Arthur Marx

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Birthday
21, 1921
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Apr 14, 2011 (89)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
21, 1921
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Apr 14, 2011 (89)

About

A nonfiction author, television writer and producer, and amateur tennis player, he was the son of the famous Groucho Marx. He published several memoirs detailing his relationship with his father; these include Life with Groucho (1954) and Son of Groucho (1972).

Before Fame

He was an amateur tennis star during his high school years. After attending the University of Southern California, he served in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II.

Trivia

He co-created the Broadway play, The Impossible Years.

Family Life

He was married to his second wife, Lois Gilbert, from 1963 until 2011. Previously, he had been married to Irene Khan for nearly two decades.

Associated With

He lost to future tennis star Bobby Riggs during the finals of the 1941 Cincinnati Masters.