Date of Birth:
17 March 1905
Joe Palma played in 1 movies in the Comedy, Short, Music genres.
Joe Palma got succeed with average imdb rating 5.2.
As a stunt man working with the 3 Stooges he was used as a stand-in for Shemp Howard after Shemp's death and before Joe Besser joined the stooges. Reportedly Palma was filmed from the back & old footage of Shemp was inserted for frontal shots.Real last name was Provenzano.He was born in NYC.Before moving to Hollywood in the 1930s he worked as a mortician in the Provenzano funeral home, owned by his parents on 2nd Avenue in Manhattan, NYC.Joe's last years in the business were as an assistant to J... Read more