Groucho Marx was an American comedian, actor, writer, and television personality, best known for his work in the Marx Brothers comedy team. He was born on October 2, 1890, in New York City and died on August 19, 1977, in Los Angeles, California.
Groucho Marx was known for his quick wit, sarcastic humor, and trademark bushy eyebrows and cigar. He starred in many classic comedy films with his brothers Chico, Harpo, Zeppo, and Gummo, including "Duck Soup," "A Night at the Opera," and "Animal Crackers."
Aside from his film career, Groucho Marx was also a successful television personality. He hosted the game show "You Bet Your Life" from 1947 to 1961, which became a popular radio and television program. The show featured Groucho's trademark ad-libbed humor and interviews with contestants.
Throughout his life, Groucho Marx was also a cigar aficionado and rarely appeared in public without his trademark cigar. He once famously quipped, "I'll never forget the day I found out that I could make people laugh with a cigar in my mouth." His love for cigars has made him an iconic figure in the cigar world, and his legacy continues to influence comedy and entertainment today.