Joe Derita

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Birthday
12, 1909
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA
Death Date
Jul 3, 1993 (83)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
12, 1909
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA
Death Date
Jul 3, 1993 (83)

About

Comedian who is best known as the "sixth" member of The Three Stooges, and the "second" Curly.

Before Fame

He joined the burlesque circuit during his teen years and won support as a comedian instantly.

Trivia

He suffered a stroke in 1970, temporarily halting the production of 'The Three Stooges.'

Family Life

The chorus girl Bonnie Brooks won his heart in 1935 and married him, but Jean Sullivan became his second wife after Bonnie passed away in 1965.

Associated With

He performed in Europe as a part of the United Service Organization with stars such as Bing Crosby.