Shemp Howard

American comedian and actor (1895–1955)

Shemp Howard (March 11, 1895[1] - November 22, 1955) was an American comedian and actor. He was born in Brooklyn, New York.

Shemp Howard
in Brideless Groom, 1947
BornMarch 11, 1895
DiedNovember 22, 1955(1955-11-22) (aged 60)
  • Actor
  • comedian
Years active1930–1955

Career change

Malice in the Palace (1949)

He worked for a short time with Larry Fine and Moe Howard in the early 1930s Three Stooges. He later return to the group in 1947. He replaced Curly Howard who was ill. Fright Night (1947), was his first short movie with the Three Stooges, followed by Out West (1947), one of the best episodes of The Three Stooges. Shemp filmed 73 short movies with The Three Stooges between 1947 and 1955. These included I'm a Monkey's Uncle (1948), Mummy's Dummies (1948), Hokus Pokus (1949), The Ghost Talks (1949), Malice in the Palace (1949), Three Arabian Nuts (1951), Corny Casanovas (1952), Up in Daisy's Penthouse (1953) and Musty Musketeers (1954). Shemp Howard also worked with The Three Stooges on television.

References change

  1. "Shemp's Birth Certificate". Archived from the original on 2013-12-15. Retrieved 2013-03-06.

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