The bushy-browed, cigar-smoking wisecracker with the painted on mustache and stooped walk was the leader of The Marx Brothers. With one-liners that were many times full of sexual innuendo, Groucho never used profanity in any of his performances and said he never wanted to be known as a dirty comic. With a great love of music and singing (The Marx Brothers started as a singing group)...See full bio »
(performer: "Ridin' the Range" 1940, "You Can't Argue with Love" 1940, "Oh! Susanna" 1848 - uncredited, "For He's a Jolly Good Fellow" - uncredited, "My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean" 1881 - uncredited)
1939At the Circus
(performer: "Lydia, the Tattoed Lady" 1939 - uncredited, "Oh! Susanna" 1848 - uncredited)
1937A Day at the Races
(performer: "An der schönen, blauen Donau, Op. 314 Blue Danube Waltz" 1866 - uncredited, "La Cucaracha" - uncredited, "Down by the Old Mill Stream" 1908 - uncredited, "A Message from the Man in the Moon" 1937 - uncredited)
1935A Night at the Opera
(performer: "Sing Ho for the Open Highway! Sing Ho for the Open Road!" - uncredited, "When the Moon Comes Over the Mountain" 1931 - uncredited)
(performer: "These Are the Laws of My Administration" 1933 - uncredited, "The Country's Going to War" 1933 - uncredited)
(performer: "Whatever It Is, I'm Against It" 1932 - uncredited, "I Always Get My Man" 1932 - uncredited, "Everyone Says I Love You" 1932 - uncredited)
(performer: "You Brought a New Kind of Love to Me" 1930 - uncredited, "Sweet Adeline" 1903 - uncredited)
(performer: "Hello, I Must Be Going" 1930 - uncredited, "Hooray for Captain Spaulding" 1928 - uncredited, "Gypsy Chorus" 1852 - uncredited, "My Old Kentucky Home" 1852 - uncredited)
Was a big fan of Gilbert & Sullivan (William S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan) operettas and used to stage Gilbert & Sullivan sing-along evenings at his home. During the 1950s he appeared as Ko-Ko on NBC-TV in an acclaimed abridged version of "The Mikado.".
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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.
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