Marx, Groucho, 1890-1977

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1890-10-02
Death 1977-08-19
English

Biographical notes:

Humorist and actor. Real name: Julius Henry Marx.

From the description of Groucho Marx papers, 1930-1967 (bulk 1950-1965). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982543

Biographical Note

  • 1890, Oct. 2: Born Julius Henry Marx, New York, N.Y.
  • 1920: Married Ruth Johnson (divorced 1942)
  • 1924: Appeared in I’ll Say She Is (play)
  • 1925: Appeared in The Cocoanuts (play)
  • 1928: Appeared in Animal Crackers (play)
  • 1929: Appeared in The Cocoanuts (film)
  • 1930: Appeared in Animal Crackers (film)
  • 1933: Appeared in Horse Feathers (film) Appeared in Duck Soup (film)
  • 1935: Appeared in A Night at the Opera (film)
  • 1937: Appeared in A Day at the Races (film)
  • 1945: Married Catherine “Kay” Marvis-Gorcey (divorced 1951)
  • 1946: Appeared in A Night in Casablanca (film)
  • 1947: Appeared in Copacabana (film)
  • 1950 - 1961 : Hosted You Bet Your Life (television series)
  • 1954: Married Eden Hartford (divorced 1969)
  • 1959: Published Groucho and Me. New York: B. Geis Associates
  • 1963: Published Memoirs of a Mangy Lover. New York: B. Geis Associates
  • 1972: Awarded Commandeur des Arts et Lettres, Cannes Film Festival
  • 1974: Awarded special Academy Award for achievements of the Marx Brothers
  • 1977, Aug. 19: Died, Los Angeles, Calif.

From the guide to the Groucho Marx Papers, 1930-1967, (bulk 1950-1965), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Subjects:

  • Motion picture industry
  • Motion picture industry--United States
  • Motion picture plays
  • Motion picture actors and actresses
  • Motion pictures
  • Actors

Occupations:

  • Performer
  • Actors
  • Humorists

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)