He was born Julius Henry Marx on October 2, 1890
, in New York
, NY, and died August 19, 1977
in Los Angeles
He was arguably the most well-known of the Marx Brothers, which also included Chico, Harpo and Zeppo.
He's starred in such films as Animal Crackers, Monkey Business, Horse Feathers, Duck Soup, A Night at the Opera, A Day at the Races, Room Service and Skidoo.
He also made notable guest appearances on The Jack Benny Program, The Milton Berle Show, I Dream of Jeannie and The Jackie Gleason Show as well as being the long-time host of You Bet Your Life on both radio and television.
Another quite popular quote is:
I just shot an elephant in my pajamas. What it was doing in my pajamas, I'll never know.