Biography

Julius Henry "Groucho" Marx (October 2, 1890 – August 19, 1977) was an American comedian and film star famed as a master of wit. His rapid-fire delivery of innuendo-laden patter earned him many admirers.He made 13 feature films with his siblings the Marx Brothers, of whom he was the third-born. He also had a successful solo career, most notably as the host of the radio and television game show You Bet Your Life. His distinctive appearance, carried over from his days in vaudeville, included quirks such as an exaggerated stooped posture, glasses, cigars, and a thick greasepaint mustache and eyebrows.

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Julius Henry "Groucho" Marx (October 2, 1890 – August 19, 1977) was an American comedian and film star famed as a master of wit. His rapid-fire delivery of innuendo-laden patter earned him many admirers.He made 13 feature films with his siblings the Marx Brothers, of whom he was the third-born. He also had a successful solo career, most notably as the host of the radio and television game show You Bet Your Life. His distinctive appearance, carried over from his days in vaudeville, included quirks such as an exaggerated stooped posture, glasses, cigars, and a thick greasepaint mustache and eyebrows.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Groucho Marx, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 51

Birthday 1890-10-02

Day of Death 1977-08-19

Place of Birth New York City, New York, USA

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Also Known As

  • Граучо Маркс

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Humor Risk
2018 Game Changers as Himself (Archive Footage)
2003 Inside the Marx Brothers as Himself (archive footage)
1993 The Unknown Marx Brothers as Himself (archive footage)
1983 Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage as Himself (archive footage)
1982 The Marx Brothers in a Nutshell as Himself
1976 That's Entertainment, Part II as (archive footage)
1976 Joys
1975 Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? as (archive footage)
1970 The Mad, Mad, Mad Comedians as Himself (voice)
1968 Skidoo as God
1966 Birds Do It as Man Looking Through Window At Melvin Flying
1965 I Dream of Jeannie (1 episode)
1963 Hollywood Without Make-Up
1957 The Story of Mankind as Peter Minuit
1957 Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? as George Schmidlap (uncredited)
1956 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (1 episode)
1956 The Steve Allen Show (1 episode)
1953 General Electric Theater (3 episodes)
1952 This Is Your Life (1 episode)
1952 A Girl in Every Port as Benjamin Franklin 'Benny' Linn
1951 Double Dynamite as Emile J. Keck
1950 Mr. Music as Himself
1950 The Colgate Comedy Hour (1 episode)
1949 Love Happy as Detective Sam Grunion
1947 You Bet Your Life (44 episodes) as Host
1947 Copacabana as Lionel Q. Deveraux
1947 The Tony Awards (1 episode) as Presenter
1946 A Night in Casablanca as Ronald Kornblow
1941 The Big Store as Wolf J. Flywheel
1940 Go West as S. Quentin Quale
1940 Hollywood: Style Center of the World as Himself
1940 The Miracle of Sound
1939 At the Circus as Attorney J. Cheever Loophole
1939 From the Ends of the Earth as himself
1938 Room Service as Gordon Miller
1937 Sunday Night at the Trocadero as Self
1937 A Day at the Races as Dr. Hugo Z. Hackenbush
1936 Yours for the Asking as Sunbather
1935 A Night at the Opera as Otis B. Driftwood
1933 Duck Soup as Rufus T. Firefly
1932 Horse Feathers as Prof. Quincy Adams Wagstaff
1931 Monkey Business as Groucho
1931 The House That Shadows Built as Caesar's Ghost
1931 I'll Say She Is as Caesar's Ghost
1930 Animal Crackers as Captain Jeffrey T. Spaulding
1929 The Cocoanuts as Hammer

Writing

1973 29/73 Ready-Made Writer
1949 The Life of Riley Story
1937 The King and the Chorus Girl Writer

Production

Humor Risk Producer

Directing

1933 Groucho Marx's Home Movies Director

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