Shemp Howard

Born Mar 11, 1895
  • Comedian, Actor
Shemp Howard was an American actor and comedian. Born Samuel Horwitz, he was called "Shemp" because "Sam" came out that way in his mother's thick Litvak accent. He is best known today for his role as the third stooge in The Three Stooges, a role he held twice: once at the beginning of the act in the...

Shemp Howard Stats


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: Comedian, Actor


: 5 ft 4 in (1.651 m)


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: Mar 11, 1895 - Nov 22, 1955 (60 years old)

Place of Birth

: Manhattan

Date of Death

: Nov 22, 1955

Place of Death

: Hollywood

Cause of Death

: Myocardial infarction

Shemp Howard Film Roles

  1. Brideless Groom
    Brideless Groom
  2. Hold That Lion!
    Hold That Lion!
  3. Soup to Nuts
  4. Malice in the Palace
    Malice in the Palace
  5. Hold That Ghost
  6. Africa Screams
    Africa Screams
  7. It Ain't Hay
  8. In the Navy
  9. Sing a Song of Six Pants
    Sing a Song of Six Pants
  10. Fiddlers Three

Shemp Howard Film Appearances

  1. Abbott & Costello in the Movies
  2. Stooges: The Men Behind the Mayhem
    Stooges: The Men Behind the Mayhem

Shemp Howard TV Starring Roles

  1. The Three Stooges
  2. Jerks of All Trades

Shemp Howard TV Guest Roles

  1. Alan Young and Roy Rogers & Dale Evans