Groucho Marx Quotes (122 quotes)
As quoted in: "The Comic Encyclopedia: A Library of the Literature and History of Humor Containing Thousands of Gags, Sayings, and Stories" (Doubleday, 1978) by Evan Esar, p. 734
“Although it is generally known, I think it's about time to announce that I was born at a very early age.”
From his autobiography Groucho and Me (1959)
“They say Allen got something from the Marx Brothers. He got nothing. Maybe twenty years ago, he might have been inspired. Today he's an original. The best, the funniest.”
On Woody Allen, in an interview with Roger Ebert in Esquire magazine (7 March 1972)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsGroucho Marx
Born: October 2, 1890
Died: August 19, 1977 (aged 86)
Bio: 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.