The Three Stooges; Moe (left)
|Born||June 19, 1897
Bensonhurst, New York New York, U.S.
|Died||May 4, 1975
Los Angeles, California U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Helen Schonberger (m. 1925–1975; his death)|
Moe Howard (June 19, 1897 –- May 4, 1975) was an American actor and comedian.
Career[change | change source]
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 | change source]
|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|
References[change | change source]
- My Pal Moe by Bob Bernet (featuring letters and rare photos of Moe Howard at home)