Groucho Marx

Comedian Groucho Marx Full Name: Groucho Marx [Julius Henry Marx]
Nationality: American

Profession: Comedian
Why Famous: Third-born of the Marx brothers, Groucho was a master of quick wit. His rapid-fire, often impromptu delivery of innuendo-laden patter earned him many admirers and imitators.

Born: October 2, 1890
Star Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

Died: August 19, 1977 (aged 86)
Cause of Death: Pneumonia

Married Life

  • 1945-07-21 Master of quick wit and widely considered one of the best comedians of the modern era Groucho Marx (54) weds Kay Marvis
  • 1954-07-17 Master of quick wit and widely considered one of the best comedians of the modern era Groucho Marx (63) weds actress Eden Hartford (24)

Historical Events in the Life of Groucho Marx

  • 1932-11-28 Groucho Marx performs on radio for the first time
  • 1943-03-27 Blue Ribbon Town (with Groucho Marx) 1st heard on CBS Radio
  • 1947-10-27 "You Bet Your Life" with Groucho Marx premieres on ABC radio

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