Val	CHA	Cost	Roll	Notes
10	STR	0	11-	Lift 100.0kg; 2d6
10	DEX	0	11-	OCV:  3/DCV:  3
12	CON	4	11-
11	BODY	2	11-
7	INT	-3	10-	PER Roll 10-
6	EGO	-8	10-	ECV:  2
9	PRE	-1	11-	PRE Attack:  1 ½d6
8	COM	-1	11-

9	PD	8		Total:  9 PD (2 rPD)
9	ED	8		Total:  9 ED (3 rED)
3	SPD	10		Phases:  4, 8, 12
4	REC	0
24	END	0
22	STUN	0		Total Characteristic Cost:  19

Movement:	Running:	6"/12"
		Leaping:	2"/4"
		Swimming:	2"/4"

Cost	Powers & Skills
	Martial Arts:  Stooge Fu
	Maneuver	OCV	DCV	Damage
4	Martial Disarm	-1	+1	Disarm; 20 STR to Disarm
4	Martial Dodge	--	+5	Dodge, Affects All Attacks, Abort
4	Martial Escape	+0	+0	25 STR vs. Grabs
3	Martial Grab	-1	-1	Grab Two Limbs, 20 STR for holding on

3	Damage Resistance (2 PD/3 ED)

9	Contact:  Hollywood (Contact has access to major institutions, Contact has significant Contacts 
	of his own, Contact limited by identity), Organization Contact (x3) 11-
5	Money:  Well Off
2	Stooge:  Reputation:  Major Comedy Star (A large group) 11-, +1/+1d6

5	Acting 12-
3	Gambling 10-
5	KS: Physical Comedy 14-
3	Oratory 11-
3	Streetwise 11-

Total Powers & Skill Cost:  53
Total Cost:  72

25+	Disadvantages
0	Normal Characteristic Maxima
15	Psychological Limitation:  Chummy (Common; Strong)
10	Psychological Limitation:  Code Vs. Killing (Common; Moderate)
22	Experience Points

Total Disadvantage Points:  72
Shemp Howard

Background: An American comedian best known as a part of the Three Stooges comedy team. Born Samuel Horwitz, he was called "Shemp" because "Sam" came out that way in his mother's thick Litvak accent. He was the older brother of Moe Howard and "third stooge" in the early years of the act. Shemp, like his brothers Moe and Curly, was born in Brownsville, Brooklyn. He was the third of the five Horwitz brothers and of Levite and Lithuanian Jewish ancestry.

Personality: Shemp Howard, like many New York-based performers, found work at the Vitaphone studio in Brooklyn. Originally playing bit roles in Vitaphone's Roscoe Arbuckle comedies, showing off his goofy appearance, he was entrusted with speaking roles and supporting parts almost immediately. Shemp was drafted into the army during World War I. He was discharged after only a few months (he was discovered to be a bed wetter.)

Whatever the situation, no matter how unnerving, Shemp was always a warm, caring, understanding man, though a bit of an introvert at times. Once he was at ease with people, Shemp opened up and the jokes and humorous anecdotes poured forth. Notoriously phobic, his fears included airplanes, automobiles, dogs and water.

Quote: "There's a thousand reasons why I shouldn't drink, but I can't think of one right now."

Appearance: Hair slicked down over loving-cup ears.

Shemp Howard's Hero Designer File

(Character sheet by Jon Burleson.)

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