TV commercial for Prom shampoo (1950s)
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Marx Brothers | The Marx Bros | The Marx Bros. | The Marx Brothers
5' 5½" (1.66 m)
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[When asked how many children he'd like to have]: "So many that whenever we go out, there can be one in every window, waving to us."
Harpo first using the gag of chasing a screaming girl as a quick prank to throw his brother Groucho Marx
's timing off on stage. Groucho wasn't fazed, but Harpo got in trouble when he found out the hard way that the girl had a violent mobster for a boyfriend. He quickly made peace with the man and incorporated the girl chasing for the rest of his career.
Usually wore a raincoat, beat up top hat and a red wig. Rarely spoke in his roles and never in films with his brothers. He would use pantomime and often had a bike horn to communicate with. He often had a scene where he would play a harp with great skill.