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The 3 Stooges | Fine | Fine and Howard Howard | Howard Fine and Howard | Larry | Three Stooges | the Three Stooges | The Three Stooges
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[to Ted Healy
, who said he'd pay $100 for his act but to "forget the violin"] For $100, I'll forget everything!
When Joe DeRita
was brought into The Three Stooges
(as "Curly Joe"), Moe wanted to make him simply an employee. It was Larry who insisted that he be made a full equal partner. Larry reportedly threatened to quit unless Joe was treated fairly.
Always played the middle stooge with a receding hairline and bushy, unkempt hair. While he was not as dominating as Moe or as distinctive as Curly or his replacements, his relative normality allowed him to play the necessary straight man to the others.