Joe DeRita

Joe DeRita

actor, soundtrack

Joe DeRita was born on Jul 12, 1909 in USA. Joe DeRita's big-screen debut came with Thank Your Lucky Stars directed by David Butler in 1943, strarring Meek Man (uncredited). Joe DeRita is known for It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World directed by Stanley Kramer, Spencer Tracy stars as Capt. T. G. Culpepper and Milton Berle as J. Russell Finch. The upcoming new movie Joe DeRita plays is Blazing Stewardesses which will be released on Jun 01, 1975.

Born into a show business family, DeRita began performing at the age of 7. He played the Burlesque circuit until 1942 when he went to headline in California stage shows. He toured with Randolph Scott and Bing Crosby for the USO during World War II. Joe made his film debut in "The Doughgirls" (1944) and continued to perform in films, radio, and television before joining the Three Stooges in 1958. When Moe Howard's death ended the comedy team in 1975, DeRita retired.

  • Birthday

    Jul 12, 1909
  • Place of Birth

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Known For

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