|Larry Fine Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 4 in|
|Date of Birth||October 5, 1902|
Larry Fine was an American actor, comedian, violinist, writer, and boxer who is best known for being a member of the popular vaudeville and comedy team the Three Stooges.
Larry Fine, Porcupine
He was born on October 5, 1902.
Larry Fine passed away after a series of strokes at the age of 72 on January 24, 1975, in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States.
Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, California, United States
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Actor, Comedian, Musician, Boxer, Writer
- Father – Joseph Feinberg (Co-owner of a watch-repair and jewelry shop)
- Mother – Fanny Lieberman (Co-owner of a watch-repair and jewelry shop)
- Siblings – Lila Fienberg (Sister), Phillip Fienberg (Brother), Morris Fienberg (Brother)
- Others – Moses Feinberg (Paternal Grandfather), Anna Rosenthal (Paternal Grandmother), Levi/Louis Lieberman (Maternal Grandfather), Esther Sarah Kertsberg (Maternal Grandmother)
5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm
64 kg or 141 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Larry Fine had dated –
- Mabel Fine (1922-1967) – He first met his future wife Mabel Haney in 1922 and the duo later got married in 1926. They were blessed with 2 children – a daughter named Phyllis Fine and a son John Fine. The duo remained together until Mabel’s death on May 30, 1967.
Race / Ethnicity
Larry Fine was of Ashkenazi Jewish descent.
- Very agreeable nature
- Trademark autograph “Sincerely, Larry Fine”
- Short stature
- Devil-may-care personality
- Receding hairline and bushy, unkempt hair
Larry Fine appeared in TV commercials for –
- Simoniz car wax (the 1950s)
- Dickies work clothes (the 1960s)
- Three Stooges T-shirts (1973)
Larry Fine Facts
- When he was a child, he mistook the acid that his father used to test jewelry for its gold content and thought it was a beverage and was about to take a sip when his father knocked the bottle from his hand. However, during the incident, the acid splashed on his forearm resulting in severe damage.
- Larry Fine’s son John passed away in a car accident on November 17, 1961, at the age of 24.
- On March 2, 1974, he gave his last concert appearance at Loara High School in Anaheim, California.
- In honor of their contributions to the motion-pictures industry, The Three Stooges have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1560 Vine Street in Hollywood, dedicated on August 30, 1983.
- Larry Fine was a gambling addict.
- He had appeared in several shows and movies like Fugitive Lovers, The Captain Hates the Sea, Time Out for Rhythm, Swing Parade of 1946, The Three Stooges Go Around the World in a Daze, and The New 3 Stooges.
Featured Image by Columbia Pictures Corp / Disorder in the Court (1936) / Public Domain