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Harpo Marx (1888–1964)


With the big, poofy, curly red hair, a top hat, and a horn, the lovable mute was the favorite of the Marx Brothers. Though chasing woman was a favorite routine of his in the movies, Harpo was a devoted father and husband. He adopted the mute routine in vaudeville and carried it over to the films. Harpo was an accomplished self-taught harpist whose ... See full bio »

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Known For

Duck Soup
Duck Soup Pinky
(1933)
A Night at the Opera
(1935)
Animal Crackers
Animal Crackers The Professor
(1930)
A Day at the Races
(1937)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial for Prom shampoo (1950s) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 6 Print Biographies | 13 Portrayals | 1 Article | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Marx Brothers | The Marx Bros | The Marx Brothers

Height:

5' 5½" (1.66 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Duck Soup (1933)] It was the only time I can remember that I worried about turning in a bad performance. The trouble was not with the script, the director, or the falls I had to take. The trouble was Adolf Hitler. His speeches were being rebroadcast in America. Somebody had a radio on the set, and twice we suspended shooting to listen to him scream. See more »

Trivia:

Was cousin of Sadie Marks - better known as Mary Livingston; brother-in-law of Benjamin Kubelsky, aka Jack Benny. See more »

Trademark:

In the Paramount films, his coat carried an infinite variety of items for whatever need whether it was a blowtorch for lighting cigarettes, a sword and fish for a speak-easy password, a candle burning at both ends, etc. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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