Obituary of Chico Marx

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Chico Marx

Leonard Joseph "Chico" Marx (born March 22, 1887 in New York City, New York) was a comedian, film actor, and musician who was best known for being the oldest brother in the Marx Brothers troupe. Chico died on October 11, 1961 and his death was because of a heart attack caused by arteriosclerosis. He died at age 74.

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Chico Marx Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Marx, Chico
    • Common Name: Chico Marx
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
    • Birth Date: March 27, 1887
    • Age: 74 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Leonard Marx
    • Occupations:
    • Active Years: 1910-1960
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Kraft Mac & Cheese
    • Favorite Color: Lime (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Chico's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Leonard Joseph Marx
    • Father: Samuel "Sam" Marx (born Simon Marx; October 23, 1859-May 10, 1933)
    • Mother: Minnie Marx (born Miene Schönberg, 9 November 1864-13 September 1929)
    • Brother(s):
      • Groucho Marx (born October 02, 1890-died August 19, 1977)
      • Harpo Marx (born November 23, 1888-died September 28, 1964)
      • Zeppo Marx (born February 25, 1901-died November 30, 1979)
      • Gummo Marx (born October 23, 1893-died April 21, 1977)
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Betty Carp (married 22 March 1917-divorced 1940)
      • Mary De Vithas (married 22 August 1958-11 October 1961, his death)
    • Daughter(s):
      • Maxine Marx (January 13, 1918-September 14, 2009)

Death Notice:

  • Date: October 11 1961 at age 74
  • Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Cause of Death: Heart Attack (due to arteriosclerosis)
  • Interment: Buried in the mausoleum at Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Glendale,

Category Tags:

ComedianFilm Actor Musician American Born on March 27th Born in 1887 Born in New York Died in 1961 Died at age 74 Died from Heart Attack

Quotable Quotes:

"I give up, why a duck?" (IMDB)

"Our love is like a song but you won't sing along."

"Marx was born in 1818 in the German state of Hesse-Darmstadt. In 1848, he moved to the United States and joined the Communist Party. In 1849, he was arrested and imprisoned in the medium-security Alcatraz prison. In 1851, he was pardoned and moved to Paris to be with his family. He died in 1883. (V)"

"Chico Marx was an American entrepreneur, cartoonist, and activist who helped shape American culture. He is best known for his scathing wit and caricatures of everyday Americans. He died at the age of 85 in 1955. (V)"

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