A US comedy team, comprising various partners from the early 1930s to 1970. The most popular trio (1934–46) were Moe Howard (born Moses Horwitz) (1897–1975), Curly Howard (Moe’s brother; born Jerome Lester Horwitz) (1903–52), and Larry Fine (born Louis Feinberg) (1902–75). The Stooges' nearly 200 movie shorts include Men in Black (1934), Hold That Lion! (1947), and Quiz Whizz (1958).
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Syllabification: Three Stoog·es
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