The Official Three Stooges Biographies

Larry Fine

Larry Fine was born Louis Feinberg on October 5, 1902, on the south side of Philadelphia,….

Moe Howard

Moe Howard was born on June 19, 1897, in Bensonhurst, New York, a small Jewish community on the outskirts….

Curly Howard

Curly Howard was born Jerome Lester Horwitz to Jenny and Solomon Horwitz on October 22, 1903….

Shemp Howard

Shemp was born Samuel Horwitz in Brooklyn, New York on March 11, 1895. He acquired the name “Shemp” when his mother,….

Joe Besser

After Shemp Howard died in 1955, the Stooges replaced him with Joe Besser. Joe Besser was born in Saint Louis, …

Curly Joe Derita

Joe DeRita’s real name was Joseph Wardell. He was born July 12, 1909, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania…..