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Simon Pegg's Pets

Does Simon Pegg Have Any Pets?

Simon Pegg and his family have had several Schnauzer dogs over the years, due to Pegg's love of Ada, the Schnauzer that played Colin, the dog on his TV series "Spaced".

Myrtle (Dog)

Breed: Schnauzer

Simon Pegg has a miniature Schnauzer named Myrtle.

Minnie (Dog)

Breed: Schnauzer | Adopted 2007

Simon Pegg had a miniature Schnauzer named Minnie, who lived from 2007 until 2018.

Ada (Colin, the dog from "Spaced")

In Edgar Wright’s TV series Spaced, Simon Pegg‘s character Tim had a pet Miniature Schnauzer named Colin. Colin is played by canine actor Ada, who was born in 1997 and passed away at the age of 12 in 2010. She was trained by Barbara Gash.

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Simon Pegg is an English actor and comedian who has left a lasting impact on the film industry, both in his native UK and internationally. Best recognized for his quirky, energetic characters, Pegg has carved out a distinctive niche in the film world.

Starting in British television with the sitcom Spaced, Pegg quickly gained popularity for his unique blend of comedy and endearing storytelling. However, it was his breakout role in the movie Shaun of the Dead that catapulted him to international fame. From there, his success continued to mount with his performance in Hot Fuzz and The World’s End, two films that along with Shaun of the Dead, constitute the so-called “Three Flavours Cornetto” trilogy. He has also had notable roles in the Star Trek reboot series and Mission: Impossible franchise, proving his versatility beyond comedy.

Over the course of his career, Pegg has collaborated with a number of prominent figures in the industry. Working closely with Edgar Wright and Nick Frost, this trio has consistently produced critically acclaimed films. His collaborations extend to major Hollywood figures as well, including Tom Cruise in the Mission: Impossible franchise, J.J. Abrams in Star Trek, and Steven Spielberg in The Adventures of Tintin.

Throughout his career, Pegg has been recognized for his distinctive contributions to film. He won the Bram Stoker Award for his screenplay for Shaun of the Dead, and both Hot Fuzz and The World’s End were recipients of the Empire Award for Best British Film. He has also been nominated for a BAFTA Award and has received a British Independent Film Award for his work.