Chico Marx

Chico Marx
1887 - 1961
Chico Marx  American Actor

Chico Marx dating history


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 Joseph Marx on 22nd March, 1887 in New York City, New York, USA and passed away on 11th Oct 1961 Los Angeles, California, USA aged 74. He is most remembered for The Mark Brothers. His zodiac sign is Aries.

Chico Marx is a member of the following lists: Marx Brothers (film series), Actors from New York and American film actors.


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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 Leonard
Middle Name Joseph
Last Name Marx
Full Name at Birth Leonard Joseph Marx
Alternative Name Chico Marx, Leonard Joseph Marx, Leonard Marx, Chicko Marx
Age 74 (age at death) years
Birthday 22nd March, 1887
Birthplace New York City, New York, USA
Died 11th October, 1961
Place of Death Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Heart Failure
Buried Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Glendale, California, U.S.
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, Pianist
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame The Mark Brothers
Year(s) Active 1926–1959, 1910–1960
Brand Endorsement TV commercial for Prom shampoo (1950s)
Official Websites,,,,
Father Sam Marx
Mother Minnie Marx
Brother Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Zeppo Marx, Gummo Marx

Leonard Joseph "Chico" Marx (; March 22, 1887 – October 11, 1961) was an American comedian, musician, and actor. He was a member of the Marx Brothers (with Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, and Zeppo Marx). His persona in the act was that of a charming, uneducated but crafty con artist, seemingly of rural Italian origin, who wore shabby clothes and sported a curly-haired wig and Tyrolean hat. On screen, Chico is often in alliance with Harpo, usually as partners in crime, and is also frequently seen trying to con or outfox Groucho. 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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Chico Marx74 AriesActor
Mary De Vithas-
Betty Carp-
Tallulah Bankhead66 AquariusActress


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
MaxineFemale13th January, 1918104 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
The Bigelow Theatre1950Papa RomaniTV Show
College Bowl, The1950Chico RavelliTV 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 Races1937Tony (as The Marx Brothers)Movie
Hollywood - The Second Step1936Chico MarxShort Film
A Night at the Opera1935FiorelloMovie
Duck Soup1933ChicoliniMovie
Horse Feathers1932BaravelliMovie
Monkey Business1931ChicoMovie
Animal Crackers1930Signor Emanuel RavelliMovie
The Cocoanuts1929ChicoMovie
Humor Risk1921HenchmanShort Film
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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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