Biography

Jerome Lester "Jerry" Horwitz, better known by his stage name Curly Howard, was an American comedian and vaudevillian. He is best known as a member of the American slapstick comedy team the Three Stooges, along with his older brothers Moe Howard and Shemp Howard, and actor Larry Fine. Curly is generally considered the most popular and recognizable of the Stooges. He is well known for his high-pitched voice, vocal expressions ("nyuk-nyuk-nyuk!","woo-woo-woo!", and barking like a dog), as well as his inventive physical comedy, improvisations, and athleticism.

Jerome Lester "Jerry" Horwitz, better known by his stage name Curly Howard, was an American comedian and vaudevillian. He is best known as a member of the American slapstick comedy team the Three Stooges, along with his older brothers Moe Howard and Shemp Howard, and actor Larry Fine. Curly is generally considered the most popular and recognizable of the Stooges. He is well known for his high-pitched voice, vocal expressions ("nyuk-nyuk-nyuk!","woo-woo-woo!", and barking like a dog), as well as his inventive physical comedy, improvisations, and athleticism.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 133

Birthday 1903-10-22

Day of Death 1952-01-18

Place of Birth Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA

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Also Known As

  • Jerome Howard
  • Jerry Howard

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 The Three Stooges: Hey Moe! Hey Dad! (9 episodes) as Curly
2012 The Three Stooges in 3D
2000 The Three Stooges - Simply Hilarious as Curly
1990 The Lost Stooges as Himself
1984 Stooge Snapshots as Curly
1965 Hollywood My Home Town
1964 Three Stooges: Greatest Routines as Curly
1960 Stop! Look! and Laugh! as Curly
1956 Columbia Laff Hour as Curley
1947 Hold That Lion! as Curly
1947 Half-Wits Holiday as Curly
1946 Three Little Pirates as Curly
1946 Rhythm and Weep as Curly
1946 G.I. Wanna Home as Curly
1946 Three Loan Wolves as Curly
1946 Monkey Businessmen as Curly
1946 The Three Troubledoers as Curly
1946 Uncivil War Birds as Curly
1946 Swing Parade of 1946 as Curly
1946 A Bird in the Head as Curly
1946 Beer Barrel Polecats as Curly
1945 Micro-Phonies as Curly
1945 Booby Dupes as Curly
1945 If a Body Meets a Body as Curly
1945 Idiots Deluxe as Curly
1945 Rockin' In The Rockies as Curly
1945 Three Pests In A Mess as Curly
1944 No Dough Boys as Curly
1944 Gents Without Cents as Curly
1944 Idle Roomers as Curly
1944 The Yoke's On Me as Curly
1944 Busy Buddies as Curly
1944 Crash Goes the Hash as Curly
1943 A Gem of a Jam as Curly
1943 Phony Express as Curly
1943 Dizzy Pilots as Curly Wrong
1943 I Can Hardly Wait as Curly
1943 Higher Than a Kite as Curly
1943 Three Little Twirps as Curly
1943 Back from the Front as Curly
1943 Spook Louder as Curly
1943 Dizzy Detectives as Curly
1943 They Stooge to Conga as Curly
1942 Sock-a-Bye Baby as Curly
1942 My Sister Eileen as Subway Builder (uncredited)
1942 Even as IOU as Curly
1942 Three Smart Saps as Curly
1942 Matri-Phony as Curleycue (as Curly)
1942 What's the Matador? as Curly
1942 Cactus Makes Perfect as Curly
1942 Loco Boy Makes Good as Curly
1941 Some More of Samoa as Curly
1941 In the Sweet Pie and Pie as Curly
1941 An Ache in Every Stake as Curly
1941 Time Out for Rhythm as Stooge Curly
1941 All the World's a Stooge as Curly
1941 I'll Never Heil Again as Curly Gallstone (as Curly)
1941 Dutiful But Dumb as Curly
1941 So Long Mr. Chumps as Curly
1940 Boobs in Arms as Curly
1940 Cookoo Cavaliers as Curly Sinker
1940 No Census, No Feeling as Curly
1940 From Nurse to Worse as Curly
1940 How High Is Up? as Curley
1940 Nutty But Nice as Curly
1940 A Plumbing We Will Go as Curly
1940 Rockin' Thru the Rockies as Curly
1940 You Nazty Spy! as Curly Gallstone
1939 Three Sappy People as Curly
1939 Oily to Bed, Oily to Rise as Curly
1939 Calling All Curs as Dr. Curly
1939 Saved By The Belle as Curly
1939 Yes We Have No Bonanza as Curly
1939 A Ducking They Did Go as Curly
1939 We Want Our Mummy as Curly
1939 Three Little Sew and Sews as Curly
1938 Flat Foot Stooges as Curly
1938 Mutts To You as Curly
1938 Three Missing Links as Curly
1938 Violent Is the Word for Curly as Curly
1938 Healthy, Wealthy and Dumb as Curly
1938 Tassels in the Air as Curly
1938 Start Cheering as Member of Three Stooges
1938 Wee Wee Monsieur as Curly
1938 Termites of 1938 as Curly
1937 The Sitter Downers as Curly
1937 Playing the Ponies as Curly
1937 Cash and Carry as Curly
1937 Goofs and Saddles as Curly
1937 Back to the Woods as Curly
1937 3 Dumb Clucks as Curly
1937 Dizzy Doctors as Curly
1937 Grips Grunts and Groans as Curly
1936 Slippery Silks as Curly
1936 Whoops, I'm an Indian as Curly
1936 False Alarms as Curly
1936 A Pain in the Pullman as Curly
1936 Disorder in the Court as Curly
1936 Half Shot Shooters as Curly
1936 Movie Maniacs as Curly
1936 Ants in the Pantry as Curley
1936 The Three Stooges: Five of Their Greatest Shorts as Himself
1935 Three Little Beers as Curly
1935 Hoi Polloi as Curly
1935 Pardon My Scotch as Curly
1935 Uncivil Warriors as Curly
1935 Pop Goes the Easel as Curly
1935 Restless Knights as Baron of Gray Manor
1935 Horses' Collars as Curly Howard
1934 Three Little Pigskins as Curly
1934 The Captain Hates the Sea as Orchestra drummer (as Three Stooges)
1934 Men in Black as Dr. Howard
1934 Punch Drunks as Curly
1934 Operator 13 as Confederate Soldier (uncredited)
1934 Hollywood Party as Autograph Seeker
1934 The Big Idea as Healy's Stooge
1934 The Three Stooges (60 episodes) (4 episodes) as Curly
1934 Woman Haters as Jack
1934 Hollywood on Parade No. B-9
1934 Hollywood on Parade No. B-1
1934 Roast-Beef and Movies as Bogus Movie Producer (as Jerry Howard)
1934 Fugitive Lovers as Bill, Second of Three Julians
1933 Myrt And Marge as Mullins' Helper (as Howard)
1933 Dancing Lady as Stagehand Curly
1933 Meet The Baron as A Stooge
1933 Plane Nuts as Curly
1933 Broadway to Hollywood as Fritz the Clown
1933 Hello Pop as Son
1933 Beer and Pretzels as Curly
1933 Turn Back the Clock as Wedding Singer (uncredited)
1933 Nertsery Rhymes as Boys (as Howard, Fine and Howard)
1932 Hollywood on Parade

Writing

1945 A Hit with a Miss Story
1934 Punch Drunks Story

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