How old is Curly Joe DeRita?

How old is Curly Joe DeRita?

How old is Curly Joe DeRita?

83 years (1909–1993)
Joe DeRita/Age at death

Curly Joe DeRita, the last surviving member of the Three Stooges team of hard-edged slapstick comedians, died on Saturday in Los Angeles. He was 83 and had been living at the Motion Picture and Television Hospital in Woodland Hills, Calif., for two years.

What did Curly Howard died of?

Curly Howard/Cause of death
Curly Howard suffered a stroke in 1946 that forced him to retire, and he died six years later. He was replaced in 1946 by Shemp Howard, who was with the Stooges until 1955, when he died.

Are Moe and Curly brothers?

Shemp Howard
Moe HowardJack HorowitzIrving Horowitz
Curly Howard/Brothers

Why did Shemp take over for Curly?

When Shemp had left the Stooges, Moe and Larry took kid brother Curly into the act as Shemp’s replacement. Curly was the perfect fit. In 1946, Curly suffered a massive stroke, and Shemp agreed to come back permanently, replacing his kid brother as “The Third Stooge” again.

Who came first Shemp or Curly?

In 1932, Jerome Howard (soon to be universally known as “Curly”) joined The Three Stooges comedy team. He was replacing his older brother, Shemp, as the third Stooge, joining his older brother Moe and frizzly haired Larry Fine.

Who is Curly Howard’s daughter?

Janie Howard
Marilyn Howard
Curly Howard/Daughters
Janie Howard Hanky was just a toddler when her famous “Stooge” father, Jerome “Curly” Howard, died. But the Westminster resident stillhas memories and favorite stories to tell of her dad and uncles Moe and Shemp. “I was only 3 1/2 years old when my dad passed away,” she recalled.

What was Curly Joe’s real name?

Joseph Wardell

Joe DeRita
Curly Joe DeRita in 1959
Born Joseph WardellJuly 12, 1909 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died July 3, 1993 (aged 83) Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Resting place Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery