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Groucho Marx
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Marx in Copacabana (1947)
Birth name Julius Henry Marx
Born (1890-10-02)October 2, 1890
New York City, U.S.
Died August 19, 1977(1977-08-19) (aged 86)
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center,
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Medium Film, television, stage, radio, music
Years active 1905–1976
Genres
Spouse
  • Ruth Johnson
    (m. 1920; div. 1942)
  • Kay Marvis Gorcey
    (m. 1945; div. 1951)
  • Eden Hartford
    (m. 1954; div. 1969)
Children
  • Arthur Marx
  • Miriam Marx
  • Melinda Marx
Parent(s)
  • Sam "Frenchie" Marx
  • Minnie Schönberg
Relative(s)
  • Chico Marx (brother)
  • Harpo Marx (brother)
  • Gummo Marx (brother)
  • Zeppo Marx (brother)
  • Al Shean (maternal uncle)
Marx Brothers 1948
The Marx Brothers

Julius Henry Marx or Groucho Marx (October 2, 1890August 19, 1977), was a famous American comedian. He was best known for work with his siblings in The Marx Brothers and then later on his own. He is best known for playing a fast-talking "wise guy" with bushy eyebrows, glasses, moustache, and a cigar.

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