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Groucho Marx

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Also Known As: Died: August 19, 1977
Born: October 2, 1890 Cause of Death: pneumonia
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1900:
Acted with Gus Edwards' kiddie troup
1904:
Left school and toured with The Larong Trio
1910:
Formed The Three Nightingales with mother and aunt
1915:
Played the Palace in NYC for the first time; earned $1500 per week
1920:
Booked onto Keith-Albee vaudeville circuit with brothers
1923:
Broadway debut in "I'll Say She Is"
1929:
Film debut in "The Cocoanuts"
1947:
First film without brothers, "Copacabana"
1947:
Hosted "You Bet Your Life" on radio
1950:
Hosted "You Bet Your Life" on TV (NBC)
1962:
Served as host of the CBS gameshow "Tell It to Groucho"
1968:
Last film, "Skidoo"
1972:
Played Carnegie Hall in "An Evening of Groucho"
1977:
Grandson Andrew named conservator of estate after lengthy battle between Marx family and Erin Fleming

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