Date of Birth:
4 March 1895
Shemp Howard played in 28 movies in the Comedy, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi, Music, Mystery, Music, War, Short, Adventure genres.
Shemp Howard got succeed with average imdb rating 6.8.
Died in the back seat of a car on the way home from watching a boxing match.
Member of The Three Stooges till 1930, when he was replaced by Curly Howard (Jerome) until 1946. Following Curly Howard's debilitating stroke, Shemp rejoined the team.
(See Ted Healy.)
Interred at Home of Peace Memorial Park, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Son of Sol Horowitz; brother of actors Curly Howard and Moe Howard, and non-actors, Jack Horowitz and Irving Horowitz.
He got the name "Shemp" when he was a child. Whenever his mother would say his name, "Sam", the combination of her heavy Lithuanian accent and abrupt manner of speaking made it come out sounding like "Shemp". The name stuck.
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