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Dilla (Dog)

Breed: Weimaraner

In the 2023 movie, The Zone of Interest, Sandra Hüller plays Hedwig Höss, who has a black Weimaraner named Dilla. Dilla is Hüller’s dog in real life. Hüller also said she wants to respect his privacy and hasn’t revealed the dog’s real name.

Messi (Snoop from the movie 'Anatomy of a Fall') (Dog)

Breed: Border Collie | Adopted 2017

Messi is a Border Collie and acclaimed canine actor best known for playing the role of Sandra Huller’s dog, Snoop, in Anatomy of a Fall. For his performance, Messi won the 2023 Palm Dog Award. Messi’s owner and trainer is Laura Martin Contini. For more Messi, check out: Dog actor Messi steals the show at the 2024 Academy Awards.

Dog Actor Messi Steals the Show at the Academy Awards
Credit: The Academy

Sandra Hüller

Sandra Hüller Pets


April 30, 1978 (46)

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Sandra Hüller is a German actress known for her remarkable versatility and depth in both German and international cinema. She made her mark in the industry with notable roles across a variety of genres, from drama to comedy and historical films. Her career took a significant turn with her performance in Requiem (2006), where she played Michaela Klingler, earning her the Silver Bear for Best Actress at the Berlin Film Festival. Hüller is perhaps best known internationally for her role in Toni Erdmann (2016), a film that was not only a critical success but also received an Academy Award nomination, showcasing her comedic talent and emotional range.

In 2023, Hüller’s career reached new heights with her performances in two highly acclaimed films: Anatomy of a Fall and The Zone of Interest. In Anatomy of a Fall, she took on the role of Sandra Voyter, a novelist and mother embroiled in a murder accusation, which won the Palme d’Or at Cannes. Meanwhile, The Zone of Interest saw her portraying Hedwig Höss, the wife of Auschwitz’s commandant Rudolf Höss, a role that contributed to the film winning the Grand Prix at Cannes. These roles not only solidified her status as a leading actress in European cinema but also garnered her critical acclaim, including Best Actress awards at the Gotham Awards, the European Film Awards, and the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, alongside a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress​​​​.

Beyond her screen achievements, Hüller has a rich theater background. She has worked extensively with the Munich Kammerspiele and Schauspiel Bochum, where she took on challenging roles in productions directed by Johan Simons, such as Penthesilea and a gender-switched version of Hamlet. She’s also a licensed forklift operator, a skill certified for her role in In the Aisles. Hüller also acted alongside canine actor Messi in Anatomy of a Fall.