The Cocoanuts (1925). Comedy. Music and Lyrics by Irving Berlin
. Material by George S. Kaufman
. Additional text by Morrie Ryskind
. Musical Director: Frank Tours. Music orchestrated by Frank Tours, Maurice DePackh, Stephen Jones and Louis Katzman. Musical Direction by Sammy Lee. Directed by Oscar Eagle
. Lyric Theatre: 8 Dec 1925...
1 Biographical Movie |
2 Print Biographies |
2 Portrayals |
1 Pictorial |
Marx Brothers | Herbert Marx
5' 8" (1.73 m)
Did You Know?
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".
Usually played the romantic straight man in films with his brothers