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Larry Fine Biography

Birth Name:
Louis Feinberg
Birth Place:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Fast Facts

  • Learned to play the violin as a child as therapy for a badly burned arm
  • Fought more than 40 bouts as a lightweight boxer
  • Lived in hotels as an adult largely due to the fact that he and his wife despised housekeeping
  • Inducted into the Central High School Hall of Fame despite not having received a diploma from the school
  • Lent and spent money recklessly, never asked to be repaid
  • A mural of the Stooges is painted on a building on South Street in Philadelphia close to Fine's boyhood home


  • Morris Feinberg -- Brother
  • Phyllis Fine Lamond -- Daughter
  • Joseph Feinberg -- Father
  • Fanny Lieberman -- Mother
  • Lyla Budnick -- Sister
  • John Joseph Fine -- Son
  • Mabel Haney -- Wife (deceased)