The Most Famous Cat Actor: A Ranking of Feline Stars

Choose the cat actor you think is the most famous!

Author: Gregor Krambs
Updated on Mar 22, 2024 08:04
Welcome to StrawPoll, the ultimate destination for all cat lovers and cinephiles! We know how much you adore those furry feline stars that have captured our hearts on both big and small screens. That's why we've curated a purr-fect list of the most famous cat actors waiting for your vote! From the sassy Salem of "Sabrina the Teenage Witch" to the mischievous Cheshire Cat of "Alice in Wonderland," we've got them all lined up for you. So, what are you waiting for? Pounce into our "Who is the Most Famous Cat Actor?" ranking and vote for your favorite scene-stealing kitty. If you feel we've missed any whiskered celeb, don't hesitate to suggest a new option! Let's find out together who will claw their way to the top and reign as the ultimate feline star!

Who Is the Most Famous Cat Actor?

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    Morris is perhaps the most recognized and iconic cat actor, starring in countless commercials and advertisements since the 1960s.
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    Grumpy Cat

    Tabatha Bundesen
    Grumpy Cat became an internet sensation due to her permanently "grumpy" expression and starred in a Lifetime movie and multiple commercials before passing away in 2019.
    Grumpy Cat is a famous cat meme known for its permanently grumpy facial expression. The meme features a photo of a cat with a displeased and sour expression, often accompanied by funny and sarcastic captions.
    • Breed: Mixed breed (domestic short-haired)
    • Real name: Tardar Sauce
    • Date of Birth: April 4, 2012
    • Gender: Female
    • Fur color: Gray and white
    Grumpy Cat in other rankings
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    Salem was a black cat who starred in the TV show "Sabrina the Teenage Witch" in the late 90s and early 2000s.
    Salem Saberhagen in other rankings
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    Mr. Jinx was a white Persian cat who appeared in the movie "Meet the Parents" and its sequel.
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    Binx was a black cat who played a major role in the movie "Hocus Pocus."
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    Orangey was a ginger cat who won two Patsy Awards (the animal equivalent of an Oscar) for his roles in the movies "Breakfast at Tiffany's" and "The Incredible Shrinking Man."
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    Jonesy was a ginger cat who appeared in the movie "Alien" and was known for his ability to hit his marks and perform stunts.
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    Sassy was a Himalayan cat who starred in the movie "Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey."
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    Tardar Sauce, better known as Grumpy Cat, became an internet sensation due to her permanently "grumpy" expression and starred in a Lifetime movie and multiple commercials before passing away in 2019.
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    Keyboard Cat

    Charlie Schmidt
    Keyboard Cat became an internet meme in 2007 and has since been featured in commercials and other media.
    Keyboard Cat is a viral internet meme and video that features a cat named Fatso playing an upbeat tune on a keyboard. The video is often paired with humorous captions or used as a reaction image in various contexts.
    • Video length: 0:56
    • Upload date: June 7, 2007
    • Total views: over 123 million
    • Cat's name: Fatso
    • Musical style: upbeat and catchy
    Keyboard Cat in other rankings

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About this ranking

This is a community-based ranking of the most famous cat actor. We do our best to provide fair voting, but it is not intended to be exhaustive. So if you notice something or cat actor is missing, feel free to help improve the ranking!


  • 141 votes
  • 10 ranked items

Voting Rules

A participant may cast an up or down vote for each cat actor once every 24 hours. The rank of each cat actor is then calculated from the weighted sum of all up and down votes.

More information on most famous cat actor

Cats have been a popular subject in movies and television shows for decades. From animated classics like Garfield and Tom and Jerry to live-action films like The Aristocats and Cats, these furry felines have captured our hearts and imaginations. But who is the most famous cat actor of all time? The answer is up for debate, as there have been many talented cats who have graced the big and small screens with their presence. Join us as we explore the world of famous cat actors and discover which feline has left the biggest pawprint on Hollywood.

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