Harold Breen was born on January 12, 1909. He first doubled for Shemp in the 1947 short Brideless Groom and appeared in 20 short subjects from 1947 to 1956. He also stood in for Joe DeRita in Snow White and the Three Stooges. He died on September 8, 1963. He was 54 years old. He was also known as either Hurley Breen or "Red" Breen
- In some shorts, Breen can be seen doubling for Shemp.