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Zeppo Marx (1901–1979)

The youngest of The Marx Brothers, Zeppo was put into the role of the straight man after his brother Gummo left the act. Zeppo also acted as an understudy to all three of his brothers, and he has been said to have played Grouchos part better than Groucho himself. After playing small parts in the first five Marx Brothers movies, Zeppo felt his ... See full bio »

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Animal Crackers (1928). Musical comedy. Material by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind. Music by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby. Lyrics by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby. Musical Direction by Gus Salzer. Musical Direction by Russell Markert. Drected by Oscar Eagle. 44th Street Theatre: 23 Oct 1928- 6 Apr 1929 (191 performances). Cast... See more »

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Marx Brothers | Herbert Marx

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5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Since he'd missed out when his brothers received their nicknames, he was given one by his siblings. He was always practicing acrobatics, so he was named "Zippo" -- after "Mr. Zippo," the star of a well-known chimpanzee act. Feeling it was unflattering, he insisted it be Zeppo. Another version of this story , was that his name was changed to "Zeppo" in honor of the then popular "Zepplin". See more »

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Usually played the romantic straight man in films with his brothers

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Zep

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