Moses Harry Horwitz, known professionally as Moe Howard, was an American actor and comedian, best known as the leader of the Three Stooges, the farce comedy team who starred in motion pictures and television for four decades. That group originally started out as Ted Healy and His Stooges, an act that toured the vaudeville circuit. Moe's distinctive hairstyle came about when he was a boy and cut off his curls with a pair of scissors, producing a ragged shape approximating a bowl cut.
|Born||Moses Harry Horwitz, June 19, 1897, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.|
|Died||May 4, 1975, Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Resting place||Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery in Culver City, California, U.S.|
|Other names||Harry Howard|
|Children||2, including Joan Howard Maurer|
|Relatives||Curly Howard (brother), Shemp Howard (brother), Joan Howard Maurer (daughter)|
|Website||Moe Howard's Official site|
|IMDb||Moe Howard's IMDb|
Leader of The Three Stooges, whose hilarious film and TV careers spanned four decades. His group was nominated for an Academy Award for the film Men in White.
He constantly skipped school as a child to attend local theater shows, and failed to break into Hollywood for several years before forming the Three Stooges.
He impersonated Adolf Hitler in I'll Never Heil Again, a 1941 Nazi satire film.
He married Helen Schonberger, Harry Houdini's cousin, in 1925. They had a son and a daughter.
He starred with Lucille Ball in Three Little Pigskins.
- The Three Stooges members
- Burials at Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery
- Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer contract players
Latest information about Moe Howard updated on May 10 2021.