|Born||October 22, 1903
Brooklyn, New York, U.S
|Died||January 18, 1952
San Gabriel, California, U.S.
|Occupation||actor / comedian|
Curly Howard (October 22, 1903 – January 18, 1952) was an American comedian and actor.
Career[change | change source]
Born Jerome Lester Horwitz in Brooklyn, New York, U.S., he joined 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).