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Groucho Marx
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Comedian
    (October 2, 1890-August 19, 1977)
    Birth Name is Julius Henry Marx
    Appeared in: 'Coconuts (1929),' 'Animal Crackers (1930),' 'Monkey Business (1931),' 'Horse Feathers (1932),' 'Duck Soup (1933),' 'Night at the Opera (1935),' 'Room Service (1938),' 'At the Circus (1939),' 'Go West (1940),' 'Night in Casablanca (1946)' and 'Double Dynamite (1951)'
    Host of 'You Bet Your Life' and 'Tell It to Groucho'
    Leader of the Marx Brothers
    He smoked cigars.
    He was married and divorced three times.
    When talking about Margaret Dumont, the actress who frequently played the inept dowager who acted as a punching bag for Groucho's verbal insults, he claimed the secret to their chemistry is that she never understood what he was saying.
    He suffered from insomnia, which he claimed was due to a financial loss in the stock market. When he suffered from insomnia, he used to call people up in the middle of the night and insult them.
    The FBI had a file on him after he made some jokes about Communism.
    His one-liners were usually double entendre, but Groucho never used profanity in any of his performances, and said he never wanted to be known as a dirty comic.
    A famous gag toy was modeled after his face - the dark black glasses with big orange nose and mustache 'disguise' toy.
    He is best known for playing characters who were wisecracking sharpies who always sported a cigar, a mustache made of dark greasepaint and walked with a half crouch.
    He died three days after Elvis Presley. Unfortunately, due to the furor over Elvis' death, the media paid little attention to the passing of this comic genius.
    Credit: Cosmic Princess
    Some Groucho Quotes:
    'He was a master of asking the obvious questions like who is buried in Grant's Tomb and What color was George Washington's White Horse.'
    'Here's to our wives and girlfriends... may they never meet!'
    'How do you feel about women's rights? I like either side of them.'
    'I never forget a face, but in your case I'll be glad to make an exception.'
    'I've had a perfectly wonderful evening. But this wasn't it.'
    'Last night I shot an elephant in my pajamas and how he got in my pajamas I'll never know.'
    'Marriage is the chief cause of divorce.'
    'Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms.'
    'No one is completely unhappy at the failure of his best friend.'
    'Paying alimony is like feeding hay to a dead horse.'
    'Please accept my resignation. I don't want to belong to any club that will accept me as a member.''
    'She got her good looks from her father. He's a plastic surgeon.'
    'The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing... if you can fake that, you've got it made.'
    See Related: Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Gummo Marx, Zeppo Marx and Margaret Dumont
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