Date of Birth:
12 July 1909
Joe DeRita played in 1 movies in the Comedy, Fantasy, Music genres.
Joe DeRita got succeed with average imdb rating 5.9.
Born into a show business family, DeRita began performing at the age of 7. He played the Burlesque circuit until 1942 when he went to headline in California stage shows. He toured with 'Randolph Scott (I)' (qv) and 'Bing Crosby' (qv) for the USO during World War II. Joe made his film debut in "The Doughgirls" (1944) and continued to perform in films, radio, and television before joining the Three Stooges in 1958. When Moe Howard's death ended the comedy team in 1975, DeRita retired.