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Larry Fine

Posted in Forest Lawn Glendale with tags , on April 8, 2013 by Cade

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October 5, 1902 – January 24, 1975

Louis Feinberg – known to the world as Larry Fine – was a vaudeville and film entertainer who was a member of the classic comedy team, The Three Stooges. Larry was asked by creator Ted Healy to join brothers Moe and Shemp Howard1 in their stage act. He said ‘yes’ and the rest was history.

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Moe Howard

Posted in Hillside Memorial Park with tags , on February 26, 2013 by Cade

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June 19, 1897 – May 4, 1975

Larry, Moe and Curly.

Three names that almost anyone should recognize. The Three Stooges were a huge box office draw for more than 40 years.  Their manic slapstick was the stuff of male adolescent fantasy.  They eye-gouged and “wub-wub-wub”ed into the American pop-culture landscape and became a permanent fixture…even decades after all of them left us.  At the, and I use this term very loosely, grounded center of the trio, was always Moe (born Moses Horowitz.)  He was the “brains.” He was the leader, his trademark bowl haircut always jostling with every cartoonish reaction to his compatriots.

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