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Curly Howard


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Birth Name: Curly Howard
Born: 10/22/1903
Birth Place: Bensonhurst, New York, USA
Death Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 01/18/1952

Born Jerome Lester Horwitz on Oct. 22, 1903 in the Bath Beach section of Brooklyn, NY, he was the youngest of five sons born to Jennie and Solomon Horwitz. A relatively docile child - at least in comparison to his raucous older siblings - he was nicknamed "Babe" by his older brother, Moe. Although a poor student - he would be described as a constant daydreamer by friends and family throughout his life - Jerome excelled in athletics while in grade school. But it was the stage that soon began to appeal to the youngster, especially in light of the fact that Moe and his other brother, Shemp, were making strides in the theater by their early teens. Having first performed with Moe and Shemp in pro... Continue Bio >>


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