Shemp Howard

Shemp Howard bio

Birth Name: Samuel Horwitz

Occupation: Movie Actor

Place Of Birth: New York City, NY

Date Of Birth: March 11, 1895

Date Of Death: November 22, 1955

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Shemp Howard was born on the 11th of March, 1895. He was best known for being a Movie Actor. Actor best known for his performances with Larry Fine and his brother Moe Howard as a member of the Three Stooges. He left the Stooges in the early 1930s but rejoined in the late ’40s.

Shemp Howard was born in New York City, NY. He and Moe began their comedy career in blackface, as characters in a sketch they called “Howard and Howard—A Study In Black.” After he quit the Three Stooges, he was replaced by his brother Curly. He then rejoined after Curly suffered a stroke in 1946.

Shemp Howard was a Pisces and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Shemp Howard was born in 1890s.

Samuel Horwitz is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Shemp’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Shemp Howard’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Shemp Howard’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Shemp Howard kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Shemp Howard was born in the Year of the Goat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Samuel Horwitz
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Shemp Howard was a Pisces. People of this zodiac sign like romance, to sleep, spiritual themes and dislike the know-it-all, to be criticized, and cruelty of any kind. The strengths of this sign are being compassionate, artistic, gentle, wise, while weaknesses can be to be fearful, overly trusting and desire to escape reality. The greatest overall compatibility with Pieces is Virgo and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Shemp Howard was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign enjoy being alone with their thoughts. They're creative thinkers, economic, cautitous and appreciate the arts, they can also be indecisive.

Ruling Planet: Shemp Howard had a ruling planet of Neptune and has a ruling planet of Neptune. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Shemp Howard’s birth sign is Pisces and he had a ruling planet of Neptune.

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