In 1959, he starred with his brother Chico in an unsold comedy series pilot titled, "The Deputy Seraph."
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5' 5½" (1.66 m)
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[on visiting Hamburg, Germany, shortly after Adolf Hitler
came to power]: "I saw the most frightening, most depressing sight I had ever seen - a row of stores with Stars of David and the word 'Jude' painted on them, and inside, behind half-empty counters, people in a daze, cringing like they didn't know what hit them and didn't know where the next blow would come from. Hitler had been in power ...
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.