Active on Broadway in the following productions:
1 Biographical Movie |
6 Print Biographies |
13 Portrayals |
4 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Marx Brothers | The Marx Bros | The Marx Brothers | 'Harpo' Marx
5' 5½" (1.66 m)
Did You Know?
If things get too much for you and you feel the whole world's against you, go stand on your head. If you can think of anything crazier to do, do it.
As a child, Harpo was apparently infatuated with music. He rejoiced when his family bought a piano. He then fell into dispair when he found out that they could only afford to let one brother have piano lessons. His brother Chico Marx
ended up with the lessons, which he did not take seriously. Harpo, of course, later mastered the harp.
In the Paramount films, his coat carried an infinite variety of items for whatever need whether it was a blowtorch for lighting cigarettes, a sword and fish for a speak-easy password, a candle burning at both ends, etc.