Groucho Marx

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Julius Henry "Groucho" Marx (October 2, 1890 – August 19, 1977) was an American comedian and film and television star. He is known as a master of quick wit and widely considered one of the best comedians of the modern era. His rapid-fire, often impromptu delivery of innuendo-laden patter earned him many admirers and imitators. He made 13 feature films with his siblings the Marx Brothers,... more »

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  • ''Either he's dead or my watch has stopped.''
    Groucho Marx (1895-1977), U.S. comic actor. A Day at the Races (film) (1937), screenplay by Robert Pirosh, George Seaton and George Oppenheimer.
  • ''Age is not a particularly interesting subject. Anyone can get old. All you have to do is live long enough.''
    Groucho Marx (1895-1977), U.S. comic actor. Groucho and Me, ch. 1 (1959).
  • ''Although it is generally known, I think it's about time to announce that I was born at a very early age.''
    Groucho Marx (1895-1977), U.S. comic actor. Groucho and Me, ch. 1 (1959).
  • ''Please accept my resignation. I don't care to belong to any club that will have me as a member.''
    Groucho Marx (1895-1977), U.S. comic actor. Quoted in Arthur Sheekman, The Groucho Letters, introduction (1967). Letter to Hollywood's Friar's Clu...
  • ''I find television very educational. Every time someone switches it on I go into another room and read a good book.''
    Groucho Marx (1895-1977), U.S. comic actor. Quoted in Leslie Halliwell, Halliwell's Filmgoer's Companion (1984).
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