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Shemp Howard

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Birthday
11, 1895
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Nov 22, 1955 (60)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
11, 1895
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Nov 22, 1955 (60)

About

Actor best known for his performances with Larry Fine and his brother Moe Howard as a member of the Three Stooges. He left the Stooges in the early 1930s but rejoined in the late '40s.

Before Fame

He and Moe began their comedy career in blackface, as characters in a sketch they called "Howard and Howard-A Study In Black."

Trivia

After he quit the Three Stooges, he was replaced by his brother Curly. He then rejoined after Curly suffered a stroke in 1946.

Family Life

He had a son named Morton with his wife Gertrude Frank.

Associated With

He appears as a bartender in the 1940 W.C. Fields film The Bank Dick.

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