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actor

Willie Howard, German actor.

Background

Howard, Willie was born on April 13, 1886 in Neustadt, Germany. Son of Leopold and Pauline (Levkowitz).

Education

Brought to the United States, 1886. Educated Public school, New York City.

Career

Began as boy soprano at age of 12. Water boy at Proctor’s. Sang with Anna Held in The Little Duchess.

Appeared in vaudeville act known as Messenger Boys Trio. With brother Eugene, played as The Howard Brothers at Winter Garden, New York City. Appeared in George Whites Scandals, Ziegfield Follies.

Starred in Sky High, Girl Crazy. Crazy with the Heat; appeared in Priorities of 1942, New York City, 1942. Starred in Along Fifth Avenue.

Connections

Married Emily Miles, February 15, 1920 (died October 28, 1947).

father:
Leopold .

mother:
Pauline (Levkowitz).

spouse:
Emily Miles