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Groucho Marx

Groucho MarxAKA Julius Henry Marx

Born: 2-Oct-1890
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 19-Aug-1977
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA
Cause of death: Pneumonia
Remains: Cremated, Eden Memorial Park, San Fernando, CA

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Comic, Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: You Bet Your Life

Father: Samuel Marx (b. 1861, d. 10-May-1933)
Mother: Minnie Schoenberg Marx (d. 1929 stroke)
Brother: Harpo Marx (actor)
Brother: Chico Marx (actor)
Brother: Gummo Marx (actor)
Brother: Zeppo Marx (actor)
Wife: Ruth Johnson (m. 4-Feb-1920, div. 15-Jul-1942, one son, one daughter)
Son: Arthur Marx (comedy writer, b. 21-Jul-1921, d. 14-Apr-2011)
Daughter: Miriam Marx
Wife: Katherine Marvis Gorcey (m. 24-Feb-1945, div. 12-May-1951, one daughter)
Daughter: Melinda Marx (b. 14-Aug-1946)
Wife: Eden Hartford (m. 17-Jul-1954, div. 4-Dec-1969)

    Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
    Hollywood Anti-Nazi League
    Oscar (honorary) 1974
    Emmy 1951 Most Outstanding Personality
    Radio Hall of Fame
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 6821 Hollywood Blvd.
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 1751 Vine St. (television)
    Endorsement of Blatz Beer
    Endorsement of Thomas A. Edison Inc Edison Voicewriter
    Endorsement of General Electric GE Aluminized Tube, Lamps,
    Endorsement of Kellogg Sugar Frosted Flakes
    Endorsement of Skippy Peanut Butter
    Marx Brothers
    Stroke
    Jewish Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Insomnia, Smoking, Gonorrhea

    TELEVISION
    You Bet Your Life Host (1950-61)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Skidoo (2-Dec-1968)
    The Story of Mankind (8-Nov-1957) · Peter Minuit
    A Girl in Every Port (13-Feb-1952)
    Double Dynamite (25-Dec-1951) · Emile J. Keck
    Mr. Music (8-Dec-1950) · Himself
    Love Happy (12-Oct-1949) · Det. Sam Grunion
    Copacabana (1-Nov-1947) · Lionel Q. Deveraux
    A Night in Casablanca (10-May-1946) · Kornblow
    The Big Store (20-Jun-1941)
    Go West (6-Dec-1940) · S. Quentin Quale
    At the Circus (20-Oct-1939) · Attorney Loophole
    Room Service (30-Sep-1938) · Gordon Miller
    A Day at the Races (11-Jun-1937) · Dr. Hackenbush
    A Night at the Opera (15-Nov-1935) · Otis B. Driftwood
    Duck Soup (17-Nov-1933) · Rufus T. Firefly
    Horse Feathers (10-Aug-1932) · Prof. Wagstaff
    Monkey Business (19-Sep-1931) · Groucho
    Animal Crackers (28-Aug-1930) · Capt. Jeffrey T. Spaulding
    The Cocoanuts (3-May-1929)

Appears on the cover of:
Newsweek, 15-May-1950, DETAILS: Groucho Marx - A Sharp Knife in Stale Cake
Quick Magazine, 22-May-1950, DETAILS: Groucho Marx - He Loves to Fool People

Appears in articles:
Playboy, Mar-1974, DETAILS: Groucho Marx in His Eighties


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