While The Three Stooges from the 1930-40's are widely known it is often not realized there was originally a fourth, Ted Healy, who started it all. Read here the fascinating story of the Irish ancestried Ted Healy who for a time in the 1920's was the highest paid American Vaudevillian performer making $8500 a week. (A lot of money in those days. Hey, I'd still take it! )


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Ted Healy (far right) With Three Accomplices (Circa 1925)