (The Country Girl)
GWYNETH Gwyneth Paltrow (Shakespeare in Love)
HALLE Halle Berry (Monster's Ball)
HILARY Hilary Swank (Boys Don't Cry/Million Dollar Baby)
HOLLY Holly Hunter (The Piano)
INGRID Ingrid Bergman (Gaslight/Anastasia)
JANE Jane Fonda (Klute/Coming Home)
JESSICA Jessica Lange (Blue Sky)
JOANNE Joanne Woodward (The Three Faces of Eve)
JODIE Jodie Foster (The Accused/The Silence of the Lambs)
JUDY Judy Holliday (Born Yesterday)
JULIA Julia Roberts (Erin Brockovich)
JULIE Julie Andrews (Mary Poppins)
KATE Kate Winslet (The Reader)
KATHARINE Katharine Hepburn (won four Oscars)
KATHY Kathy Bates (Misery)
LIZA Liza Minnelli (Cabaret)
LORETTA Loretta Young (The Farmer's Daughter)
LOUISE Louise Fletcher (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest)
MAGGIE Maggie Smith (The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie)
MARLEE Marlee Matlin (Children of a Lesser God)
MERYL Meryl Streep (Sophie's Choice)
NATALIE Natalie Portman (Black Swan)
NORMA Norma Shearer (The Divorcee)
REESE Reese Witherspoon (Walk the Line)
SALLY Sally Field (Norma Rae & Places in the Heart)
SHIRLEY Shirley MacLaine (Terms of Endearment)
SIMONE Simone Signoret (Room at the Top)
SISSY Sissy Spacek (Coal Miner's Daughter)
SOPHIA Sophia Loren (Two Women)
TANDY Jessica Tandy (Driving Miss Daisy)
VIVIEN Vivien Leigh (Gone with the Wind & A Streetcar Named Desire)

CAINE Michael Caine (Hannah and Her Sisters & The Cider House Rules)
CHRISTOPHER Christopher Walken (The Deer Hunter)
CONNERY Sean Connery (The Untouchables)
GEORGE George Clooney (Syriana)
HEATH Heath Ledger (The Dark Knight)
JAMES James Coburn (Affliction)
JOE Joe Pesci (Goodfellas)
LOUIS Louis Gossett Jr. (An Officer and a Gentleman)
MORGAN Morgan Freeman (Million Dollar Baby)
QUINN Anthony Quinn (Lust for Life)
ROBIN Robin Williams (Good Will Hunting)
TIM Tim Robbins (Mystic River)
TIMOTHY Timothy Hutton (Ordinary People)
TOMMY LEE Tommy Lee Jones (The Fugitive)

ANJELICA Anjelica Huston (Prizzi's Honor)
BEATRICE Beatrice Straight (Network)
CATE Cate Blanchette (The Aviator)
DONNA Donna Reed (From Here to Eternity)
DOROTHY Dorothy Malone (Written on the Wind)
GEENA Geena Davis (The Accidental Tourist)
GLORIA Gloria Grahame (The Bad and the Beuatiful)
GOLDIE Goldie Hawn (Cactus Flower)
HATTIE Hattie McDaniel (Gone with the Wind)
JOSEPHINE Josephine Hull (Harvey)
KIM Kim Basinger (L.A. Confidential)
MARISA Marisa Tomei (My Cousin Vinny)
MELISSA Melissa Leo (The Fighter)
MERCEDES Mercedes Ruehl (The Fisher King)
PATTY Patty Duke (The Miracle Worker)
PEGGY Peggy Ashcroft (A Passage to India)
PENELOPE Penelope Cruz (Vicky Cristina Barcelona)
RACHEL Rachel Weisz (The Constant Gardener)
RENEE Renee Zellweger (Cold Mountain)
RITA Rita Moreno (West Side Story)
RUTH Ruth Gordon (Rosemary's Baby)
SANDY Sandy Dennis (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?)
TILDA Tilda Swindon (Michael Clayton)
WHOOPI Whoopi Goldberg (Ghost)

BARRY Barry Levinson (Rain Main)
BEATTY Warren Beatty (Reds)
BIGELOW Kathryn Bigelow (The Hurt Locker)
DANNY Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire)
EASTWOOD Clint Eastwood (Unforgiven)
ETHAN Ethan Coen (No Country for Old Men)
GIBSON Mel Gibson (Braveheart)
HOOPER Tom Hooper (The King's Speech)
HOWARD Ron Howard (A Beautiful Mind)
JACKSON Peter Jackson (The Lord of the Rings:The Return of the King
JOEL Joel Coen (No Country for Old Men )
MARTIN Martin Scorsese (The Departed)
POLLACK Sydney Pollack (Out of Africa)
REDFORD Robert Redford (Ordinary People)
RICHARD Richard Attenborough (Gandhi)
ROMAN Roman Polanski (The Pianist)
SAM Sam Mendes (American Beauty)
SPIELBERG Steven Spielberg (Schindler's List/Saving Private Ryan)

ANNIE Annie Hall
BOUNTY Mutiny on the Bounty
CHARIOT Chariots of Fire
DAISY Driving Miss Daisy
EVE All About Eve
FORREST Forrest Gump
KRAMER Kramer vs. Kramer
KWAI The Bridge on the River Kwai
LAWRENCE Lawrence of Arabia
OLIVER Oliver!
SCHINDLER Schindler's List

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