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Larry Fine is a Actor and Story American born on 5 october 1902 at Philadelphia (USA)

Larry Fine

Larry Fine
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Birth name Louis Feinberg
Nationality USA
Birth 5 october 1902 at Philadelphia (USA)
Death 24 january 1975 (at 72 years) at California (USA)

Louis Feinberg (October 5, 1902 – January 24, 1975), known professionally as Larry Fine, was an American comedian, actor, violinist, and boxer, who is best known as a member of the comedy act the Three Stooges.

Biography

Offstage, Larry was a social butterfly. He liked a good time and surrounded himself with friends. He and his wife, Mabel, loved to party, and every Christmas served lavish midnight meals. Some of his friends called him a "yes man" since he was always so agreeable, no matter what the circumstances.

Larry's devil-may-care personality carried over to the world of finance. He was a terrible businessman and spent his money as soon as he earned it. He had a significant gambling addiction, leading him to gamble away all the money he had on him either at racetracks or high-stakes gin rummy card games. In an interview, Fine even admitted that he often gave money to actors and friends who needed help, and never asked to be repaid. As Joe Besser and director Edward Bernds recall, because of his constant and free spending and gambling, Larry was almost forced into bankruptcy when Columbia stopped filming new Three Stooges films in December 1957.

Because of his profligate ways and Mabel's dislike for housekeeping, Larry and his family lived in hotels—first in the President Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey, where his daughter Phyllis was raised, then the Knickerbocker Hotel in Hollywood. He did not own a house until the late 1940s, when he purchased one in the Los Feliz area of Los Angeles, California.

On May 30, 1967, Mabel died of a sudden heart attack at age 63. Larry was on the road and about to take the stage for a live show at Rocky Point Amusement Park in Warwick, Rhode Island when he heard the news. He immediately flew home to California, leaving the other two stooges to improvise their remaining shows at the park.

Mabel's death came nearly six years after the death of their only son, John, in a car crash on November 17, 1961, at age 24. Their only daughter, Phyllis, died of cancer on April 3, 1989, at 60.

Best films

Men in Black (1934)
(Actor)

Usually with

Moe Howard
Moe Howard
(222 films)
Jules White
Jules White
(146 films)
Curly Howard
Curly Howard
(122 films)
Shemp Howard
Shemp Howard
(80 films)
Felix Adler
Felix Adler
(73 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Larry Fine (223 films)

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Actor

Kook's Tour
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Buddy films
Actors Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Joe DeRita, Emil Sitka
Roles Larry
Rating65% 3.2875453.2875453.2875453.2875453.287545
The Outlaws Is Coming, 1h28
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Western
Themes Buddy films
Actors Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Joe DeRita, Adam West, Nancy Kovack, Mort Mills
Roles Larry
Rating62% 3.1442653.1442653.1442653.1442653.144265
In 1871, Rance Roden (Don Lamond) plans to kill off all the buffalo and thus cause the Indians to riot. After they destroy the U.S. Cavalry (his real enemy), Rance and his gang will take over the West. Meanwhile, a Boston magazine gets wind of the buffalo slaughter and sends editor Kenneth Cabot (Adam West) and his associates (Moe, Larry and Curly Joe) to Casper, Wyoming to investigate. Once there, Ken's shooting skills (secretly aided by sharp shooter Annie Oakley (Nancy Kovack)) earn him the job of town sheriff. Rance has his band of bad guys called in to have the lawmen wiped out, but the Stooges sneak into the gang's hideout while the gang is asleep and glue their firearms to their holsters. When Ken confronts the bad guys, the bad guys decide that a life of justice is better than crime. Meanwhile, Rance and Trigger attempt to sell firearms to the Indians, including an armoured wagon containing a Gatling Gun and cannon in a turret, but the Stooges foil this plan by snapping a picture of them making the sale.
4 for Texas, 2h4
Directed by Robert Aldrich, Oscar Rudolph
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action, Western
Actors Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Anita Ekberg, Ursula Andress, Charles Bronson, Victor Buono
Roles Larry (uncredited)
Rating55% 2.798252.798252.798252.798252.79825
In 1870, a shipment of $100,000 being transported by stagecoach to Galveston, Texas, is the object of a tug-of-war in the desert between Zack Thomas (Frank Sinatra) and Joe Jarrett (Dean Martin), who first must stave off an outlaw band led by Matson (Charles Bronson).
The Three Stooges Go Around the World in a Daze
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films based on science fiction novels, Buddy films
Actors Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Joe DeRita, Joan Freeman, Walter Burke, Peter Forster
Roles Larry (as The Three Stooges)
Rating65% 3.295853.295853.295853.295853.29585
Phileas Fogg III (Jay Sheffield), great-grandson of the original Phileas Fogg, accepts a bet to duplicate his great-grandfather's famous trip around the world in response to a challenge made by Randolph Stuart III, the descendant of the original Fogg's nemesis. Unbeknownst to anyone, however, "Stuart" is the infamous con man Vicker Cavendish (Peter Forster) who made the bet in order to cover up his robbing the bank of England by framing Fogg for the crime.
It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, 2h34
Directed by Stanley Kramer, Carey Loftin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Transport films, Films about automobiles, Road movies, Heist films, Chase films, Gangster films, Escroquerie
Actors Spencer Tracy, Milton Berle, Sid Caesar, Buddy Hackett, Dorothy Provine, Moe Howard
Roles Airport Firemen #2
Rating75% 3.798283.798283.798283.798283.79828
"Smiler" Grogan (Jimmy Durante), wanted by police in a tuna factory robbery fifteen years ago and on the run from the police, careens his 1957 Ford Victoria off twisting, mountainous State Highway 74 near Palm Springs in Southern California and crashes. Five motorists stop to help him - Melville Crump (Sid Caesar), a dentist, Lennie Pike (Jonathan Winters), a furniture mover, Dingy Bell (Mickey Rooney) and Benjy Benjamin (Buddy Hackett), two friends on their way to Las Vegas, and J. Russell Finch (Milton Berle), who owns Pacific Edible Seaweed Company in Fresno. Just before he dies, Grogan tells the five about $350,000 buried in Santa Rosita State Park near the Mexican border under a mysterious "big W".
The Three Stooges in Orbit, 1h27
Directed by Edward Bernds
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Adventure, Comic science fiction
Themes Space adventure films, Comedy science fiction films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Space opera, Buddy films, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Joe DeRita, Emil Sitka, Carol Christensen, Edson Stroll
Roles Larry
Rating59% 2.953142.953142.953142.953142.95314
The Stooges are TV actors who are trying to sell ideas for their animated television show The Three Stooges Scrapbook. Unfortunately, their producer does not like anything. He gives the boys ten days to come up with a gimmick or their show will be canceled. In the meantime the Stooges lose their accommodation when they are caught cooking in their room because Curly-Joe turned up the TV-disguised refrigerator way too loud. The only affordable accommodation that will allow cooking is found in an advertisement in a newspaper. The home belongs to Professor Danforth (Emil Sitka) and it resembles a castle.
The Three Stooges Meet Hercules, 1h29
Directed by Edward Bernds
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Fantasy, Action
Themes Films based on mythology, Time travel films, Films based on Greco-Roman mythology, Buddy films, Films based on Greco-Roman mythology
Actors Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Joe DeRita, Vicki Trickett, Quinn K. Redeker, George N. Neise
Roles Larry
Rating63% 3.1990853.1990853.1990853.1990853.199085
The Stooges work at Dimsal's Drug Store in Ithaca, New York, where they befriend Schuyler Davis (Quinn Redeker), the owner of the shop next door, who is attempting to build a time machine. With the boys' "help", the machine transports the boys, Schuyler and disaffected girlfriend Diane Quigley (Vicki Trickett) back in time to Ithaca in ancient Greece during the reign of the lecherous King Odius (George N. Neise). The King, after defeating and imprisoning Ulysses because the Stooges are believed to be gods, has a yearning for Diane. Realizing they have disrupted the proper course of history, Schuyler and the boys free Ulysses, after which Odius banishes them to the galleys, where Schuyler builds impressive muscles while constantly rowing.
Snow White and the Three Stooges, 1h47
Directed by Walter Lang, Frank Tashlin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Comedy, Musical theatre, Romantic comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Musical, Romance
Themes Musical films, Political films, Buddy films, Children's films, Films about royalty
Actors Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Joe DeRita, Edson Stroll, Patricia Medina, Guy Rolfe
Roles Larry
Rating53% 2.659132.659132.659132.659132.65913
Once upon a time, in the kingdom of Fortunia, a noble king and his lovely young queen lack but one blessing to make their joy complete. The queen gives birth to a daughter named Snow White, but dies soon after. The king mourns her, but in time, he remarries because of the pleading of his people. His new Queen is a beautiful, but evil woman who soon becomes jealous of Snow White's beauty.
Stop! Look! and Laugh
Directed by Jules White
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Buddy films
Actors Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Paul Winchell, Vernon Dent
Roles Larry
Rating59% 2.9578852.9578852.9578852.9578852.957885
Paul Winchell plays a father to Jerry Mahoney who is avoiding going to school at all costs where he is failing his subjects. Mahoney's tricks range from painting the window black to sleep in, continually falling asleep, and pretending to be sick by painting spots on his face and heating a thermometer with a match to give him a temperature reading of 264F to stay home. Winchell relates stories that segue into scenes from Three Stooges short subjects with the film concluding with a loud party that is footage from Half-Wits Holiday. As Winchell enters the home to complain of the noise he is hit with one of the pies in that sequence's pie fight.
Triple Crossed
Directed by Jules White
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Buddy films
Actors Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Joe Besser, Angela Stevens, Mary Ainslee, Diana Darrin
Roles Larry
Rating53% 2.6816652.6816652.6816652.6816652.681665
Larry is a womanizer who is having an affair with Moe's wife Belle (Mary Ainslee). At the same time, he is also making eyes at Joe's fiancee, Millie (Angela Stevens). However, Moe tracks down the conniving Larry at his pet shop, and gives him the works before Larry calms him down. Realizing he needs to cover his tracks, Larry looks for a "fall guy" in the form of Joe. Larry then gets Joe a job as an underwear salesman and the first place he goes is Moe's home.
Have Rocket, Will Travel
Directed by David Lowell Rich
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Comic science fiction
Themes Comedy science fiction films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Buddy films, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Joe DeRita, Anna-Lisa, Robert Colbert, Jerome Cowan
Roles Larry
Rating59% 2.951862.951862.951862.951862.95186
The Stooges are janitors working at a space center who accidentally blast off to Venus. They encounter a talking unicorn, a giant fire breathing tarantula, and an alien computer who has destroyed all human life on the planet and creates three evil duplicates of the Stooges. When the boys return home triumphant, they are given a hero's welcome.
Sappy Bull Fighters
Directed by Jules White
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about animals, Sports films, Bullfighting films, Buddy films
Actors Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Joe Besser, Greta Thyssen, George J. Lewis, Joe Palma
Roles Larry
Rating51% 2.580592.580592.580592.580592.58059
The Stooges are vaudeville entertainers who trek to Mexico to perform their gag bullfight shtick, with Joe as the brave matador, and Moe and Larry dressed in a bull costume. Unfortunately, their gig is cancelled once they arrive. According to the trio, the manager fired them after they refused to do 10 additional shows for free. With no money to return home the stooges are stranded. Feeling bad for them, attractive señorita Greta (Greta Thyssen) gets the boys a gig at the local bull ring. However, when she leaves Greta mistakenly takes the trio's suitcase instead of hers. They go to retrieve it, however, while there Joe becomes attracted to Greta and begins to kiss her, initially unbeknownst to him, her husband José (George J. Lewis)sees this and becomes jealous, he orders them out and threatens them if he ever sees them again. The stooges leave but realize they again have the wrong suitcase forcing them to return and hide from a sleeping José, José awakens and chases the stooges but they escape with their correct suitcase.
Fifi Blows Her Top
Directed by Jules White
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Buddy films
Actors Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Joe Besser, Philip Van Zandt, Joe Palma, Harriette Tarler
Roles Larry Fine
Rating62% 3.148663.148663.148663.148663.14866
The Stooges reminisce about their wartime romances in Europe. After they finish their tales, they discover that Joe's girl Fifi (Vanda Dupre), whom he left behind in Paris, has moved in next door. The only problem is that she is now married to a very evil jealous and unappreciative husband (Philip Van Zandt).