Larry Fine Height, Weight, Age, Facts, Biography

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Larry Fine Quick Info
Height 5 ft 4 in
Weight 64 kg
Date of Birth October 5, 1902
Zodiac Sign Libra
Hair Color Auburn

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.

Born Name

Louis Feinberg

Nick Name

Larry Fine, Porcupine

Larry Fine as seen in the 1936 film 'Disorder in the Court'
Larry Fine as seen in the 1936 film ‘Disorder in the Court’ (Columbia Pictures Corp / Disorder in the Court (1936) / Public Domain)

Age

He was born on October 5, 1902.

Died

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.

Resting Place

Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, California, United States

Sun Sign

Libra

Born Place

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Nationality

American

Occupation

Actor, Comedian, Musician, Boxer, Writer

Family

  • 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)

Build

Slim

Genre

Comedy

Instruments

Violin

Labels

Unsigned

From Left to Right - Moe Howard, Shemp Howard, and Larry Fine (The Three Stooges) in a publicity still for 'Sing a Song of Six Pants' in 1947
From Left to Right – Moe Howard, Shemp Howard, and Larry Fine (The Three Stooges) in a publicity still for ‘Sing a Song of Six Pants’ in 1947 (Columbia Pictures / library.c3entertainment.com / Public Domain)

Height

5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm

Weight

64 kg or 141 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Larry Fine had dated –

  1. 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

White

Larry Fine was of Ashkenazi Jewish descent.

Hair Color

Auburn

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Very agreeable nature
  • Trademark autograph “Sincerely, Larry Fine”
  • Short stature
  • Devil-may-care personality
  • Receding hairline and bushy, unkempt hair

Brand Endorsements

Larry Fine appeared in TV commercials for –

  • Simoniz car wax (the 1950s)
  • Dickies work clothes (the 1960s)
  • Three Stooges T-shirts (1973)
Larry Fine seen in a promotional image from 1962
Larry Fine as seen in a promotional image from 1962 (Anonymous / The Three Stooges 1962 / Public Domain)

Larry Fine Facts

  1. 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.
  2. Larry Fine’s son John passed away in a car accident on November 17, 1961, at the age of 24.
  3. On March 2, 1974, he gave his last concert appearance at Loara High School in Anaheim, California.
  4. 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.
  5. Larry Fine was a gambling addict.
  6. He had appeared in several shows and movies like Fugitive LoversThe Captain Hates the SeaTime Out for RhythmSwing Parade of 1946The 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

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