Moe Howard

1897 - 1975

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Moses Harry Horwitz (June 19, 1897 – May 4, 1975), known professionally as Moe Howard, was an American actor and comedian, best known as the leader of The Three Stooges, the farce comedy team who starred in motion pictures and television for four decades. That group originally started out as Ted Healy and His Stooges, an act that toured the vaudeville circuit. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Moe Howard has received more than 3,761,931 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Moe Howard is the 2,551st most popular actor (up from 3,016th in 2019), the 4,197th most popular biography from United States (up from 4,896th in 2019) and the 1,245th most popular American Actor.

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  • 19

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  • 1.84

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  • 3.45

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Among actors, Moe Howard ranks 2,551 out of 10,030Before him are Paul Reiser, Yuliya Solntseva, Julianna Margulies, Terry-Thomas, Bernard Farcy, and Patricia Kennedy Lawford. After him are Anthony Zerbe, Marina Sirtis, Troy Donahue, David Rasche, Dean Jagger, and Harry Reems.

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Among people born in 1897, Moe Howard ranks 159Before him are Marion Davies, Henry Cowell, Zhang Guotao, Antonio Riberi, Mikhail Kovalyov, and Manlio Brosio. After him are Karel Lamač, Maximus V of Constantinople, Harald Sæverud, Jimmie Rodgers, Ilya Ilf, and Ardito Desio. Among people deceased in 1975, Moe Howard ranks 120Before him are Gustav von Wangenheim, Andrés Mazali, Ernst Alexanderson, Olga Bergholz, Richard Ratsimandrava, and Friedrich Sämisch. After him are Konstantine Gamsakhurdia, Louis Jordan, Gaston Gallimard, William D. Coolidge, William Phillips, and Joseph Laniel.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Moe Howard ranks 4,197 out of 15,968Before him are Julianna Margulies (1966), Zakk Wylde (1967), Mike Love (1941), John Lurie (1952), Howard Pyle (1853), and Robert Ettinger (1918). After him are Anthony Zerbe (1936), Greg LeMond (1961), Troy Donahue (1936), David Rasche (1944), Anne Tyler (1941), and Harry Hillman (1881).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Moe Howard ranks 1,245Before him are Thomas Jane (1969), Sid Haig (1939), Rosalind Russell (1907), Kristen Bell (1980), Paul Reiser (1957), and Julianna Margulies (1966). After him are Anthony Zerbe (1936), Troy Donahue (1936), David Rasche (1944), Dean Jagger (1903), Harry Reems (1947), and Hank Azaria (1964).

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