Groucho Marx

1890 - 1977

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Julius Henry "Groucho" Marx (; October 2, 1890 – August 19, 1977) was an American comedian, actor, writer, and singer who performed in films and vaudeville on television, radio, and the stage. He was a master of quick wit and is considered one of America's greatest comedians. He made 13 feature films as a team with his brothers, who performed under the name the Marx Brothers, of whom he was the third born. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Groucho Marx has received more than 6,887,818 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). Groucho Marx is the 578th most popular actor (down from 410th in 2019), the 1,056th most popular biography from United States (down from 778th in 2019) and the 282nd most popular American Actor.

Groucho Marx is most famous for his wit and humor in his movies, such as Duck Soup and A Night at the Opera.

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  • 6.9M

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  • 62.31

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  • 60

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  • 3.25

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  • 5.68

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Groucho Marx ranks 578 out of 13,578Before him are Lance Henriksen, La Belle Otero, Oliver Reed, Cantinflas, Gary Sinise, and Ed O'Neill. After him are Maurice Ronet, Milena Dravić, Emma, Lady Hamilton, Luise Rainer, Michael Chekhov, and Claude Jade.

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Among people born in 1890, Groucho Marx ranks 39Before him are Rachele Mussolini, Eduard Dietl, Hans-Valentin Hube, Jaroslav Heyrovský, Elsa Schiaparelli, and Anthony Fokker. After him are Beniamino Gigli, Ronald Fisher, Nikolai Trubetzkoy, Jacques Ibert, Vannevar Bush, and Habibullāh Kalakāni. Among people deceased in 1977, Groucho Marx ranks 31Before him are Bing Crosby, Alexander Luria, Henri-Georges Clouzot, Edgar Adrian, Peter Finch, and Gudrun Ensslin. After him are Sergey Ilyushin, James Jones, Abdel Halim Hafez, Ali Shariati, Clementine Churchill, and Steve Biko.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Groucho Marx ranks 1,056 out of 20,380Before him are Chester Bennington (1976), Thomas Pynchon (1937), Edward Norton Lorenz (1917), Gary Sinise (1955), Ed O'Neill (1946), and Jack Kirby (1917). After him are Frank B. Kellogg (1856), Joyce Carol Oates (1938), Alicia Keys (1981), Nellie Bly (1864), James Jones (1921), and John Hasbrouck Van Vleck (1899).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Groucho Marx ranks 282Before him are Lillian Gish (1893), Laurence Fishburne (1961), Buck Henry (1930), Lance Henriksen (1940), Gary Sinise (1955), and Ed O'Neill (1946). After him are Michelle Phillips (1944), Steve Carell (1962), Brian Dennehy (1938), David Caruso (1956), John Heard (1946), and Piper Laurie (1932).

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