Ted Healy (1896–1937)


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Ted Healy was was born Ernest Lea Nash and grew up as a very good friend of Moses "Moe" and Samuel "Shemp" Horwitz (later Moe and Shemp Howard). In the '20s he changed his name to Ted Healy and got Moe, Shemp, and a violinist named Larry Feinberg (later Larry Fine) to do vaudeville acts with him as his stooges. As the 1930s started, Ted was ... See full bio »

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Mad Love Reagan
(1935)
(1936)
(1933)
Soup to Nuts Ted 'Teddy'
(1930)

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 1938 Love Is a Headache
Jimmy Slattery
 1937 Hollywood Hotel
Fuzzy
 1937 Varsity Show
William Williams
 1937 The Good Old Soak
Al Simmons
 1937 Man of the People
Joe 'The Glut' Dwyer
 1936 Mad Holiday
Mert Morgan
 1936 The Longest Night
Police Sergeant Magee
 1936 Sing, Baby, Sing
Al Craven
 1936 San Francisco
Mat
 1936 Speed
Clarence 'Gadget' Harrigan
 1935 It's in the Air
'Clip' McGurk
 1935 Here Comes the Band
'Happy'
 1935 Mad Love
Reagan
 1935 Murder in the Fleet
Mac O'Neill
 1935 Reckless
Smiley
 1935 The Casino Murder Case
Police Sergeant Ernest Heath
 1935 The Winning Ticket
Eddie Dugan
 1934 Forsaking All Others (scenes deleted)
 1934 The Band Plays On
Joe O'Brien
 1934 Death on the Diamond
'Truck' Hogan
 1934 Paris Interlude
Jimmy
 1934 Operator 13
Dr. Hitchcock
 1934 Hollywood Party
Reporter (uncredited)
 1934 The Big Idea (Short)
Ted Healy, Scenario Company President
 1934 Lazy River
William 'Gabby' Stone
 1934 Fugitive Lovers
Hector Withington, Jr.
 1933 Myrt and Marge
Mullins
 1933 Dancing Lady
Ted Healy's Stooges (as Ted Healy and His Stooges)
 1933 Meet the Baron
Head Janitor and His Stooges
 1933 Plane Nuts (Short)
Ted Healy
 1933 Bombshell
Junior Burns
 1933 Stage Mother
Ralph Martin
 1933 Hello Pop (Short)
Father
 1933 Beer and Pretzels (Short)
Ted Healy
 1933 Stop, Sadie, Stop (Short)
Ted
 1933 Nertsery Rhymes (Short)
Papa
 1930 Soup to Nuts
Ted 'Teddy'
 1926 Wise Guys Prefer Brunettes (Short)
Napolean Fitz
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (final Broadway credit) in "Billy Rose's Crazy Quilt" on Broadway. Musical revue. Material by / produced by / directed by Billy Rose. 44th Street Theatre: 19 May 1931-Jul 1931 (closing date unknown/79 performances). Cast: Phil Baker, Marion Bonnell, Fanny Brice, Lew Brice, Gomez & Winona, Tom Monroe, Ethel Norris, ... See more »

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1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Ted Healy and His Stooges

Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Trivia:

Befriended and worked with Moe Howard years before their "stooge" act in a water comedy show that featured swimmer Annette Kellerman in 1912. The act dissolved after a tragic accident in which a young female swimmer misjudged a dive and broke her neck. See more »

Nickname:

Lee

Star Sign:

Libra

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