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Groucho Marx

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Biography

Groucho Marx, c. 1950

Source: Wikipedia

Julius Henry "Groucho" Marx (October 2, 1890 – August 19, 1977) was an American comedian and film and television star. He was known as a master of quick wit and widely considered one of the best comedians of the modern era. His rapid-fire, often impromptu delivery of innuendo-laden patter earned him many admirers and imitators.

Fact file

  • Birth name: Julius Henry Marx
  • Born: October 2, 1890 New York City, New York, U.S.
  • Died: August 19, 1977 (aged 86) West Hollywood, California
  • Medium: Film, television, stage, radio, music
  • Years active: 1905–1976
  • Genres: Wit/Wordplay, Slapstick
  • Influenced: Johnny Carson, Woody Allen, Brendon Small, Milton Berle, Bill Cosby, Ricky Gervais
  • Spouse: Ruth Johnson (m. 1920–42); children: Arthur Marx and Miriam Marx Kay Marvis Gorcey (m. 1945–51); one child: Melinda Marx Eden Hartford (m. 1954–69)
  • Relative(s): Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, Zeppo Marx, Gummo Marx (brothers)

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