Groucho Marx

1890 - 1977

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Julius Henry "Groucho" Marx (; October 2, 1890 – August 19, 1977) was an American comedian, actor, writer, stage, film, radio, television star and vaudeville performer. He is generally considered to have been a master of quick wit and one of America's greatest comedians.He made 13 feature films as a team with his siblings the Marx Brothers, of whom he was the third-born. He also had a successful solo career, primarily on radio and television, most notably as the host of the game show You Bet Your Life.His distinctive appearance, carried over from his days in vaudeville, included quirks such as an exaggerated stooped posture, spectacles, cigar, a thick greasepaint mustache, and eyebrows. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Groucho Marx has received more than 5,070,501 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Groucho Marx is the 451st most popular actor (down from 421st in 2019), the 842nd most popular biography from United States (up from 859th in 2019) and the 233rd 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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Among actors, Groucho Marx ranks 451 out of 10,030Before him are George Gaynes, Raul Julia, Luke Perry, Petr Shelokhonov, Donnie Yen, and Robert Downey Jr.. After him are Edward Norton, Pierre Brice, Pat Morita, Tim Curry, Lana Turner, and Halle Berry.

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Among people born in 1890, Groucho Marx ranks 33Before him are Michael Collins, Victor Lustig, Bohuslav Martinů, Giorgio Morandi, Rachele Mussolini, and Anthony Fokker. After him are Hermann Joseph Muller, Hans-Valentin Hube, Eduard Dietl, Viktor Lutze, Ronald Fisher, and Karl Harrer. Among people deceased in 1977, Groucho Marx ranks 28Before him are Alexander Luria, Clarice Lispector, Ali Shariati, Peter Finch, Andreas Baader, and Princess Charlotte, Duchess of Valentinois. After him are James Jones, Henri-Georges Clouzot, Gudrun Ensslin, Sergey Ilyushin, Naum Gabo, and A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Groucho Marx ranks 842 out of 15,968Before him are Quincy Jones (1933), Norman Rockwell (1894), Jane Addams (1860), Luke Perry (1966), Don Cherry (1936), and Robert Downey Jr. (1965). After him are Edward Norton (1969), Theodore Schultz (1902), Barbara Bush (1925), Leon M. Lederman (1922), Roy J. Glauber (1925), and Pat Morita (1932).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Groucho Marx ranks 233Before him are Jerry Stiller (1927), Robert Knepper (1959), Burgess Meredith (1907), Melanie Griffith (1957), Luke Perry (1966), and Robert Downey Jr. (1965). After him are Edward Norton (1969), Pat Morita (1932), Lana Turner (1921), Halle Berry (1966), Tim Robbins (1958), and Guy Williams (1924).

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