Moe Howard

American comedian and actor (1897–1975)

Moe Howard (June 19, 1897 –- May 4, 1975) was an American actor and comedian.

Moe Howard
The Three Stooges; Moe (left)
BornJune 19, 1897
DiedMay 4, 1975(1975-05-04) (aged 77)
  • Actor
  • comedian
SpouseHelen Schonberger (m. 1925–1975; his death)

Career change

Born in New York, U.S., he began his acting career in theater with Ted Healy. The filmed his first short film with Ted Healy Soup to Nuts (1930). Ted Healy and his Stooges, was a comedy group featuring Ted and Moe more Moe's brother Shemp Howard, Larry Fine and Fred Sanborn. Shemp leaving the group was replaced by the younger brother of Moe Curly Howard. After shooting several shorts for MGM, the group disbanded in 1934.

The beginning of The Three Stooges debut was in 1934 with the short film for Columbia Woman Haters (1934). The Three Stooges, 190 short films shot between 1934 and 1958

In the late 50's and early 60s, The Three Stooges began making films as Have Rocket — Will Travel (1959), The Three Stooges in Orbit 1962.

In the last years of his career, made appearances on television on The Mike Douglas Show.

Filmography change

Year Title Role Notes
1930/1934 Ted Healy and his Stooges (short)
1934/1958 The Three Stooges (short) Moe 194 episodes
1959 Have Rocket -- Will Travel Moe
1961 Snow White and the Three Stooges Moe
1962 The Three Stooges Meet Hercules Moe
1962 The Three Stooges in Orbit Moe
1963 The Three Stooges Go Around the World in a Daze Moe
1962 The Three Stooges Scrapbook (short) Moe
1963 It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World Fireman (uncredited)
1963 4 for Texas Moe (uncredited)
1965 The Outlaws Is Coming Moe
1965 The New 3 Stooges (TV series) Moe
1965 Danny Thomas Meets the Comics (TV movie) Moe
1970 Kook's Tour Moe

References change