Groucho Marx Biography (1890-1977)



Original name, Julius Henry Marx; born October 2, 1890 (some sources say 1895), in New York, NY; died of pneumonia, August 19, 1977, in Los Angeles, CA; son of Simon (an actor, tailor, and cook; also known as Sam and Frenchie) andMiene (a manager and director; maiden name, Schoenberg; also known as MinniePalmer) Marx; brother of Chico, Harpo, Gummo, and Zeppo Marx (all actors andcomedians); married Ruth Johnson, 1920 (divorced, 1942); married Kay Marvis Gorcy, 1945 (divorced, 1951); married Eden Hartford, July 17, 1954 (divorced,December, 1969); children: (first marriage) Arthur, Melinda; (second marriage) Miriam.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Birth Details
October 2, 1890
New York City, New York, United States
Death Details
August 19, 1977
Los Angeles, California, United States

Famous Works

Further Reference

Books:



User Contributions:

Comment about this article, ask questions, or add new information about this topic:

CAPTCHA