Curly (Horwitz) Howard

Jerome Lester (Horwitz) Howard (1903 - 1952)

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Jerome Lester (Curly) Howard formerly Horwitz
Born in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.map
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in San Gabriel, California, U.S.map
Profile last modified | Created 10 Nov 2014
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Biography

Curly Howard, born Jerome Lester Horwitz, is a national treasure. One of the original three stooges, his comedy, based on vaudevillian humor, has stood the test of time. He remains immensely popular sixty years after his death.

Curly is one of five brothers born in Brooklyn, NY to parents of Lithuanian Jewish ancestry. Although never completing high school or taking acting lessons, Curly was a natural talent. His ability to ad lib was legendary and directors loved him for it. He went on to make many successful films with his brothers as the Three Stooges. To this day you can still hear people imitate his trademark "Nyuck Nyuck Nuck", "Woob Woob Woob" or "Soitenly".


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See also YouTube video The life and sad ending of Curly Howard of "The Three Stooges"



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