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Groucho Marx

1890 - 1977

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Julius Henry "Groucho" Marx (; October 2, 1890 – August 19, 1977) was an American comedian, actor, writer, singer, 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; he was the third-born of the brothers. 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, and a thick greasepaint mustache and eyebrows. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Groucho Marx has received more than 6,109,520 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 56 in 2019). Groucho Marx is the 411th most popular actor (up from 451st in 2019), the 778th most popular biography from United States (up from 841st in 2019) and the 209th 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 411 out of 9,996Before him are Lana Turner, Alfred Molina, Richard Crenna, Tobey Maguire, Emmanuelle Riva, and George Gaynes. After him are Jada Pinkett Smith, Bob Hoskins, Jean Simmons, Laurence Fishburne, Charlie Sheen, and Lee Marvin.

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Among people born in 1890, Groucho Marx ranks 32Before him are Victor Lustig, Maria Goretti, Franz Werfel, Fanny Kaplan, Michael Collins, and Hermann Joseph Muller. After him are Bohuslav Martinů, Rachele Mussolini, Karl Harrer, Elsa Schiaparelli, Hans-Valentin Hube, and Eduard Dietl. Among people deceased in 1977, Groucho Marx ranks 25Before him are Francis Gary Powers, Howard Hawks, Princess Charlotte, Duchess of Valentinois, Bing Crosby, Clarice Lispector, and Alexander Luria. After him are Andreas Baader, Edgar Adrian, Clementine Churchill, Lee Miller, Ali Shariati, and Henri-Georges Clouzot.

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Among people born in United States, Groucho Marx ranks 778 out of 18,182Before him are Richard Crenna (1926), Edward Mills Purcell (1912), Tobey Maguire (1975), Quincy Jones (1933), Neal Cassady (1926), and Ray Manzarek (1939). After him are Martin Seligman (1942), Jada Pinkett Smith (1971), Dashiell Hammett (1894), Wendell Meredith Stanley (1904), Linda B. Buck (1947), and Frederick Chapman Robbins (1916).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Groucho Marx ranks 209Before him are Richard Dean Anderson (1950), John Cassavetes (1929), Anne Baxter (1923), Lana Turner (1921), Richard Crenna (1926), and Tobey Maguire (1975). After him are Jada Pinkett Smith (1971), Laurence Fishburne (1961), Charlie Sheen (1965), Lee Marvin (1924), Danny Glover (1946), and John Belushi (1949).

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