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Marx, Leonard

Born: 1887 AD
Died: 1961 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Actors, Comedians

1887 – Born on March 22nd in New York, New York. American comedian.

         – Chico was the brother who guided the Marxes to stardom.

         – Secured the Brothers their first international (London) booking, their first Broadway show and their MGM contract with Irving Thalberg, among other successes.

1917 – Married to Betty Carp on March 22nd.

1952 – On the television game show "I’ve Got a Secret", Chico once appeared in Harpo’s wig and costume, with the "secret" "I’m Pretending To Be Harpo Marx (I’m Chico)" and fooled all the panelists – including Groucho Marx.

1958 – Married to Mary De Vithas on August.

1961 – Died of heart ailment on October 11th in Hollywood, California.