Marx, Groucho, 1890-1977

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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)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Marx, Groucho, 1890-1977. Papers, 1928-1971. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn John Mason Brown papers, 1922-1967. Houghton Library
referencedIn Kaufman, George S. (George Simon), 1889-1961. Papers, 1918-1958. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Perelman, S. J. (Sidney Joseph), 1904-1979. Monkey Business : motion picture script, 1931, August 14. Brown University Archives, John Hay Library
referencedIn Ogden Nash Collection TXRC98-A1., 1882-1969, (bulk 1928-1969) Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Bernard Augustine De Voto Papers, 1918-1955 (inclusive), 1944-1951 (bulk) Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Rose, David, 1910-2006. David Rose papers, 1970s-1990s. University of Southern California, USC Libraries
creatorOf Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979. Collection of musicals and interviews [sound recording], 1926-1980. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Kerr, Walter F., 1913-1966. Walter and Jean Kerr papers, circa 1920-1993. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Marx, Groucho, 1890-1977. Groucho Marx papers, 1930-1967 (bulk 1950-1965). Library of Congress
creatorOf Allen, Fred, 1894-1956. Mail call, radio program [sound recording]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Kaufman, George S. (George Simon), 1889-1961. Papers, [microform] 1918-1958. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Nash, Ogden, 1902-1971. Ogden Nash Collection, 1882-1969 (bulk 1928-1969). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Groucho Marx Papers, 1930-1967, (bulk 1950-1965) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Morrie Ryskind papers, 1911-1985 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Buchwald, Art. Art Buchwald papers, 1952-1990. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Rosenberg, Manuel, 1897-1967. Drawings & Sketches, ca.1920-1950. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Charlton, Richard. Sombrero Playhouse papers, 1961-1964. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Debenham, Warren. The Warren Debenham Comedy Sound Collection 1955-2006 Emerson College, Iwasaki LIbrary
referencedIn Evans, Bergen, 1904-1978. Bergan Evans Papers, 1921-1978. Northwestern University
referencedIn George S. Kaufman papers, [microform], 1918-1958 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Morrie Ryskind papers, 1911-1985 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn David Rose papers, 1970s-1990s USC Libraries Special Collections
referencedIn De Voto, Bernard Augustine, 1897-1955. Bernard De Voto papers, 1918-1955 (bulk 1944-1951). Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Richard Rodgers collection of musicals and interviews [sound recording], 1926-1980 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
referencedIn Rollin, Betty. Papers, 1958-1987. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Sombrero Playhouse papers, 1961-1964 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings [sound recording], 1940-1968 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
referencedIn Abe Burrows collection of sound recordings [sound recording] The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
referencedIn Freedman, Hy. Papers, 1945-1978 (bulk 1945-1963). Univerisity of Wyoming. American Heritage Center.
referencedIn Attwood, William, 1919-. Papers, 1940-1987. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Film mss., 1933-1986 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
correspondedWith Ace, Goodman person
correspondedWith Allen, Fred, 1894-1956 person
associatedWith Attwood, William, 1919- person
correspondedWith Blake, George, 1917-1955 person
correspondedWith Brown, John Mason, 1900-1969 person
associatedWith Buchwald, Art. person
associatedWith Burrows, Abe, 1910-1985 person
correspondedWith Cavett, Dick person
associatedWith Charlton, Richard person
associatedWith Charlton, Richard. person
associatedWith Debenham, Warren. person
associatedWith De Voto, Bernard Augustine, 1897-1955. person
correspondedWith Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965 person
associatedWith Evans, Bergen, 1904-1978 person
associatedWith Freedman, Hy. person
associatedWith Kaufman, George S. (George Simon), 1889-1961. person
associatedWith Kerr, Walter F., 1913-1966. person
correspondedWith Lewis, Jerry, 1926- person
associatedWith Nash, Ogden, 1902-1971 person
associatedWith Perelman, S. J. (Sidney Joseph), 1904-1979. person
associatedWith Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979. person
associatedWith Rollin, Betty. person
associatedWith Rose, David, 1910-2006. person
associatedWith Rosenberg, Manuel, 1897-1967. person
associatedWith Ryskind, Morrie, 1895-1985 person
associatedWith Salinger, Samuel. person
correspondedWith Sheekman, Arthur, 1901-1978 person
correspondedWith Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 person
correspondedWith White, E. B. (Elwyn Brooks), 1899-1985 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
United States
Subject
Motion picture actors and actresses
Motion picture industry
Motion picture industry
Motion picture plays
Motion pictures
Actors
Occupation
Humorists
Performer
Actors
Activity

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Birth 1890-10-02

Death 1977-08-19

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