Air Buddy: He was rescued as a stray and quickly learned tricks.He did his own basketball stunts.Besides shooting baskets, he was an adept goalkeeper, stopping soccer balls and hockey pucks, as well as catching baseballs and running pass patterns in football. He guested on 'Late Night With David Letterman' and appeared in an episode of 'Full House.' Shortly after production wrapped on 'Air Bud,' he developed synovial cell sarcoma, a rare form of cancer, and had one of his hind legs amputated to prevent it from spreading. But the cancer had spread and he died in his sleep. Shortly before his death he sired a litter of nine puppies. In his career he made close to 23,000 baskets.
- also known as Buddy the Dog, Buddy
- born in (27 years ago)
- died on (16 years ago) in San Diego
- filmography: played Buddy in "Air Bud"
- some of the nominations and awards:
- nominated to Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Animal Star - "Full House" (Comet)
- nominated to Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Animal Star - "Air Bud: Golden Receiver" (Buddy)
- official website: www.imdb.com/name/nm1212799
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