Joe Besser

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Birthday
12, 1907
Birthplace
St. Louis, MO
Death Date
Mar 1, 1988 (80)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
12, 1907
Birthplace
St. Louis, MO
Death Date
Mar 1, 1988 (80)

About

Comedian best known for his short-lived role as a member of 'The Three Stooges.' In 1949, he appeared in the Abbott and Costello movie Africa Screams.

Before Fame

He grew up with one older brother and seven older sisters and he entered the realm of comedy at age 12.

Trivia

He was a voice-actor for various roles for the hit animation television series 'Looney Tunes' who also had roles in The Abbott and Costello Show and The Joey Bishop Show.

Family Life

He married dancer Erna Kay in 1932, but they never had children.

Associated With

After "The Three Stooges" sensation Shemp Howard passed away, he took over his role.