on stage, died at Verdugo Hills Hospital. The cause of death was not
For years, Garner was a stand-in for Shemp Howard in the live
theater performances after joining the Three Stooges in 1930. He hit
the road in 1974 to perform a touring, musical comedy act as one of
the Stooges, and at the same time he performed as the resident
comedian on television's "The Bobby Vinton Show."
Garner worked with Bob Hope in vaudeville and was a frequent guest
on NBC's "Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theater."
Garner also appeared in films like "For Those Who Think Young" in
1964, "Last of the Red Hot Lovers" in 1972 and "Stoogemania" in 1986.
Garner had lived in Glendale for a year, and celebrated his 95th
birthday July 31 at Jax Bar and Grill on Brand Boulevard.