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, 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). University 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)http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly
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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 industry
Motion picture industry--United States
Motion picture plays
Motion picture actors and actresses
Motion pictures
Actors
Occupation
Performer
Actors
Humorists
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Birth 1890-10-02

Death 1977-08-19

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