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Who discovered the Three Stooges?

Who discovered the Three Stooges?

Ted Healy
Born Ernest Lea NashOctober 1, 1896 Kaufman, Texas, U.S.
Died December 21, 1937 (aged 41) Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Resting place Calvary Cemetery, East Los Angeles
Nationality American

How old is Curly Howard?

48 years (1903–1952)Curly Howard / Age at death

How many Curly’s were there in the Three Stooges?

“The beating he received was so savage that Stooges creator Ted Healy fell into a coma and died.” WITHOUT GOING INTO THE SOMEWHAT CONVOLUTED PRE-HISTORY OF THE STOOGES, it’s sufficient to say that the three Horwitz brothers, Moses, Jerome and Samuel (better known by their stage names as Moe, Curly and Shemp Howard).

Do the Three Stooges have any living relatives?

Moe Howard and Fine died in 1975, and Joe Besser, another Stooge, died in 1988, leaving DeRita as the last surviving Stooge.

Who came first Curly or Shemp?

Over time, they were joined by Moe’s brother, Shemp Howard, and then Larry Fine. The four appeared in one feature film, Soup to Nuts, before Shemp left to pursue a solo career. He was replaced by his and Moe’s younger brother, Jerome “Curly” Howard, in 1932.

Why did Curly Joe replace Shemp?

Sadly, by 1946, Curly’s health had deteriorated greatly and he suffered a stroke while filming the short Half-Wits Holiday. Moe asked Shemp to rejoin the group while Curly recovered. It turned out to be a permanent change. Curly never regained his former strength and animated personality.

How old is Moe Howard?

77 years (1897–1975)Moe Howard / Age at death

Who is Shemp Howard’s wife?

Gertrude FrankShemp Howard / Wife (m. 1925–1955)

Who was the 5th stooge?

So on January 1, 1956, after talking it over with his wife and renegotiating the terms of his existing deal, Joe Besser became Joe, the fifth Stooge. Besser filmed 16 shorts with Moe and Larry over the next two years, and he considered his run “the happiest years” of his life in show business.

Did Larry Fine of the Three Stooges have children?

Phyllis Fine
John Fine
Larry Fine/Children

How many Howard brothers were there?

three Howard brothers
All three Howard brothers (Moe, Shemp, Curly) and Larry Fine were together for the first and last time on film.

Was Shemp Howard married?

Gertrude FrankShemp Howard / Spouse (m. 1925–1955)

What did Shemp Howard died of?

Heart attackShemp Howard / Cause of death

While returning home in a taxi that evening, Howard died of a massive heart attack, at the age of 60. He had just told a joke and was leaning back, lighting a cigar, when he suddenly slumped over on Winston’s lap, burning him with the cigar.

When was Curly Howard born?

October 22, 1903Curly Howard / Date of birth

How tall is Curly Howard?

5′ 5″Curly Howard / Height

How old is Joe Besser?

80 years (1907–1988)Joe Besser / Age at death

What is Shemp short for?


Acronym Definition
SHEMP Smallholder Enterprise and Marketing Programme (Zambia)

Was Joe Besser married?

Erna KayJoe Besser / Spouse (m. 1932–1988)
In 1932, Besser married dancer Erna Kay (born Ernestine Dora Kretschmer), known as “Ernie”. The couple had no children. They were neighbors and friends of Lou Costello, of the Abbott and Costello duo.

Who was Shemp Howard’s wife?

Was Bob Saget related to Larry from the Three Stooges?

Apparently teenage Bob Saget used to visit my uncle Larry (Three Stooges) regularly at his assisted living facility and bring him movies to watch.

How did Curly get the scar on his cheek?

Was in an automobile accident at age 21 when the car he was driving collided with a streetcar; the accident left him with a scar on his left cheek. Older brother Moe Howard taught him how to play the ukulele.

When did Curly have his first stroke?

May 6, 1946
During filming on May 6, 1946, Curly suffered a severe stroke while sitting in director Jules White’s chair while waiting to film the last scene of the day. When Curly was called by the assistant director to take the stage, he did not answer.

Where was Joe Besser born?

St. Louis, MOJoe Besser / Place of birth

What does it mean if you call someone a simp?

Urban Dictionary’s top definition of a simp is “someone who does way too much for a person they like.” Other definitions on the crowdsourced online dictionary include “a man who puts the hoes before the bros,” and “a guy that is overly desperate for women, especially if she is a bad person, or has expressed her …

What happened to Joe Besser?

Joe Besser was found dead in his home on March 1, 1988. He was aged 80 and died of heart failure.