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Moe Howard

Moe Howard

D.O.B.: June 19, 1897 (Brooklyn, NY)

D.O.D.: May 4, 1975 (Los Angeles, CA)

Cause of Death: Cancer

Location: Hillside Memorial; Court of Love

Biographical Notes:

Moe Howard, the "Boss Stooge", began his acting career in 1909 by playing bit roles in silent Vitagraph films. At 17, he joined a troupe working on a showboat and also appeared in several two-reel shorts. In 1922, he joined Ted Healy forming the act that would become the Three Stooges. Howard toured Vaudeville and appeared in films with Healy for ten years before the Stooges left Healy to pursue a separate career. Moe appeared in more than 250 films during his 66-year career, including 190 Three Stooges shorts. Over the act's 50-year history, the Three Stooges went through several personnel changes; when Moe Howard died, the act ended. Moe Howard, the "boss Stooge", began his acting career in 1909 by playing bit roles in silent Vitagraph films. At 17, he joined a troupe working on a showboat and also appeared in several two-reel shorts. In 1922, he joined Ted Healy forming the act that would become the Three Stooges. Howard toured Vaudeville and appeared in films with Healy for ten years before the Stooges left Healy to pursue a separate career. Moe appeared in more than 250 films during his 66-year career, including 190 Three Stooges shorts. Over the act's 50-year history, the Three Stooges went through several personnel changes; when Moe Howard died, the act ended.

 

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