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Shemp Howard (1895–1955)


Shemp Howard was born Samuel Horwitz in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He was also the brother of fellow stooges Moe Howard and Curly Howard. Larry Fine was not related to any of the other stooges. When not working with The Three Stooges, Shemp made a lot of feature film appearances, such as The Bank Dick (1940) with W.C. Fields. Shemp, Moe, Larry and ... See full bio »

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 1956 For Crimin' Out Loud (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1956 Flagpole Jitters (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1956 Creeps (Short)
Shemp / Shemp's Son (as Shemp)
 1956 Husbands Beware (Short)
Prof. Shemp Howard (as Shemp)
 1955 Blunder Boys (Short)
Days (as Shemp)
 1955 Hot Ice (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1955 Wham-Bam-Slam! (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1955 The Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater (TV Series)
Spike
- What Do You Want in a Show (1955) ... Spike (as The Three Stooges)
 1955 Stone Age Romeos (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1955 Gypped in the Penthouse (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1955 Bedlam in Paradise (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1955 Of Cash and Hash (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1955 Fling in the Ring (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1954 Scotched in Scotland (Short)
McShemp (as Shemp)
 1954 Shot in the Frontier (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1954 Knutzy Knights (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1954 Pals and Gals (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1954 Musty Musketeers (Short)
Shempeth (as Shemp)
 1954 Income Tax Sappy (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1953 Goof on the Roof (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1953 Bubble Trouble (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1953 Rip, Sew and Stitch (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1953 Pardon My Backfire (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1953 Spooks! (Short)
Shemp / Bat with Shemp's Head (as Shemp)
 1953 Tricky Dicks (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1953 Loose Loot (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1953 Booty and the Beast (Short)
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 1953 Up in Daisy's Penthouse (Short)
Shemp / Pop Howard (as Shemp)
 1952 Cuckoo on a Choo Choo (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1952 Three Dark Horses (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1952 Gents in a Jam (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1952 He Cooked His Goose (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1952 Corny Casanovas (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1952 Listen, Judge (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1952 A Missed Fortune (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1952 The Frank Sinatra Show (TV Series)
Servant
- Episode #2.13 (1952) ... Servant
 1951 Pest Man Wins (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1951 Hula-La-La (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1951 The Tooth Will Out (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1951 Gold Raiders
Shemp (as The Three Stooges)
 1951 Merry Mavericks (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1951 Scrambled Brains (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1951 Don't Throw That Knife (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1951 Baby Sitters Jitters (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1951 Three Arabian Nuts (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1950 A Snitch in Time (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1950 Slaphappy Sleuths (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1948-1950 The Milton Berle Show (TV Series)
Member - The Three Stooges
- Episode #3.4 (1950) ... Member - The Three Stooges (as The Three Stooges)
- Episode #2.33 (1950) ... Member - The Three Stooges (as The Three Stooges)
- Episode #1.20 (1948) ... Member - The Three Stooges (uncredited)
 1950 Studio Stoops (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1950 Three Hams on Rye (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1950 Self Made Maids (Short)
Shemp / Shempetta (as Shemp)
 1950 Love at First Bite (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1950 The Ed Wynn Show (TV Series)
Mr. S
- Episode #1.25 (1950) ... Mr. S (uncredited)
- Episode dated 11 January 1950 (1950) ... Mr. S
 1950 Dopey Dicks (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1950 Hugs and Mugs (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1950 Punchy Cowpunchers (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1949 Dunked in the Deep (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1949 Jerks of All Trades (TV Short)
Shemp
 1949 Vagabond Loafers (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1949 Malice in the Palace (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1949 Fuelin' Around (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1949 Hokus Pokus (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1949 Africa Screams
Gunner
 1949 Who Done It? (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1949 The Ghost Talks (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1948 The Morey Amsterdam Show (TV Series)
Member - The Three Stooges
- The New Year's Eve Special (1948) ... Member - The Three Stooges (uncredited)
 1948 Crime on Their Hands (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1948 Mummy's Dummies (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1948 I'm a Monkey's Uncle (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1948 Heavenly Daze (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1948 The Hot Scots (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1948 Fiddlers Three (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1948 Squareheads of the Round Table (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1948 Pardon My Clutch (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1948 Shivering Sherlocks (Short)
Shemp Howard (as Shemp)
 1947 All Gummed Up (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1947 Sing a Song of Six Pants (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1947 Brideless Groom (Short)
Prof. Shemp Howard (as Shemp)
 1947 Hold That Lion! (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1947 Out West (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1947 Bride and Gloom (Short)
Shemp
 1947 Fright Night (Short)
Shemp (as Shemp)
 1946 Blondie Knows Best
Jim Gray
 1946 Society Mugs (Short)
Shemp
 1946 Dangerous Business
Monk
 1946 One Exciting Week
Marvin Lewis
 1946 Jiggers, My Wife (Short)
Woodcock 'Woody' J. Strinker
 1946 Mr. Noisy (Short)
Noisy
 1945 A Hit with a Miss (Short)
Rameses - Prizefighter
 1945 Off Again, on Again (Short)
Woodcock Q. Strinker
 1944 Open Season for Saps (Short)
Woodcock Q. Strinker
 1944 Strange Affair
Laundry Truck Driver
 1944 Moonlight and Cactus
Punchy Carter
 1944 Pick a Peck of Plumbers (Short)
Elmer Peabody
 1943 Crazy House
Mumbo
 1943 It Ain't Hay
Umbrella Sam
 1943 Keep 'Em Slugging
Binky
 1943 How's About It
Alf
 1942 Pittsburgh
Shorty
 1942 Private Buckaroo
Sgt. 'Muggsy' Shavel
 1942 Mississippi Gambler
Milton Davis - Brooklyn Cab Driver
 1942 The Strange Case of Doctor Rx
Det. Sgt. Sweeney
 1942 Butch Minds the Baby
'Squinty' Sweeny
 1941 Hellzapoppin'
Louie
 1941 Cracked Nuts
Eddie / Ivan
 1941 Hit the Road
Dingbat
 1941 San Antonio Rose
Benny the Bounce
 1941 Tight Shoes
Okay
 1941 In the Navy
Dizzy
 1941 Too Many Blondes
Hotel Manager Ambrose Tripp
 1941 The Flame of New Orleans
Oyster Bed Cafe Waiter (uncredited)
 1941 Road Show
Moe Parker (uncredited)
 1941 Meet the Chump
Stinky Fink
 1941 Buck Privates
Chef
 1940 Murder Over New York
Shorty McCoy - The Canarsie Kid (uncredited)
 1940 The Bank Dick
Joe Guelpe
 1940 Give Us Wings
Buzz Berger
 1940 The Leather Pushers
Sailor McNeill
 1940 Millionaires in Prison
Professor
 1940 Boobs in the Woods (Short)
Gus
 1940 The Lone Wolf Meets a Lady
Joe - a Pickpocket (uncredited)
 1940 Money Squawks (Short)
Shemp
 1939 Glove Slingers (Short)
Pat Patrick
 1939 Another Thin Man
Wacky (uncredited)
 1939 Behind Prison Gates
Convict Kitchen Worker (uncredited)
 1938 Home on the Rage (Short)
Happy
 1938 Not Guilty Enough (Short)
Andy's Brother-in-Law
 1937 Headin' East
Windy Wylie
 1937 Hollywood Round-Up
Oscar Bush
 1937 Kick Me Again (Short)
Knobby Walsh
 1936 Here's Howe (Short)
Knobby Walsh
 1936 Absorbing Junior (Short)
Henry, the Husband
 1936 While the Cat's Away (Short)
Henry
 1935 Convention Girl
Dan Higgins
 1935 The Officer's Mess (Short)
Gus Doakes
 1935 On the Wagon (Short)
Henry
 1935 Serves You Right (Short)
Johnny Spivens
 1935 Why Pay Rent? (Short)
Henry
 1935 His First Flame (Short)
Smokey Moe
 1934 A Peach of a Pair (Short)
Butler
 1934 Dizzy & Daffy (Short)
Lefty Howard
 1934 So You Won't T-T-T-Talk (Short)
Henry
 1934 Smoked Hams (Short)
Henry Howard
 1934 Daredevil O'Dare (Short)
Butch
 1934 My Mummy's Arms (Short)
Kenneth
 1934 Art Trouble (Short)
Short Painter
 1934 I Scream (Short)
Moran's Henchman
 1934/II Rambling 'Round Radio Row (Short)
Songwriters' Representative (uncredited)
 1934 Corn on the Cop (Short)
Reginald
 1934 Pure Feud (Short)
Clem McCarthy (uncredited)
 1934 Very Close Veins (Short)
Sourdough
 1934 Pugs and Kisses (Short)
Dopey Traynor
 1934 The Knife of the Party (Short)
Shemp Howard (as Shemp Howard and His Stooges)
 1934 Mushrooms (Short)
Thorndike
 1934 The Wrong, Wrong Trail (Short)
Piano Mover (uncredited)
 1934 Henry the Ache (Short)
Artie - One of King Henry's Lackeys
 1934 Howd' Ya Like That? (Short)
Sailor (uncredited)
 1933 Here Comes Flossie! (Short)
Ezry
 1933 In the Dough (Short)
Bug (uncredited)
 1933 Gobs of Fun (Short)
Club patron (uncredited)
 1933 Paul Revere, Jr. (Short)
Attendant (uncredited)
 1933 Close Relations (Short)
One of the Moles
 1933 Salt Water Daffy (Short)
Wilbur the Kleptomaniac
 1919/II Spring Fever (Short)
Not in It
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "A Night in Spain" on Broadway. Musical revue. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 3 Print Biographies | 1 Article | See more »

Official Sites:


Alternate Names:

Shemp | Shemp Howard and His Stooges | The Three Stooges

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

His favorite actors were Richard Arlen, Andy Devine and Horace McMahon. Patsy Kelly was his favorite actress and Fred Allen was his favorite radio comedian. See more »

Trademark:

Homely appearance (as a publicity stunt, he was named the "Ugliest Man in Hollywood"). See more »

Nickname:

The Forgotten Stooge

Star Sign:

Pisces

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Who else likes Shemp? wishkah7
What are the ten best Shemp shorts? jake1988
woulda thunk it? gmzewski
Shemp's solo stuff, etc scokeley67
'For Crimin' Out Loud' mrdrewo
Stooges back on the silver screen in Upstate NY! barubin
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