Curly Howard

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Jerome Lester Horwitz
  • Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 10/22/1903, Libra
  • Date of Death: 01/18/1952
  • Profession: Actor
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Curly Howard Fast Facts:
  • Accidentally shot himself in the left ankle at age 12.
  • Had his first marriage annulled because his mother disapproved of the union.
  • Modeled famous "woo-woo-woo" sound on a similar gimmick used by comic Hugh Herbert
  • Hated shaving his head because he thought it made him less appealing to women.
  • His last film appearance, Hold That Lion, is the only Three Stooges short to co-star Curly along with his two brothers, Moe and Shemp.
  • Was an avid dog lover, often picking up strays while the Stooges traveled and taking them with him from town to town.
  • Curly Howard Relationships:
  • Benjamin “Jack” Howard - Brother
  • Solomon Horwitz - Father
  • Elaine Ackerman - Ex-wife
  • Valerie Newman - Wife
  • Shemp Howard - Brother
  • Janie - Daughter
  • Moe Howard - Brother
  • Marion Buxbaum - Ex-wife
  • Julia Rosenthal - Ex-wife
  • Jennie Horwitz - Mother
  • Irving Horwitz - Brother
  • Marilyn - Daughter

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