Zeppo Marx

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Birthday
25, 1901
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Nov 30, 1979 (78)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
25, 1901
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Nov 30, 1979 (78)

About

As the youngest member of the Marx brothers, he appeared in five Marx Brothers feature films between 1929 and 1933. He also played Ruth Hall's love interest in the 1931 film Monkey Business.

Before Fame

His brothers initially thought he was too young to perform with the Marx Brothers, but after Gummo joined the army, he received his opportunity with the comedy group.

Trivia

It is believed that his name was the result of the 1893 invention of the Zeppelin airship.

Family Life

He adopted two children, Timothy and Thomas, with his first wife Marion Benda, whom he was married to from 1927 to 1954. He was married to his second wife, Barbara Blakeley, from 1959 to 1973.

Associated With

He was joined in the Marx Brothers by his brothers Groucho, Harpo and Chico Marx.

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