Curly Howard

American comedian as one of the Three Stooges (1903-1952)

Jerome Lester Horwitz (October 22, 1903 – January 18, 1952), known professionally as Curly Howard, was an American comedian and actor.

Curly Howard
BornOctober 22, 1903
Brooklyn, New York, U.S
DiedJanuary 18, 1952
San Gabriel, California, U.S.
  • Actor
  • comedian

Career change

Disorder in the Court (1936 short)

Howard joinede the group of Ted Healy and his Stooges, in 1932 replacing his brother Shemp. He had to shave his mustache and shave his hair to join the group. The first film shot with Ted Healy and His Stooges was Nertsery Rhymes (1933), followed by Beer and Pretzels (1933), directed by Jack Cummings. In 1934, the Stooges separated from Ted Healy, and started working as The Three Stooges. Curly Howard, Larry Fine and Moe Howard filmed together 97 short films, between 1932 and 1947.

He made appearances with Moe and Larry in such films as Fugitive Lovers (1934) and Time Out for Rhythm (1941).

References change

  • Curly Howard at The Three Stooges Official Website
  • Curly Howard on IMDb
  • "Curly Howard". Find a Grave. Retrieved August 28, 2010.
  • Soitanly! – A Curly Howard Fan Site Archived 2014-03-01 at the Wayback Machine