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Harpo Marx

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Birthday
23, 1888
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Sep 28, 1964 (75)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
23, 1888
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Sep 28, 1964 (75)

About

Movie comedian alongside fellow Marx brothers Groucho and Chico. He became known for his trademark props: a harp, a cane, and a bulbhorn.

Before Fame

In 1910, he joined his brothers Groucho and Gummo to form The Three Nightingales. They'd become the Marx Brothers shortly after and Gummo would become the agent for the comedian brothers.

Trivia

He was the silent brother, never speaking during performances, and he was identifiable by his curly red wig.

Family Life

He was married to Susan Fleming from 1936 until his death in 1964.

Associated With

He and fellow silent film comedian Charlie Chaplin appeared as celebrity caricatures in the 1936 animated Disney short film Mickey's Polo Team.

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