Starred with his brother, Groucho Marx
, in the radio show, "Flywheel, Shyster, and Flywheel".
2 Biographical Movies |
4 Print Biographies |
4 Portrayals |
1 Article |
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Marx Brothers | Chico | The Marx Bros | The Marx Brothers
5' 6" (1.68 m)
Did You Know?
[on his gambling habit] How much money have I lost from gambling in the past ten years? Find out how much money Harpo's got... that's how much I've lost.
The oldest of The Marx Brothers
, he was a gambling addict and initially joined his brothers' act to pay off debts. However, he became the unofficial manager of the group once he joined (taking over from his mother), using the hustling charms he attained as a gambler to further The Marx Brothers
With his brothers, he usually played a rakish con artist with a Italian accent. He often had a scene where he would play the piano in his own unique comedy way.