Definition of Groucho
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- United States comedian; one of four brothers who made motion pictures together (1890-1977)
Groucho a.k.a. Groucho Marx: Julius Henry "Groucho" Marx 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, of whom he was the third-born. He also had a successful solo career, most notably as the host of the radio and television game show You Bet Your Life. His distinctive appearance, carried over from his days in vaudeville, included quirks such as an exaggerated stooped posture, glasses, cigar, and a thick greasepaint mustache and eyebrows. These exaggerated features resulted in the creation of one of the world's most ubiquitous and recognizable novelty disguises, known as "Groucho glasses", a one-piece mask consisting of horn-rimmed glasses, large plastic nose, bushy eyebrows and mustache.
- also known as Julius Henry Marx, Julius Henry "Groucho" Marx, Marx Brothers, The Marx Bros
- born on (123 years ago) in New York City, child of Sam Marx and Minnie Marx
- ethnicity: Jewish people
- nationality: United States of America
- profession: Comedian, actor, singer, screenwriter
- member of musical group Marx Brothers
- died on (36 years ago) in Los Angeles of pneumonia
- buried in Eden Memorial Park Cemetery
- genre: Comedy
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- Groucho is a fictional character from the 2014 film Appropriate Behavior.
- Groucho is a fictional character from the anime series The Mysterious Cities of Gold.
- Groucho is a fictional character from the 2009 film White on Rice.
- Groucho is a fictional film character.
"GROUCHO" is a short film, directed by Medardo Amor & Ángel Luis Rodríguez Suárez.
- country: Spain
- language: Spanish Language
- genre: LGBT
- released in (8 years ago)
Groucho is a 1987 theater production of the play by Arthur Marx and Robert Fisher.
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The Groucho Letters (2007)
Letters from and to Groucho Marx by Groucho Marx
Besides, Groucho is the one member of the family with a passion for letters.
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Classic Movies (2006)
by Lee Pfeiffer
As always, Groucho is the glue that holds the assorted nuts and bolts of the routines together. Fast forward through the interminable musical numbers played straight by Allen Jones and Kitty Carlisle, and you'll enjoy the experience even more.
Encyclopedia of Politics, the Media, and Popular Culture (2009)
by Brian Cogan, Tony Kelso
the Marx Brothers included Groucho (Julius Marx, 1890–1977); Harpo (Adolph Marx, ...
Encyclopedia of Sports Films (2010)
by K Edgington, Thomas Erskine, James M. Welsh
Groucho plays a college president who, after noting a correlation between the succession of school presidents and the success of the football team, plans to beef up the team with mercenaries. College athletics, however, is not the subject of ...
Encyclopedia of Life Writing (2013)
Autobiographical and Biographical Forms by Margaretta Jolly
Inthe Gripof CrossCurrents, translated from the Hebrew by Moshe Kohn and JacobSloan, New York: Bloch,1959 Marx, Groucho, Groucho andMe,New York: B .Geis ...
The Friars Club Encyclopedia of Jokes (2009)
Revised and Updated! Over 2,000 One-Liners, Straight Lines, Stories, Gags, Roasts, Ribs, and Put-Downs by Friars Club,
After Groucho Marx introduced Sam Goldwyn [at a Friars roast], Goldwyn made a less than thrilling speech about the glories of being an independent producer.
The Encyclopedia of New York State (2005)
by Peter R. Eisenstadt, Laura-Eve Moss
Marx, Groucho [Julius] (b New ...
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Groucho March at Soho. If you want Dylan, you want Groucho.
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For Sam's Virtual Groucho birthday thing.
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- The Groucho Letters
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Breakfast in Soho - with Kencall
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Groucho and the gang.
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RANK - 3
TYPE - Skill
CLASS - Battle with BS
INSTANCE - Groucho
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Quotes about Groucho
Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms. (Groucho Marx)
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The value of this 7-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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