Chico Marx

Chico Marx
1887 - 1961

Chico Marx  American Actor


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According to our records, Chico Marx is possibly single.


Chico Marx was previously married to Mary De Vithas (1958 - 1961) and Betty Carp (1917 - 1940).

Chico Marx had an encounter with Tallulah Bankhead.


American Actor Chico Marx was born Leonard Marx on 22nd March, 1887 in New York City and passed away on 11th Oct 1961 Los Angeles, CA aged 74. He is most remembered for The Mark Brothers. His zodiac sign is Aries.

Chico Marx is a member of the following lists: Jewish American comedians, 20th-century American comedians and American people of Alsatian-Jewish descent.


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Relationship Statistics

Married2 24 years 13 years, 10 months 3 years, 9 months
Encounter1 - - -
Total3 24 years 9 years, 3 months 3 years, 9 months


First Name Chico
Last Name Marx
Full Name at Birth Leonard Marx
Age 74 (age at death) years
Birthday 22nd March, 1887
Birthplace New York City
Died 11th October, 1961
Place of Death Los Angeles, CA
Cause of Death Heart Failure
Height 5' 6" (168 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Aries
Sexuality Straight
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor, bandleader, comedian
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame The Mark Brothers
Year(s) Active 1926–1959, 1910–1960
Father Sam Marx
Mother Minnie Marx
Brother Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Zeppo Marx, Gummo Marx

Leonard Marx (March 22, 1887 – October 11, 1961), known professionally as Chico Marx, was an American comedian, musician, bandleader, actor and film star. He was a member of the Marx Brothers (Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, and Zeppo Marx). His persona in the act was that of a charming, dim-witted albeit crafty con artist, seemingly of rural Italian origin, who wore shabby clothes and sported a curly-haired wig and Tyrolean hat. In virtually every film that includes the main trio of the Marx Brothers, Chico is seen working with Harpo Marx, usually as partners in crime. Leonard was the oldest of the Marx Brothers to live past early childhood (first-born Manfred Marx had died in infancy). In addition to his work as a performer, he played an important role in the management and development of the act in its early years.

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Partner Comparison

Chico Marx74 AriesActor
Mary De Vithas-
Betty Carp-
Tallulah Bankhead66 AquariusActress


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
MaxineFemale13th January, 1918100 years oldBetty Carp


The Story of Mankind1957MonkMovie
Playhouse 901956Mr. KramerTV Show
Showdown at Ulcer Gulch1956Cameo appearance (Piano player)Short Film
G.E. True Theater1953HarryTV Show
Einmal kehr' ich wieder1953Farbiger Koch (as Chico)Movie
The Bigelow Theatre1950Papa RomaniTV Show
College Bowl, The1950Chico Ravelli (1950-1951)TV Show
Love Happy1949Faustino the GreatMovie
The Silver Theatre1949Papa RomaniTV Show
A Night in Casablanca1946CorbaccioMovie
The Big Store1941RavelliMovie
Go West1940Joe PanelloMovie
At the Circus1939AntonioMovie
Room Service1938Harry BinelliMovie
A Day at the Races1937TonyMovie
A Night at the Opera1935FiorelloMovie
Duck Soup1933ChicoliniMovie
Horse Feathers1932BaravelliMovie
Monkey Business1931ChicoMovie
Animal Crackers1930Signor Emanuel RavelliMovie
The Cocoanuts1929ChicoMovie
Humor Risk1921HenchmanMovie
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Chico usually played an Italian in the Marx Brothers movies. However, what was so funny was he used a Spanish accent.


I had read Chico had at one time been a ladies` man. It goes to prove that some women fall for a Spanish accent even when the Latino isn`t a Latino. Chico wasn`t even close. But in the movies he played Italians with a Spanish accent. I wonder if anyone caught on.

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