In 1959, he starred with his brother Chico in an unsold comedy series pilot titled, "The Deputy Seraph."
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13 Portrayals |
1 Pictorial |
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Marx Brothers | Harpo | The Marx Bros
5' 5½" (1.66 m)
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The man who first inspired me was a guy called Gookie. Gookie had nothing to do with the theater. He rolled cigars in the window of a cigar store on Lexington Avenue. When he got going good he was completely lost in work, so absorbed that he had no idea what a comic face he was making. His tongue lolled out in a fat roll, his cheeks puffed out and his eyes popped out and crossed themselves. Over ...
Served as the basis for the character Banjo in the long-running comedy "The Man Who Came to Dinner" by George S. Kaufman
and Moss Hart
. The play had one of its most memorable productions at the Bucks County Playhouse in Pennsylvania, where Kaufman played Sheridan Whitside (the character based on critic Alexander Woollcott
, Hart played Beverly Carlton (the character based on Noel Coward
, and Harpo...
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.