Joe DeRita

Joe DeRita
1909 - 1993

Joe DeRita  American Actor


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Joe DeRita was previously married to Jean Sullivan-Derita and Bonnie Brooks-Derita.

Joe DeRita was in a relationship with Jean Sullivan (1966).


American Actor Joe DeRita was born Joseph Wardell on 12th July, 1909 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA and passed away on 3rd Jul 1993 Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA aged 83. He is most remembered for Last of The Three Stooges. His zodiac sign is Cancer.

Joe DeRita is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and American voice actors.


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Dating1 55 years, 3 months - -
Married2 29 years 28 years 27 years
Total3 55 years, 3 months 37 years, 1 month 27 years


First Name Joe
Last Name DeRita
Full Name at Birth Joseph Wardell
Alternative Name Curly-Joe DeRita, Curly Joe
Age 83 (age at death) years
Birthday 12th July, 1909
Birthplace Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died 3rd July, 1993
Place of Death Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Pneumonia
Buried Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery
Height 5' 4" (163 cm)
Build Large
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Last of The Three Stooges
Year(s) Active 1920–1975
Official Websites
Friend Larry Fine, Moe Howard

Joseph Wardell (July 12, 1909 – July 3, 1993), known professionally as Joe DeRita, was an American actor and comedian, who is best known for his stint as a member of The Three Stooges in the persona of "Curly-Joe."

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Joe DeRita83 CancerActor
Jean Sullivan79 GeminiActress
Jean Sullivan-Derita-
Bonnie Brooks-Derita-


Blazing Stewardesses1975Curly Joe (rehearsed only) (as The Three Stooges)Movie
Kook's Tour1970Curly-Joe (as The Three Stooges)Movie
Star Spangled Salesman1968Curly Joe (as The Three Stooges)Short Film
Off to See the Wizard1967Three Men in a TubTV Show
The Outlaws Is Coming1965Curly-Joe (as The Three Stooges)Movie
The New 3 Stooges1965Curly Joe, Curly-Joe, Tinker JoeTV Show
Danny Thomas Meets the Comics1965Curly-JoeTV Movie
4 for Texas1963Curly-Joe (uncredited)Movie
It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World1963Fireman (uncredited)Movie
The Three Stooges Go Around the World in a Daze1963Curly-Joe (as The Three Stooges)Movie
The Three Stooges Scrapbook1963Curly JoeShort Film
The Three Stooges in Orbit1962Curly-Joe (as The Three Stooges)Movie
The Three Stooges Meet Hercules1962Curly JoeMovie
Snow White and the Three Stooges1961Curly-Joe (as The Three Stooges)Movie
Have Rocket -- Will Travel1959Curly-Joe (as The Three Stooges)Movie
The Bravados1958Mr. Simms (uncredited)Movie
Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse1958Man at BarTV Show
Bachelor Father1957Arthur FletcherTV Show
I Married Joan1952WaiterTV Show
The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet1952Man with LollipopTV Show
The Ed Sullivan Show1948Curly Joe, Curly-JoeTV Show
Coroner Creek1948Jack - Bartender (uncredited)Movie
Jitter Bughouse1948JoeShort Film
The Good Bad Egg1947Joe PriggleShort Film
Wedlock Deadlock1947EddieShort Film
High School Hero1946TinyMovie
People Are Funny1946Mr. Hinkley (uncredited)Movie
The French Key1946Detective FoxMovie
Slappily Married1946Joe BatesShort Film
The Sailor Takes a Wife1945Waiter (uncredited)Movie
The Doughgirls1944The Stranger (uncredited)Movie
Thank Your Lucky Stars1943Meek Man (uncredited)Movie
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